Byung-hun Ahn 1 stroke off lead at PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship 1R

SEOUL, South Korea (Yonhap) (Yonhap) – South Korea’s Byung-hoon Ahn is tied for second place after the first round of the Wyndham Championship on the U.S. Professional Golf (PGA) Tour ($7.6 million purse).Ahn carded eight birdies and one bogey for a 7-under 63 on the first day of the tournament at the par-70, 7,131-yard 스포츠토토 Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., on Thursday (Tuesday).Ahn, who is tied for second place with Adam Svensson (CAN), shot an 8-under 62 and is one stroke behind leader Russell Henry (USA).Ahn birdied four straight holes on Nos. 3-6 and closed with back-to-back birdies on Nos. 17-18 to end the day on a high note.He made a long birdie putt on the 17th (par-4) from about 9 meters and another on the 6th (par-4) from just over 8 meters.Ahn has never won on the PGA Tour in 177 events.His career earnings of $12.159 million (about $15.8 billion) rank him seventh on the money list for players without a win.Tommy Fleetwood (England) is No. 1 on the money list with $18.95 million.Lim is tied for 51st place with a 1-under par 69.The tournament is the final event of the 2022-2023 PGA Tour regular season.The top 70 players in the FedExCup points standings heading into the event will advance to the playoffs, which begin next week.The 73rd-ranked player in the FedExCup standings, Kyung-hoon Lee, needs a good finish to move into the top 70, but after a 2-over-par 72 on day one, he slipped to a tie for 109th.Kim Sung-hyun, ranked 78th in the FedExCup, shot a 1-over par 71 and is tied for 스포츠토토 92nd.Byung-hoon Ahn is 52nd in the FedExCup standings and is a lock for the playoffs.Justin Thomas (USA), ranked 79th in the FedExCup standings, shot an even-par 70 and is tied for 68th with Kim.

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