English leading all three days… Im Seong-jae tied for 39th
Bryson Dishampo (USA), the ‘long hitter’ who lost weight and lacked practice due to the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19), competed for the championship in the special competition with a prize money of $1.82 million.
Disembo caught 8 birdies in the 3rd round of the World Golf Championship (WGC) FedEx St. Jude Invitational (total prize money of $10.5 million) held at TPC Southwind (par 70) near Memphis, Tennessee, USA on the 8th (Korea time) 7 Hit an under par 63.
Disembo is tied for second place (16 under par 194), just two shots behind leader Harris English (USA).
De Chambeau was diagnosed with COVID-19 ahead of his participation in the Tokyo Olympics last month.
De Shambo, who returned his Olympic qualification, said in an interview prior to the competition, “I don’t expect good results.”
However, for three days, DiChambo had a strong driver shot with an average distance of 328 yards over three days, a high green hit rate of 74%, and 1.575 salty putts per hole to see his first WGC win.
De Chambeau, who has won eight on the PGA Tour, including the US Open last year, has yet to win a WGC title.
English took the lead for three days with a five-under-par 65 and came close to winning their third title this season.
Cameron Smith (Australia), who had a record of only using the putter 18 times in the second round, reduced five strokes and tied for second place with Dishampo.
Im Seong-jae (23) shot a 3-under-par 67, raising the ranking to a tie for 39th (3-under-par 207).
Im Sung-jae hit the under par for the first time in this tournament.
Lee Kyung-hoon (30), who recorded an even-par 70, was tied for 61st (2 over-par 212), and Kim Si-woo (26), who lost 5 strokes, was pushed down to 64th (5-over-par 215).
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