[서울=뉴스핌] Reporter Kim Yong-seok = Tony Pinau, who had been runner-up eight times, took the title after extra time.
|[미국= 로이터 뉴스핌] Reporter Kim Yong-seok = Tony Pinau (32, USA) won the first round of the PGA Tour playoffs at the Liberty National Golf Club (par 71) in Jersey City, New York, USA on the 24th (Korea time), the Northern Trust (total prize money 950). 10,000 dollars), after the first overtime, lifted the PGA trophy with two career wins. 2021.08.24 [email protected]|
Tony Pinau (32, USA) played the first round of the PGA Tour playoffs at the Liberty National Golf Club (par 71) in Jersey City, New York, USA on the 24th (Korea time), Northern Trust (total prize money of $9.5 million) In the final 4 rounds, 1 eagle, 5 birdies, and 1 bogey were combined to reduce 6 strokes.
With a final total of 20-under 264, Pinau took the top spot in the first overtime with Cameron Smith (Australia), who tied the game. In the first overtime on the 18th hole (par 4), Tony Finau kept the par, while Cameron Smith couldn’t overcome the tee-shot error and only saw it.
This marks Tony Finau’s second PGA win in five years and five months since his first win at the 2016 Puerto Rico Open. The prize money is 1.71 million dollars (about 2 billion won), and the FedEx Cup ranking jumps from 23rd to 1st.
The ‘World No. 1’ Jon Ram (Spain) only reduced two strokes and finished third with a final total of 18-under 266, and Justin Thomas (USA) tied for fourth place (15-under).
On the last day, Seongjae Lim (23), who cut one stroke by 5 birdies and 4 bogeys, was tied for 16th (11-under 273 strokes), and Lee Kyung-hoon (30) was tied for 47th (6-under par).
The first game of PO was postponed by one day due to the influence of a hurricane.