PGA Tour: John Huh hits two shots at Wyndham Championship after best round of his career | Golf News
Tyrrell Hatton ranks above the British with two under, with Justin Rose three on after the nightmare started round in North Carolina – watch day two of the Wyndham Championship live on Sky Sports on Friday (via red button from 11:45am, then on main channel from 8pm)
Last updated: 05/08/22 12:07 am
John Huh took the lead on opening day of the Wyndham Championship with a nine under 61, his best round on the PGA Tour, giving the American a two-stroke advantage over Sungjae Im.
Huh – who won his only PGA Tour title to date a decade ago at the Mayakoba Golf Classic – beat a 36-foot eagle putt on the 15th hole and also scored seven birdies in one. spotless round.
The 32-year-old beat five birdies in a row between the fourth and eighth holes at the Sedgefield County Club in Greensboro, North Carolina as he got off to a stellar start in his quest to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs.
Huh is 120th in the FedEx Cup standings and only the top 125 will enter the post-season and secure enough PGA Tour cards next season.
Speaking of his round, Huh said: “I didn’t really feel great with my match, so I beat my career, which was weird. [I have] mixed feelings, but i will deal with this any day. “
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Im’s team of seven under 63s had two eagles, four birds and a lone conglom with the Koreans a better shot than their American counterparts Peter Malnati and Brendan Wu of Huh, who who is ranked third out of six.
Austin S Motherman was part of a large group of over 5 in a great week for him – S Motherman finished 135th in the FedEx Cup but would count as 125 if he stayed in that spot with 10 players up front. before he was suspended for re-signing with LIV Golf.
Tyrrell Hatton is the top English player above the bottom two, with Luke Donald – recently announced as Europe’s new Ryder Cup captain for the 2023 event in place of Henrik Stenson – on par.
Justin Rose got off to a horrendous start after starting in the latter nine, grappling with a five out of 40 with four bogeys – including two bogeys on his first two holes – and a double bogey interspersed with a single birdie.
However, the 41-year-old fought back later in his round, with two birdies in his final nine holes to end the day with more than three.
Watch day two of the Wyndham Championship live on Sky Sports on Friday (via the red button from 11:45am and then on the main channel from 8pm).
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