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am Jeong-woo hit 6 birdies and 1 bogey in the first round of the tournament held at Ferrum Club (par 72) in Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do on the 5th and recorded 5 under par 67 strokes.
On this day, Ham Jeong-woo boasted of good condition, recording three consecutive birdies.
Ham Jeong-woo is attempting to win his third KPGA Korean Tour title. Since he won the Choi Kyung-Ju Invitational in 2019, he has yet to reach the top once.
Ham Jeong-woo said, "I think it's my birthday today. It's not easy to do better than this on this course. I want to maintain a score of 5 under par until the final round. The greens will get harder and the pin locations will become more difficult. Play with your head well. “We need to unfold,” he said.
Regarding his goal, he explained, "I have passed the cut in every competition this season. My goal is to pass the cut in this competition as well. I want to be at the forefront in the third and final rounds and show off my competitive side."
Choi Jin-ho recorded 4 under par 68 and ranked second. Jinho Choi recorded 5 birdies and 1 bogey.
Kim Min-su ranked third with a 3-under par 69 and is attempting a comeback victory.
Meanwhile, defending champion Hyungjun Lee shot a 1-over-par 73 and was tied for 21st place.
Thursday, October 5, 2023