Seongjae Lim, who is cruising through the early part of the 2024 season on the PGA Tour, took on his sixth challenge at the prestigious golf course Torrey Pines this week .The Farmers Insurance Open, which opens in San Diego, California, USA on the 25th (Korean time), is a competition that Seongjae Lim has been participating in since 2019.Torrey Pines Golf Club, which hosted the tournament, is divided into the North Course (par 72) and South Course (par 72). Players will play the first and second rounds alternately in the North Course and South Course .After the 2nd round, players who made the cut will play the 3rd and 4th rounds at the South Course to determine the winner.
The North Course is 7,258 yards, and the South Course is 7,765 yards .The South Course is evaluated as being difficult to conquer not only because it has a long battlefield, but also because of its high level of difficulty .Seongjae Lim’s grades at Torrey Pines were not bad. In 2019, when he was a rookie, he ranked tied for 52nd, and his ranking gradually rose to tied for 36th in 2020 and tied for 32nd in 2021.In 2022, he ranked tied for 6th, and in 2023, he ranked tied for 4th, leaving a record of being in the top 10 for two consecutive years. Seongjae Lim is showing stable performance this season, tying for 5th place in The Sentry and 25th place in American Express. For this reason, the PGA Tour website ranked Seongjae Lim as the 5th most likely winner.
Along with Seongjae Lim, Gyeonghoon Lee and Seonghyeon Kim will also participate in the Farmers Insurance Open .Gyeong-Hoon Lee, who participated in this competition in 2019 and 2020, said, “It was a difficult course, so even if I had a good shot, I often missed the green.” He added, “The short game and putt will determine the performance .”Last year’s winner Max Homa (USA), world No. 5 Xander Chopley (USA), and 2023 DP World Tour Player of the Year Adrian Meronk (Poland) will also participate and challenge for the championship .However, Nick Dunlap (USA), who created a sensation by winning the American Express as an amateur last week, was originally listed as a participant, but withdrew citing a break with his family .The total prize money for this competition is $9 million 온라인카지노 (12.06 billion won), and the winner will receive $1.62 million.