In the third round of the RBC Heritage (total prize money of 20 million dollars), a special tournament on the PGA Tour, Matt Fitzpatrick (England) made a no-bogey play and took the lead alone.
On the third day of the tournament held at Harbor Town Golf Links (par 71) in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA on the 16th (Korean time), Fitzpatrick tied 1 eagle and 6 birdies without a bogey to reduce 8 strokes and averaged 14 under par 199 Finished the Tarot game.
Fitzpatrick, who caught the first birdie by successfully making a 2m birdie putt in hole 2, caught a fantastic eagle in the next hole, par 4, hole 3 (472 yards). On his 149-yard second shot, he hit the pin with a pitching wedge and his shot was perfect. After a few small bounces in front of the pin, he entered the hole and gained momentum in the beginning.
Fitzpatrick, who added birdies on holes 5, 7, and 8 consecutively and reduced 6 strokes only in the first 9 holes, recorded 2 more birdies without a bogey in the 9 holes in the second half, and reduced 8 strokes today to lead alone. came out This is a ranking up 17 steps from the previous day.
Of course, there was a crisis in his perfect play. In the par 3, 17th hole (184 yards), the tee shot was pushed to the right and missed the green. It was difficult to attack the pin by passing over the bunker in front of the green, so in the end, I chose a layup far away from the pin (a place where chip shots are possible). A 7.5m par putt attempted near the edge of the green landed in the hole and made a dramatic par save.
After the game, Fitzpatrick said of the situation at the time, “It was as good as dead,” and “There was no shot (to target the pin).”
Then, he expressed his confidence by mentioning Pete Dye, who designed the golf course (Harbor Town) where the game was held. “Aside from Augusta National, it’s my favorite golf course,” he said. “I enjoy playing here. Of course, not only the best results have been produced, but I personally like the design of this course.”
Meanwhile, Patrick Cantlay (USA) cut 5 strokes today and recorded a median total of 13 under par, 200 strokes to rank in second place, followed by Jordan Spieth (USA), with a 12 under par, 201 strokes, to rank third alone. In the final round, these three will play as a pair, including Matt Fitzpatrick.
Among Korean players,토토사이트 Lim Seong-jae also raised his ranking, which had stagnated the previous day, by 18 steps. Im Seong-jae, who recorded 6 birdies and 1 bogey, reduced 5 strokes and tied for 16th place with Keegan Bradley and Russell Henry (above USA) with a median total of 9 under par and 204 strokes. Lee Kyung-hoon tied for 46th.
The game on the third day of RBC Heritage can be watched again through JTBC Golf from 4:00 pm, and the final round game can be watched live through JTBC Golf & Sports from 2:00 am on the 17th.