Jang Yu-bin (21), the national representative, reduced 7 strokes on the second day of the GS Caltex Maekyung Open (total prize money of 1.3 billion won), co-hosted by the Korea Golf Association (KGA) and the Asian Tour. predicted a storm.
In the second round of the tournament held on the 5th at the Namseoul Country Club (par 71) in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, Jang Yu-bin caught 9 birdies and blocked 2 bogeys, hitting 7 under par 64. Jang Yu-bin, who could not reduce the number of strokes on the first day, immediately raised the rankings to the top with a 7-under-par 135 in the middle.
Jang Yu-bin, who was selected as the national golf team for the Hangzhou Asian Games in September, is a talented prospect who has dominated the amateur stage. Last year alone, he won the OK Financial Group Korea University Golf Tournament, the Korea Golf Association Jangbae Amateur Golf Championship, the Songam Bae Amateur Golf Championship and the national division championship at the National Sports Festival.
He is showing extraordinary skills on the professional stage this year.
In March, he won the opening match of the KPGA Srixon Tour, and in April, he participated in the Korean Tour Golf Zone Open in Jeju and tied for 5th place, showing off his formidable skills.
In the game, which took place in the midst of heavy rain, he pulled out 9 birdies and hit 64, the daily best.
Jang Yu-bin, who started the game on hole 1, recorded 4 birdies and 1 bogey in the first half and hit 3 under par. He caught a birdie on (par 3) and bogeyed on the 18th hole (par 4) to reduce 4 more strokes.
Jang Yu-bin said, “I am happy that I could finish with good results in the third tournament I participated in.” She wants to finish well this year,” and pledged to play the remaining matches.
This year, in domestic men’s professional golf, there is a strong wind of amateurism. At the Golf Zone Open held last month, Cho Woo-young (22), who was selected as the Hangzhou Asian Games representative along with Jang Yu-bin, won the championship.
Jang Yu-bin said,크크크벳 “Anyway, Jo Woo-young is a rival who has a good influence. As I won the Srixon Tour first, Wooyoung Cho was influenced and then won the tournament, and I was happy to see Wooyoung Cho win the Golfzon Open, but I thought, ‘I also want to lift the trophy in a professional tournament’. did If it was this tournament, I don’t think there would be a circle,” he said.
The rain also helped Jang Yu-bin. He said, “I tend to sweat a lot on my hands, so there are times when I slip while swinging, but when it rains, I don’t have to worry about that.” I made a short putt mistake today, but I will play tomorrow and the day after tomorrow with the mindset of learning as much as possible.”
Her good performance in professional competitions is also significant, but for Jang Yu-bin, winning a gold medal in the Asian Games, which is about five months away, is the biggest goal.
He said, “I think it’s an honor just to be able to play with outstanding seniors.” If only those points are supplemented, I expect that it will be able to help me achieve good results in the group competition because I can be driven like today.”
Kim Si-woo, Lim Seong-jae, Jang Yu-bin, and Jo Woo-young will participate in the Hangzhou Asian Games men’s golf game, which will open on September 23.
Jang Yu-bin said, “If Seong-jae Lim is participating in the Woori Finance Championship to be held next week and I have the opportunity to meet him, I would like to ask him how to putt well and get help.”