1 eagle, 9 birdies… Noh Seung-yeol, Byron Nelson 11 under par on the first day ‘resurrection shot’

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Noh Seung-yeol (32) hit a revival shot on the first day of the AT&T Byron Nelson (total prize money: $9.5 million) of the PGA Tour.

The 17th hole (par 3) of the first round of the tournament was held at TPC Craig Ranch (par 71) in McKinney, Texas on the 12th (Korean time) (Korean time). Noh Seung-yeol, who was recording 9 under par by pulling out 7 birdies with 1 eagle, rolled the ball toward the hole at about 13 meters away. The ball rolled down the hole and fell straight into the cup. With this birdie, Noh Seung-yeol became the first player to record a double-digit under par among players in this tournament.

The 18th hole (par 5) continued. Noh Seung-yeol’s tee shot flew 280 yards and landed on the fairway. The remaining distance to the hole was 257 yards, but Noh Seung-yeol sent the ball to the water at the end of the fairway with his second shot. Following this, he hit his third shot from the 87-yard mark, putting the ball 3m into the hole. He didn’t miss a birdie opportunity and put the ball into the hole to finish the first round with an 11-under-par 60. On this day alone, he pulled out 1 eagle and 9 birdies without bogey.

In this tournament, Korean players were especially strong. Following Bae Sang-moon in 2013 and Kang Seong-hoon in 2019, Lee Gyeong-hoon won consecutively in the 2021 and 2022 competitions.

Noh Seung-yeol, who has one win (2014 Zurich Classic) on the PGA Tour, has returned to the tour after being discharged from the military and has not been able to recover his former skills. Roh Seung-yeol, who is participating in the tour with the conditional seed, has never made it to the top 10 in 12 tournaments this season. The FedEx Cup points ranking is 150th, and it took an emergency to secure a seed for next year, which is given up to 125th.

If you win this tournament, you can raise your FedEx points ranking to 44th and receive a two-year seed for stable tour activities.

At 7:25 am, with the first round game in progress, Adam Scott (Australia) hit 8 under par 63, Noh Seung-yeol chased after with a 3-stroke car, Kim Si-woo hit 6 under par to the 16th hole, Bae Sang-moon and Noh Seung-yeol 5 under par 66 I finished round 1 by writing it down.

Lee Kyung-hoon, who is challenging for his third consecutive victory in the tournament, is recording 1 under par with an eagle and 1 birdie and 2 bogeys until the 17th hole.

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