News24.com | South Korea’s Kim Si-woo nearly about makes two aces in grabbing PGA lead

News24.com | South Korea’s Kim Si-woo nearly about makes two aces in grabbing PGA lead

Si Woo Kim of South Korea plays his second shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on August 15, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Si Woo Kim of South Korea plays his 2nd shot on the 17th gap in the end of the third spherical of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Nation Membership on August 15, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

South Korea’s Kim Si-woo aced one gap and lipped out on one other gap-in-one advise Saturday on his manner to grabbing a two-stroke lead on the PGA Wyndham Championship.

Involving on the the same course the put he obtained his first PGA title four years ago, Kim fired an eight-under par 62 to stand on 18-under 192 after 54 holes at Sedgefield Nation Membership in Greensboro, North Carolina.

People Rob Oppenheim, who shot 62, and Doc Redman, who fired a 63, shared 2nd on 194 with countryman Billy Horschel one other stroke adrift.

Kim is chasing a third PGA title after his 2016 Wyndham decide by five strokes over England’s Luke Donald and a 2017 Gamers Championship triumph.

Kim aced the par-3 third gap, the ball touchdown end to the cup and making a little bounce prior to hopping into the outlet.

He added short birdie putts on the fouth and fifth and answered a bogey on the par-3 seventh with a birdie at eight, then nearly about smacked one other gap-in-one on the par-3 12th.

Kim’s tee shot bounced twice, then the ball lipped off the threshold of the cup and stopped 14 inches away, constructing a faucet-in birdie.

Kim also ran off three birdies in a row on the par-5 15th from two ft, the par-3 16th from six ft and the par-4 17th after losing his manner inches from the outlet.

People Jim Herman, who fired a 61, and Impress Hubbard shared fifth on 196 with compatriots Peter Malnati and Webb Simpson on 197.

The occasion marks the final occasion of the PGA typical-season, with the tip 125 avid gamers in season aspects advancing to the FedEx Cup playoffs that delivery next week at TPC Boston.

Kim stands 121st on the checklist but would soar into 30th with a victory. The tip 30 in season aspects after two playoff events nearly referring to the season-ending Tour Championship next month at East Lake in Atlanta.

Main scores after Saturday’s third spherical of the US PGA Tour Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina (USA unless effectively-known, par-70):

192 – Kim Si-woo (KOR) 65-65-62

194 – Rob Oppenheim 66-66-62, Doc Redman 67-64-63

195 – Billy Horschel 66-64-65

196 – Jim Herman 66-69-61, Impress Hubbard 67-65-64

197 – Peter Malnati 68-65-64, Webb Simpson 66-66-65

198 – Kevin Kisner 69-64-65, Tyler Duncan 68-64-66, Zach Johnson 70-67-61, Harold Varner 62-69-67, Talor Gooch 65-65-68

199 – Im Sung-jae (KOR) 69-64-66, Russell Henley 68-68-63, Jason Kokrak 69-63-67, Harris English 64-67-68

200 – Patrick Reed 65-68-67, Sam Burns 67-68-65, Dylan Frittelli (RSA) 69-65-66, Roger Sloan (CAN) 62-70-68, Kristoffer Ventura (NOR) 69-68-63

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