Look at the hole instead of the ball… Baek Seok-hyun, who became the ‘putting god’

13 birdies and 1 bogey over the two days. Baek Seok-hyun, who reduced a whopping 12 strokes, took the lead in the second round of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour SK Telecom Open and took a step closer to his first win in his life.

On the 19th, Pinx Golf Club (par 71) in Seogwipo, Jeju-do. Due to the heavy rain the previous day, the remainder of the first round and the second round were played consecutively. The most notable player is Baek Seok-hyun, who ran in the lead. Baek Seok-hyun’s story of reducing his weight from 140kg to 80kg at one time became known and became a hot topic for a while, but is unknown to domestic golf fans.

However, he showed a completely different look in this competition. Baek Seok-hyun, who made 4 birdies in 9 holes due to rain the previous day, made 5 more birdies in 9 holes in the remaining game that day. In the second round, he also took 1 bogey and 4 birdies and became the sole leader with a total of 12 under par 130 strokes.

Baek Seok-hyeon’s driving distance is in the top 100. However, he recorded a 77.78% green hit rate after raising it to 9th place with a fairway landing rate of 78.57%. And an ensuing birdie opportunity. Seok-Hyun Baek only averaged 1.43 putts when he hit the green. 2nd among the contestants.

If you only put it on the green, you get a birdie once out of two. There is a trick. Baek Seok-hyun, who always had a lot of trouble with putting, said, “All putts within 4m hit the cup instead of the ball. I will use this method throughout this tournament.” Looking at the hole cup without looking at the ball in short-distance putting is also a method mainly used by Jordan Spieth (USA), a ‘putt master’.토스카지노

Choi Kyung-joo, who is making his 21st appearance in this tournament, committed a double bogey in the remaining game and finished the first round with an even par 71, then reduced one stroke in the second round to slightly improve his ranking. ‘Monster long hitter’ Jeong Chan-min was unable to play on the weekend with an intermediate total of 9 over par and 151 strokes. ‘Defending champion’ Kim Bio took the opportunity to rise in the rankings for the remaining two days by cutting 2 strokes with 4 birdies and 2 bogeys in the 2nd round.

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