Lim Seong-jae (25) showed off his back and entered the top 10 of the ‘fifth major’ Players Championship. A lot of prize money according to the ranking was a bonus.
At the Players Championship, which ended on 메이저사이트 the 13th (Korean time) at TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course (par 72) in Font Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, Seong-jae Lim tied for 6th place with a total of 8 under par. He stayed in the top 80 from the second round to the middle and was on the verge of missing the cut. On the third day of the tournament, he succeeded in turning around on the remaining holes of the second round and advanced to the third round. After reducing 8 strokes in the 3rd round and raising the rankings at once, he finished with an even par in the final round and succeeded in finishing in the top 10 for the 4th time of the season.
The Players Championship has a total prize money of 25 million dollars (approximately 350 billion won), making it the tournament with the most prize money among the PGA Tour events. Seven people tied for sixth place, and Lim Seong-jae took $736,607 in prize money (approximately 970 million won) according to the ranking. It was the most money he had ever earned in a tournament this season. Lim Seong-jae won $366,125 at the Farmers Insurance Open, where he tied for 4th in January, and $652,500 at the WM Phoenix Open, where he tied for 6th in February.
The winner, Scotty Scheffler (USA), earned 4.5 million dollars (approximately 5.95 billion won) in prize money and became the final winner of the ‘War of Money’. Runner-up Tyrrell Hatton (England) also earned 2.725 million dollars (approximately 3.6 billion won), leaving a good profit. Tom Hogi (USA) and Viktor Hovlan (Norway), who tied for third place, each earned 1.475 million dollars (approximately 1.95 billion won) each.