Jordan Spieth (USA) finished the match with an amazing pitch shot birdie in the first group stage match of the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour World Golf Championship (WGC) Del Match Play (total prize money: $20 million).
On the 23rd (Korean time), in the first round of the group stage held at Austin Country Club (par 71, 7108 yards) in Texas, Spieth faced Mackenzie Hughes (Canada) on the 15th hole (par 4, 438 yards) on a steep uphill next to a bunker 27 meters away. He holed in a pitch shot at , leaving 3 holes and scored 1 point with 4 strokes (4&3).
Spieth started to lead with a 1-up by catching a birdie on the 4th hole that day. In the 8th and 11th holes, Hughes wrote down bogeys and led by 3 strokes. After putting it on the green with a tee shot at the par 4 13th hole, he caught an eagle and then won again at the 14th hole to go up to 4th. On the 15th hole, Spieth’s second shot from the 143-yard rough hit the hill next to the bunker, making it possible to lose a hole. Hughes put the ball well on the green and made a birdie ahead.
With his right foot under the chin of the bunker, Spieth took an unstable stance and hit the ball high. After the ball landed on the green, it rolled 2 meters and ended the game with a hole. Spieth, who has an excellent short game, often displays this amazing shot ability. That’s why fans express it as ‘Speeth was Spieth’.
Del Match Play, which will be the last WGC tournament this year, will start a three-day round-robin league match with 64 players in a group of four.먹튀검증 16 people from each group who were covered like that hold a knockout match twice a day in the morning and afternoon on the weekend to determine the final winner.
It was held as a special competition, and the total prize money was 20 million dollars, an increase of 8 million dollars from last year, and the prize money alone reached 3.6 million dollars. Four Korean players, including Lim Seong-jae, are doing well.
JTBC Golf & Sports broadcasts the round of 64 from 3:00 am, and JTBC Golf broadcasts the fourth and final day from 12:00 pm.