Ahn reaches 18-under total at Wyndham Championship
Kim finds ‘broomstick putter’ and rises to the occasion
Kim finishes 13-under at Scottish Open
Second runner-up finish of the season Seventh top-10.

Byung-Hoon Ahn (32) and Hyo-Joo Kim (28), both playing for the United States, finished tied for second. Ahn tied for second at the Wyndham Championship on July 7, while Kim finished second at the Scottish Women’s Open on the same day on the Ladies Professional Golf Tour (LPGA). Both players finished two strokes behind the winner.

Byung-hoon Ahn celebrates his tie for second place at the Wyndham Championship on the U.S. Professional Golf (PGA) Tour on Sunday.

Byung-hoon Ahn of South Korea carded five birdies and two bogeys in the final round of the Wyndham Championship, the final event of the PGA Tour’s regular season, at Sedgefield Country Club (Par 70) in Greensboro, N.C., on Sunday. With a final total of 18-under-par 262, Ahn finished in a tie for second place with Russell Henry (USA) and earned $664,000 in prize money. Lucas Glover (USA) won the tournament with a final total of 20-under-par 260.

Ahn, who made his PGA Tour debut in 2016, finished runner-up for the fourth time in his 178th career start. He has tied for second at the 2016 Zurich Classic, the 2018 Memorial Tournament and the RBC Canadian Open. He has yet to win a title. After missing last season’s tour, Ahn returned to action on the Confederation Tour.

Ahn has been on an upswing since last month, when he started using a broomstick putter that makes him putt like a broom. His 5.848 strokes gained for the tournament ranked seventh among all players. That’s well above his season average (-0.127). Ahn shot a 61 in the first round of the Scottish Open last month, his best single-round score ever. His tie for third at the event earned him a spot in the Open Championship.

With his late-season surge, Ahn moved up to No. 37 in the FedExCup standings from No. 52 last week. A top-70 finish will earn him a spot in the first round of the playoffs at the FedEx St. Jude Championship, which begins on Tuesday. The goal is to qualify for the final playoff event, the Tour Championship, where the top 30 players are invited. “I’m disappointed I didn’t win, but second place isn’t bad. With the way I felt today, I think I have a good chance, and I’ll do well in the playoffs,” said Ahn. Joining the Koreans in the playoffs are 14th-ranked Kim Joo-hyung, 18th-ranked Kim Si-woo and 32nd-ranked Lim Sung-jae.

The Thai-born Boutier finished atop the leaderboard for the second straight week following the Evian Championship, which concluded last month. It is the first time a player on the LPGA Tour has finished atop the leaderboard in back-to-back events since Ko Jin-young won the Cognizant Founders Cup and BMW Ladies Championship in October 2021. Boutier, 카지노사이트 who also topped the Drive-On Championship in May, now has her first three wins of the season.

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