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Byung-Hoon An greets on the green of the 17th hole in the 2nd round.

Byeong-Hoon Ahn turned the turning point by finishing in the top 10 in the 88th Masters Tournament, the first major tournament of the season, which is called the ‘fight of masters’.

Byeong-Hoon An hit 1 over par 73 with 3 birdies and 4 bogeys in the second round of the tournament held at Augusta National Golf Club (par 72, 7,555 yards) in Augusta, Georgia, USA on the 13th (Korean time).

Byeong-Hoon An, who was ranked high with a 2-under-par score of 70 the day before when the game started more than two hours later than scheduled due to bad weather and many players were unable to complete the first round, tied for 8th with Cameron Smith (Australia) and others with a total of 1-under-par 143 through the second round. Climbed on top.

Byeong-Hoon An, who has placed in the top 10 three times on the PGA Tour this season and is ranked 7th in the FedEx Cup rankings, expressed his hopes of making the top 10 in his first major tournament.

He has never ranked in the top 10 in a major tournament before, and his best result was a tie for 16th at the 2019 US Open.

He is 5 strokes behind co-leaders Scotty Scheffler, Bryson DeChambeau, and Max Homa (USA, 6 under par, 138 strokes), so it is quite possible for him to challenge for the championship.

On this day, Byeong-Hoon An, who maintained his number of strokes by trading a birdie and a bogey until the 8th hole, suffered a setback in the 9th to 11th holes in strong winds and suffered consecutive bogeys.

However, he broke the bad trend by catching a two-on, two-putt birdie on the 13th hole (par 5), and strengthened his momentum with a chip birdie on the 16th hole (par 3), promising a third round.

After the match, Byeong-Hoon An said, “The wind was stronger in some holes, so much so that my hat couldn’t stay on my head, so it felt more difficult than yesterday. There were a few very lucky shots,” and “I don’t know how I hit even par in the second half.” I evaluated myself.

Scheffler, ranked No. 1 in the world, has continued his upward trend with two wins and one runner-up finish in the three recent competitions he has participated in, and jumped to a joint lead by hitting even par in the second round.

DeChambeau lost one stroke in the second round, but maintained the top of the leaderboard following his solo lead the previous day, and Homa, who lost one stroke in the second round, added to this.

Among the joint leaders, Scheffler and Homa are playing on the PGA Tour, and DeChambeau is a member of LIV Golf, sponsored by Saudi Arabian capital, and the battle of pride between the two sides for the championship appears to be fierce.

Nikolai Hougor (Denmark) was 2 strokes behind in 4th place (4 under par, 140 strokes), and Cam Davis (Australia) and Colin Morikawa (USA) finished the second round in a tie for 5th place (3 under par, 141 strokes).

‘Golf Emperor’ Tiger Woods (USA) recorded 1 over par 145 strokes through the second round, tied for 22nd place, and succeeded in passing the Masters cut for the 24th time in a row.

Woods, who had only played 13 holes in the first round the previous day, achieved a record by pushing ahead and completing 23 holes in the remaining matches until the second round.

Brooks Koepka, Patrick Cantlay (USA) and others tied for 24th place (2 over par, 146 strokes), and Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) only needs to win the Masters to achieve the ‘Career Grand Slam’ of winning all four major tournaments. tied for 35th place (4 over par, 148 strokes).

Defending champion Jon Lam (Spain) lost 4 strokes in the second round and is tied for 44th with an intermediate total of 5 over par 149 strokes.

Kim Joo-hyung and Kim Si-woo made the cut by tying for 50th place (6 over par, 150 strokes) with Rickie Fowler (USA), Hideki Matsuyama (Japan), and Adam Scott (Australia).

Seongjae Lim only shot 7-over-par 151 through the second round and missed the cut by one stroke.

Justin Thomas (7 over par), Jordan Spieth (9 over par), and Dustin Johnson (13 over par) also failed to make the cut. 토토사이트

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