Friday Mar 31, 2023

LIV Golf Anser wins Asian Tour season opener

Reporter Ahn Gyeong-nam = Abraham Anser (Mexico) of LIV Golf reached the top of the Asian Tour opening game in the 2023 season.

Anser made 3 birdies and 1 bogey in the final 4th round of the Asian Tour PIF Saudi International (total prize money: $5 million) held at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club (par 70) in King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia on the 5th (local time) He tied the dog and shot a 2-under-par 68.

With this, he recorded a final total of 19 under par 261 strokes and won the championship by two strokes over second place Cameron Young (USA).

Anser, who succeeded in winning the wire-to-wire, took 1 million dollars (approximately 1.25 billion won) in prize money.

This is the first Asian Tour victory.

Anser left the US Professional Golf (PGA) tour last year and moved to the LIV golf series sponsored by Saudi Arabia. 메이저사이트

Members of the LIV series cannot participate in PGA Tour events, so they must compete on the DP World Tour or the Asian Tour to earn world ranking points. The LIV series does not have world ranking points.

Anserdo was ranked 20th in the world before going to the LIV series, but now he is 37th.

However, with this Asian Tour victory, the world ranking is expected to rise.

Among Korean players, Moon Kyung-jun was tied for 12th place with a 9 under par 271 strokes.

Park Sang-hyun is tied for 18th (8 under par, 272 strokes).

Kim Young-soo tied for 28th (6 under par, 274 strokes), and Lee Tae-hee finished the tournament with a tie for 58th (even par, 280 strokes).


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