Charles Howell III is on top of the season opener of the LIV Golf Invitational Series.
In the final 3rd round of LIV Golf Mayakoba held at El Chameleon Golf Course (par 71) in Playa del Carmen, Mexico on the 27th (Korean time), Howell took only 8 birdies without bogey and hit 8 under par 63.
With a final total of 16 under par 197, Howell beat Peter Yulein by 4 strokes and lifted the championship cup. Teaming up with Bryson DeChambeau, Aniban Lahiri, and Paul Casey, Howell also won the team event with a final total of 26 under par. Howell moved to LIV Golf in July last year after winning three times on the PGA Tour. This is his first win at LIV Golf. 메이저사이트
By adding 4 million dollars (approximately 5.27 billion won) in individual prize money and 750,000 dollars (approximately 980 million won), which is a quarter of the 3 million dollars in team prize money, Howell won 4.75 million dollars (approximately 6.2 billion won) in this tournament alone. took care
Howell, who started the final round with a sole third place, rose to the sole lead with flawless play, such as catching four consecutive birdies from the 5th hole. Even in the second half, he added birdies on holes 10 and 17 and finished the tournament with a come-from-behind victory.
Cameron Smith, who is ranked 5th in the world among LIV golf players, tied for 5th with a final total of 6 under par 207 strokes. Korean-American Kevin Na tied for 20th with a 1-under par of 212 strokes. Danny Lee, a Korean New Zealander who joined LIV Golf ahead of the season opening, finished 34th with 216 strokes alone with a 3-over par.
Korean-American Kim Si-hwan performed poorly with a final total of 23 over par and 236 strokes. He was ranked last among 48 players. The lowest prize is $120,000 (150 million won).