Charles Howell won the individual and team event at the opening match of LIV’s new season… 6.2 billion won ‘Jackpot’

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Reporter Hyukjun Kwon = Charles Howell III (USA) reached the top in both the individual and team events at the opening game of the new season of the LIV Golf League.

Howell caught 8 birdies without a bogey in the final 3rd round of ‘Live Golf Mayakoba’ (total prize money of 25 million dollars) held at El Cameleon Golf Course (par 71, 7045 yards) in Playa del Carmen, Mexico on the 27th (Korean time). He recorded an 8-under-par 63.

Howell, who recorded a final total of 16 under par, 197 strokes, won the championship by comfortably beating Peter Yulein (USA, 12 under par, 201 strokes) by 4 strokes.

Howell, along with Bryson DeChambeau (USA), Anivan Lahiri (India), and Paul Casey (England), won the team match with a total of 26 under par, enjoying double slopes.

As a result, he won 4.75 million dollars (approximately 6.2 billion won) in this tournament alone, adding 750,000 dollars (approximately 980 million won), a quarter of the 3 million dollars in team prize money, to the individual prize money of 4 million dollars (approximately 5.27 billion won). swept away

Howell, a 44-year-old veteran golfer, moved to Liv last July after winning three games on the PGA Tour. This is the first win in live golf.

Howell, who started the final round in 3rd place, one stroke behind the leading group, showed a good shot feeling that day. He took the lead by himself, cutting 6 strokes in the first half alone, catching birdies in 4 consecutive holes from the 5th hole (par 5). After that, in the second half, he added a birdie on the 10th hole (par 3) and 17th hole (par 4) and won the championship with ease.

Yu-Rain, who was co-leader the day before, caught 5 birdies and 1 eagle on the day, but allowed a come-from-behind victory by reducing 4 strokes by adding 1 bogey and 1 double bogey.

Taylor Gooch (USA), who was tied for the lead with Yu-Lin until the second round, was greatly sluggish with a 5-over par that day, finishing tied for 11th place with a final total of 4-under-par 209 strokes. 먹튀검증

Cameron Smith (Australia), who has the highest world ranking (5th) among Liv’s players, finished the tournament tied for 5th with a final total of 6 under par and 207 strokes.

Kevin Na, a Korean-American, tied for 20th with a 1-under par of 212, while Danny Lee, a Korean New Zealander who joined Liv ahead of the start of this season, marked 34th with a 3-over par of 216.

Korean-American Kim Si-hwan finished last with a 23-over par and 236 strokes for three days, and ended up in last place among 48 players. The prize money is 120,000 dollars (150 million won).

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