Yesterday, the AT&T Byron Nelson PGA Tour tournament in Texas came to an end in a spectacular ending. At least, it was for Korean golf betting fans that follow the PGA tour. This is because Lee Kyoung-hoon Earns his First PGA Tour Victory after winning the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament.
In addition, to being Lee’s first time in the PGA’s winner’s circle, it is also another big event for him. This is because this victory also makes him the second consecutive AT&T Byron Nelson winner from South Korea.
Lee Kyoung-hoon Earns his First PGA Tour Victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson PGA tournament
For Lee Kyoung-hoon, this is not his first time playing at the AT&T Byron Nelson PGA tournament. In fact, according to sports betting odds providers, this was his 80th career start on the tour. After this win, he is now the eighth South Korean man to win on the PGA tour. Thus, he joins Choi Kyoung-ju, Yang Yong-eun, Bae Sang-mun, Noh Seung-yul, Kim Si-woo, Kang Sung-hoon and Im Sung-jae in victory.
Thanks to this win, Lee now ranks in 59th place in the golf world ranking. Furthermore, it also qualifies him for the PGA championship which is the second major of the year. For Lee, this will be his third time playing in a major.
According, to golf forums, this victory is his first top-10 finish in 22 tournaments where he won $1,458,000. In addition, he now ranks 29th on the money list with just over $2,52 million in golf tournament winnings.
According to Korean sports news, he began the final round in second place at 19-under and one behind Burns. Furthermore, early in the tournament he had three consecutive birdies starting at the second hole. Thus, his one-shot deficit became a three-stroke lead at 22-under.
Despite the game being put on hold for 2 hours due to heavy rain, it did not stop his momentum. This is because he came back with an excellent tee shot at the par-3 on the 17th hole. On the 18th hole, despite missing the fairway he made the par-5 green in two and an easy victory put.
He won with -25 while Burns came in second place at -22 and Schwartzel in third place with -21.