Abraham Anser (Mexico) and Cameron Young (USA) are expected to compete for the championship.
In the 3rd round of the Asian Tour 2023 season opening PIF Saudi International (total prize money of $5 million) held at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club (par 70) in Saudi Arabia on the 4th, Anser showed an active performance by picking out 6 birdies without bogey.
Anser, who recorded an interim total of 17 under par 193, maintained the sole lead. He is two strokes behind Young in second place.
In the third round following the first round, a ‘no-bogey play’ was played. It seems that the game is gradually stabilizing. On this day, Anser boasted a stable performance overall with a fairway landing rate of 78.57%, green accuracy rate of 88.89%, and number of putts of 29.
Anser, who rose to 11th in the world rankings in August 2021, won the 2021 World Golf Championship (WGC) FedEx St. Jude Invitational and played for the Mexican national team at the Tokyo Olympics. After joining LIV Golf, he played for the Fireballs team from the Portland tournament. His best individual result was 8th at the Boston event.
In this tournament, which is being held under the sponsorship of the Saudi Arabian Sovereign Fund (PIF), Anser challenges to win. If he wins this time, he can raise his world ranking from 37th.
Anser’s opponent is Young, who won the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year last season. He received an offer from LIV Golf for 2022, but chose the PGA Tour. Nevertheless, he was allowed to participate in this competition and went out.
Sex is good too. He recorded 7 birdies and 2 bogeys on the day, recording 5 under par 65 strokes, and rose to second place with a median total of 15 under par 195 strokes. Chasing Anser by two strokes, he overcame a come-from-behind victory in the final round.
In the 3rd round, Young recorded a fairway landing rate of 50% and a green accuracy rate of 66.67%. In terms of performance alone, the shot feeling was not as good as Anser, but he recorded 25 putts to offset the feeling of the shot.
Next, LIV golfer Matthew Wolf (USA) tied for 3rd place with an interim total of 10 under par 200 strokes, while Jason Kokrak (USA) ranked 6th with 9 under par 201 strokes, and Mito Pereira (Chile), who decided to join LIV Golf, fell He recorded 202 strokes with Casey (England) at 8 under par. 먹튀검증
Among Korean players, Kim Young-soo (34) reduced two more strokes on the day and tied for 41st with a median total of 3-under-par 207 strokes. Park Sang-hyun (40), who reduced 4 strokes in the 2nd round, lost 2 strokes that day and tied for 45th place with a median total of 2 under par 208 strokes.
The final round of PIF Saudi International will be broadcast live for free on SPOTV Golf & Health and OTT service SPOTV NOW at 6:30 pm on the 5th.