All four Korean players, including Lim Seong-jae, Kim Si-woo, Kim Joo-hyung, and Lee Gyeong-hoon, failed to advance to the round of 16 in the only match play event on the PGA Tour that will disappear at the end of this year.
On the 25th (Korean time)스포츠토토 in the final match of the group stage on the 3rd day of the PGA Tour WGC Dell Technologies Match Play Championship (total prize money of 20 million dollars) held at Austin CC in Austin, Texas, Siwoo Kim lost to Matt Kucher by 7 holes (7&6) and lost 2 With one win and one loss, advancing to the round of 16 was frustrated. Kucher, who had the lowest seed, advanced to the round of 16 with three wins.
Im Seong-jae won by 4 holes (4 & 3), leaving Tommy Fleetwood (England) with 3 holes left, but also gave a ticket to the round of 16 to JT Poston, who also won 3 wins with 2 wins and 1 loss. Kim Joo-hyung, who participated in the match play for the first time, finished the tournament with 1 win and 2 losses as he lost by 3 holes leaving 2 holes to world number one Scotty Scheffler. Schaeffler advanced to the round of 16 with three wins. Lee Kyung-hoon lost to Nick Taylor (Canada) 3&2 and was eliminated with 3 losses.
In this tournament, 64 players are divided into 16 groups of 4 players each to play the group stage, and the top of each group advances to the round of 16 to determine the winner through a tournament.
Among the Big 3 competing for world number 1 this season, Schaeffler and Rory McIlroy advanced to the round of 16 with 3 wins, while John Rahm was eliminated with 1 win and 2 losses.
4th seed Patrick Cantlay, 5th seed Max Homar, Xander Chopley (6th), Sam Burns (13th), Cameron Young (15th) and Jason Day (32nd) advanced to the round of 16. did.