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Schaeffler leads the second round of the PGA Championship… Kyunghoon Lee tied for 19th

Scotty Scheffler (USA) tied for the lead in the second round of the PGA Championship, the second major tournament of the season.

Schaeffler tied 4 birdies and 2 bogies in the second round of the competition held at Oak Hill Country Club (par 70, 7,380 yards) in Rochester, New York, USA on the 20th (Korean time), and recorded 2 under par 68 strokes.

Scheffler, who scored an interim total of 5 under par 135, started the third round tied for first place with Viktor Hovlan (Norway) and Cory Connors (Canada).

Currently ranked second in the world, Schaeffler won the Masters last year, and her best finish at the PGA Championship is a tie for fourth in 2020.

Bryson DeChambo (USA) and Korean player Justin Seo (USA) of the LIV series sponsored by Saudi Arabia are chasing the joint leader with a 3-under-par 137 strokes side by side.

Brooks Koepka (USA) also finished the second round with a 2 under par 138 strokes and a tie for 6th place, leaving open the possibility of winning for LIV players.

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) tied for 10th with an even par 140, along with Korean player Lee Min-woo (Australia).

As a Korean player, Lee Gyeong-hoon advanced to the third round alone.

On this day, Kyung-Hoon Lee reduced 2 strokes with 3 birdies and 1 bogey to pass the cut with a 1-over par of 141 strokes and a tie for 19th place.

Kim Si-woo stayed in a tie for 77th 토토사이트with a 6-over par 146 strokes and missed the cut by one stroke, Kim Joo-hyung finished the tournament with an 8-over par 148 strokes (tied for 98th place), and Yang Yong finished the tournament with an 11-over par 151 strokes (tied for 122nd place).

Lim Seong-jae tied for 135th with a 13-over par and 153 strokes.

Im Seong-jae, who returned home after tying for 8th at the PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship, which ended in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA on the 8th, won the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Woori Finance Championship, which ended in Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do on the 14th.

Lim Seong-jae, who went straight back to the United States to compete in this tournament, was unable to overcome his sluggish 10-over par on his first day.

Yon Rahm (Spain), who won the Masters in April, cut 2 strokes on the day and is tied for 48th with a 4-over par of 144 strokes.

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