On the second day of the PGA 2nd division Korn Ferry Tour Lecom Suncoast Classic (total prize money of 1 million dollars), Mac Meisner (USA), who ranked 108th, shot 12 under par 59 strokes to tie for third place, soaring 105 places.
In the second round of the tournament held at the Lakewood National Golf Club (par 71, 7113 yards) in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, on the 22nd (Korean time), Meisner recorded 10 birdies without a bogey on the eagle on the last hole.
Meisner, who had been worried about missing the cut the day before, tied for 3rd place (12 under par) by 4 strokes with leader Kevin Doherty (USA) in just one day. Meisner, who finished the game, said, “I only hoped I could make the cut, but I shot a 59,” and said, “On the last hole, I put the ball on the green in two takes and caught an eagle 5 meters away. I was stunned.” Meisner’s
59 The score is a score that renewed his lowest 65 strokes recorded in the second round of the Panama Championship by 6 strokes.This tournament was a bridge to advance to the PGA Tour when Ahn Byung-hun won last year.Kim Min-hui shot a 4-over par 75 strokes and was cut to a lower score. It
is the 8th time in the history of the Korn Ferry Tour, which started with the Ben Hogan Tour in 1990, to score less than 60 in a round. Meisner, 24, broke the record on this day by Arnold Palmer’s grandson Sam Saunders (USA) at the 2017 Korn Ferry Tour Championship. The record was added for the first time in six years since he recorded 59. The record for the lowest score in a round of the Korn Ferry Tour was 58, set by Stephen Yeager at the 2016 Elly Mac Classic.
Meanwhile, in the regular first division,먹튀검증 Jim Furyk (USA) hit 58 at the Travelers Championship in 2016. There are also 12 other strokes under 60 in PGA Tour history. Scotty Scheffler recently shot a 59 at the 2020 Northern Trust.