Korean-American Ko Jeong-won, DP World Tour Mauritius Open 2R 9th place ‘cruising’

Go Jeong-won (24), a Korean from France, is cruising at the DP World Tour Afrasia Bank Mauritius Open (total prize money: 1 million euros).

In the second round of the DP World Tour Afrasia Bank Mauritius Open held at Grand Bay Montchoiser Golf (par 72) in Mauritius on the 17th (Korean time), Ko Jung-won tied 5 birdies and 4 bogeys and recorded 1 under par 71 strokes. paid

Go Jeong-won, who recorded an interim total of 6 under par 138, was tied for ninth place. Tied for the lead and 4 strokes behind.

Go Jeong-won, who cut 5 strokes with an eagle and 3 birdies in the first round, slowed down a bit in the second round, but continued his under-par streak. 토토사이트

Born in 1998, Jeong-Won Jung, a French national, entered the DP World Tour this year after playing on the Challenge Tour until last year. In the 2021 Challenge Tour, he participated in 24 matches and entered the top 10 six times, including runner-up once.

Although not well known in Korea, he won the 2015 French men’s golf tournament Coupe Murat and was selected for the French national team. Although he mainly played in France and Europe, he expressed his affection for Korea by writing ‘French/Korean professional golfer’ on his personal SNS.

His specialty is long riding. Ko Jeong-won recorded a driver distance of 344 yards on the DP World Tour this year. He is running 10th with a tour average of 319.25 yards.

Ko Jeong-won has yet to achieve any significant achievements on the DP World Tour. He tied for 66th at the opening match, the Yoburg Open, and continued to move around the midfield after that. His best finish was a tie for 30th at the Investec South African Open Championship. Attention is focusing on whether Ko Jeong-won, who is cruising in this competition, will be able to change the top score.

Antoine Rosner (France), Alfredo García-Heredia (Spain) and Sami Balimaki (Finland) are tied for the lead with a 10 under par 134 strokes. Oliver Becker (South Africa) was in 4th place with 9 under par 135 strokes.

The 3rd round of the Mauritius Open will be broadcast live for free on SPOTV Golf & Health and OTT service SPOTV NOW from 5 pm on the 17th.