‘Not being pushed by the Rookie of the Year’ LIV Golf Anser wins PIF Saudi International

Abraham Anser (Mexico) won the PIF Saudi International (total prize money 5 million dollars).

In the final round of the Asian Tour PIF Saudi International held at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club (par 70) in Saudi Arabia on the 5th (Korean time), Anser made 3 birdies and 1 bogey and hit 2 under par 68.

Anser, who recorded a final total of 19 under par 261 strokes, beat second place Cameron Young (USA) by two strokes to reach the top. Anser, who did not miss the lead from the first round, won the championship wire-to-wire, and received a prize of 1 million dollars (approximately 1.25 billion Korean won).

After winning the 2021 World Golf Championship (WGC) FedEx St. Jude Invitational and serving as the Mexican national team at the Tokyo Olympics, he joined LIV Golf last year and played an active part in the Fireballs team. 

Having played since the Portland Tournament, his 8th place at the Boston Tournament is his best performance in LIV Golf. He saved the honor of LIV Golf by winning the Asian Tour sponsored by the Saudi Arabian Sovereignty Fund (PIF) this year.

In particular, attention was drawn to the confrontation between LIV Golf and the PGA Tour, in which pride was at stake, while not giving a win to Young, the rookie of the PGA Tour, last season. hugged  메이저놀이터

Last week, on the DP World Tour, Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) and Patrick Reed (USA) risked their pride and faced off against each other, and McIlroy won the championship.

Anser, who caught a birdie from hole 1 (par 4) in the first half, maintained the lead by adding birdies on hole 4 (par 5) and hole 8 (par 3). He committed a bogey on the 9th hole (par 4), but maintained par on all remaining holes.

Young, who was in a situation where he had to chase, recorded 4 birdies and 1 bogey in the first half and seemed to turn around by reducing 3 strokes, but in the second half he made a bogey on the 13th hole (par 4) and then committed a double bogey on the 15th hole (par 4). could not continue He had to be satisfied with the runner-up, catching birdies on the 16th hole (par 3) and 18th hole (par 5).

Among Korean players, Moon Gyeong-jun (41) finished the best with a final total of 9 under par and 271 strokes, tied for 12th place. Park Sang-hyun (40) tied for 18th with 8 under par and 272 strokes.

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