Moon Kyung-jun (41) started off fresh by cutting 3 strokes on the first day of the Asian Tour International Series Oman (total prize money of 2 million dollars).
In the first round of the tournament held at the Almouz Golf Course (par 72) in Moscat, Oman on the 9th, Moon Gyeong-jun tied for 5th place with 5 birdies and 2 bogeys, 3 under par 69. Shin Yong-gu, a Canadian, took the lead with a 6-under-par 66, while Sergio Garcia (Spain) and Sadom Kaewkanjana (Thailand) tied for second place (5-under-par 67), and Moon Kyung-jun finished the first round with a tie for fifth place.
Moon Gyeong-jun, who participated in the Saudi International before the Asian Tour 2023 season opener held last week and tied for 12th place and won a prize of $70,500, continued his upward trend by submitting an under par score on the first day of this tournament.
The Asian Tour International Series, sponsored by Saudi Arabia, is held with $2 million in prize money, which is higher than that of regular tournaments. Prize money for competitions other than the International Series ranges from $750,000 to $1 million.
Moon Gyeong-jun, who started the game on the 10th hole, gained momentum by recording consecutive birdies on the 11th and 12th holes, followed by a birdie on the 14th hole. However, he faltered after posting consecutive bogeys on the 15th and 16th holes. However, he did not bogey in the second half and added birdies in the 2nd and 7th holes to finish the day. 스포츠토토
Seo Yo-seop shot a 2 under par 70 to tie for 9th place, Kim Bio 1 under par 71 strokes, and Kim Min-gyu and Lee Seung-taek wrote an even par.
Joaquin Nieman (Chile), who was expected to win, wrote an even par, and Brooks Koepka (USA) recorded a 2-over-par 74 on the first day, tied for 62nd with Bae Sang-moon and others.