Noh Seung-yeol almost set a record on the first day of AT&T Byron Nelson’s PGA tour. He shot an 11-under-par 60 on one day alone.
On the 12th (Korean time) 먹튀검증on the first day of AT&T Byron Nelson held at TPC Craig Ranch (par 71) in McKinney, Texas, USA, Noh Seung-yeol recorded 11 under par 60 with 1 eagle and 9 birdies. Had he cut one more stroke, he would have set a ‘dream top 50’ record, which is rare even on the PGA Tour. Noh Seung-yeol, who had no top 10 in 12 tournaments this season, took the sole lead in the tournament thanks to his hard hit on the first day.
Noh Seung-yeol’s sense of the game was high enough to play the bogey free round that day. He recorded a birdie from the first hole, and in the 9th hole (par 5), he made an eagle putt 2.5m away, reducing 6 strokes in the first half alone. In the 11th hole (par 4), the putting feeling was good, such as a successful birdie putt of about 12m. If he had caught an eagle on the 18th hole (par 5), he could have looked at the 50th stroke, but finished with a birdie, finishing the game with 60 strokes on the 18th hole.
So far, there have been 12 times on the PGA Tour where he has scored in the 50s in 18 holes. The record was set by 11 people. In 1977, Al Geiberger recorded the first ever 18-hole 59 in the second round of the Membis Classic. Chip Beck hit 59 in 1991 and David Duvall hit 59 in 1999, followed by Paul Goydos, Stuart Appleby, Jim Furyk, Justin Thomas, Adam Hedwin, Brant Snedeker, Kevin Chapel, and Scottie Scheffler in the 50s. have set records. In particular, Jim Furyk recorded 59 strokes in the 2013 BMW Championship and 58 strokes in the 2016 Travelers Championship, making him the only player to record 50 strokes twice. Jim Furyk’s 58 remains the record for the fewest 18 holes on the PGA Tour.
Although the record in the 50s was thwarted, Noh Seung-yeol became the second player to hit 60 on the PGA Tour this season. Noh Seung-yeol, who took the lead alone, seized the opportunity to win two career titles for the first time in nine years since the Zurich Classic in April 2014.