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Bhatia leads Texas Open 3rd round by 4 strokes Masters ticket visible

If he wins, he will play in his first Masters.

Akshay Bhatia

Akshay Bhatia (USA) is on the verge of qualifying for the Masters Golf Tournament, the first major tournament of the season.

Bhatia recorded 4 strokes with 6 birdies and 2 bogeys in the third round of the PGA Tour Valero Texas Open held at the TPC San Antonio Oaks Course (par 72) in San Antonio, Texas, USA on the 7th (Korean time). reduced.

Bhatia, who hit an intermediate total of 15 under par 201 strokes, took the sole lead by four strokes over second place Denny McCarthy (USA, intermediate total 11 under par 205 strokes).

If Bhatia maintains the lead in the final four rounds, he will secure his second win on the PGA Tour and a ticket to the Masters for the first time in his career.

Bhatia won his first PGA Tour victory at the Barracuda Championship in July last year, but did not qualify for the Masters at this tournament.

Although Bhatia has a slim physique, he hit a drive shot with an average distance of 339 yards in the third round, and even showed precision with a fairway landing rate of 71% and a green hitting rate of 78%.

Hideki Matsuyama (Japan), who has won a total of 9 PGA Tour wins, including the 2021 Masters victory, tied for 4th place with an intermediate total of 7 under par 209 strokes, but the gap with leader Bhatia was somewhat wide.

Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), ranked second in the world, was unable to reduce the number of strokes and remained tied for 7th place with 5 under par 211 strokes.

Kim Seong-hyun, the only Korean player to make the cut, lost one stroke and recorded an intermediate total of 1 over par 217 strokes, falling to a tie for 54th place. 토토사이트


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