Lim Seong-jae, Kim Si-woo, and Kim Joo-hyung won the first match of the group stage of the World Golf Championship (WGC)토토사이트 Dell Technologies Match Play Championship (total prize money of 20 million dollars) and started advancing to the round of 16. In particular, Lim Seong-jae started the tournament in a good mood by winning the first round by 8 holes.

In the first game of the group stage of the tournament held at Austin Country Club (par 71) in Austin, Texas, USA on the 23rd (Korean time), Lim Seong-jae defeated Maverick McNealy by 8 holes and scored 1 point. The record for winning by most holes in this tournament was set by Tiger Woods in 2006, with a difference of 9 holes. Im Seong-jae, who received the 16th seed, easily won the victory after the 58th seed McNealy destroyed himself in the early stages.

While Lim Seong-jae made a par save on holes 2 (par 4) and 4 (par 3), his opponent, McNealy, committed a series of bogeys and destroyed himself. Im Seong-jae secured the victory by catching a birdie on the 5th hole (par 4), then won McNealy with a birdie on the 12th hole (par 4) with 6 holes remaining. On this day, McNealy recorded 5 bogeys without a birdie. In the second match of the group stage on the 24th, Lim Seong-jae faces JT Poston and aims for a second consecutive win.Joohyung Kim won by two holes over Alex Noren. The game, which was fiercely developed by exchanging bogeys with birdies throughout the game, was decided only at the 15th hole (par 4). Until then, Kim Joo-hyung, who had been leading by one hole, ran away by two holes with a birdie at the 15th hole (par 4), and drew the 16th (par 5) and 17th (par 3) holes to bring the game.Kim Si-woo beat strong adversary Chris Kirk, the winner of the Honda Classic, by a difference of 4 holes, increasing his chances of advancing to the round of 16 of this tournament after 2018. However, Lee Kyung-hoon lost to Brian Harman by a three-hole lead.

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