Im Sung-jae Becomes 1st Korean to Finish 2nd at Masters

  • Arirang News

    November 16, 2020 08:45

    Golfer Im Sung-jae on Sunday finished as one of two runners-up at the Masters, one of the world's most prestigious golf tournaments.

    The tournament was Im's debut at the Masters.

    Im finished with a 15-under 273 at the tournament in Georgia, tying with Australia's Cameron Smith, behind winner Dustin Johnson of the U.S., who finished with a record 20-under 268.

    Im Sung-jae tees off at the Masters in Augusta, Georgia on Sunday. /Reuters-Yonhap

    Im becomes the first Korean and Asian player to come second at the Masters. Choi Kyung-ju finished third in 2004.

    Im won his first PGA Tour title at the Honda Classic in Florida in March.

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