Lim tops first day of group championships in Japan

South Korean Sungjae Lim is among the top players on the first day of a PGA Tour event in Japan.Lim carded six birdies and three bogeys for a 3-under 67 in the first round of the Jojo Championship at Narashino Country Club (Par 70) in Chiba Prefecture, Japan on Monday.Lim, who flew to Japan after finishing runner-up at the Korean Tour’s Genesis Championship last week, was tied for eighth place at 4 p.m. with the first round not yet complete.After starting strong with three birdies on the front eight, Lim faltered with back-to-back bogeys on the ninth (par-4) and 10th (par-4). At the 18th (par-5), he hit his second shot onto the green for eagle, but his putt sailed wide and he finished the day with a birdie.Lee struggled with accuracy with his driver, but managed to shave two strokes off his score to finish the first round at 2-under 68.Sung Hyun Kim shot a 1-under 69.Colin Morikawa (USA), who has five PGA Tour victories, including two majors, leads the 토토사이트 field with a 6-under 64.The 78-player field will play four rounds without a cut.

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