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Lee Seung-min, autistic developmental disorder, passes the KPGA 5th cut and gets a ‘green light’

Seungmin Lee’s iron shot.

Developmentally disabled golfer Seung-min Lee, known as ‘Woo Young-woo of the golf world’, turned on the green light after passing the fifth cut on the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Tour.

Seungmin Lee hit 4 under par 68 in the first round of the KPGA Tour Founders Cup (total prize money of 700 million won) held at Hanmac Country Club (par 72) in Yecheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do on the 18th.

Lee Seung-min, who caught 5 birdies and had 1 bogey, tied for 12th place, raising expectations of not only passing the cut but also placing in the top tier.

Lee Seung-min, who has autism and developmental disability, achieved his dream of becoming a professional golfer through persistent challenges despite his disability, and received attention as an example of human victory, like the drama protagonist Woo Young-woo, who overcame autism and became an outstanding lawyer. 카지노사이트

In 2022, he became the inaugural champion of the US Adaptive Open Golf, a competition between disabled golfers, and took second place last year.

Seungmin Lee has played 36 times on the KPGA Tour so far and has passed the cut 4 times.

He passed the cut for the first time at the DB Insurance Promy Open in 2018, played the 3rd and 4th rounds twice at the SK Telecom Open in 2022, and last year at the Golfzon Open and KB Financial Live Championship.

Seung-min Lee’s tied 37th place at last year’s KB Financial Live Championship is Seung-min Lee’s highest ranking.

Seung-min Lee’s score of 68 on this day is the personal record for the lowest score in 18 holes.

Seungmin Lee has hit the 60s only once so far, which was 69 in the first round of the 2022 SK Telecom Open.

Lee Seung-min, who participated in this tournament at the invitation of the organizers, showed a stable performance with few mistakes, unlike before.

Lee Seung-min, who got off to a good start with a birdie that almost turned into an eagle in the 1st hole (par 4), hit his second shot right on the hole in the 10th hole (par 4) to get his first birdie, and made a 3m birdie in the 11th hole (par 4). I put the putt in.

Seungmin Lee, who had a 1m birdie opportunity in the 12th hole (par 5), completed birdies in three consecutive holes.

Seungmin Lee, who added a 2m birdie in the 15th hole (par 4), missed the green in the 16th hole (par 3) and then missed a 1m par putt, leaving behind regret.

Seungmin Lee said, “Everything was good today. There were almost no mistakes. I made a mistake just once on the 16th hole and ended up with a bogey. I feel really good and I want to play as well as I did today in the second round.” He added, “I passed the cut and placed 10th this time. “I want to hold it inside,” he said. 안전 슬롯사이트

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