K.J. Choi comes back from a rocky start in round two of the John Deere Classic
July 09, 2021
- July 09, 2021
K.J. Choi dials in approach over trees to set up birdie at John Deere
In the opening round of the 2021 John Deere Classic, K.J. Choi lands his 131-yard approach 2 feet from the cup, setting up a birdie at the par-4 6th hole.
K.J. Choi hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation during his second round at the John Deere Classic, and rebounded from a poor front to deliver a strong finish. Choi finished his day tied for 73rd at 3 under Luke List is in 1st at 13 under, Sebastián Muñoz is in 2nd at 12 under, and Adam Schenk, Lucas Glover, Brandon Hagy, Chesson Hadley, Ryan Moore, Chez Reavie, and Chase Seiffert are tied for 3rd at 11 under.
After a 325 yard drive on the 561-yard par-5 second, K.J. Choi chipped his third shot to 9 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved K.J. Choi to 1 under for the round.
On the 186-yard par-3 third, Choi's tee shot went 187 yards to the left side of the fairway, his second shot went 11 yards to the fringe, and his chip went 4 yards to the green where he rolled a one-putt for bogey. This moved him to even for the round.
On the 226-yard par-3 seventh, Choi's his chip went 15 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 over for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 596-yard par-5 10th hole, Choi hit an approach shot from 96 yards to 8 feet, setting himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Choi to even-par for the round.
At the 432-yard par-4 11th, Choi got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 3 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Choi to 1 over for the round.
After a 283 yard drive on the 569-yard par-5 17th, Choi chipped his third shot to 2 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Choi to 1 under for the round.