Developmentally disabled professional golfer Lee Seung-min (26? Hana Financial Group) finished runner-up at the US Adaptive Open.
Lee shot a 2-over-par 74 with two birdies and four bogeys in the final three rounds of the 2nd U.S. Adaptive Open at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club (Par 72) in Pinehurst, North Carolina, U.S., on Wednesday (July 13).
With a final total of 1-under par 215, Lee had to settle for runner-up honors, one stroke behind Kip Poppert (England), who shot 2-under par 214. Lee’s bid for a second consecutive victory fell short.
Lee, who is on the autism spectrum, earned his professional status on the Korean Professional Golf Association (KPGA) Tour in 2017. Last year, he was the inaugural champion of the U.S. Open for People with Disabilities, a golf tournament organized by the United States Golf Association (USGA).
Coming into the tournament as the defending champion, Lee was in the lead on day one and looking for his second consecutive victory, but he was unable to cut down his strokes and finished as the runner-up.
Lee will return to Korea and continue to compete on the KPGA stage. 카지노사이트 Lee’s strong first half earned him a spot on the KPGA Tour for the second half of the year.