FORT WORTH, Texas– Before play was stopped and golf was shelved for 91 days since of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were a lot of gamers who required a break.
Tiger Woods had actually missed out on numerous starts prior to the quarantine, Brooks Koepka was having a hard time and Phil Mickelson had actually missed out on 4 cuts in his last 5 starts. All 3 were able to utilize the break to rest, recuperate and regroup.
One gamer who didn’t require, or desire, the time out in play is SungjaeIm Last year’s novice of the year was leading the season-long points race and had actually ended up initially (Honda Classic) and 3rd (Arnold Palmer Invitational) prior to The Players was canceled.
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Im suffered the quarantine at Saddlebrook Resort near Tampa, Florida, and he invested most days sticking to a rigorous practice regimen that consisted of a concentrate on his brief video game.
“Luckily with the golf courses not closing where I stayed, I was able to practice about four to five hours every day during quarantine, and I felt like my short game needed a lot of work during the break, so I focused a lot on short game, but specifically, I tried to practice all parts of my game, and I feel ready to return this week,” he stated.
Im was playing his 15 th occasion of the season when the Tour schedule was suspended, and he’s ended up being something of a roadway warrior onTour Being quarantined in one location for 3 months was constantly going to be a difficulty.
“I would rest, sleep, just stay in my hotel. There wasn’t much to do,” Im stated. “It was nice having my mom there, and I had a homemade meal every day, so that definitely helped the time go by.”