Choi finishes tied 22nd in Baltusrol

Mon 01 Aug 2016

Choi finishes tied 22nd in Baltusrol

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August 1: Korea's K.J. Choi shot a final round of three-under-par 67 to enjoy a tied 22nd finish at the U.S. PGA Championship at Baltusrol on Sunday.
The Asian Tour honorary member, who shot earlier rounds of 68, 70 and 71, concluded his week at the year's fourth and final Major with a four-day total of four-under-par 276, some 10 shots behind champion Jimmy Walker who captured his maiden Major victory by one shot.
Asian Tour member Yuta Ikeda also closed with a 67 to finish a further stroke back in a share of 33rd place while Australia's Scott Hend returned a 72 to finish tied 42nd on 278.
Korea's Younghan Song, winner of the SMBC Singapore Open in January, finished tied 56th on 280 while Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat was amongst those who shared 65th position on 282.
Current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader Marcus Fraser and Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand finished equal 73rd on 284.