June 3, 2023
Dublin, Ohio, USA
Q. So I was at the Sony and you were right there at the Sony. How does this compare to the Sony? How do you feel -- how does the swing feel compared to the Sony?
SI-WOO KIM: Yeah, it's like swing feels pretty similar. Like, I feel I hit a lot of great tee shots and a lot of great iron shots and hopefully it goes in with the putter. But I feel great, especially making two double and shoot under par on this course, I'll take it.
Q. Does it feel like a U.S. Open? It's so difficult.
SI-WOO KIM: Yeah, it's firm. Rough's long. Yeah, it's hard to keep the concentration. Every hole is like make bogey or double. So if I had to miss, like sometimes you got to take bogey.
Q. Do you like coming from behind where you are, a little bit overlooked?
SI-WOO KIM: Yeah, I was three behind at Sony, so especially I think I'm one back right now, so, yeah, always like behind and playing like always no pressure. Like nothing much. So, yeah, I like to be like one back or whatever.
Q. How did you make the doubles on 3 and 11?
SI-WOO KIM: 3, I hit a great tee shot with a 3-iron and right down the middle. I was in a divot. So I tried to hit that ball contact first and pushed it a little into water. That makes double.
Number 11, I tried to get to in two and try to keep it in the fairway. But the wind's kind of right-to-left and the wind got it and it went into the hazard. Third shot into the hazard. So that makes double.
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