April 4, 2021
Rancho Mirage, California, USA
Mission Hills Country Club
Q. Sei Young, 6-under 66 with seven birdies today. You love those birdies out there. Take us through just the day overall, how good it felt to put a 66 on the scoreboard.
SEI YOUNG KIM: Yeah, overall today really solid round, especially front nine. I had a lot of chance to birdie, like most hole I got the chance to make the birdie.
And then back nine a little bit of, yeah, tough last four hole because keep -- it was a little uncomfortable keep the fairway. So I miss the two, 15 and 16, the fairway. So it was, yeah, it wasn't a strong finish.
Yeah, I'm happy to the last hole make the birdie.
Q. Yeah, birdie on the 72nd hole has always got to be a good feeling.
SEI YOUNG KIM: Yeah.
Q. You had birdies on 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 12, and 18. Any particular one of those stand out a little more than the others?
SEI YOUNG KIM: I mean, I couldn't make the back nine par-5 -- I mean, 11 hole, but I miss the left shot, second shot, and so I couldn't make the birdie.
Except that, every hole is really solid. And then, yeah, I'm very happy with the strong finish today.
Q. When you can shoot that well in the final round of a major championship and kind of feel like everything is many coming together in your game I would imagine, does that help with some confidence?
SEI YOUNG KIM: Yeah, I got the confidence from this week. Feel like getting -- come back to my normal feel. So, yeah, it's good beginning year, uh-huh.
Q. What are some plans you have with the week off and Hawaii, L.A., Asia, then the final parts of the west coast swing? What are you planning to do with the week off before finishing west coast swing?
SEI YOUNG KIM: After week off I'm back to Dallas, and then take a rest and then prepare for the Hawaii and then L.A. Yeah, I can't wait to go there. My favorite place.
SEI YOUNG KIM: Yeah, Hawaii. I won the tournament.
Q. Yeah. You want to do the hula again?
SEI YOUNG KIM: Yeah, hopefully.
Q. And then the Masters is this week. Any player you'll be rooting for?
SEI YOUNG KIM: I rooting for especially Korean player and, yeah, all the -- who my favorite player, like Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson. Yeah.
SEI YOUNG KIM: Thank you.
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