Im Takes Lead in First Round Play at Pinnacle Bank Championship

South Korea’s Sungjae Im has done it all in his rookie season on the Tour. The 20-year-old from Jeju Island won in his Tour debut at The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay and followed it up with a runner-up performance at The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at the Abaco Club. Im has been No. 1 on the Regular Season money list for 18 straight events and added to his list of accomplishments on Thursday in Elkhorn, Nebraska.

With a flawless first-round 6-under 65 at the Club at Indian Creek, Im took the outright lead at the Pinnacle Bank Championship presented by Heartland Chevy Dealers. Derek Ernst, William Kropp, Dawie van der Walt and Andre Metzger trail by one heading into the second round.

Second Round action is today.