Won 300 million won. Two-year seed on the Korea Professional Golf Association (KPGA) Korean Tour. Qualification for the Genesis Scottish Open, co-sponsored by the U.S. Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour-DP World Tour. Genesis GV80 Coupe. At this point, it’s a comprehensive gift set. The winner of the KPGA Korean Tour’s Genesis Championship, which begins Wednesday at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea (Par 72-7471) in Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, will take it all home.
The most eye-catching athlete is Korean men’s golf sensation Lim Sung-jae (25-CJ Logistics), who plays on the U.S. Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour. He won a gold medal in the men’s golf team event and a silver medal in the individual event at the Hangzhou Asian Games on Aug. 1, so he’s light on his feet. What’s more, he has a strong domestic record. He won this event four years ago, overcoming a seven-stroke deficit on the final day to take the top spot. He also won the Woori Financial Championship in May.
Lim, who has two career wins on the PGA Tour, didn’t win last season, but he had an outstanding season, making 23 cuts and nine top-10 finishes in 29 events. In particular, he advanced to the final round of the three-tournament FedEx Cup Playoffs for the fifth straight year, finishing tied for sixth, seventh, and 24th in the three events 토토사이트.
Joining Lim in the Korean field will be Jeong Woo Ham (29-Hana Financial Group). He has been on fire this season, ranking first in Genesis Grand Prize points (4861.42) and first in scoring average (70.295). He has eight top-10 finishes without missing a cut this season, including four top-10s in his last six events. He is in third place on the money list (507.2 million won) and is 188 million won away from first place Han Seung-soo (37 – Hana Financial Group – 694.3 million won), so he can quickly move to the top of the money list if he wins this tournament. He also has 1,300 points up for grabs for the Grand Prize, which would put him well ahead of second-place Lee Jung-hwan (4459.05 points). Ko Gun-taek (24-Daebo E&C), who is second on the money list (567.26 million won) and third on the grand prize list (4455.65 points) with three wins in the only Korean Tour event of the season, will also be in contention, as a win would put him over the top in both categories.