How good is the prize money king of the Korea Professional Golf Association (KPGA)? How well can you do on the world stage? What is the current level of KPGA? If you are a fan of Korean men’s golf, this is a question that can be asked lightly. There is an opportunity to solve these questions indirectly.
Kim Young-soo “The first goal is to pass the cut”
2022’Genesis Grand Prize’ Kim Young-soo (34) will be at the ‘Genesis Invitational (total prize of $20 million)’ held at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California, USA for four days from the 16th local time.
He won the KPGA Korean Tour Genesis Championship last year and secured the right to participate in this tournament. It was the team’s first win in his 107th appearance since his debut in 2011. The winner of the ‘Genesis Championship’ has a prize money of KRW 300 million, the Genesis GV80, and the right to participate in the PGA Tour ‘Genesis Invitational’, the PGA Tour and DP World Tour co-hosted ‘Genesis Scottish Open’ and PGA Tour ‘The CJ Cup’. given
Tiger Woods returning to field after 7 months
Kim Young-soo, who made his debut on the KPGA Korean Tour in 2011, won the first championship in his life at the ‘Genesis Championship’ last year, the 12th year of his debut, and then added a victory at the final game of the season, ‘LG SIGNATURE Players Championship’. Kim Young-soo, who has been named in the TOP 10 as many as 8 times, including 2 championships, is ranked 1st in Genesis points (5915.05P) and 1st in Genesis prize money (791,320,324 won), winning the ‘Genesis Grand Prize’ and ‘Genesis Prize Money King’ dominated the
Kim Young-soo, who arrived in the United States on the 9th, said, “I visited the gallery when I was training in the United States in 2019.” “, he said. At the same time, he said, “The first goal is to pass the cut. After that, I will try to enter the top ranks,” and “I will prove that I am competitive on the PGA Tour.”
The reason why this tournament is attracting attention is that it is the return of Tiger Woods (48, USA), the “Emperor” of the United States. It is the first time in seven months that Woods has participated in a tour event since the Open Championship held in July last year. Including event competitions, it will appear on the field two months after the PNC Championship last December. He will play in the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour event, which is not a major tournament, about two years and four months after the Jojo Championship in October 2020. 스포츠토토
Woods, who severely injured his leg in a major car accident in February 2021, has only competed in some competitions since.
He placed 47th in the Masters and withdrew after the third round after complaining of leg pain from the first day of the PGA Championship. Woods has recovered somewhat in his swing speed after the car accident, but he used to have difficulty walking his course. In December of last year, he missed the Hero World Challenge due to plantar fasciitis, and his performance in subsequent events was also hindered.
All Korean signboards, such as Kim Joo-hyung, Lim Seong-jae, and Kim Si-woo, sortie
The Genesis Invitational, which drew more attention due to Woods’ comeback match, is one of the ‘special events’ designated by the PGA Tour. If Kim Young-soo achieves good results in the tournament, the KPGA’s status is expected to rise as well.
On the other hand, in the ‘Genesis Invitational’, leading by Kim Young-soo, Kim Joo-hyeong (21. Nike), Kim Si-woo (28. CJ Logistics), Lim Seong-jae (25. CJ Logistics), and Lee Kyung-hoon (32. CJ Logistics) are the signboards of Korean men’s golf. they all participate It is a great opportunity to literally test the capabilities of Korean men’s golf, so many golf fans are paying attention.