The GS Caltex Maekyung Open is a tournament hosted by the Korea Golf Association, and all national team players are mobilized. Ten amateur players,토스카지노 including six national team members, will participate in this year’s tournament, which will be held at Namseoul Golf Course in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, for four days from the 4th.
The youngest player among them is Ahn Seong-hyun, the youngest member of the national team, born in 2009. He is now only 14 years old.
This year’s tournament, which marks its 42nd, will also feature Choi Sang-ho, a living legend of Korean men’s golf. Born on January 4, 1955, Choi Sang-ho is 68 years old.
The age difference between the two players is 54 years old. Even if the strong mountain changes, it is to have a shot showdown with a long time difference that has changed five times.
There is a very interesting grouping in terms of age at this tournament.
It is the ‘legendary group’ with Choi Sang-ho, Kim Jong-deok and Choi Ho-seong. Kim Jong-deok, born on June 4, 1961, is 61 years old, and Choi Ho-seong, born on September 23, 1973, is 49 years old. The sum of the ages of these three players makes them 178 years old. The living witnesses of Korean men’s golf will compete against each other with the goal of passing the cut in the first and second rounds.
Choi Sang-ho holds the two oldest records in men’s golf, both at the GS Caltex Maekyung Open. First of all, on May 29, 2005, at the age of 50 years, 4 months and 25 days, he lifted the championship cup. He is the oldest player in men’s golf who has been unbroken for 16 years. Choi Sang-ho, who debuted in 1978, has a career record of 43 wins, the most in men’s golf, starting with the Yeoju Open that year.
The record for passing the cut as the oldest belongs to Choi Sang-ho. It is also a record set at the GS Caltex Maekyung Open. Choi Sang-ho passed the cut at the age of 62 years, 4 months and 1 day in the 2017 tournament.
If Choi Sang-ho passes the cut this time, he will set a ‘record of iron castle’ that no one will be able to come close to for the time being.
However, there is a player who is slowly approaching Choi Sang-ho’s record. It is Kim Jong-deok who is still shooting sharp shots even in his 60s, including last year’s Champions Tour prize money winner.
Currently, Kim Jong-deok is the second oldest player after Choi Sang-ho in the record for passing the oldest cut. At last year’s KPGA Championship, Kim Jong-deok passed the cut at the age of 61 years and 8 days.
Even if he passes the cut at this year’s GS Caltex Maekyung Open, he won’t break his record for the oldest, but he can break the record for the second oldest he holds.
68-year-old Choi Sang-ho, 61-year-old Kim Jong-deok, and 14-year-old Ahn Seong-hyeon are also age is just a number in the ‘war to pass the cut’.