The ‘total prize money of 1.5 billion won’ Woori Finance Championship kicks off.
The Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Woori Finance Championship (total prize money of 1.5 billion won, prize money of 300 million won for the winner) will be held at the East-West course (par 72, 7232 yards) at Ferrum Club in Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do for four days from the 11th. This tournament, which is in its second year this year, is expected to be more competitive as it is the tournament with the highest prize money on the Korean Tour along 카지노사이트with the KPGA Championship and the Genesis Championship.
Im Seong-jae, who is active on the American Professional Golf (PGA) tour, is drawing attention. It is the first time in about 3 years and 7 months since the Genesis Championship in October 2019 that Im Seong-jae will participate in the KPGA Korean Tour. Lim Seong-jae said, “It was regrettable that the opportunity to show in front of domestic fans last year was canceled due to Corona 19. I am very happy to be able to show a good appearance in front of domestic fans by participating in the Woori Finance Championship this year.” “I will show my best play in front of the fans. First of all, I want to challenge the championship competition with good play with the goal of passing the preliminary round.”
Along with Lim Seong-jae, Cho Woo-young and Jang Yu-bin, who are participating as representatives of the Hangzhou Asian Games, will also participate in this tournament. This is the first time that the other three of the four Taegeuk warriors, excluding Kim Si-woo, have gathered in one place. Jo Woo-young heated up the tour by recording his first amateur championship in 10 years at the Golfzon Open held in April. As the event is being held by Woori Financial Group, the sponsor, more attention is drawn to it.
Seven players from the Woori Financial Group golf team, including amateur Jo Woo-young, Lee Jun-seok, Hwang Jung-gon, Park Jun-hong, Lee Su-min, Jo Min-gyu, and Yoon Seong-ho, will mobilize to win the main sponsor tournament.
Hee-Min Jang, the first champion and defending champion, will challenge for a second straight victory in the tournament. Jang Hee-min said, “This is the most important tournament this year. I want to play with confidence because it is a tournament where I have experienced winning,” he said. “I will do my best to defend the title.”
Jeong Chan-min, who won his first career win at the GS Caltex Maekyung Open last week, will challenge for two weeks in a row with a long shot and sophistication.
Kim Dong-min, who is running at the top of Genesis points, is also a candidate for the championship. Kim Dong-min, who finished runner-up at the Golfzon Open, continued his steady performance and led the team ranking championship (NH Nonghyup Bank) at the GS Caltex Maekyung Open last week.
Park Sang-hyun, a leading player on the Korean Tour, challenges to win the championship with momentum at the beginning of the season.