Choi Kyung-joo (53), who is appearing in the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour for the first time this year, on the first day of the SK Telecom Open (total prize money of 1.3 billion won) Jeong Chan-min (24), the “Korea’s John Rahm”, and defending champion Kim Bio ( 33) to play with.

In the 1st and 2nd round groupings of the tournament announced by the KPGA Korean Tour on the 16th, Kyung-Joo Choi, along with Chan-Min Jeong and Bio Kim, will tee off at the 1st hole at 12:02 noon on the 18th.

The tournament will be held at Jeju Pinx Golf Club for four days from the 18th.

Choi Kyung-ju, who has been active as a signboard of Korean men’s professional golf, tied for 7th in the tournament last year and is still showing off his rust-free skills. He will challenge for his 4th career victory in this tournament after winning in 2003, 2005 and 2008.

Jung Chan-min, whom he plays with, is a rising star in men’s golf, which has emerged like a comet this year. Chan-Min Jung, who had not achieved remarkable results since his debut last year, rose to stardom by winning the GS Caltex Maekyung Open earlier this month. In particular, he is compared to John Rahm (Spain), a long hitter who represents the American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour, thanks to his appearance with a beard and a ‘native giant’ who hits the maximum distance of 400 yards.안전놀이터

A big match took place on the first day with Choi Kyung-ju and Jeong Chan-min joining Kim Bio, who is challenging to win the tournament for the second year in a row.

In addition, Lee Tae-hee (39), who has 4 wins in total, teed off at the 1st hole at 12:13 p.m. with Kim Min-hwi (31) and national representative Song Min-hyeok (19), who are active on the PGA Conferry Tour in the US, and won the KPGA Korean Tour Genesis Grand Prize last year. Winner Kim Young-soo (34) tees off at the 10th hole at 7:12 a.m. along with Seo Yo-seop (27) and Choi Jin-ho (39).

The SK Telecom Open, which marks its 26th this year, will feature a total of 147 players, including three national team members, and determine the winner with 4 rounds of 72-hole stroke play.

The winner receives a prize of 260 million won, a 4-year Korean Tour seed, and 1,200 Genesis points.

In this competition, various AI-based technologies of SK Telecom, the organizer, will be applied to provide a fresh experience for fans watching the competition through TV and mobile broadcasting and fans visiting the competition site to enjoy the competition more conveniently and fun

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