Thursday Sep 21, 2023

A tank that does not rust, Kyung-Joo Choi, 2 strokes behind the leader at the Sony Open

 Correspondent Park Dae-ro = Korea’s eldest male golfer, ‘Tank’ Kyung-ju Choi (53) showed off his rust-free skills at the tournament he won in 2008.

Kyung-Joo Choi recorded a 4 under par 66 in the first round of the PGA Tour Sony Open (total prize money: $7.9 million) held at the Waialei Country Club (par 70) in Honolulu, Hawaii on the 13th (Korean time) to enter the top ranks. did.

Choi Kyung-ju caught 5 birdies that day and committed only 1 bogey.

Choi Kyung-ju, who won the event in 2008, chased co-leaders Jordan Spieth and Chris Kirk by two strokes with a 6 under par.

After the match, Choi Kyung-joo said, “Actually, I didn’t qualify to compete this week, but Sony gave me a special invitation, so I think I did well in the first round.” It happened. I had a fun round while thinking about it at that time,” he said.

Choi Kyung-joo continued, “Of course, I made a few mistakes, but I think I covered them well with putts. It was generally easy to read the greens today, but I think God helped me.” I will deliver good grades with the mindset of repaying him.” 슬롯사이트

Regarding the Korean juniors, he commented, “There were almost no Korean players in the PGA 10 years ago, but now there are 7 or 8 Korean players doing well,” and “I am happy that they seem to be practicing hard.”

“Last year’s Presidents Cup, I wonder if many (Korean players) will appear on the tour,” he said. “I think many players will enter the world’s top 50 this year, so I’m really happy. I will,” he said.


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