‘New groom’ Kim Si-woo “Honey, I won the come-from-behind victory”

It is a come-from-behind victory for ‘new groom’ Kim Si-woo.

Kim Si-woo drove 6 under par on the final day of the 2022/2023 Sony Open (total prize money of $7.9 million) of the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour, which ended on the 15th (local time) at Waialei Country Club (par 70, 7044 yards) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He finished with a one-stroke win (18 under par, 262 strokes). It is the 4th overall win in 2 years since winning the American Express in January 2021, and the winning prize is $1.422 million (approximately 1.76 billion won).

Kim Si-woo started from a tie for 5th place by 3 strokes and tied 8 birdies and 2 bogeys. After creating excitement with three consecutive birdies on holes 1 to 3, the ‘3 putt bogey’ on hole 6 (par 4) was immediately recovered with a birdie on hole 7 (par 3). He committed a bogey by mistake in the approach on the 8th hole (par 4), but made a birdie lightly with ‘2 on 2 putts’ on the 9th hole (par 5). In hole 12 (par 4), he succeeded in putting a 3m birdie and occupied the top of the Gearco leaderboard.

Kim Si-woo gained strength with a ‘chip in birdie’ on the 17th hole (par 3), and finished the last hole 18 (par 5) with a birdie, resulting in a thrilling come-from-behind victory. An exciting long hit with an average of 322.6 yards and an 83.33% green hit rate were outstanding.

Kim Si-woo is a ‘Korean golf prodigy’ who started playing golf at the age of 6. When he was in the 5th grade at Gyodong Elementary School in Sokcho, Gangwon-do, he was selected as a national team member, and when he entered high school, he took an ‘elite course’, such as becoming a national team member. In 2012, he passed the PGA Tour Qualifying (Q) School at the age of 17, but rather was caught by the ‘age limit (18 years old)’ rule and could not properly pitch and went down to the Korn Ferry (Part 2) tour.

Kim Si-woo returned to the PGA Tour the following year after qualifying for 10th place in the Corn Ferry Tour prize money rankings in 2015 and won his first win at the Wyndham Championship in August. went up

After that, he went downhill and collected the championship trophy at American Express in 3 years and 8 months. Kim Si-woo went to the Tokyo Olympics in 2021, and in September of last year, he made a strong impression by showing off his outstanding skills at the Presidents Cup, a men’s golf competition between the US team and the international team excluding Europe. He recorded the best record of 3 wins and 1 loss among Korean players, beating Justin Thomas (USA) by one hole in the singles match on the final day.

Siwoo Kim became a ‘sold out man’ on the 18th of last month. He married Oh Ji-hyun, who won 7 career victories on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) Tour. The two players have known each other while playing for the national team during their junior days. In August of last year, they revealed that they were dating and became an official ‘professional golfer couple’. He moved into a new home in Dallas, Texas, USA. Kim Si-woo, who went on a honeymoon to Hawaii, climbed to the top with Oh Ji-hyun’s on-site support and added meaning. 바카라

Hayden Berkeley (USA), who had been leading by 2 strokes until the previous day, reduced 2 strokes, but was satisfied with the 2nd place (17 under par, 263 strokes). It is his personal best result, surpassing a tie for 4th at the Sanderson Farms Championship in October 2021. Last year’s runner-up Russell Henry (USA) tied for 32nd (9 under par, 271 strokes), and defending champion Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) tied for 48th (7 under par, 273 strokes).

In Korea, Ahn Byeong-hoon swept 4 birdies (1 bogey). He raised the rankings to a tie for 12th (12 under par 268 strokes). Rookie Kim Seong-hyeon also joined this group with a 2 under par. Lee Kyung-hoon finished the tournament tied for 28th (10 under par, 270 strokes). On the PGA Tour, the American Express (total prize money of 8 million dollars) will be held in La Quinta, California, USA for four days from the 19th.

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