There is also ‘Team Kim’ in Korean men’s golf. Kim Si-woo (28) and Kim Joo-hyeong (21), who emerged as the ‘strongest Korean duo’ by playing an active part in the Presidents Cup last year, will team up to win the championship this year at the PGA Tour Zurich Classic, a two-person team match. . Will there be another hot ceremony?
The tournament will be held at TPC Louisiana (par 72) in Avondale, Louisiana, USA for four days from the 21st (Korean time). The 1st and 3rd rounds are a four-ball method, in which each player plays with their own ball to get a better score as a team score, and the 2nd and 4th rounds are a foursome game in which two players alternately play one ball. A total of 80 teams, including Kim Si-woo and Kim Joo-hyung, will challenge for the championship.토토사이트
Prior to the opening, the PGA Tour announced a power ranking predicting the winner, and Kim Si-woo and Kim Joo-hyung ranked 7th. The first place was taken by the “defending champion” Xander Chopley and Patrick Cantley (above the United States).
Kim Si-woo and Kim Joo-hyeong teamed up in the Presidents Cup four-ball match held in September last year and won a thrilling come-from-behind victory over Cantlay and Shopley by one hole. At that time, the hot ceremony in which Kim Joo-hyung throws his hat on the green after winning and roars was selected as the best scene in the Presidents Cup. Coincidentally, the two face Cantley and Shopley Joe in the first round of the tournament. It starts from Hall 1 at 2:44 a.m. on the 21st, Korean time.
Ahead of the tournament, Kim Si-woo said, “I’m looking forward to playing with Tom (Kim Joo-hyung) this week. We had so much fun at the Presidents Cup last year and I think we can have a good time this week as well.” They fit well and the team play is good, so I think there will be good results in this tournament if we just have fun and show each other’s skills to the fullest.”
Kim Joo-hyung said, “Siwoo-hyung and I have been talking about going (to the tournament) together for a long time,” and “Because we got along well at the Presidents Cup, we decided to team up without hesitation, and I think we’ll be able to play happily.”
The two were the only Korean players to win one each on the PGA Tour this season. Kim Joo-hyung won the Shriners Children’s Open in October last year, and Kim Si-woo reached the top at the Sony Open held in Hawaii in January this year.
Another Korean duo participating in the tournament is Seonghyun Kim and Byeonghun Ahn, and Bae Sangmoon and Sunghoon Kang. Im Seong-jae is paired with Keith Mitchell (USA), and Roh Seung-yeol is paired with Korean-American Michael Kim. All rounds of the tournament will be broadcast live by JTBC Golf & Sports, and you can watch the first round of the tournament from 4 am on the 21st.