Choi Ho-seong (50), famous for his ‘fisherman swing’, tied for the lead in the 3rd round of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour SK Telecom Open (total prize money of 1.3 billion won).
In the third round of the tournament held at the Pinx Golf Club (par 71) in Seogwipo, Jeju on the 20th, Choi Ho-seong shot a 4-under-par 67 for a median total of 11-under 202.
Choi Ho-seong, co-leader with Baek Seok-hyun, will challenge for a total of 3 wins on the Korean Tour 12 years after winning the Lake Hills Open in 2011.
Choi Ho-seong, who also won three wins in Japan Professional Golf (JGTO), won the last championship at the Heiwa PGM Championship in 2019. He aims to win the championship in 4 years through Korea and Japan.
Choi Ho-seong said, “It feels good to be on this stage with young players. Although I’m old, I always want to overcome my limitations, as the saying goes, ‘going against time’. I wonder when and where it will go,” he said.
Baek Seok-hyun, who led the first and second rounds, lost a stroke in the third round, but maintained the lead for all three days and had a chance to win his first Korean Tour title with a wire tour wire win.
Baek Seok-hyeon, who got married in December of last year, said, “This is the first time I have been caught on TV since getting married. My wife is watching the game with her mother-in-law at home, and I am happy to show that ‘I am this kind of person’,” he said.
Korean-Canadian Lee Tae-hoon finished third with a 10-under par, and Lee Tae-hee, Lee Jae-kyung, Kim Sung-yong, Kim Woo-hyeon, and Park Gyeong-nam tied for fourth place with a 9-under par.
Choi Kyung-ju, who passed the 20th cut, took 4 birdies without a bogey, raising her ranking to 15th with a total of 5 under par.
Choi Kyung-joo said, “I’m a little disappointed with the putt, but I’m happy that the second and third rounds were bogey-free.” 토스카지노
Defending champion Kim Bio also cut 5 strokes to finish in a tie for 15th place with Choi Kyung-ju.