During their honeymoon, they even won a prize of 1.7 billion won in front of the ‘bride’, so is there a more dramatic victory than this? ‘New groom’ Kim Si-woo (28) lifted the winning trophy at the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour Sony Open. The joy was doubled as it was the first tournament she participated in after welcoming Oh Ji-hyeon (27) of the KLPGA tour as her life partner, and she also won on her honeymoon.
On the 16th (Korean time), on the final day of the tournament held at Waialae Country Club (par 70) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Kim Si-woo hit 6 under par 64 and won the championship by one stroke over Hayden Berkeley (USA) with a final total of 18 under par 262 strokes. . It is the first time in 15 years that a Korean player has won the Sony Open since Choi Gyeong-ju (53) in 2008.
Kim Si-woo, who passed the PGA Tour Qualifying School in 2012 as the youngest (17 years, 5 months, 6 days), achieved his fourth tour victory with this victory. He previously won the Wyndham Championship in August 2016, the Players Championship in May 2017 and the American Express in January 2021. The prize money for winning this tournament is 1,422,000 dollars (approximately 1.75 billion won).
Siwoo Kim got married in Seoul on December 18 last year. ‘Bride’ Oh Ji-hyeon is a star with seven wins on the KLPGA tour. After the wedding, the couple rested at their house in Dallas, Texas, USA, and stayed in Hawaii since last week for a honeymoon.카지노사이트
Kim Si-woo started the game with the support of his wife, Oh Ji-hyun, who visited the venue that day. Kim Si-woo, who entered the final round in a tie for 5th place, 3 strokes behind the lead, caught 3 consecutive birdies in holes 1 to 3 and started a fierce pursuit. Afterwards, Berkeley tied for first place while committing a bogey on hole 11 (par 3), and succeeded in a birdie on hole 12 (par 4), hitting first place alone. Following the 12th, the birdie on the 17th hole (par 3) became a big driving force.
In the flow of chasing and chasing, the game was split on the 18th hole (par 5). Kim Si-woo’s tee shot, which flew 283 yards, went into the bunker. Kim Si-woo, who left 236 yards to the pin, succeeded in two-on with an iron. He missed an eagle putt unfortunately, but easily caught a birdie and finished with a sole lead. On the other hand, Berkeley’s birdie putt missed, and Kim Si-woo’s victory was confirmed. After the game first, Kim Si-woo, who was watching Berkeley’s game on the practice green, raised his hand and cheered, and Oh Ji-hyun, who was waiting for the result together, was moved and cried.
After the match, Kim Si-woo said in a video interview with domestic reporters, “I don’t think it could get any better than this.”
Oh Ji-hyun decided to put an end to her domestic tour life and for the time being, she decided to focus on her family life as ‘Kim Si-woo’s wife’. Oh Ji-hyun said, “I thought she would have fun, but she was so nervous and nervous.” She continued, “We plan to attend all competitions together in the future.”
Kim Si-woo will participate in the American Express held in La Quinta, California from the 19th. Having won this tournament two years ago, he said, “It’s a tournament with good memories,” and promised, “I will do my best to achieve good results.”