Cho Woo-young reached the top of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour. It is the first amateur championship in 10 years.
Cho Woo-young hit a 5 under par 67 in the final 4th round of the Korean Tour Golf Zone Open (total prize money of 700 million won) held at Jeju Golf Zone County Ora (par 72) on the 23rd.
He recorded 1 eagle, 4 birdies and 1 bogey.
With this, Cho Woo-young recorded a final total of 8 under par and 280 strokes, beating second place Kim Dong-min by 4 strokes and winning the championship.
It is the first time in 10 years that an amateur player has won the Korean Tour since Lee Chang-woo of Dongbu Fire Promy Open in September 2013. It is also the 10th overall. 메이저놀이터
Cho Woo-young, born in 2001 and attending Korea National University of Physical Education, was selected as a representative of the Hangzhou Asian Games and is about to compete this fall.
As the Asian Games were postponed for a year in the aftermath of Corona 19, the professional conversion was also postponed to participate in the tournament.
Amateur player Cho Woo-young won the championship, and the prize money of 140 million won was taken by Kim Dong-min in second place.
Cho Woo-young, who entered the final round in 3rd place, 1 stroke behind the joint leader group, caught 2 birdies up to the 4th hole and took the lead alone, and did not miss the 1st place.
Kang Gyeong-nam and Kim Min-kyu were tied for third place (3 under par, 285 strokes).
Jang Yu-bin, who will participate in the Hangzhou Asian Games with Cho Woo-young, tied for 5th place (2 under par, 286 strokes) with Park Eun-shin and Choi Seung-bin.
Ahn Seong-hyun, a junior high school amateur born in 2009, performed well with a tie for 35th place (6 over par, 294 strokes).