In addition to the United States, England and Korea are the countries with the most active players on the PGA Tour.
The PGA Tour held a seminar today (2nd) at The Plaza in Jung-gu, Seoul, and said, “As of the 2022-2023 season, Korea has the third largest number of PGA Tour players on the tour with 9 players.” “Korea is an important cooperation in the PGA Tour. partner,” he said.
According to the PGA Tour, excluding the United States, where the tour headquarters is located, England has the most players with 11 players, Korea has 9 players, and Australia and Canada each have 8 players.
In Korea, 9 players are active on the PGA Tour (including conditional seeding): Kim Joo-hyung, Lim Seong-jae, Lee Kyung-hoon, Kim Si-woo, Kim Seong-hyun, Ahn Byung-hun, Kang Sung-hoon, Noh Seung-yeol, and Bae Sang-moon.
The seminar was attended by Lee Seung-ho, CEO of the PGA Tour Asia Pacific, and Chua Chu-tsang (Malaysia) Asia Media General Manager.
Lee Seung-ho, CEO, said, “The PGA Tour will continue strategic partnerships with the DP World Tour, as well as the Korea, Japan, Australia, South Africa, and India tours to provide prize money and opportunities to earn world ranking points.” We will be able to announce tours and plans for mid- to long-term cooperation soon.”
When asked about the possibility of hosting the PGA Tour and the LIV series sponsored by Saudi Arabian capital, Lee Seung-ho said, “There are already competitions such as the Presidents Cup and the Ryder Cup, and fans cannot pay more attention to other tournaments.” There are a lot of interesting contents like this,” he said in effect, expressing a negative position.
Regarding the timing of the CJ Cup, he said,크크크벳 “We are currently discussing,” adding, “We are discussing to find a solution suitable for CJ, a global company, and we will announce the results when they come out.”
Founded in 2017 as the first PGA Tour regular event held in Korea, The CJ Cup was held in Jeju Island until 2019, and moved to the United States from 2020 after COVID-19.
As the PGA Tour changed its season system from January to August from 2024, The CJ Cup, which was held every October, will not be held this year, and will be held in 2024.