‘Presidents Cup Duo’ Kim Joo-hyung and Kim Si-woo challenge to win the Zurich Classic

Kim Joo-hyung (21) and Kim Si-woo (28), who showed fantastic teamwork at last year’s Presidents Cup, came together again to win the PGA Tour Zurich Classic (total prize money of 8.6 million dollars) held in a pair match.

Kim Joo-hyung and Kim Si-woo will participate as a group in this tournament held at TPC Louisiana (par 72) in Avondale, Louisiana, USA for four days from the 21st (Korean time). This tournament, in which PGA Tour players compete in teams of two, includes four-ball (rounds 1 and 3), in which two players each play with a ball and the better performance is scored, and foursome (two players alternately hitting one ball). , 4 rounds).카지노사이트

Kim Joo-hyung and Kim Si-woo formed a team in the four-ball match held on the third day of the Presidents Cup last year and defeated Patrick Cantley-Zander Shopley, who was called the strongest duo of the US team, by one hole. The US Golf Channel also included Kim Joo-hyung’s 3m winning putt in the 18th hole (par 4) at the time as a ‘great putt of 2022’. Kim Joo-hyung, who made this putt, has since emerged as a star that the PGA Tour pays attention to.

The PGA Tour picked this pair of Kim Joo-hyung and Kim Si-woo as candidates for the championship and placed them at 7th place in the power rankings. Coincidentally, the first team to win this tournament is the Cantley-Shopley team they defeated in the Presidents Cup. Cantlay-Shopley set a new record for the least stroke in the tournament last year with 29 under par 259 strokes and will be the defending champion this year.

“Iron Man” Lim Seong-jae (25) will compete in a pair with Keith Mitchell (USA) instead of Ahn Byeong-hoon, who has been his partner for the past two years. The two ranked 4th in the power rankings. Ahn Byung-hun (32) formed a pair with Kim Seong-hyeon (25), Bae Sang-moon (37) paired with Kang Seong-hun (36), and Roh Seung-yeol (32) paired with Korean-American Michael Kim (30).