PGA Insurance Open opens on the 26th… Lim Seong-jae, Kim Si-woo, Kim Seong-hyeon, etc. sortie

World No. 3 Jon Rahm (Spain), who is recording two consecutive victories by lifting the championship trophy on the American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour American Express, is challenging for three consecutive victories.

According to the PGA on the 24th, the PGA Farmers Insurance Open (total prize money of 8.7 million dollars) will be held on the 26th (Korean time) at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California, USA.

Usually, the PGA Tour tournament starts on Wednesday, the 25th, and ends on Saturday, the 28th, which is one day earlier than the local time from Thursday to Sunday. This is to avoid overlapping with the National Football League (NFL) Conference Championship game scheduled for the 29th.

In this tournament, rounds 1 and 2 will be played on the Torrey Pines South Course (par 72, 7765 yards) and North Course (par 72, 7258 yards), followed by rounds 3 and 4 on the South Course.

Yon Ram (Spain), who won both competitions in 2023, is the strongest candidate for victory in this competition. Ram, who showed a particularly strong aspect at Torrey Pines Golf Course, previously won the tournament in 2017, placed 5th for 4 years from 2019 to last year, and finished runner-up, maintaining a high rank at the Farmers Insurance Open every year.

Ram won both the Sentry Tournament of Champions and the American Express, which he participated in this year, and collected 4.14 million dollars (approximately 5.11 billion won) in prize money from winning the two tournaments alone. Previously, he had reached the top in DP World Tour events such as the Spanish Open in October last year and the Tour Championship in December.

Not only Ram, but also last year’s Farmers Insurance Open winner Luke List, Xander Chopley (6th), Will Jaratoris (7th), Colin Morikawa (8th), Justin Thomas (9th), and other top players in the world will participate. attend in large numbers 카지노

As for Korean players, Lim Seong-jae (25), Kim Si-woo (28), Kim Seong-hyeon (25), An Byeong-hun (32), and Noh Seung-yeol (32) will participate. Im Seong-jae, who finished sixth at last year’s Farmers Insurance Open, is expected to perform well in this year’s event as well.

Kim Joo-hyung (21), who tied for 6th place in the American Express, which finished on the 22nd, is absent. However, Kim Joo-hyung will participate in the PIF Saudi International (total prize money of 5 million dollars) before the opening of the Asian Tour 2023 season held in Saudi Arabia in early February.

Meanwhile, during this period, the DP World Tour Hero Dubai Desert Classic (total prize money of 9 million dollars) will be held in Dubai, UAE.

Saudi Arabia’s capital, including world No. 1 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), Abraham Anser (Mexico), Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood (above England), Patrick Reed (USA), Henrik Stenson (Sweden), etc. Athletes from the sponsored LIV series will participate.

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