Siwoo Kim, who won the Sony Open, is expected to be in the top 50 in the world rankings.. Korean players increase to 24 wins
Kim Si-woo (27) is expected to rise to the top 50 in the world rankings by winning the PGA Tour Sony Open (total prize money: 7.9 million dollars).
The PGA Tour announced on the 16th that Siwoo Kim, who won the world rankings announced after the Sony Open, which was held at Waialei Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, would move up to the top 50. Last week’s ranking was 84th. The official announcement will come after the records are tallied.
Kim Si-woo hit 6 under par 64 in the final 4 rounds that day, recording a final total of 18 under par 262, winning the thrilling come-from-behind championship by one stroke over Hayden Berkeley (USA).
Kim Si-woo, who won the championship in about two years after American Express in January 2021, won his fourth personal career victory. 카지노
Kim Si-woo, who passed the PGA Qualifying School in 2012 as the youngest (17 years, 5 months, 6 days old), has participated in 220 games up to this tournament, winning 4 and achieving top 10 26 times. He has made five appearances this season, recording one win and two top-ten finishes.
His winning prize was 1.422 million dollars (approximately 1.76 billion won), and the FedEx Cup points ranking for the season rose to 8th.
With Kim Si-woo’s victory, the number of joint wins by Korean players on the PGA Tour increased to 24. Choi Kyung-joo took first place with the most wins with 8 wins, while Kim Si-woo had 4 wins, Yang Yong-eun, Lim Seong-jae, Bae Sang-moon, Lee Gyeong-hoon, and Kim Joo-hyung added 2 wins each, and Kang Seong-hun and Noh Seung-yeol added 1 win each.
It is the second time that a Korean player has won the Sony Open since Choi Kyung-ju in 2008.