Kim Joo-hyung (21) won the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour Sony Open (total prize money) held at the Waialay Country Club (par 70, 7,044 yards) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA for four days from the 13th (hereafter Korean time). 7.9 million dollars), and 안전놀이터 is ranked 14th in the world among 144 players.
As of last week, Jordan Spieth (USA), who was ranked 14th in the world, was the ‘top ranker’, but in the rankings announced this week, Kim Joo-hyung rose to 14th and Spieth went down to 15th.
In addition, Kim Joo-hyung, who entered the ‘Top 5’ with a tie for 5th in the first competition of the new year, became 3rd in the FedEx Cup points ranking. As Seamus Power (Ireland) and Max Homa (USA), who placed first and second in this category, did not participate, Kim Joo-hyung also ranked highest among the participants in the FedEx Cup.
Keegan Bradley (USA), who ran first in prize money for the 2022-23 season by the end of the year, came down to second place in prize money as the performance of the first tournament of the new year (34th alone) was reflected, and Kim Joo-hyung kept his fourth place.
Joo-hyung Kim will tee off with Bradley and Mackenzie Hughes (Canada) on the 1st hole at 7:30 am on the 13th.
All three lifted the championship trophy this season. After Hughes won the Sanderson Farms Championship in the first week of October last year, Kim Joo-hyung took the top spot at the Shriner’s Children’s Open, and Bradley ended the championship drought at the Jojo Championship, the very next tournament.
Hughes, who finished tied for 21st in the Sentry last week, is now 6th in the FedEx Cup rankings and 7th in season money. 안전놀이터
Kim Joo-hyung is going to the Sony Open for the first time. Bradley finished tied for 12th last year and missed the cut in 2021. Hughes did not participate last year, but was tied for 19th in 2021.