New groom’ Kim Si-woo (28) achieved a thrilling come-from-behind victory at the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour Sony Open (total prize money of 7.9 million dollars).

Kim Si-woo hit 6 under par 64 with 8 birdies and 2 bogeys in the 4th round on the final day of the tournament held at Waialei Country Club (par 70, 7,044 yards) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA on the 16th (Korean time).

Kim Si-woo, who recorded a final total of 18 under par 262 strokes, beat Hayden Berkeley (USA) by one stroke and reached the top.

Kim Si-woo, who won the Wyndham Championship in August 2016, the Players Championship in May 2017, and the American Express in January 2021, added a multiplier in two years and achieved four wins on the tour.

The prize money for winning this tournament is 1.422 million dollars (approximately 1.75 billion won).

Kim Si-woo, who married Oh Ji-hyeon (27), who won 7 victories on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) tour in December last year, had a happy ending with this victory.

Oh Ji-hyeon, the ‘new bride’, also visited the venue that day and watched Si-woo Kim’s come-from-behind winning show together.

It is the first time in 15 years that a Korean player has won the Sony Open since Choi Gyeong-ju (53) in 2008 and Kim Si-woo this year.

In the 2021 competition, Korean player Kevin Na (USA) reached the top.

Kim Si-woo was tied for 5th place, 3 strokes behind the leader until the 3rd round, but jumped into the competition for the lead by catching 3 consecutive birdies in holes 1 to 3.

Siwoo Kim, who had consecutive birdie opportunities in holes 4 and 5, but failed to save them and did not rise to the joint lead, tied for first place when Berkeley committed a bogey in hole 11 (par 3), and tied for first place with a birdie in hole 12 (par 4). stitched on top

After that, 메이저사이트 a fierce battle for the lead continued with Kim Si-woo and Berkeley.

First, when Berkeley put a birdie putt at a distance of about 4.8m on the 16th hole (par 4) and ran away as the sole lead by one stroke, Kim Si-woo, who played in the previous group, immediately succeeded in a chip-in birdie on the 17th hole (par 3). Again tied for 1st place.

As Berkeley finished the 17th hole with a par, the game was split on the remaining 18th hole (par 5).

Kim Si-woo, who played first, put the second shot on the green, and the eagle putt, which was attempted from a distance of about 12.5m, went slightly to the left, but it was attached to the side of the hole 30cm and reduced one stroke.

Buckley, who was champion Joe, shot the second shot to the rough around the green, and sent the ball over the green with the third shot, but the remaining distance was about 3.6m, which was not easy.

In the end, Berkeley’s birdie putt missed slightly, and Kim Si-woo’s victory was confirmed.

Kim Si-woo, who has 4 wins in total, kept the 2nd place in the category of ‘most wins by a Korean player on the PGA Tour’, following Choi Kyung-ju, who has 8 wins.

Yang Yong-eun, Bae Sang-moon, Lim Seong-jae, Lee Kyung-hun, and Kim Joo-hyung won two wins each.

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