Lee Gyeong-hoon, runner-up at the Phoenix Open two years ago, “I like competitions with many strong opponents”

“I like competitions with many outstanding players.”

Lee Kyung-hoon (32), who finished runner-up at the 2021 PGA Tour WM Phoenix Open, pledged to do well ahead of the tournament.

Lee Kyung-hoon said in an interview with the PGA Tour on the 9th, “There are a lot of outstanding players coming out this week. I like tournaments with such a strong roster. And I’m looking forward to it because I did well in this tournament two years ago.” . 

The tournament opens on the 10th (Korean time) at TPC Scottsdale (par 71) in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. 

The Phoenix Open is called the ‘golf liberation zone’ because drinking, cheering, and booing are allowed in the gallery. In particular, this year, the total prize money has risen from 8.7 million dollars last year to 20 million dollars this year, upgrading it to a ‘special event’. 온라인카지노

Lee Kyung-hoon, who tied for second place in the cheers of the gallery in 2021, said, “There are so many people. I’m very nervous. But if I show a good game, I’m looking forward to it because it’s a competition that gets a lot of response.” 

Next, Lee Kyung-hoon expressed his determination, saying, “I putt well during the runner-up. I think it is important to read the green well and make a good putt. Everything should be good, but I think I need to pay special attention to the putt.” 

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), No. 2 Scotty Scheffler (USA), and No. 3 Jon Rahm (Spain) participated in this event, and 18 of the top 20 players in the world voted to participate. 

Among Korean players, attention is drawn to Kim Joo-hyung (21), who is ranked 14th in the world. Kim Si-woo (28) and Lim Seong-jae (25), who got married side by side in December last year, are also aiming for the championship in this competition.

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