‘The season of golf’ is back… Who is the best old man/singer who wrote KPGA history?￼
What creates the most stories in sports is the veteran and the new. Veterans allow fans to reminisce about past memories. Shinsung gives fans a glimpse of a new future and gives them excitement. This is also why the record for the oldest and youngest records is important.
Golf is no exception. Now, the start of the season is just around the corner. The American Men’s Professional Golf (PGA) and American Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) tour stages are already in full swing overseas, and they are preparing for the tournament in Korea as well. In that respect, it is very meaningful to find out the oldest and youngest winners in the past.
First of all, the oldest winner in KPGA history is Choi Sang-ho (68). Choi Sang-ho won the championship at the age of 50 years, 4 months and 25 days at the ‘KT&G Maekyung Open’ on May 29, 2005.
The youngest winner is Kim Joo-hyeong (21. Nike), the current leader of Korean men’s golf. Kim Joo-hyung reported his first win on the tour at the age of 18 years and 21 months at the 2020 KPGA Gunsan CC Open. Kim Joo-hyung won the’SK Telecom Open’ at the age of 18 years, 11 months, and 22 days in 2021, the following year after winning the’KPGA Gunsan CC Open’, and achieved two wins, the youngest ever.
The oldest subject and the youngest subject are the same. This is because the impact of the oldest and the youngest has been directly linked to the target audience. Choi Sang-ho was 40 years, 9 months and 25 days old in 1995 when he won the grand prize. Kim Joo-hyung, who was the first teenager in his teens last year to hold the ‘Genesis Grand Prize’ in his arms, is 19 years, 4 months and 17 days old, leaving his name as the youngest grand prize winner.
The oldest rookie king is Lee Won-joon (38. Webcash Group), who won the ‘Castelbazak Rookie Award (Myeongchul Award)’ at the age of 35 years and 16 days in 2020. The youngest rookie of the year is Lee Jung-hoon (38), who became the rookie of the year at the age of 19 years and 18 days in 2004.
On the other hand, in addition to winning and grand prizes, various interesting records exist in KPGA. First of all, it is a section that passes the cut. The oldest cut pass is Choi Sang-ho, who passed the cut at the ’36th GS Caltex Maekyung Open’ on May 5, 2017 at the age of 62 years, 4 months and 1 day. 온라인바카라
The youngest to pass the cut is Ahn Seong-hyun (14.A), who succeeded in passing the cut at the age of 13 years, 3 months and 19 days at the 2022’Biz Play Electronic Newspaper Open’. Ahn Seong-hyun participated in the opening game of ’17th DB Insurance Open’ last year at the age of 12 years, 11 months and 16 days, setting a record as the youngest player ever to participate.
Choi Kwang-soo (63), who won two wins at the age of 45 years, 7 months and 3 days, at the 2005 “Gaya Open” and “Kolon Hana Bank Korea Open” has the “oldest two wins in one season.”
Kim Gyeong-tae (37. Shinhan Financial Group), who won two consecutive victories at the age of 20 years, 8 months and 3 days, was the youngest to win two consecutive championships at the 2007 season opener ‘Tomato Savings Bank Open’ and the second tournament ’26th GS Caltex Maekyung Open’. group). The youngest amateur champion is Kim Dae-seop (42), who won at the age of 17 years, 2 months and 20 days at the ‘Kolon Cup 41st Korea Open’ on September 20, 1998.
Meanwhile, the oldest player to take the KPGA Korean Tour stage in the 2023 season is Choi Ho-seong (50. Geumgang House), born in 1973. The youngest player is Jeong Yoo-jun (20.BC Card), born in 2003. Jung Yoo-jun is a rookie who will debut on the 2023 season tour after tying for 30th in the KPGA Korean Tour QT last year.
What creates the most stories in sports is the veteran and the new. Veterans allow fans to reminisce about past memories. Shinsung gives fans a glimpse of a new future and gives them excitement. This is also why the record for the oldest and youngest records is important. Golf is no exception. Now, the start of the season is…