On the 16th (Korean time), Waialei Country Club (par 70) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. In the 17th hole (par 3) of the final round of the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour Sony Open, Kim Si-woo (28)’s tee shot landed outside the green. The distance from the hall is about 9 m. Kim Si-woo, who needed a birdie in a difficult situation, took out a wedge and tried to chip in. The ball bounced on the green once and rolled into the hole. Kim Si-woo, who succeeded in chip-in birdie, roared as he clenched his fists. It was the moment when he tied for the lead with this birdie.
Kim Si-woo, who gained confidence, added a birdie on the 18th hole (par 5). Finishing the game first with a total of 18 under par, he waited for the result of Hayden Berkeley (USA), who was competing for the title. When Berkeley failed to putt for birdie on the 18th hole, Kim Si-woo’s victory was confirmed. Kim Si-woo shared the joy of his victory with his wife Oh Ji-hyun, who watched the game from outside. The chip-in at the 17th hole, which was the place of victory, made Kim Si-woo laugh.
Kim Si-woo’s ceremony was like watching Kim Joo-hyung’s performance at the Presidents Cup four months ago. At that time, 스포츠토토 Kim Joo-hyung paired with Kim Si-woo as a member of the international team and won a dramatic victory over Patrick Cantley-Zander Shopley (USA) in a four-ball match on the third day. Kim Joo-hyung, who successfully made a birdie putt on the 18th hole, threw the putter and held a ceremony to share joy with Kim Si-woo while roaring while clenching his fists. This ceremony caused a great sensation in the US golf world last year, and was often talked about at the end of the year.
Followed by January 2023. Kim Si-woo performed a hot performance reminiscent of the ceremony of ‘PGA Tour member junior’ Kim Joo-hyung. Kim Si-woo, who had often shown impressive ceremonies before, raised expectations for his performance this year by winning his first championship in the New Year’s individual competition.