Tom Kim’ Kim Joo-hyung (21) is growing at a frightening speed. Thanks to entering the top 10 twice in the new year, the world ranking jumped up.
Kim Joo-hyung ranked 13th in the men’s golf world rankings announced on the 23rd (Korean time), up one notch from last week. It is his highest ranking since his professional debut.
Just a year ago, 토토사이트 Kim Joo-hyung was an unknown player outside the top 100 in the world rankings. However, after winning the Asian Tour Singapore International in January of last year, he jumped to 89th, and entered the top 20 last year by winning the PGA Tour Wyndham Championship and the Shriner Children’s Hospital Open.
The start of 2023 for Kim Joo-hyung, who has grown into a top-notch professional golfer, is even more refreshing. At his first tournament of the new year, the Sentry Tournament of Champions, he tied for fifth place. In the American Express, which ended on the 23rd, he tied for 6th with a total of 23 under par and 265 strokes. With consecutive bogeys on holes 6 (par 3) and 7 (par 4), we were far from competing for the championship, but after making up for one stroke with an accurate approach on the par 5 8th hole, we added 3 birdies in the second half, making it the second time this year. made the top 10.
Kim Joo-hyung’s competitiveness is already well known in the US. The PGA Tour picks Kim Joo-hyung as a strong candidate for the championship whenever a recent tournament is held. Ahead of the Sony Open held this month, Kim Joo-hyung was selected as the number one power ranking among all competitors. His stardom has also been proven. Nike Golf, which sponsors only the best players in the world, recently recognized the value of the 21-year-old Young-gun by signing a sponsorship contract with Kim Joo-hyung. There is a prospect that Kim Joo-hyung’s growth will not end here.
Meanwhile, in the world ranking announced on the day, Rory McIlroy (34, Northern Ireland) kept first place, while Scotty Scheffler (27, USA) and Jon Rahm (29, Spain) ran second and third. Victor Hovlan (26, Norway) ranked 11th and Tony Finau (34, USA) ranked 12th.