PGA Korea 4 Musketeers, Last Sprint

‘Korean Brothers’ starts the last spurt to grab tickets for the final game of the 2022-23 season of the American Professional Golf (PGA) Tour. Lim Seong-jae, Kim Si-woo, and Kim Joo-hyung are highly likely to advance to the final round, but Ahn Byung-hoon must perform well in this tournament.

The BMW Championship (total prize money of $20 million), the second leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs (PO), starting on the 17th at Olympia Fields Country Club (par 70, 7366 yards) in Olympia Fields, Illinois, USA, only the top 50 players in the FedEx Cup points ranking will participate. it’s a contest After this tournament, the last event of the season, the Tour Championship, where only the top 30 players participate.


In the second round of the PO, 4 Korean players, Im Seong-jae, Kim Joo-hyung, Kim Si-woo, and Ahn Byeong-hun, will participate. Currently, in the FedEx Cup rankings, Kim Si-woo is the highest at 17th, followed by Kim Joo-hyung at 18th, Lim Seong-jae at 28th, and Ahn Byeong-hoon at 38th. Of the players who were outside the 30th place at the start of the second round of PO last year, only four players, including Lee Gyeong-hoon, advanced to the final by raising their grades to the top 30.

In order for Ahn Byung-hun to qualify for the Tour Championship, he must finish in the top 10 or higher in the second round of the PO and see the performance of his competitors. Ahn Byeong-hoon is showing an upward trend, using a broom stick putter this season, tied for 3rd at the Scottish Open in July and runner-up at the Wyndham Championship this month.

Im Seong-jae is the most popular Korean player. The PGA Tour website ranked Im Seong-jae 12th out of 15 power rankings for the BMW Championship, the second round of the PO. The PGA Tour highly praised his potential, saying, “Lim Seong-jae, who had been sluggish for two months, turned on the jet engine at the right time.”

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