Kim Joo-hyung (21) announces the beginning of a new season in earnest.

Kim Joo-hyung will participate in the PGA Tour Sentry Tournament of Champions (total prize money of 15 million dollars) held at Kapalua Plantation Course (par 73) on Maui Island, Hawaii on the 6th (Korean time).

Prior to the tournament, he was not nominated for the championship by experts, but was ranked 9th in the power rankings and was evaluated as a ‘prodigy’. 메이저사이트 The PGA Tour praised him, saying, “The debut of the tournament did not slow down this prodigy who brought great joy to the tour. His freedom in attacking the pins is rewarded throughout the Plantation Course.”

Considering that Lim Seong-jae (25), who had been in the top 10 for the past two years in a row, was ranked 6th in the power rankings, Kim Joo-hyung was highly evaluated. Even ahead of the tournament, the PGA Tour put Kim Joo-hyung’s photo on the main page and illuminated, “Everyone get on the Tom Kim train.”

The PGA Tour said, “Youth, talent, and a President’s Cup cup. Kim Joo-hyung has all the gifts of the golf gods as if he fell from the sky. He will be one of the front runners in the Sentry Tournament of Champions this week.”

From a young age, he stood out in international competitions such as the Asian Tour, and even the small anecdote of Kim Joo-hyung, who hesitated to enter a party held at a casino without drinking alcohol, even though he was active in the Wyndham Championship, Presidents Cup, and Shriners Children’s Open. Introduced. 

Jordan Spieth gave a good evaluation of Kim Joo-hyung, saying, “How can you not like Tom Kim?” “Kim Joo-hyung is ready to become the next superstar,” said Trevor Immelman, presidents cup international team leader.

Expectations for him are heating up. Even Kim Joo-hyung appeared wearing Nike products, from hats to clothes and shoes, as if he had signed a contract with Nike ahead of the first competition of the new year. The fact that Nike, which mainly contracts with players with rich potential, has joined hands with Kim Joo-hyung, can be seen as a growing position for Kim Joo-hyung.

Kim Joo-hyung is scheduled to play the first tournament of the new year in a group with Jordan Spieth (USA). It is worth watching Kim Joo-hyung’s first start of the new year, which is receiving attention.