“I want to become the best (golf) player in Korea.”
Jang Hee-min made his debut on the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour last year and experienced both ‘sweetness’ and ‘desertion’. As such, he returned to the field with stronger determination this season.
Jang Hee-min reported his first win in his life at the Woori Financial Championship held in May last year. It was a ‘surprise victory’ that no one expected. 온라인카지노
Could it be because he popped the ‘champagne of victory’ early? He was expected to walk on a solid road, but his professional world was cold and fierce.
Hee-min Jang was eliminated in the second round in the match play held immediately after winning the championship, and since then, he has barely exceeded the cut mark only four times in 12 tournaments. After finishing the season without a single top 10, the rookie of the year title passed to Bae Yong-joon.
The cause of the sudden slump is physical strength. Jang Hee-min said, “Last year, I had an injury, but I neglected physical control and my grades were not good. To compensate for this, I worked hard on weight training in the winter, and now I have gained 4kg and my muscle mass has also increased.”
During the field training in Thailand, the focus was on shot practice. In order to put weight on his ball, he focused on swinging training using his entire body.
The effect of calmly and surely preparing for the new season was shown on the first day of the opening game.
Jang Hee-min held the season opener ‘The 18th DB Insurance Promy Open’ held at the Ravi Bell CC Old Course (par 72) in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do on the 13th.
There were 2 bogey mistakes on the day, but he made 7 birdies and lined up his competitors at the bottom of the leaderboard.
Jang Hee-min, who made a good debut after signing a sponsorship contract with DB Insurance this year, said, “I am happy to be able to sign a contract with a good sponsor and play this season. It’s a burden,” he laughed.
Jang Hee-min, who made the first step well, said, “I personally want to become the best player in Korea.” told
Bae Yong-joon, Ko Gun-taek, and Kim Seung-hyeok hit a 5-under-par 67 to form a joint lead group with Jang Hee-min.