Ahead of the New Year’s Opening Day, resolution for a ‘great record’
“Concentrate on endurance training to strengthen physical strength
and create a chance to win major competitions in 2023″
Lee Gyeong-hoon (32, CJ Logistics, photo) set a new milestone on the US Professional Golf (PGA) tour last year. It is the first Korean player to win two consecutive PGA Tour victories. Lee Kyung-hoon, who won the team event at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games and won the Korea Open, the most prestigious tournament of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour in 2015-2016, and made his name as a signboard runner, made his debut on the American stage in 2018 after going through the second part tour. did. But he won’t come easily. After his long wait, in May 2021, he won his first thrilling debut at AT&T Byron Nelson, his 80th competition, and lifted the championship trophy in the same competition last year.
Lee Kyung-hoon showed his determination to challenge the record of three consecutive losses in this year’s tournament. Ahead of the Sentry Tournament of Champions (total prize money of 15 million dollars) held on the 5th (local time) as the opening match of the new year, he said in an online interview on the 4th, “My goal is to come to this tournament every year. I want to start the first game in a good mood with a top ten.” 안전놀이터
Lee Gyeong-hoon finished tied for 33rd in this event, which he first participated in last year. Lee Kyung-hoon, who focused on training to increase endurance ahead of the competition, said, “When I was not in good condition, there were many cases where the body was strained and the order was disrupted.” I invested to create a state,” he said. He continued, “Technical practice can also be supported by physical strength. Even when I get older, I have to work hard physically to practice as much as I want,” he said. Technically, I focused on putting.”
Lee Kyung-hoon, who also advanced to the Tour Championship, the final round of the playoffs last year and set a personal record (33rd place), gave himself “more than 90 points” in 2022. He said, “I want to create a chance to win a major tournament this year,” and “I want to do better than last year at the Tour Championship and win one more at Byron Nelson.”