New Year’s golf hopeful Kim Joo-hyung (21) is solidifying his position on the American Professional Golf (PGA) tour. Kim Joo-hyung is expanding his network by spending Christmas with the family of Jordan Spieth (30), one of the PGA star players.
In the first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions (total prize money of about 19.1 billion won, championship prize of about 3.4 billion won) 메이저사이트 held at Kapalua Plantation Course (par 73) in Hawaii on the 6th (Korean time), Kim Joo-hyung won 2 eagles, 5 birdies, and 1 bogey. He shot 8 under par with a dog, recording an interim total of 8 under par 65.
As it was one stroke away from the lead, the championship was within sight. If he wins this tournament, Kim Joo-hyung will have his third career win since the Shriners Children’s Open in October last year.
Kim Joo-hyung is also strengthening his position in the PGA. Kim Joo-hyung is expanding his network of star players and has signed a sponsorship deal with Nike, the world’s top sports brand.
It was also confirmed that Kim Joo-hyung spent Christmas at the end of last year with the Jordan Spieth family. Jordan Spieth is a star who has won 13 career victories since his 2013 PGA Tour debut.
In an interview after the match, Kim Joo-hyung said, “My family couldn’t be together for Christmas, and I was so grateful that Jordan invited me.” “I went to Jordan’s house and saw the baby together and had a special time. same,” he said.
Kim Joo-hyung has been close to Spieth since the CJ Cup held last October. Jordan Spieth said at a press conference during the CJ Cup, “Kim Joo-hyung is a really good player. He is very curious and asks a lot of questions to improve.” I see,” he said, introducing the contents of his conversation with Kim Joo-hyung.
In addition, Kim Joo-hyung said in an interview that day, “I feel very proud and full of confidence” about signing a contract with Nike. Nike signed a sponsorship contract with Kim Joo-hyung earlier this year. This is the first tournament Kim Joo-hyung wears in a Nike-printed uniform.