Competing for the championship with prominent players such as Park Sang-hyun and Seo Yo-seop… Ko Gun-taek
won the DB Damage Insurance Promi Open (total prize money of 700 million won) held as the opening game of the 2023 KPGA Tour season.
In the final round of the tournament held on the 16th at the Old Course (par 72, length 7148 yards) of Ravi Bell CC located in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, Go Gun-taek reduced 7 strokes and recorded a final total of 20 under par 268 strokes, beating 2nd place Park Sang-hyun by 2 strokes. I tasted the emotion of winning the first championship in my debut.
It was even more valuable because it was a come-from-behind victory against prominent players. On the last day of the tournament, Go Gun-taek did not hesitate even in the fierce competition for the championship with Park Sang-hyun and Seo Yo-seop, who dominated the Korean Tour until the end of the match.
From the 13th hole to the 15th hole, he made 3 consecutive birdies and did not lose in the fight for momentum, and when Park Sang-hyun caught a birdie at the 16th hole and went up to the joint lead, he did not waver. And the game was decided on the 17th hole. While Park Sang-hyun lost a stroke to look at, Go Gun-taek calmly made a birdie and was able to run away by two strokes again. And the final hole, the 18th hole. Go Gun-taek’s tee shot went off the fairway with a left-handed tee shot, but he managed to save par with a bold second shot to end the game.
After winning his first victory, Go Gun-taek said, “I couldn’t control my mind when I played at the top for the past three years, so I collapsed.” said with a smile.
Meanwhile,메이저놀이터 Daebo Engineering & Construction Golf Team, the agency, also enjoyed the joy of winning their first championship. Founded last year, Daebo Engineering & Construction did not win the championship last season. Go Gun-taek said with a smile, “Last year, the golf team aimed for multiple wins, but we couldn’t achieve it. I’m happy that I won the club’s first championship.”
Now, beyond the first win, I challenge myself to win consecutive and multiple wins. Go Gun-taek said, “Since we achieved our first victory, the goal is now to win the most.” I think it will be better.” He did not hide his confidence.