In front of the world ranking top 10… Joohyung Kim placed 13th, personal best

Kim Joo-hyung ranked 13th in the men’s golf world rankings announced on the 23rd (Korean time). It was his highest ranking since his pro debut, up one spot from his last week.

Kim Joo-hyung was outside the top 메이저사이트 100 in the world rankings just a year ago. However, in January of last year, he jumped to 89th by winning the Asian Tour Singapore International, and entered the top 20 by winning the PGA Tour Wyndham Championship and Shriners Children’s Open in turn.

A new year’s start isn’t bad either. Joo-hyung Kim tied for 5th at the Sentry Champions of the Tournament, the New Year’s Opener on the PGA Tour. In his second tournament, the Sony Open, he lost face by missing the cut even after reaching the top of the “power ranking” before the tournament, but tied for 6th at the American Express, which ended on the 23rd, and was in the top 10 twice in three tour tournaments. raised

Kim Joo-hyung, whose world ranking went up one notch thanks to his good performance at American Express, also raised the FedEx Cup ranking to second place. At the current pace, it is possible to enter the top 10 in the world ranking within this year.

Sony Open champion Si-woo Kim, who was aiming to win two weeks in a row at the American Express, was unable to overcome the sluggishness in the early stages and was caught in a tie for 22nd place. Im Seong-jae tied for 18th, and Ahn Byeong-hoon finished the tournament with a tie for 41st. The championship was won by Jon Rahm (Spain) who scored a total of 27 under par. Rahm, who won the season opener, showed off his spirit by winning all the competitions he participated in this year. With this win, Yon Lam moved up to third in the world rankings.

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