Choi Jin-ho kept the lead for two consecutive days at the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour Woori Finance Championship (total prize money of 1.5 billion won).
Choi Jin-ho hit a 2 under par 70 with 3 birdies and 1 bogey in the 3rd round of the tournament held at Ferrum Club (par 72) in Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do on the 13th. Choi Jin-ho, who scored a total of 11 under par 205 strokes over the three days, started the final round on the 14th with a single lead over runner-up Yoon Sang-pil by one stroke.
Choi Jin-ho, winner of the Genesis Grand Prize in 2016 and 2017, is challenging to win 9 tours in 8 months since the Biz Play electronic newspaper opened in September last year. Choi Jin-ho was tied for second place by one stroke on the first day of this tournament, and took the lead by two strokes in the second round.
Lim Seong-jae, who is active on the American Professional Golf (PGA) tour, also reduced two strokes that day and tied for fourth place with a 6-under par.
Lim Seong-jae appeared in a domestic competition 3 years and 7 months after the Genesis Championship in October 2019. At the Genesis Championship in October 2019, Lim Seong-jae was tied for 5th place, 7 strokes behind the lead until the 3rd round, but achieved a come-from-behind victory.
Yoon Sang-pil, who finished second alone at 10 under par, tied for second place in the 2018 Huons Celebrity Pro-Am, his personal best. In third place is Han Seung-soo (USA), a Korean player with a 7-under par. Besides Lim Seong-jae, there were four others in the joint fourth place: Lee Jun-seok (Australia), Kevin Jeon (New Zealand), and Kim Jin-seong.안전놀이터
Hwang Jung-gon and Seo Yo-seop tied for 8th place with a 5-under par, and Jang Hee-min, the winner of this event last year, recorded a 3-under par, and is tied for 10th with Lee Jae-kyung and others.
Jeong Chan-min, who reached the top at the GS Caltex Maekyung Open last week, finished the third round with an even par tie for 32nd.