Choi Kyung-ju (53) finished second at the PGA Champions Tour Sanford International (total prize money of $2 million).
Choi Kyung-ju hit 5 under par 65 with 6 birdies and 1 bogey in the third round on the last day of the tournament held at Minnehaha Country Club (par 70) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA on the 18th (Korean time). Choi Gyeong-ju, who recorded a final total of 15 under par 195 strokes, finished the tournament in sole second place, one stroke behind Steve Stricker (USA) with 16 under par 194 strokes.
Choi Gyeong-ju, born in 1970, entered the Champions Tour, where players over 50 years old, competed in 2020, and has won once and runner-up four times until this tournament. His win came at the Pure Insurance Championship in September 2021, and his runner-up finish came about 11 months after the Dominion Energy Charity Classic in October 2022.먹튀검증
Choi Gyeong-ju continued his race for the championship by tying for the lead with Stricker with a birdie on the 16th hole (par 5), but Stricker, who played in the back group, also took the lead by one stroke with a birdie on the 16th hole. Choi Gyeong-ju, who was chasing Stricker by 1 stroke, needed a birdie on the 18th hole (par 4), but ended up getting a bogey and finished the tournament in runner-up.
Stricker, who has 12 wins on the PGA Tour, also won his 17th win on the Champions Tour, including 6 wins this year alone. Yang Yong-eun (51), who tied for 3rd place at the Ascension Charity Classic (total prize money of $2 million) last week, tied for 18th place (7 under par) in this competition.