Lee Seung-min, a golfer with developmental disabilities, and Ahn Seong-hyun, a middle school student, passed the golf zone open cut
Last year’s disabled US Open golf champion Lee Seung-min and junior high school amateur player Ahn Seong-hyun succeeded in passing the cut side by side at the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour.
Lee Seung-min recorded an even par of 144 until the second round of the Korean Tour Golf Zone Open (total prize money of 700 million won), which continued at Jeju Golf Zone County Ora (par 72, 7,195 yards) until the morning of the 22nd, tied for 34th and passed the cut.
Lee Seung-min, with a메이저사이트 developmental disability of grade 3, passed the KPGA regular membership test in June 2017 and became the first champion at the US Open golf tournament for the disabled in July last year.
It was his 23rd personal career and his first Korean Tour event this year, and he passed the cut for the 3rd time on the Korean Tour and the 4th time including overseas tournaments.
In this tournament, Lee Seung-min challenges his personal best record, surpassing a tie for 62nd at the SK Telecom Open in June last year.
Ahn Seong-hyun, a junior high school amateur player who was born in May 2009 and is not yet 14 years old, advanced to the third round by tying for 48th with a 1-over par of 145 until the second round.
Ahn Seong-hyun set the record for the youngest player to participate in the Korean Tour (12 years and 11 months) at the DB Insurance Promy Open in April last year, and the youngest ever to pass the cut (13 years and 4 months) at the Biz Play Electronic Newspaper Open in September last year, and tied for 28 have risen above
He failed to pass the cut at the DB Insurance Prometheus Open, held last week as the opening match of the 2023 season, but succeeded in passing the second cut at his 5th Korean Tour event in his career.
The tournament opened on the 20th and played the first round, and on the 21st, the start was delayed due to fog, and some players could not finish the second round due to sunset, so the remaining round 2 was played on the morning of the 22nd.
Then, the third round is held from 9:50 am.