“I want to play with Tiger Woods if I do well and get a chance.”
Kim Joo-hyung (21) welcomed Tiger Woods (USA), the emperor of golf, to return to the field and expressed his desire to play with him. World No. 2 Scotty Scheffler (USA), No. 3 John Rahm (Spain), Max Homa (USA), Jason Day (Australia), etc. will also participate in the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour Genesis Invitational (total prize money of 20 million dollars), which Woods will open on the 16th. Russia), they all welcomed the news, saying, “It’s a good thing.”
On the 11th, Woods announced the news of his return through the official social network service (SNS). It has been seven months since Woods’ official participation in the 150th The Open Championship last year (July), and it is the first regular PGA Tour tournament since the 2020 JoJo Championship (October). 먹튀검증
Sponsored by Hyundai Motor Company and hosted by the Tiger Woods Foundation, the Genesis Invitational is the 3rd special tournament designated by the PGA Tour this year, and almost all top ranked players, including world No. 1 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), participate.
Two days after finishing the event as the organizer of the 2021 Genesis Invitational, Woods suffered a fatal accident in an area outside Los Angeles where the SUV he was driving veered off the road and overturned. It is the first time in three years since 2020 that Woods will participate in this tournament as a player.
The players’ expressions brightened when the news of Woods’ announcement of participation in the PGA Tour WM Phoenix Open was in full swing.
American daily USA Today and sports magazine Sports Illustrated (SI) said, “The moment Kim Joo-hyung heard the news of Woods’ return, like all other players, his face instinctively brightened and his eyes widened.” It would be nice if I could catch it,” he conveyed his hope.
Scotty Scheffler, who took the lead in the second round, said, “I didn’t know about Woods’ return plan, and I found out today for the first time. It’s good that he’s coming to the tournament next week.”
Max Homa, who won his second season at the Fortinet Championship before the opening of the 2022-2023 season and at the Farmers Insurance Open earlier this month, said, “I knew Woods was going to play mainly in major tournaments, but it is surprising that he is appearing in the PGA Tour regular tournament.”
“It’s an honor for all of us,” said Jon Rahm. When he participates, tournaments always shine even more,” he said.