Lee Kyung-hoon, who finished runner-up at the Phoenix Open two years ago, is winning this time, Jung Joon-joon

Ahead of the opening of the PGA Tour Phoenix Open, Lee Kyung-hoon (32) aimed for the championship. Attention is focusing on whether Lee Kyung-hoon, who finished runner-up in 2021, will be able to win this time.

The Phoenix안전놀이터 Open will be held on the 9th (local time) at the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course (par 71, 7261 yards) in Scottsdale, near Phoenix, Arizona, USA. The total prize money is 20 million dollars, and the winning prize is 3.6 million dollars (approximately 4.5 billion won).

Lee Kyung-hoon finished runner-up in this competition in 2021 with a tie for second place. This is the highest score a Korean player has ever achieved at the Phoenix Open.

Lee Kyung-hoon aims to win this time.

In an interview with the PGA Tour, Lee Kyung-hoon said about his experience of finishing runner-up, “I remember showing a good game that week. Especially the putt was good.” I had never played against such players before. It was a fun time and it gave me confidence.”

Lee Kyung-hoon believed that putts would determine the championship. He pointed out, “I think it is important to read the green well and make a good putt.

Regarding the competitors, Lee Kyung-hoon said, “There are a lot of outstanding players this week. I like tournaments with such a strong roster. The reason this tournament is especially special is that there are many fans together. Hole 16 The 18th hole is like that,” he said.

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