PGA and gamblers also agree, “Kim Joo-hyung is expected to win”

Kim Joo-hyung (21), who has been reborn as a major player in the American Professional Golf (PGA) tour, is on the hunt for his first championship in the new year. It is the Sony Open, which kicks off on the 13th (hereinafter Korean time) at Waialei Country Club (par 70) in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. It is the first full-field competition in the new year with 144 players participating.

Kim Joo-hyung finished warming up for his second win of the season by tying for 5th place in the Sentry Tournament of Champions, the first tournament of the new year where only 39 world-class players, including the winner of last season, can participate. His performance has remained unchanged since the beginning of the new year. He showed off his outstanding performance, recording 3 eagles in 4 days, and even showed a relaxed attitude of concentrating on his play without being shaken even in a crisis situation. Thanks to entering the top 5 of the tournament, Kim Joo-hyung raised the world ranking to 14th. It is his personal best world ranking and tied record.

The appearance of a new star Kim Joo-hyung is drawing keen attention in the US as well. Prior to the opening of the tournament, the PGA Tour ranked Kim Joo-hyung as the number one candidate to win the Sony Open. “Kim Joo-hyung is a player who goes against the flow of history,” he said, “when we see Kim Joo-hyung, who debuted at the Kapalua Plantation Course, we have no choice but to keep shaking our heads.” 토토사이트

Foreign media such as CBS Sports in the U.S. also put Kim Joo-hyung as the main picture in an article predicting a candidate to win the Sony Open, saying, “Kim Joo-hyung is a strong candidate for this tournament along with Jordan Spieth, who won three major tournaments, and defending champion Hideki Matsuyama.” reported.

Not only this. Gamblers also predicted that Kim Joo-hyung’s chances of winning were high. According to the US Golf Digest, Draft Kings, the largest sports betting platform in the US, set odds of +1100 for Kim Joo-hyung to win the Sony Open. The player with a higher chance of winning has a lower dividend rate, and Kim Joo-hyung received the lowest dividend rate among the players participating in the Sony Open. Seongjae Lim is +1267, Spieth is +1583, and Matsuyama is +1750. It can be confirmed that Kim Joo-hyung is being predicted as a candidate to win the tournament.

Will Kim Joo-hyung be able to achieve his second win of the season at the Sony Open, the first full field event of the new year? The tournament will be broadcast live simultaneously by JTBC Golf and JTBC Golf & Sports. The first round will be broadcast live on the 13th at 6:30 am on JTBC Golf & Sports and at 9 am on JTBC Golf.

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