“I poured in every stroke thinking about my daughter, so I scored 4 under par.” (Hahm Jeong-woo) “
I focused on showing my two sons a great performance, so I scored 3 under par.”
The 1st round of the 42nd GS Caltex Maekyung Open was held. On the first day, a large number of father golfers were listed at the top of the leaderboard.
Representative players who showed the power of fathers include Ham Jeong-woo, Choi Jin-ho, Joo Heung-cheol, and Choi Ho-seong. Father golfers who made up their mind to give GS Caltex Maekyung Open championship cup as a gift on Children’s Day flew wildly on this day. It was Ham Jeong-woo wearing the hat of Hana Financial Group who performed outstandingly. Ham Jeong-woo, who recorded 67 strokes with 6 birdies and 2 bogeys, tied for 4th place, 4 strokes behind solo leader Chan-min Jung. Ham Jeong-woo said, “I played a satisfactory game on the first day. It was a good day from driver to iron and putt.”
Ham Jeong-woo, who married Kang Ye-rin, who is active on the Korean Women’s Professional Golf (KLPGA) tour in March last year, became his father last March. Ham Jeong-woo’s daughter, So-yul, who was still less than 100 days old, visited her site with her mother and cheered her father on. Ham Ham-woo said, “It’s because So-yul cheered her on, so her strength was very strong.” “After the game, she met So-yul, and I couldn’t help but smile. So-yul is the most precious treasure in the world,” she said with a bright smile. . Has anything changed since becoming a father? Ham Jeong-woo said, “I feel that each stroke is more precious than before.크크크벳
Choi Jin-ho, who won a total of 8 wins on the Korean Professional Golf Association (KPGA) Korean Tour, played the first round with his first son, Seung-eon, and second son, Seung-hyeon. Hearing the cheers of his two sons, Choi Jin-ho tied 5 birdies and 1 double bogey to hit a 3-under-par 68.
Choi Jin-ho, who started this tournament with a tie for 11th place, said, “I came out of the house at 4:00 in the morning, and my two sons were waiting for me to wake up first.” said. He continued, “I think Seungha, the third son, couldn’t come to the event, but I think he would have supported his dad. I would be happier if I showed a wonderful father figure in front of my three sons on the weekend.”