Young Korean Golfer Gets 1st PGA Win

  • By Kim Seung-jae

    August 23, 2016 09:42

    Golfer Kim Si-woo won his first PGA Tour title on Sunday at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.

    He finished 21-under 259, five shots ahead of Luke Donald of England.

    Kim Si-woo Kim poses with the trophy after winning the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina on Sunday. /AFP-Yonhap

    Kim is now the youngest Korean golfer to win a PGA title at the age of 21, beating Bae Sang-moon's old record of 22 years and 10 months.

    He is also the fifth Korean to win a PGA Tour title after Choi Kyung-ju, Yang Yong-eun, Bae, and Noh Seung-yul.

    "With this victory, I have a chance to fulfill my dream of playing in the Masters," Kim said.

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