Kang Sung-hoon Wins 1st PGA Tour Title

  • By Kim Mee-hyun

    May 13, 2019 11:13

    Kang Sung-hoon poses with his trophy after winning the AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas, Texas on Sunday. /AFP-Yonhap

    Kang Sung-hoon won the AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas, Texas on Sunday.

    It was the first PGA title for Kang after 159 appearances since his debut in 2011.

    Kang carded a 23-under 261 to win by two strokes over joint runners-up Matt Every and Scott Piercy of the U.S. and picked up the trophy.

    Kang became the sixth Korean to claim a PGA title after eight-time PGA Tour winner Choi Kyung-ju, Yang Yong-eun, Bae Sang-moon, Kim Si-woo and Noh Seung-yul.

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