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Joohyung (Tom) Kim – From Thomas The Tank Engine & Now Aged 18 Onto The PGA Tour World Stage.

Joohyung (Tom) Kim is a South Korean-born golfer who grew-up in Australia lived in the Phillipines and now lives in Thailand, and is contesting this week’s PGA Tour Corales Puntacana Championship in the Dominican Republic. Though very little is known of Kim so we understook some research. He got into golf in following his father to the local golf course and loved the game so much, that in 2016 he was scorer as the Asian Tour’s Manila Masters. Kim turned pro in 2018 and won three times ...

Scottish Golf Release Phase 3 COVID Guidelines Brings Good News But Also Newer Restrictions

There is both good news and also bad news with Scottish Golf releasing updated Phase 3 COVID-19 guidelines post the Scottish Government’s advice from Tuesday. Good news is that caddy services across Scottish clubs can resume immediately but there is to be further restrictions needing to be put in place in reading below The changes are summarised as follows and unless otherwise stated are effective immediately: Any golf club/course which is accessed regularly by over 200 members or visitors, ...

Mike Davis Stepping Down As USGA CEO To Become A Golf Architect

When it has come to the setting-up of U.S. Open championship golf courses there seemingly has always been one name – USGA CEO Mike Davis. Davis has been at the helm of one half of golf’s administration body since 2016, while he’s been at the New Jersey-based offices of the USGA since his appointment in 1990. But no longer and with the now 55-year old Davis is to step down at the end of 2021. And instead of being in charge with setting-up golf courses for events such as the U.S. Open, the U.S. ...

2020 Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship – All The Facts & All The Figures

  Dates: September 21-27, 2020 Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Course: Puntacana Resort & Club (Corales Golf Course) Par/Yards: 36-36—72/7,666 Designer: Tom Fazio/2010 Field: 144 players Defending champion: Graeme McDowell Purse: $4,000,000 ($720,000/winner) FedExCup: 500 points to the winner Format: 72-hole stroke play  Things to Know Originally scheduled in March as an additional event the week of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play, the ...

Stenson Stamps His Swedish Scientist Slant On DeChambeau’s Winged Foot Winning Ways

While the golf world continues to wrap itself around the manner Bryson DeChambeau captured last week’s U.S. Open his surprised fellow Winged Foot competitors also are scratching their collective heads. Sweden’s Henrik Stenson missed the Winged Foot cut with scores of 74 and 77, and in what was his 14th U.S. Open showing. And while the now 44-year old became the first Sweden-born male to win a Major in capturing the 2016 Open Championship with a 20-under par tally, Stenson also enjoys a decent ...

G Mac Delivers Boost To Aberdeen Standard Investment Scottish Open Organisers

In yet another boost for ogranisers, former Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open winner, Graeme McDowell confirmed he is returning to Europe to tee-up in next week’s event at the Renaissance Club to the east of Edinburgh. McDowell has not contested a regular European Tour event year since last March in capturing the Saudi International. ‘G Mac’ had turned down competing in this week’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, and an event he was due to host’, to defend his rescheduled Corales ...

Bryson Proofing Augusta National? Fellow US Open Winner McDowell Disagrees

Fellow U.S. Open champ Graeme McDowell insists there’s no need for Masters officials to ‘Byrson-Proof’ Augusta National despite Bryson DeChambeau’s demolition of Winged Foot. McDowell missed last week’s U.S. Open cut with scores of 76 and a shock second round 80 ahead of making his way to the Dominican Republic for his defence of this week’s rescheduled $US 4m PGA Tour Corales Puntacana Championship. DeChambeau’s victory, and coming on the back of an impressive but also ‘breaking ...