GOLFZON opened the splendid curtain of the 2023 season GTOUR men’s and women’s regular tour with a total prize money of 1.3 billion won, starting with the finals of the ‘2023 Shinhan Investment & Securities GTOUR Men’s Tournament 1’ at Golfzon Joymaru in Daejeon on the 28th. 스포츠토토
GTOUR, which has been held for 12 years this year, continues to serve as a strong bridge between the screen golf tour and the professional golf tour. Last November, the ‘KPGA Golf Zone-Toray Open’ field competition was held in connection with the screen.
In this GTOUR 1st round, with a total prize money of 70 million won and a championship prize of 15 million won, the top 5 GTOUR target points for the 2022 season, the top 60 qualifiers including the winners of the previous season, and the top 4 qualifiers among rookies, Up to 68 pros, including invited players selected by the committee, will participate. After the end of the first round, a cut-off method is applied to select 40 players to advance to the second round, and they will repay the expectations of screen golf fans who have been waiting for the new season of GTOUR through fierce play with the season opening. The tournament course is played on the GTOUR Valley Course, a virtual golf course, and 36-hole stroke scores are added together in a two-round, four-player play method.
As for the points to watch in the tournament, a tense confrontation between Dong-ho Keum, the grand prize winner in the 2022 season, and Seong-hoon Lee, who unfortunately gave up the grand prize in the last championship and won the prize money, is expected. In addition, players with outstanding skills such as Kim Min-soo, who is active on the field and screen who won the Shinhan Investment & Securities KPGA Korean Tour last October and last season’s championship, and Kim Hong-taek, who has a personal record of 10 wins in GTOUR, are expected to play a close game. Attention is focusing on which player will receive the honor of winning the first championship of the season.
The tournament will be broadcast live on the day of the match through the Screen Golf Zone channel, Naver Sports, Daum Sports, and Golf Zone YouTube channels, with the first round at 9:00 and the second round at 13:30.
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