The first round of the SK Telecom Open, a major tournament of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour, was delayed due to strong winds and rain in Jeju.
KPGA said on the 18th, “The first group was scheduled to start at 6:50 am, but due to heavy rain, it was postponed to 9:50 am, three hours later.” Some players who went to the competition site early are waiting in the clubhouse for the rain to stop.카지노사이트
Jeju Pinx Golf Club 18th hole green and fairway. [Photo KPGA]
At Pinx Golf Club in Seogwipo, Jeju, the venue for the tournament, the greens and fairways are filled with water as it rained from the night before. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, heavy rain is expected in Jeju Island until the morning of the 19th, and thunder and lightning are expected to occur in some places along with rain.
Meanwhile, the SK Telecom Open 2023, held under the slogan of ‘Green Together, Happiness Accompanying’, will feature Korean men’s golf legend Kyung-Joo Choi, defending champion Bio Kim, and ‘Korea’s John Rahm’ Chan-Min Jeong to compete for a luxury shot. JTBC Golf and JTBC Golf & Sports will broadcast the entire round live, and if the first round is held as scheduled, you can watch it from 11 am on both channels.