‘Rookie King’ Bae Yong-joon (23), who appeared with a broom stick putter, challenges to win the opening match of the 2023 season.
Bae Yong-joon started the opening game of the 2023 season of the Korea Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour with a broomstick putter. Starting with Kim Si-woo (28), Kim Si-won (28), who recently returned to the Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) tour, is also using this putter.토토사이트
Bae Yong-joon said, “When I putt short, it seems to shake, so I tried it once, and it was fine. I feel like my stroke has improved because I’ve definitely reduced my body movements and don’t use my hands a lot.”
This putter is somewhat difficult to find, not only for amateurs but also for pros. He laughed, “I did, but my putting was shaking, so I was looking for this and that, and I saw Kim Si-woo hyung use it on the PGA Tour and copied it.”
Bae Yong-joon reached the top at the Hanjang Merchant Invitational in July last year and even won the rookie of the year last year. As the rookie of the year, he is entering his second year on the Korean Tour.
He said, “I heard so many times that it would be burdensome as the Rookie of the Year, but in fact, last year the pressure was greater. It was because I had a strong desire to win the Rookie of the Year. are doing,” he said.
The start of the opening match is also good. In the second round of the DB Damage Insurance Promy Open (total prize money of 700 million won) held at Ravier Bell Country Club (par 72) in Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, he reduced 4 strokes by combining 1 eagle, 5 birdies and 3 bogeys. With an interim total of 9 under par, it is only one stroke behind Yoseob Seo (27) and others in the joint lead.
Bae Yong-jun said, “I started with an eagle, but I was a little shaken in the middle.” It seems to be,” he said.
Before the new season, he went to Vietnam for training and jumped in before seeding the Asian Tour. He was busy participating in Asian Tour competitions, but he did not neglect technical training for the new season.
He said, “Last year, the fairway landing rate (61.48%) was somewhat lower, so I wanted to make up for it, so I practiced making pitches and practiced a lot of short games around the green.” I’m doing”, making him look forward to the new season.