The Korea Professional Golf Association (KPGA) has established a cooperative system with the European DP World Tour and the US PGA Tour.
On the 14th, the KPGA said, “The Korean Tour strengthens mutual cooperation with the DP World Tour and the PGA Tour, and holds the 2023 DP World Tour 1-year participation ticket for the Korean Tour Genesis Grand Prize winner this year and a jointly organized tournament, and DP World for players with the highest Genesis points in 2023. We have decided to grant exemptions from the tour Q School qualifiers.”
Therefore, Kim Young-soo, who won the Genesis Grand Prize in the 2022 season, was granted a seed for the DP World Tour in the 2023 season (category 16) and went directly to the European stage.
In addition, through continuous discussions with the DP World Tour and the PGA Tour, KPGA decided to strengthen cooperation in several key business areas, such as expanding players’ entry into the global tour, establishing a joint strategy for broadcasting rights, and commercial growth.
Keith Pelli, CEO of the DP World Tour, said, “We are delighted to be able to provide opportunities for Korean Tour players to demonstrate their skills on the DP World Tour and the PGA Tour through cooperation with the KPGA.” We will provide unsparing support to the level.” 안전놀이터
PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said, “The KPGA, such as Lim Seong-jae, Lee Kyung-hoon, Kim Si-woo, and Kim Joo-hyung, is showing results every year in producing world-class talent players.” I hope to see him advance on tour as well.”
Koo Ja-cheol, chairman of KPGA, said, “I am sure that this cooperation will be of great help to the growth of professional golf in Korea. I am honored and happy to be able to officially partner with the world’s best tours.”
The Korean Tour and DP World Tour jointly organize the tournament with a total prize of 2 million dollars at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Songdo, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, in April next year.
It is the first time in 9 years since the 2013 Ballantine’s Championship that a tournament co-hosted by the Korean Tour and DP World Tour will be held in Korea.