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Choi Kyoung-Ju successfully finishes in top 10

Posted September. 04, 2000 19:34,   


Tyson of the golf course¡¯ Choi Kyoung-Ju succeeding in cracking the top 10 after 22 tries in the U.S. PGA tour at the Air Canada Championship (prize money of US $3 mil.).

The Air Canada Championship was held at the Northview GC (par 71, 7609 yards). Choi, who jumped into the U.S. tour this year, scored 3 under all 4 days to finish at 12 under (272), making him joint 8th. Choi`s prize money of US $87,000 brought his season winnings to US $244,610. His ranking jumped from 152 to 134, making Choi poised to achieve a ranking of 125, which would automatically make him eligible for a full seed next year.

Kim Jong-Seok kjs0123@donga.com