Having been at the top of the leaderboard throughout the week, Inhoi Hur may feel a little disappointed to not have won the Fukushima Open. However, when he reflects on the week, Hur will be pleased to have secured his best result on the Japan Tour, since winning the 2014 Toshin Golf Tournament.
This was also Hur’s best result in a year, when he finished tied second at the KPGA Daegu Open. He didn’t tie with anyone this week, so it’s a better result… Rumour has it that the next time Hur wins he will marry his long term partner Yook, who is always there to support him, and sometimes even caddy!
Sungjae Im continued his impressive season’s form by finishing just one shot behind Hur, securing his second third place finish this season. Im, who is the top ranked Korean on the current Japan Tour Order of Merit, also finished third at the Myanmar Open earlier this year. He has seven Top 20 finishes in his last eight starts. He will win soon.
It was also a satisfactory week for Younghan Song, who finished T-6th. Song has yet to reach the potential he showed throughout 2016, but his consistency will eventually pay off, it always does…This was a positive week for the Korean men in Japan, but a 2017 win is needed. They have a few weeks break now to get ready for the next JGTO tournament.
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