Korea Open


 

The Korea Open

 
The Korea Open tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

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2019
Kolon
Janewattananond, Jazz
Woo Jeong Hills
278 (-6)
US$266,800
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (June 20-23; Asian/KGA Trs event). Second-placed Innchoon Hwang (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Janewattananond (Thai). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2018
Kolon
Choi, Minchel
Woo Jeong Hills
272 (-12)
US$271,341
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (June 21-24; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Sang-hyun Park (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind 30-year-old Choi (S Kor), who recorded his first Asian Tour win. [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2017
Kolon
Chang, Yi-keun
Woo Jeong Hills
277 (-7)
US$262,547
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (June 1-4; OneAsia/Korean Trs event). First-time OneAsia Tour winner Chang (S Kor) beat Gi-whan Kim (Kor) in a three-hole aggregate playoff (Chang 12; Kim 15). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2016
Kolon
Lee, Kyoung-hoon
Woo Jeong Hills
268 (-16)
US$267,673
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 8-11; OneAsia/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Jin-ho Choi (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind defending champion and wire-to-wire winner Lee (S Kor). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2015
Kolon
Lee, Kyoung-hoon
Woo Jeong Hills
271 (-13)
US$248,642
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 10-13; OneAsia/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Meen-whee Kim (S Kor) finished 4 shots behind 24-year-old Lee (S Kor), who recorded his first win in his national championship. [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2014
Kolon
Kim, Seung-hyuk
Woo Jeong Hills
282 (-2)
US$278,678
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Oct 23-26; OneAsia/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Seung-yul Noh (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Kim (S Kor). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2013
Kolon
Kang, Sunghoon
Woo Jeong Hills
280 (-4)
US$277,628
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Oct 17-20; OneAsia/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Rory McIlroy (N. Ire), Sang-hee Lee (S Kor), Chang-woo Lee (S Kor), Joong-kyung Mo (S Kor) and Hyung-tae Kim (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Kang (S Kor), who recorded his second win in as many weeks. [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2012
Kolon
Kim, Dae-sub
Woo Jeong Hills
279 (-5)
US$271,200
Played as the Kolon Cup Korea Open (Oct 5-8; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Craig Kamps (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Jaidee (Thai), who recorded his first Asian Tour win. [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
2011
Kolon
Woo Jeong Hills
268 (-16)
US$249,864
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Oct 6-9; OneAsia/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) finished 6 shots behind Fowler (USA), who recorded his first win as a professional. [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2010
Kolon
Yang, Yong-eun
Woo Jeong Hills
280 (-4)
US$262,430
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Oct 7-10; OneAsia/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Bi-o Kim (S Kor) and Ho-sung Choi (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Yong-eun "Y.E." Yang (S Kor). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2009
Kolon Hana Bank
Bae, Sangmoon
Woo Jeong Hills
274 (-10)
US$244,299
Played as the Kolon-Hana Bank Korea Open (Sept 10-13; OneAsia/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Dae-sub Kim (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Bae (S Kor). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2008
Kolon-Hana Bank
Bae, Sangmoon
Woo Jeong Hills
273 (-11)
US$240,384
Played as the Kolon-Hana Bank Korea Open (Oct 2-5; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Ian Poulter (Eng) finished 1 shot behind home-country winner Bae (S Kor). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2007
Kolon-Hana Bank
Woo Jeong Hills
278 (-6)
US$320,855
Played as the Kolon-Hana Bank Korea Open (50th) (Oct 4-7; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Kyung-tae Kim (S Kor) and Yong-eun "Y.E." Yang (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Singh (Fiji). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2006
Kolon-Hana Bank
Yang, Yong-eun
Woo Jeong Hills
270 (-14)
US$205,128
Played as the Kolon-Hana Bank Korea Open (Sept 21-24; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Ji-man Kang (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind Yong-eun "Y.E." Yang (S Kor). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2005
Hana Bank
Choi, Gwang-Soo
Woo Jeong Hills
282 (-2)
Played as the Hana Bank Korea Open (Sept 19-Oct 2; Korean Tr event). Choi (S Kor) beat Won-kyung Hur (S Kor; amateur) in a playoff. [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2004
Kolon
Loar, Edward
Woo Jeong Hills
286 (-2)
US$85,543
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 9-12; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Simon Yates (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Loar (USA), the only player to finish under par. [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2003
Kolon
Woo Jeong Hills
282 (-6)
US$85,543
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Oct 9-12; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Thaworn Wiratchant (Thai) finished 1 shot behind first-time Asian Tour winner Daly (USA). [Woo Jeong Hills CC, Cheonan, S Korea].
2002
Kolon
Hanyang CC
265 (-23)
US$81,900
Played as the Kolon Cup Korea Open (Sept 5-8; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Wook-soon Kang (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind García (Esp), who recorded his first Asian Tour win. [New course, Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
2001
Kolon
Kim, Dae-sub
Hanyang CC
272 (-16)
amateur
Played as the Kolon Cup Korea Open (Sept 13-16; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Do-kyu Park (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind 19-year-old Kim Dae-sub (S Kor; amateur), who turned professional after this event. [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
2000
Kolon
Hanyang CC
278 (-10)
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Oct 5-8; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Craig Kamps (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Jaidee (Thai), who recorded his first Asian Tour win. [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1999
Kolon
Hanyang CC
278 (-10)
US$64,600
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 16-19; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Kyi Hla Han (Taiw) finished 1 shot behind Kyoung-Ju "KJ" Choi (S Kor). [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1998
Kolon
Kim, Dae-sub
Hanyang CC
278 (-10)
amateur
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 17-20; Asian/Korean Trs event). Second-placed Fran Quinn (USA) and Sang-ho Choi (S Kor) finished 5 shots behind 17-year-old Kim (S Kor, amateur), who became the first amateur winner on the Asian Tour. [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1997
ELORD
Kim, Jong-duk
Hanyang CC
285 (-3)
Played as the ELORD Korea Open (Sept 25-28; Asian Tr event). Kim (S Kor) beat Andrew Pitts (USA), Yong-jin Shin (S Kor) and Kwang-soo Choi (S Kor) in a playoff. [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1996
ELORD
Hanyang CC
279 (-9)
Played as the ELORD Korea Open (Sept 12-15; Korean Tr event). Second-placed Jong-duk Kim (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Kyoung-ju "K.J." Choi (S Kor), who recorded his first significant professional win. [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1995
Kolon
Kwon, Young-suk
New Korea CC
282
US$66,640
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 14-17; Asian Tr event). Won by Young-suk Kwon (S Kor). [New Korea CC, Goyang, Gyeonggi, S Korea].
1994
Kolon
Cunning, Mike
Hanyang CC
282 (-6)
US$60,000
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 15-18; Asian circuit event). Won by Cunning (USA). [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1993
Kolon
Han, Young-keun
Hanyang CC
282 (-6)
US$49,980
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 16-19; Asian circuit event). Won by Young-keun Han (S Kor). [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1992
Kolon
Noguchi, Yukio
Hanyang CC
209 (-7)
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 24-27; Asian circuit event). Won by Noguchi (Jpn). [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1991
Kolon
Hanyang CC
279 (-9)
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 5-8; Asian/Korean circuits event). Won by defending champion Hoch (USA). [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1990
Kolon
Hanyang CC
278 (-10)
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 5-8; Korean circuit event). Won by Hoch (USA). [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1989
KPGA
Cho, Chul-sang
New Korea CC
210 (-6)
US$26,656
Played as the Korea Open (Oct 12-15; Korean circuit event). Won by Chul-sang Cho (S Kor). [New Korea CC, Goyang, Gyeonggi, S Korea].
1988
KPGA
Kwak, Yu-hyun
Suwon CC, Kor
282
Played as the Korean Open (Oct 13-16; Korean circuit event). Won by Yu-hyun Kwak (S Kor). [Suwon CC, Yongin, Gyeonggi, S Korea].
1987
KPGA
Lee, Kang-sun
Hansung CC
279 (-9)
US$21,500
Played as the Korea Open (Sept 24-27; Korean circuit event). Won by Kang-sun Lee (S Kor). [Hansung CC, Giheung, Yongin, Gyeonggi, S Korea].
1986
KPGA
Choi, Yoon-soo
New Korea CC
281 (-7)
US$21,500
Played as the Korea Open (Oct 22-25; Korean circuit event). Won by Yoon-soo Choi (S Kor). [New Korea CC, Goyang, Gyeonggi, S Korea].
1985
KPGA
Cho, Ho-sang
Gwanak CC
285 (-3)
US$20,000
Played as the Korea Open (Oct 16-19; Korean circuit event). Won by Ho-sang Cho (S Kor). [Gwanak CC, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1984
KPGA
Yeom, Se-woon
Seoul CC
284 (-4)
Played as the Korea Open (Oct 10-13; Korean circuit event). Won by Se-woon Yeom (S Kor). [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1983
KPGA
Choi, Sang-ho
Gwanak CC
287 (-1)
Played as the Korea Open (Nov 2-5; Korean circuit event). Won by Sang-ho Choi (S Kor). [Gwanak CC, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1982
KPGA
Choi, Yoon-soo
Namseoul CC
277 (-11)
Played as the Korea Open (25th) (Oct 13-16; Korean circuit event). Won by Yoon-soo Choi (S Kor). [Namseoul CC, Seongnam, Gyeonggi, S Korea].
1981
KPGA
Chen, Tze-ming
Seoul CC
285 (-3)
US$12,000
Played as the Korea Open (April 16-19; Asian circuit event). Second-placed Chi-san Hsu (Taiw) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Chen (Taiw). [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1980
KPGA
Chen, Tze-ming
Gwanak CC
214 (-2)
US$10,000
Played as the Korea Open (April 17-20; Asian circuit event). Won by Chen (Taiw) by 1 shot from one Japanese and four South Korean players. Third days play cancelled due to high winds. [Gwanak CC, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1979
KPGA
Shen, Chung-shyan
Seoul CC
289 (+1)
Played as the Korea Open (April 12-15; Asian circuit event). Won by Shen (Taiw), who turned professional only five months before this event. [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1978
KPGA
Kim, Seung-hak
Namseoul CC
277 (-11)
US$4,300
Played as the Korea Open (April 16-18; Asian circuit event). Second-placed Sheng-san Hsu (Taiw) finished 6 shots behind Kim (S Kor), who recorded his second win on the Asian pro golf circuit. [Namseoul CC, Seongnam, Gyeonggi, S Korea].
1977
KPGA
Ho, Ming-chung
Tae-Ryeung GC
285 (-3)
Played as the Korea Open (April 14-17; Asian circuit event). Second-placed Min-nan Hsieh (Taiw) finished 1 shot behind Ho (Taiw). [Tae-Ryeung GC, nr Seoul, S Kor; at the time known as Korea Military Academy GC].
1976
KPGA
Takahashi, Katsunari
Anyang CC
214 (-2)
Played as the Korea Open (April 15-18; Asian circuit event). Won by Takahashi (Jpn). [Anyang CC, Gunpo, Gyeonggi, S Korea; now called Anyang Benest CC].
1975
KPGA
Kuo, Chi-hsiung
New Korea CC
284 (-4)
Played as the Korea Open (April 11-14; Asian circuit event). Kuo (Taiw) beat Arthur Russell (USA) at the second playoff hole. [New Korea CC, Goyang, Gyeonggi, S Korea].
1974
KPGA
Cho, Tae-woon
Tae-Ryeung GC
286 (-2)
US$2,800
Played as the Korea Open (April 11-14; Asian circuit event). Second-placed Ben Arda (Phil), Chi-hsiung Kuo (Taiw) and Am-gil Cho (S Kor) finished 4 shots behind Cho (S Kor). [Tae-Ryeung GC, nr Seoul, S Kor; at the time known as Korea Military Academy GC].
1973
KPGA
Kim, Seung-hak
Taenung CC
282 (-6)
US$2,800
Played as the Korea Open (April 12-15; Asian circuit event). Second-placed Ireneo Legaspi (Phil) finished 1 shot behind Kim (S Kor). [Taenung CC, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1972
KPGA
Hahn, Chang-sang
Seoul CC
276 (-12)
US$2,000
Played as the Korea Open (April 13-16; Asian circuit event). Second-placed Graham Marsh (Aus) finished 6 shots behind Hahn (S Kor), who won this title for the third straight year, and seventh time in total. [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1971
KPGA
Hahn, Chang-sang
Seoul CC
281 (-7)
US$2,000
Played as the Korea Open (April 15-18; Asian circuit event). Won by defending champion Hahn (S Kor). [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1970
KPGA
Hahn, Chang-sang
Seoul CC
289 (+1)
US$2,000
Played as the Korea Open (April 9-12; Asian circuit event). Second-placed Ben Arda (Phil) finished 3 shots behind Hahn (S Kor), who recorded his fifth win in this event. [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1969
KPGA
Hsieh, Yung-yo
Seoul CC
286 (-2)
Played as the Korea Open (June 5-8). Won by Hsieh (Taiw). [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1968
KPGA
Chan, Kin-chung
Seoul CC
283 (-5)
Played as the Korea Open (June 7-9). Won by Chan (Taiw). [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1967
KPGA
Hahn, Chang-sang
Seoul CC
281 (-7)
Played as the Korea Open (June 9-11). Won by Hahn (S Kor) for the fourth straight year. [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1966
KPGA
Hahn, Chang-sang
Seoul CC
295 (+7)
Played as the Korea Open. Won by Hahn (S Kor) for the third straight year. [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1965
x
Hahn, Chang-sang
Seoul CC
288 (E)
Played as the Korea Open (Oct 1-3). Won by defending champion Hahn (S Kor). [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1964
x
Hahn, Chang-sang
Seoul CC
294 (+6)
Played as the Korea Open. Won by Hahn (S Kor). [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1963
x
Hsieh, Yung-yo
Seoul CC
287 (-1)
Played as the Korea Open (Sept 27-29). Hsieh (Taiw) beat Koichi Ono (Jpn) in a playoff. [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1962
x
Nakamura, Torakichi
Seoul CC
284 (-4)
Played as the Korea Open (Oct 4-7). Won by Torakichi "Pete" Nakamura (Jpn). [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1961
x
Hsieh, Yung-yo
Seoul CC
293 (+5)
Played as the Korea Open (Oct 22-24). Won by Hsieh (Taiw). [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1960
x
Seoul CC
288 (E)
Played as the Korea Open (Oct 22-24). Won for the third straight year by Moody (USA), who was a U.S. Army serviceman stationed in Korea at the time. [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1959
x
Seoul CC
301 (+13)
Played as the Korea Open (Sept 18-20). Won by defending champion Moody (USA), who was a U.S. Army serviceman stationed in Korea at the time. [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
1958
x
Seoul CC
306 (+18)
Played as the inaugural Korea Open (Sept 11-14). Won by Moody (USA), who was a U.S. Army serviceman stationed in Korea at the time. [Gurakbu course, Seoul CC, Neung-dong, Seoul; this course/club no longer exists].
 

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