Wi Chang-soo (51) finished second after overtime at the PGA Champions Tour Invited Celebrity Classic (total prize money of 2 million dollars).
In the 3rd round held at Las Colinas Country Club (par 71) in Irving, Texas, USA on the 24th (Korean time), Wi Chang-soo tied an eagle with 6 birdies, 3 bogeys and 1 double bogey to hit a 3 under par 68 for the final total. After recording 12 under par 201 strokes and going to the 4th hole of an overtime match with Mark Hansby (Australia), he finished runner-up.
On the second day, after hitting 7-under-par 64 and starting from 3rd place, Wi Chang-soo wrote down his first hole bogey, but made up for it with an eagle on the 3rd hole. After catching consecutive birdies on holes 11 and 12 in the second half after holes 7 and 9, he recorded a bogey on hole 13 and a double bogey on hole 15. He also bogeyed the 16th hole, but tied for the lead with a birdie on the par 3 17th hole, and added a birdie by making a 3-meter putt on the 550-yard par 5 hole.
The two players, who drew par in the two extra holes held on the 18th hole, tied on the par 3 17th hole. However, in the fourth extra hole at the 18th hole, Wi Chang-soo added a penalty stroke and lost the number of strokes, and Hensby, who kept par, won the championship. 안전놀이터
Wi Chang-soo, who debuted on the tour in 1996, steadily hit the stage of the US PGA Tour, but the opportunity seldom came. He won 9 victories in the Korean Professional Golf (KPGA) Korean Tour, including 5 victories including Shinhan Donghae Open and SK Telecom Open, and 4 Asian Tour victories, but no championships in the United States. Wi Chang-soo, who joined the senior tour at the age of 50 (born on January 3, 1972), participated in eight tournaments this year and passed all cuts, finishing in a tie for 12th.
As a Korean player, Kyung-Joo Choi won her first win at the Pure Insurance Championship held at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Monterey, California in September 2021.
Alex Cheka (Germany), who started as the leader, ended up at even par and finished in 3rd place (11 under par), and Richard Green (Australia) swung a 6-under par and tied for 4th place (10 under par) with Jerry Kelly (USA).
Yang Yong-eun (51), who started in 18th place, shot a 3-over par 74 to tie for 40th place (1 under par), down 22 places. Choi Kyung-ju (53) finished with a tie for 48th place (even par) by hitting a 1-over par 72.