Opening of ‘G Tour’ with total prize money of 1.3 billion won… 28th men’s competition 1st round

Golf Zone opens the curtain on the men’s and women’s regular tour of the ‘2023 G Tour’ with a total prize money of 1.3 billion won.

Golfzon announced on the 25th that it will hold the finals of the ‘2023 Shinhan Investment & Securities G Tour Men’s Tournament 1’ at Golfzon Joymaru in Daejeon on the 28th.

The G Tour, which has been held for 12 years this year, has established itself as a genre in the golf tour industry. It continues to act as a bridge between the screen golf tour and the professional golf tour.

From the 2023 season, global transmission will be carried out to eight countries in Southeast Asia, including Hong Kong, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, through SPOTV channel TV and online video service (OTT).

The competition will be held in the Two Vision Pro Tour mode, which implements a competition environment that is more similar to the field. A dual plate was applied that separates the turning part from the hitting part and expresses more than 100 slopes similar to the actual golf course.

Golfzon also recently opened the G Tour website. You can conveniently check various information related to the G Tour, from tournaments to player information, past records, photos/videos, and events. There is also a monitoring function that allows you to check the live video of the competition and the leaderboard at a glance.

In the first round of the G Tour, with a total prize money of 70 million won and a prize money of 15 million won, the top 5 G-Tour points for the 2022 season, the top 60 qualifiers including the winner of the previous season, and the top 4 other than the qualifiers among the rookies, the competition committee Up to 68 pros, including invited players selected by 안전놀이터

After the end of the first round, a cut-off method is applied to select 40 people who advance to the second round. The tournament course is played at the G Tour Valley Course, a virtual golf course, and 36-hole stroke scores are added together in a two-round, four-player play method.

The highlight of the tournament is the tense confrontation between Dong-ho Keum, who won the grand prize last season, and Seong-hoon Lee, who unfortunately gave up the grand prize in the last championship and won the prize money.

In addition, it is expected that players with outstanding skills such as Kim Min-soo, who won the Shinhan Investment & Securities KPGA Korean Tour last October and last season’s championship, and Kim Hong-taek, who has a personal record of 10 wins on the G Tour, will have a close match.

Shinhan Investment & Securities participated as the main sponsor of the 2023 G Tour men’s first competition. Dunlop Sports Korea, Golf Buddy, and Rolling Rolly will serve as sponsors. The tournament will be broadcast live on the day of the match through the Screen Golf Zone channel, Naver Sports, Daum Sports, and Golf Zone YouTube channels, with the first round at 9:00 am and the second round at 1:30 pm.