2011.10.7 Weekend Picks: KPGA* Korea Open
* Woojeong Hills Country Club, Cheonan, South Chungcheong
* Thursday to Sunday
Reigning U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and 2009 PGA Championship winner and defending champion Yang Yong-eun will play together in today’s round up.
Rickie Fowler, the 2010 PGA Tour’s Rookie of the Year, is in the same group as Hong Soon-sang who is looking for his third win in this season’s KPGA.
Noh Seung-yul, last year’s top money winner on the Asian tour, will play with Kim Kyung-tae, the current top prize money earner in KPGA.
The winner bags 300 million won ($254,000).