The CJ CUP @ SUMMIT at the Summit Club in Las Vegas finished Sunday, with Rory McIlroy of Ireland taking the trophy and Im Sung-jae becoming the only Korean golfer to finish in the top 10.
A competitive field including Korean golfers like Im Sung-jae, Lee Kyoung-hoon and Kim Si-woo, will gather for the CJ CUP @ SUMMIT at the Summit Club in Las Vegas, starting Thursday.
Two Koreans, for the first time ever, won both the PGA title and the LPGA title on the same day as PGA golfer Im Sung-jae and LPGA golfer Ko Jin-young each took home a win at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and the Cognizant Founders Cup.
Im Sung-jae concluded the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday tied for 20th, but managed to make it into the PGA Tour record books with the most birdies in a single season.
Im Sung-jae will be the sole Korean golfer competing for the season's ultimate prize at the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday.
Im Sung-jae took third place at the BMW Championship on Sunday, stamping his ticket for a third successive Tour Championship while countrymen Lee Kyoung-hoon and Kim Si-woo failed to extend their seasons.
Korean golfers Kim Si-woo, Im Sung-jae and Lee Kyoung-hoon will tee off at The Northern Trust on Thursday with an opportunity to become the first Korean threesome to reach the Tour Championship.
Korea's Im Sung-jae finished tied for 22nd and Kim Si-woo tied for 32nd in the men's individual golf tournament Sunday, trailing behind gold medal winner Xander Schauffele of the United States.
Korea's Im Sung-jae tied the course record in the third round of the Olympic men's golf tournament on Saturday, keeping a very slim hope alive that he could still climb his way up to a podium spot.
Six golfers will represent Korea at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Park In-bee, Ko Jin-young, Kim Sei-young and Kim Hyo-joo will represent Korea in the women's golf tournament, while Im Sung-jae and Kim Si-woo participate in the men's event.