Maekyung Open

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GS Caltex Maekyung Open
Tournament information
Location Seoul, South Korea
Established 1982
Course(s) Nam Seoul Country Club
Par 72
Length 6,962 yards
Tour(s) Korean Tour
OneAsia Tour (2010–present)
Asian Tour (1999–2003, 2005–2009)
Format Stroke play
Prize fund KRW1,000,000,000
Month played May
Current champion
South Korea Lee Sang-hee

The GS Caltex Maekyung Open, as it is known for sponsorship reasons, is a professional golf tournament that takes place in Seoul, South Korea. It was established in 1982.[1] In 2010 it became part of the OneAsia Tour schedule having previously been an Asian Tour event.[2]

In 2005, Korean Choi Sang-ho won the tournament and set an Asian Tour record as the oldest winner on tour at 50 years and 145 days.

This tournament has been staged at the Nam Seoul Country Club since its inception in 1982. It has only been staged in three venues since 1982. The other venues that have been used are Lakeside in 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2006 and Gwanak in 1984.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Venue Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
2017 Lee Sang-hee  South Korea Nam Seoul 276 −8 2 strokes South Korea Moon Kyong-jun
2016 Park Sang-hyun  South Korea Nam Seoul 280 −8 Playoff South Korea Lee Soo-min
2015 Moon Kyong-jun  South Korea Nam Seoul 284 −4 2 strokes New Zealand Ryan Fox
South Korea Kim Do-hoon
Australia Jason Norris
New Zealand Gareth Paddison
2014 Park Jun-won  South Korea Nam Seoul 273 −15 3 strokes South Korea Park Sang-hyun
2013 Ryu Hyun-woo  South Korea Nam Seoul 274 −14 1 stroke South Korea Kim Do-hoon
South Korea Kim Hyung-sung
2012 Kim Bi-o  South Korea Nam Seoul 273 −15 5 strokes South Korea Ryu Hyun-woo
2011 Kim Kyung-tae  South Korea Nam Seoul 267 −21 8 strokes South Korea Kim Hyung-sung
South Korea Cho Min-kyu
2010 Kim Dae-hyun  South Korea Nam Seoul 270 −18 4 strokes South Korea Kim Kyung-tae
2009 Bae Sang-moon  South Korea Nam Seoul 281 −7 Playoff United States Ted Oh
2008 Hwang Inn-choon  South Korea Nam Seoul 279 −9 Playoff South Korea Noh Seung-yul
2007 Kim Kyung-tae  South Korea Nam Seoul 270 −18 5 strokes China Liang Wen-Chong
2006 Suk Jong-yul  South Korea Lakeside 271 −17 1 stroke United States Bryan Saltus
2005 Choi Sang-ho  South Korea Nam Seoul 278 −10 3 strokes Thailand Thaworn Wiratchant
2004 Mark Calcavecchia  United States Lakeside 282 −6 2 strokes South Korea Jang Ik-jae
2003 Chung Joon  South Korea Nam Seoul 275 −13 1 stroke India Amandeep Johl
2002 Eddie Lee (a)  New Zealand Nam Seoul 268 −20 1 stroke Thailand Thammanoon Srirot
2001 Choi Gwang-soo  South Korea Nam Seoul 271 −17 1 stroke India Arjun Atwal
South Korea Kim Dae-sub (a)
2000 Kang Wook-soon  South Korea Nam Seoul 278 −10 1 stroke Australia Kim Felton
1999 James Kingston  South Africa Lakeside 277 −11 Playoff Myanmar Kyi Hla Han
1998 Scott Rowe  Hong Kong Lakeside 205 −11 3 strokes South Korea Kwon Young-suk
1997 Shin Yong-jin  South Korea Nam Seoul 272 −16 1 stroke United States Tim Balmer
1996 Park Nam-sin  South Korea Nam Seoul 285 5 strokes South Korea Kim Sung-ho
United States Rob Moss
1995 Brandt Jobe  United States Nam Seoul 280 4 strokes South Korea Choi Sang-ho
1994 Kim Jong-duck  South Korea Nam Seoul 284 Playoff Canada Jim Rutledge
United States Mike Tschetter
1993 Park Nam-sin  South Korea New Korea 281 1 stroke
1992 Todd Hamilton  United States Nam Seoul 280 Playoff Taiwan Lin Chie-hsiang
1991 Choi Sang-ho  South Korea Nam Seoul 281 2 strokes Taiwan Hsien Chin-hsing
South Korea Park Nam-sin
1990 Lee Kang-sun  South Korea Nam Seoul 212 3 strokes Taiwan Hsieh Chin-sheng
1989 Lu Hsi-chuen  Taiwan Nam Seoul 277 1 stroke Taiwan Chen Liang-hsi
1988 Frankie Miñoza  Philippines Nam Seoul 279 1 stroke South Korea Lin Jin-han
1987 Chen Liang-hsi  Taiwan Nam Seoul 279 3 strokes South Korea Kim Sung-ho
United States Brian Tennyson
1986 Tsao Chien-Teng  Taiwan Nam Seoul 280 1 stroke Taiwan Hsieh Yu-shu
1985 Chen Tze-chung  Taiwan Nam Seoul 280 2 strokes Taiwan Lu Chien-soon
Mexico Rafael Alarcon
1984 Michael Clayton  Australia Gwanak 283 1 stroke United States John Jacobs
Taiwan Lu Hsi-chuen
1983 Hiroshi Yamada  Japan Seoul 212 1 stroke Taiwan Lu Hsi-chuen
1982 Rafael Alarcon  Mexico Seoul 288 1 stroke Taiwan Lu Hsi-chuen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Award Foundations and Educational Programs" (pdf). Overview of the Maekyung Media Group. p. 14. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Maekyung Open added to OneAsia tour". USA Today. Associated Press. 7 January 2010. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 
  3. ^ http://kgt.co.kr/tournaments/sch_history.aspx?game_code=2017110002000 List of winners (In Korean)