Hur Suk-ho

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Hur Suk-ho
Personal information
Born (1973-08-20) 20 August 1973 (age 47)
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)
NationalityFlag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Career
College Chae Yoog University
Turned professional1995
Current tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Professional wins9
Highest ranking 65 (12 June 2005) [1]
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour8
Asian Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship T58: 2004
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T11: 2006
Achievements and awards
Korean Tour
Order of Merit winner
2005

Hur Suk-ho (Korean : 허석호; born 20 August 1973), who is usually known as SK Ho in English, is a South Korean professional golfer who plays mainly on the Japan Golf Tour.

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Hur was born in Seoul. He attended Chae Yoog University and turned pro in 1995. He joined the Japanese Tour in 2001 and has won eight tournaments on it. He has made several appearances in major championships and World Golf Championships events.

Professional wins (9)

Japan Golf Tour wins (8)

Legend
Tour Championships (1)
Japan majors (3)
Other Japan Golf Tour (5)
No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
114 Jul 2002 Juken Sangyo Open Hiroshima −14 (64-70-71-69=274)3 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Mamo Osanai
216 May 2004 Japan PGA Championship −14 (66-68-68=202)*1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Keiichiro Fukabori
34 Jul 2004 Japan Golf Tour Championship
Shishido Hills Cup
−5 (70-74-67-68=279)Playoff Flag of Japan.svg Tomohiro Kondo
415 May 2005 Japan PGA Championship (2)−16 (68-68-67-69=272)2 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Hideto Tanihara
55 Jun 2005 JCB Classic Sendai −19 (63-67-66-69=265)1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Shinichi Yokota
625 Jun 2006 Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open −14 (68-69-66-71=274)3 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Tatsuhiko Ichihara, Flag of New Zealand.svg David Smail
727 Apr 2008 Tsuruya Open −12 (70-69-65-68=272)1 stroke Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae
89 Nov 2008 The Championship by Lexus −15 (66-68-65-70=269)5 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Kiyoshi Miyazato

*Note: The 2004 Japan PGA Championship was shortened to 54 holes due to weather.

Japan Golf Tour playoff record (1–2)

No.YearTournamentOpponent(s)Result
1 2004 Japan Golf Tour Championship
Shishido Hills Cup
Flag of Japan.svg Tomohiro Kondo
2 2006 The Golf Tournament in Omaezaki Flag of Japan.svg Tomohiro Kondo, Flag of Japan.svg Toru Taniguchi
3 2013 Mynavi ABC Championship Flag of Japan.svg Yuta Ikeda Lost to par on first extra hole

Asian Tour wins (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner-up
11 Sep 2002 Shinhan Donghae Open 1−12 (65-67-72-72=276)Playoff Flag of Scotland.svg Simon Yates

1Co-sanctioned by the Korean Tour

Asian Tour playoff record (1–0)

No.YearTournamentOpponentResult
1 2002 Shinhan Donghae Open Flag of Scotland.svg Simon Yates Won with birdie on second extra hole

Results in major championships

Tournament2003200420052006
The Open Championship T28CUTT74T11
PGA Championship T58CUTCUT
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Note: Hur never played in the Masters Tournament or the U.S. Open.

Results in World Golf Championships

Tournament20042005
Match Play
Championship 53T64
Invitational T27
  Did not play

"T" = Tied

Team appearances

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References

  1. "Week 24 2005 Ending 12 Jun 2005" (pdf). OWGR . Retrieved 29 October 2019.