Maekyung Open

Last updated
GS Caltex Maekyung Open
Tournament information
Location Seoul, South Korea
Established1982
Course(s)Nam Seoul Country Club
Par72
Length6,962 yards
Tour(s) Korean Tour
Asian Tour
OneAsia Tour
Asia Golf Circuit
Format Stroke play
Prize fund 1,200,000,000
Month playedMay
Tournament record score
Aggregate267 Kim Kyung-tae (2011)
To par−21 as above
Current champion
Flag of South Korea.svg Hur In-hoi
Location Map
South Korea physical map.svg
Icona golf.svg
Nam Seoul CC
Location in South Korea

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] replacing the Korea Open as the South Korean event on the Asia Golf Circuit. [2] Between 1999 and 2009 (except for 2004) it was a stop on the Asian Tour, and then in 2010 it became part of the OneAsia Tour schedule. [3] In 2018 and 2019 it once again became a fixture on the Asian Tour.

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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 generally been staged at the Nam Seoul Country Club. It has only been staged in four venues. The other venues that have been used are Lakeside in 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2006, Gwanak in 1984 and Elysian Gangchon in 2020.

Winners

YearTour(s) [lower-alpha 1] WinnerScoreTo parMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-upVenue
GS Caltex Maekyung Open
2021 KOR Flag of South Korea.svg Hur In-hoi 279−52 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Joo-hyung Nam Seoul
2020 KOR Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Tae-hee (2)199−111 stroke Flag of South Korea.svg Cho Min-gyu
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jun Seok Lee
Elysian Gangchon
2019 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Tae-hee 275−9Playoff [lower-alpha 2] Flag of Finland.svg Janne Kaske Nam Seoul
2018 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea.svg Park Sang-hyun (2)283−1Playoff [lower-alpha 3] Flag of India.svg Gaganjeet Bhullar
Flag of South Korea.svg Chang Yi-keun
Flag of South Korea.svg Hwang Jung-gon
Nam Seoul
2017 KOR, ONE Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Sang-hee 276−82 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Moon Kyong-jun Nam Seoul
2016 KOR, ONE Flag of South Korea.svg Park Sang-hyun 280−8Playoff [lower-alpha 4] Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Soo-min Nam Seoul
2015 KOR, ONE Flag of South Korea.svg Moon Kyong-jun 284−42 strokes Flag of New Zealand.svg Ryan Fox
Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Do-hoon 752
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Norris
Flag of New Zealand.svg Gareth Paddison
Nam Seoul
2014 KOR, ONE Flag of South Korea.svg Park Jun-won 273−153 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Park Sang-hyun Nam Seoul
2013 KOR, ONE Flag of South Korea.svg Ryu Hyun-woo 274−141 stroke Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Do-hoon 753
Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Hyung-sung
Nam Seoul
2012 KOR, ONE Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Bi-o 273−155 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Ryu Hyun-woo Nam Seoul
2011 KOR, ONE Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Kim Kyung-tae (2)267−218 strokes Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Kim Hyung-sung
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Cho Min-kyu
Nam Seoul
2010 KOR, ONE Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Kim Dae-hyun 270−184 strokes Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Kim Kyung-tae Nam Seoul
2009 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Bae Sang-moon 281−7Playoff [lower-alpha 5] Flag of South Korea.svg Ted Oh Nam Seoul
2008 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Hwang Inn-choon 279−9Playoff [lower-alpha 6] Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Noh Seung-yul Nam Seoul
2007 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Kim Kyung-tae 270−185 strokes Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Liang Wenchong Nam Seoul
2006 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Suk Jong-yul 271−171 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Bryan Saltus Lakeside
KT&G Maekyung Open
2005 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Choi Sang-ho 278−103 strokes Flag of Thailand.svg Thaworn Wiratchant Nam Seoul
Maekyung Open
2004KOR Flag of the United States.svg Mark Calcavecchia 282−62 strokes Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Jang Ik-jae Lakeside
2003 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Chung Joon 275−131 stroke Flag of India.svg Amandeep Johl Nam Seoul
Maekyung LG Fashion Open
2002 ASA, KOR Flag of New Zealand.svg Eddie Lee (a)268−201 stroke Flag of Thailand.svg Thammanoon Sriroj Nam Seoul
2001 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Choi Gwang-soo 271−171 stroke Flag of India.svg Arjun Atwal
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Kim Dae-sub (a)
Nam Seoul
2000 ASA, KOR Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Kang Wook-soon 278−101 stroke Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kim Felton Nam Seoul
Maekyung Daks Open
1999 ASA, KOR Flag of South Africa.svg James Kingston 277−11Playoff Flag of Myanmar (1974-2010).svg Kyi Hla Han Lakeside
Maekyung LG Fashion Open
1998AGC Flag of Hong Kong.svg Scott Rowe 205 [lower-alpha 7] −113 strokes Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Kwon Young-suk Lakeside
1997AGC Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg Shin Yong-jin 272−161 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Tim Balmer Nam Seoul
1996AGC Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Park Nam-sin (2)2855 strokes Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Kim Sung-ho
Flag of the United States.svg Rob Moss
Nam Seoul
Maekyung Bando Fashion Open
1995AGC Flag of the United States.svg Brandt Jobe 2804 strokes Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Choi Sang-ho Nam Seoul
Maekyung Open
1994AGC Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Kim Jong-duck 284Playoff Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jim Rutledge
Flag of the United States.svg Mike Tschetter
Nam Seoul
1993AGC Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Park Nam-sin 2811 strokeNew Korea
1992AGC Flag of the United States.svg Todd Hamilton 280−8Playoff Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lin Chie-hsiang Nam Seoul
1991AGC Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Choi Sang-ho 2812 strokes Flag of the Republic of China.svg Hsieh Chin-sheng
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg Park Nam-sin
Nam Seoul
1990AGC Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Lee Kang-sun 2123 strokes Flag of the Republic of China.svg Hsieh Chin-sheng Nam Seoul
1989 AGC Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lu Hsi-chuen 2771 stroke Flag of the Republic of China.svg Chen Liang-hsi Nam Seoul
1988 AGC Flag of the Philippines.svg Frankie Miñoza 2791 stroke Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Lin Jin-han Nam Seoul
1987 AGC Flag of the Republic of China.svg Chen Liang-hsi 2793 strokes Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Kim Sung-ho
Flag of the United States.svg Brian Tennyson
Nam Seoul
1986 AGC Flag of the Republic of China.svg Tsao Chien-teng 2801 stroke Flag of the Republic of China.svg Hsieh Yu-shu Nam Seoul
1985 AGC Flag of the Republic of China.svg Chen Tze-chung 2802 strokes Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lu Chien-soon
Flag of Mexico.svg Rafael Alarcón
Nam Seoul
1984 AGC Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mike Clayton 2831 stroke Flag of the United States.svg John Jacobs
Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lu Hsi-chuen
Gwanak
1983 AGC Flag of Japan.svg Hiroshi Yamada 2121 stroke Flag of the Republic of China.svg Lu Hsi-chuen Seoul
1982 AGC Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg Kim Joo-heun (a)2853 strokes Flag of Mexico.svg Rafael Alarcón Seoul
  1. AGC − Asia Golf Circuit; ASA − Asian Tour; KOR − Korean Tour; ONE − OneAsia Tour.
  2. Lee won with a birdie on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff.
  3. Park won with a par on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff; Bhullar was eliminated on the first extra hole, and Hwang on the second.
  4. Park won with a par on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff.
  5. Bae won with a par on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff.
  6. Hwang won with a par on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.
  7. Shortened to 54 holes due to weather.

Sources: [4] [5]

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