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Eight Asian golfers won tickets to 2019 FedEx Cup playoffs

Eight Asian golfers won tickets to 2019 FedEx Cup playoffs

South Korea has five names on the list of golfers qualified for the end of the season's prestigious series announced on August 5th.

These five Korean golfer are Im Sungjae, Kang Sung, Kim Si Woo, An Byeong Hun and Lee KH.

Im Sungjae will enter The Northern Trust at Liberty National Stadium in New Jersey this week as the highest ranked Asian golfer on the FedEx Cup scoreboard. Golfer ranked 23rd FedEx Cup has just won the seventh place in the top 10, at Wyndham Championship last week.

Kang Sung, who won the first !PGA Tour@ title at AT&T Byron Nelson in May, started a series of FedEx Cup playoffs at 29th place. Following Kang is Kim Si Woo at 45th place. Last year at Wyndham Championship last week, ending a series of forgotten events with nine eliminations in the last 10 awards.

An Byeong Hun also entered the Playoffs with positive performance. The 27-year-old Golfer finished third at Wyndham and is still looking for the first title on the Tour. The former US Amateur champion kept top of the table in the first three rounds but lost the championship to James Poston, who hit 62 in the final round.

"I am very disappointed, especially about my performance in the last holes", An Byeong Hun, who has a third year as an official member on the Tour, shared after last week's tournament.

The third time into the top 10 this season helps An climb from 82nd to 57th FedEx Cup score. Last year, An finished the playoffs at 42nd. Korean Golfer remained in the top 125, Lee KH, started the playoffs this year with the 104th place.

Japanese Golfer, former world number two, Hideki Matsuyama entered The Northern Trust this week with 30th place on the FedEx Cup rankings. His Taiwanese colleague, C.T. Pan, ranked under four steps. This season, C.T. Pan was able to own the title at RBC Heritage in April. Asian Golfer remains in the top 125 FedEx Cup - conditions for playoffs - Kiradech Aphibarnrat. In the first year as an official member of the PGA Tour, Thai golfer will start the playoffs at No. 76.

The noticeable absences of Asian golf at the 2019 FedEx Cup playoffs are India's Anirban Lahiri hope (ranked 178) with Korean duo Kim Whee (190th) and Bae Sangmoon (205th).

The top 125 golfers will compete at The Northern Trust. Of these, 70 people with the highest rank on the FedEx Cup score after the New Jersey tournament will be able to play for the second playoffs - the BMW Championship.

The Top 30 after the BMW Championship will compete in the Tour Championship. The top of the FedEx Cup table after the event will eventually pocket $ 15 million. Last year, Tiger Woods won the Championship Tour and Justin Rose won FedEx Cup.