Reporter Park Dae-ro = Korea Professional Golfer (KPGA) Lee Jung-hwan (32), nicknamed Iron Man because he is good at iron shots, confessed that he belatedly grew in size through weight training.
Lee Jung-hwan, who entered the KPGA Korean Tour in 2010, has won two career victories. Lee Jung-hwan won his first victory at the Kaido Golden V1 Open in 2017 and lifted his second career trophy at the 2018 Golfzon DYB Education Tour Championship
. . Lee Jung-hwan, who competed in 17 tournaments in his first year back, finished 41st in Genesis points (1598.47P) by passing the cut in 11 tournaments, including a tie for 5th at the YAMAHA/HONORS K Open with Sologo CC and a tie for 9th at the KB Financial Live Championship. seated
Last year, Lee Jung-hwan competed in 21 competitions, tied for 3rd at the Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance Choi Kyung-ju Invitational, and tied for 9th at the Golfzon-Toray Open. 먹튀검증
Lee Jung-hwan has the nickname Iron Man because he uses accurate iron shots. In 2017 and 2018, before his military enlistment, he recorded high green hit rates of 78.44% and 72.60%, respectively. In 2021, the first year after his discharge, he made 69.50%, but last season he scored 71.09% and re-entered the 70% level.
Not befitting the nickname Iron Man, Lee Jung-hwan confessed that he neglected to exercise his muscles.
Lee Jung-hwan said, “I started weight training while serving in the military. In fact, I didn’t do weight training until then.” said.
Lee Jung-hwan recorded an average drive distance of about 275 yards in 2017 and 2018 before enlisting in the military, but it increased to 284.55 yards in 2021 and 289.29 yards in 2022 after being discharged.
Lee Jung-hwan explained that he made a decision to improve his physical strength. He said, “As I played in consecutive competitions, my stamina decreased as the season went on. The consistency of the shot collapsed and I felt the pressure to play the game.” I’m preparing for the season while I’m doing it. I’m working hard on my putt training,” he said.
Lee Jung-hwan, who has been training in Thailand since the 4th, plans to return to Korea on the 1st of next month to prepare for the start of the season.