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Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 11
  • Birthplace: Korea
  • Residence: Seoul, Korea
  • Birthdate: August 20, 1973
  • Age: 31
  • Turned Pro: 1995
  • College: Korea Physical Education University
Player Notes

Started playing golf at age 10, he loves listening to music. . .Hur Suk-ho claimed his first title on the Asian PGA Tour by winning the Shinhan Donghae Open on home soil in September, 2002. He led from the opening round, thanks to a brilliant albatross, but needed a two-hole play-off to beat Simon Yates. It marked a brilliant year for the Korean as he had also won on the Japan Golf Tour in July, the first from his country to do so since 1999. In 2001 Ho played on the Japan secondary tour and finished top on the merit list to earn his card on the main circuit. . .Ho joined the Japan Golf Tour in 2002, as a rookie he won Juken Hiroshima Open. . . .Played 2002 WGC World Cup for Korea with KJ Choi in Mexico. They finished T3rd, six back of winners Japan.

Career Victories

Japan PGA Tour
5 - 2002 Juken Sangyo Open Hiroshima, 2004 PGA Championship & JGT Championship Shishido Hills 2005 Japan PGA Championship, JCB Classic Sendai

1 - 2002 Shinhan Donghae Open

Career Summary

2001 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 3; in money - 2; top-10 finishes: 0; Scoring aver@!BIO = Age: 71.44; Money �975,717 (ranked 167th); best finish, T26th,Aiful Cup.

2002 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 18; top-10 finishes: 7; Scoring aver@!BIO = Age: 70.57 (ranked 10th) Money �52,340,564 (ranked 17th); winner, Juken Sangyo Open Hiroshima.

2003 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.20 (ranked 31st); money �39,286,969 (ranked 25th); best finish, 2nd PGA Championship & Munsingwear Open KSB Cup.

2004 Japan PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average -70.38 (ranked 6th); money �78,350,836 (ranked 5th); winner, PGA Championship & JGT Championship Shishido Hills.

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