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Golf Australia Express : Issue 38
K YUNG-JU CHOI, OR as we know and love him, “KJ”, finds himself in unfamiliar territory this season. At the season-opener Tournament of Champions in Hawaii the man nicknamed “The Tank” surged through the field with a final round 8-under 65 to share fifth place. But in his 10 starts since, his best result was a T24 at the Northern Trust Open in February. The 42-year-old Korean carries the ‘Asia’s most successful golfer’ tag with eight PGA Tour titles among 18 worldwide wins to his name. But KJ's 2012 form—or lack thereof—is causing him concern. He currently sits 100th on the money list and has slipped to No.31 in world rankings. A higher scoring average seems to be to blame. By the end of 2011, Choi had managed a win, eight top 10s, 10 top 25s, banked a massive $4.4 million—nearly 10 times his earnings thus far in 2012—and was the world No. 15 with a scoring average just a tick under 70. In 2012 that scoring average has blown out an extra 1.5 shots a round—or six shots an event. Massive. We’re expecting The Tank to get his sh-tuff together and fire his way back to the upper echelon soon. The next month could well determine the ultimate success of KJ's year. OTG K.J Choi Year Events Wins Top 10 Top 25 Money List Ave. Score 2012 11 0 1 2 $490,936 (100) 71.36 (113) 2011 22 1 8 10 $4,434,691 (4) 69.99 (19) Missing In Action: WHAT IT MEANS: STAT: Scoring Average THE NUMBERS DON’T LIE... STAT THE The average number of shots taken in each round on Tour