Vice chairman of the Central Group, elected as a full member of the Royal Golf Club

Formed in 1754, the R&A Golf Club is the oldest golf club in the world, located in St. Andrews, Scotland. In recognition of its legitimacy, it was given the title of Royal & Scientist by the King of England in 1834. Recently, King Charles III became the patron of the club after the late Queen Elizabeth II.

R&A Golf Club has served as a representative organization that systematized and developed rules on golf rules, etiquette and equipment around the world, and has hosted the world’s best major golf tournament, The Open.

Full-time members of R&A golf club are selected through strict eligibility screening for prestigious figures who contribute to fostering and developing the golf industry. Currently, only 2,500 influential people in the global golf industry are registered as members.토토사이트

Vice Chairman Hong Jeong-do became the fifth Korean to become a full-time member. Prior to that, only four Korean members were Chairman Huh Kwang-soo of Samyang International, Chairman Lee Jae-yong of Samsung Electronics, Chairman Chung Eui-sun of Hyundai Motor Group and Chairman Park Jie-won of Doosan Group.

Vice Chairman Hong Jeong-do’s long relationship with the R&A began with broadcasting. For 15 years from 2010 to the present, JTBC Golf (then J Golf) and JTBC have broadcasted senior and amateur championships as well as the The Open Championship and AIG Women’s Open, which are major men’s and women’s competitions held by the R&A.

Meanwhile, JTBC Golf will broadcast the 152nd The Open Championship at Royal Troon Golf Course in Scotland from July 18 to 21 (local time) and the AIG Women’s Open at St Andrews in Scotland from August 22 to 25.

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