SK Telecom Open
The SK Telecom Open is an annual professional golf tournament hosted in South Korea and sponsored by the Korean cell phone company SK Telecom. The tournament was inaugurated in June 1997 as "SK Telecom Classic", and renamed in 2001. It is part of the Korean Tour for men, and was co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour from 2001 to 2007. It was co-sanctioned by the OneAsia Tour from 2010 to 2015. In 2017 and 2018 it had prize money of 1,200,000,000 Won.
|Course(s)||Sky 72 Golf Club|
OneAsia Tour (2010–2015)
Asian Tour (2001–07)
|Prize fund||1,200,000,000 won|
The tenth edition, held May 4–7, 2006, was shortened to 54 holes because of rain. The tournament that year made international headlines when teenage golfer Michelle Wie made the cut, only the second female golfer to do so in a Korean men's tournament after Se Ri Pak in 2003 and the first to do it in an Asian Tour tournament.
It has been staged at five different venues since its inception it is currently played at the Sky 72 Golf Club and has previously been played at Pinx, BA Vista, IIdong Lake and the Lakeside Golf Clubs.
- "Golf-OneAsia add Korea's SK Telecom Open to 2010 schedule". Yahoo! Sports. 9 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-22.
- ESPN.com, 2006 SK Telecom Open Final Results
- http://www.sktelecomopen.com/html/open.asp?htype=winner List of winners (In Korean)
- Official website (in Korean)