The Korea Golf Association (KGA) announced on the 16th that Hyung-mo Kang, CEO of Yuseong Country Club, was elected as the 20th president.
Chairman Kang Hyung-mo, who ran as a sole candidate, completed the approval process of the Korea Sports Council on the 15th and will carry out his work토토사이트 for about 1 year and 6 months until the day before the regular general meeting in January 2025.
Chairman Kang has been associated with the Korea Golf Association since 2004 as the CEO of Yuseong Country Club, and then served as a full-time vice president from 2013 to 2021 after serving as a director of the association and the chairman of the Athlete Enhancement Committee.
During his tenure, he contributed to winning gold medals in all categories at the 2006 Doha and 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, winning the individual and team events at the 2010 and 2016 World Women’s Championships, and winning the women’s gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. He served for several years as an administrative member and director of the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC), supporting the strengthening of international relations for Korean golf and the advancement of Korean players overseas.
From an early age, Chairman Kang opened the Yuseong CC course for training of young people such as Pak Se-ri and Jang Jeong, and put effort into nurturing her players. From 2001 to 2012, she served as the head of the Daejeon Metropolitan City Golf Association, entered administration.
In addition, his father, the late Chairman Kang Min-goo, who was the founder of Yuseong Country Club and served as a director of the association, co-hosted the 2005 (29th) Korea Women’s Amateur Championship with the Korea Golf Association, leading Korean women’s golf to the top of the world. , and Ko Jin-young, etc.
As the top priority, he suggested thorough preparation for the Asian Games in Hangzhou and the Paris Olympics next year. Chairman Kang said, “We will be reborn as an open organization through active communication with related organizations.”