2012 Korean Tour

The 2012 Korean Tour was the second season of the Korean Tour to carry Official World Golf Ranking points. The season consisted of 13 events, seven of which were co-sanctioned by other tours. All the tournament had prize funds of at least 400 million won (approximately US$350,000). Four had prize funds of 1 billion won (US$900,000) while the Ballantine's Championship has a prize fund of 2.2 million euros (approximately US$2.9 million).

Tournament schedule

The number in brackets after each winner's name is the number of Korean Tour events he had won up to and including that tournament.

DateTournamentLocationPrize fund
29 AprBallantine's ChampionshipIcheon€2,205,000 Bernd Wiesberger (n/a)32Co-sanctioned by European Tour and Asian Tour
13 MayGS Caltex Maekyung OpenSeongnam1,000,000,000 Kim Bi-o (2)10Co-sanctioned by OneAsia Tour
20 MaySK Telecom OpenSeogwipo900,000,000 Kim Bi-o (3)10Co-sanctioned by OneAsia Tour
3 JunMeritz Solmoro OpenYeoju500,000,000 Choi Jin-ho (3)6
24 JunVolvik Hildesheim OpenJecheon$300,000 Lee In-woo (2)14Co-sanctioned by Asian Tour
1 JulMillion Yard CupNagasaki$200,000Korean/aTeam match between Korea and Japan
2 SepSBS Tour Happiness KJB KPGA ChampionshipNaju500,000,000 Lee Sang-hee (2)6
9 SepThe Charity High 1 OpenJeongseon1,000,000,000 Matthew Griffin (1)6Co-sanctioned by OneAsia Tour
16 SepDongbu Insurance Promy OpenHoengseong400,000,000 Kim Dae-sub (8)6
23 SepMunsingwear Matchplay ChampionshipPyeongchang600,000,000 Kim Dae-hyun (3)6
7 OctCJ InvitationalYeoju$750,000 K. J. Choi (16)14Co-sanctioned by Asian Tour
14 OctShinhan Donghae OpenIncheon1,000,000,000 Kim Meen-whee (1)12
21 OctKolon Korea OpenCheonan1,000,000,000 Kim Dae-sub (9)12Co-sanctioned by OneAsia Tour
28 OctWindsor ClassicPocheon400,000,000 Baek Joo-yeob (1)6

Order of Merit

The Order of Merit used a points system. Points were awarded based on the player's position in each event.

1 Lee Sang-hee299513
2 Kang Kyung-nam272014
3 Kim Dae-sub26207
4 Kim Bi-o23003
5 Kim Dae-hyun218012

Source: [1]

Prize money leaders

RankPlayerMoney (KRW)Events
1 Kim Bi-o444,000,0003
2 Kim Dae-sub398,493,1375
3 Kang Kyung-nam332,562,77212
4 Park Sang-hyun308,326,92310
5 Kim Dae-hyun307,189,4576

'Events' refers to the number of tournaments in which the player won prize money.

Source: [1]


  1. "Korean Tour Record" (in Korean). KPGA. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
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