The KJ Choi Foundation, which supports the hopes and dreams of youth around the world, announced today that Founder and President KJ Choi has donated his $100,000 winnings from the 2013 ISPS Handa World Cup to help with the Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts in the Philippines. "I wanted to represent Korea in sharing the sentiment of my fellow countrymen to our friends in the Philippines," said Choi. "I send my deepest condolences to the people of the Philippines who have lost their families and homes."
He started out his first round with two straight birdies and made another birdie on six. Sadly, KJ bogeyed the ninth shooting a 33 (-2) for the front nine. He then made three straight birdies on 13, 14, 15, but ended with a bogey on hole 18 for a 34 (-2) back nine. Overall, he was -4 going into the second round, tied for second place.