Sangmoone Bae's comeback tournament from military service will be in Korea

Sangmoone Bae’s comeback tournament from military service will be in Korea



Sangmoon Bae is set to make his return to professional golf after completing a compulsory tour in the South Korean military.

Golf Channel reports Bae will return at the Shinhan Donghae Open, played Sept. 14-17 at Bear's Best Cheongna Golf Club.

Bae began a nearly two-year obligation following the 2015 Presidents Cup in his home country, and he completes his obligation on Aug. 16. This event is hosted by the Korean PGA Tour and co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour.



Bae will make his return to the PGA Tour with the start of the 2017-18 PGA Tour season. The PGA Tour carved out room for Bae to return under a major medical and family crisis exemption, so he will have full status. Golf Channel reports Bae's agent was unable to confirm a solidified schedule during the PGA Tour's fall portion of the new season.

Bae, now 31, last won the PGA Tour at the 2014 Frys.com Open.

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