SEOUL, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Bae Sang-moon took his first steps back into civilian life on Wednesday after completing his mandatory stint in the South Korean military and the two-time PGA Tour winner is eager to get his golfing career back on track.
South Korean Bae Sang-moon plans to compete on the PGA Tour next week in Hawaii while getting legal advice to help resolve a requirement that he return home by month's end to complete military service, his manager said.
Despite efforts to defer his commitment, pro golfer Sang-moon Bae must leave the PGA tour to serve mandatory military service in South Korea.
The burgeoning U.S. PGA Tour career of South Korean golfer Bae Sang-moon appears on hold after the 28-year-old was ordered to return home to complete military service.
PGA Tour golfer Sang-Moon Bae is a two-time winner and has taken home $5.7 million in career earnings. But now Bae has been told by a court that he must return to Korea to serve a 2-year stint in the military according to the BBC. I...