Jul
27
2014
By Stephanie Wei under British Open

Hey longtime WUP readers, welcome back to a very special edition of “Know Your Asians“! For newer readers, check it out and enjoy! You might not be familiar with Thai pro golfer Kiradech Aphibarnrat, but you really should get to know him. Why? That’s easy — because he’s awesome, humble, introspective and an all-around good [...]

Jul
18
2013

Playing in the final three-ball on Friday afternoon, Shiv Kapur is golfing his face off and he has nine holes to play, but he’s your current first-round leader at the Open Championship . While just about everyone else playing in the afternoon wave at Muirfield is scrambling for pars — and breaking clubs, Kapur fired [...]

Jun
30
2013

It was never a question of whether or not Inbee Park would secure her third straight major of the season, it was more a matter of how many would she would win by. Park wasn’t perfect in Sunday’s final round at Sebonack, but she didn’t need to be — she posted a two-over 74 to [...]

Jun
27
2013

World no. 1 Inbee Park continues to dominate the women’s golf circuit, posting a superb five-under 67 at Sebonack to take the clubhouse lead in the first round of the U.S. Women’s Open. Park has already won five times — yes, FIVE — this season, including the first two majors. 

Oct
18
2012

Commissioner Tim Finchem announced on Thursday that the PGA Tour is assuming “operational control” of the Canadian Tour, which will become re-branded as PGA Tour Canada. The conversion process will begin on November 1st and PGA Tour Canada will be up and running for the 2013 season. The takeover didn’t come as a surprise since [...]

Aug
27
2012

First of all, apologies for making anyone worry about my absence the last few days. I had to deal with some more health issues and I’m still not 100%, but it’s nothing too serious and I’ll be fine. Thanks for the emails and tweets and I’m sorry I wasn’t able to attend the final round [...]

Jul
10
2012

For those wondering why I didn’t cover the U.S. Women’s Open, please see the explanation at the bottom of the page. Since I wasn’t there–and truly wish I had been–I’ll leave most of the commentary on the tournament to my colleagues who were.  Heading into the final round with a six-shot lead, Na Yeon Choi [...]

Jul
11
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Know Your Asians

Plagued by delays and inclement weather, the US Women’s Open wrapped up on Monday afternoon in Colorado Springs. Finally. So Yeon Ryu defeated fellow South Korean rival Hee Kyung Seo in a three-hole playoff to capture the major championship. Ryu had three holes in regulation left to play and needed to birdie one of them [...]