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 […]

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 […]

May
23
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

There’s an influx of Asians on the LPGA. And they’re really good. In fact, they win a lot. But many fans find it difficult to keep track of who is who because, you know, all Asians look alike and their names sound the same. So, let’s get to know them better. Looks like Amy Yang is […]

Apr
5
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

There’s an influx of Asians on the LPGA. And they’re really good. In fact, they win a lot. But many fans find it difficult to keep track of who is who because, you know, all Asians look alike and their names sound the same. So, let’s get to know them better. Because everyone loves a winner, […]

Mar
27
2010

There’s an influx of Asians on the LPGA. And they’re really good. In fact, they win a lot. But many fans find it difficult to keep track of who is who because, you know, all Asians look alike and their names sound the same. So, let’s get to know them better. The LPGA kicked off its […]

Mar
9
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

There’s an influx of Asians on the LPGA. And they’re really good. In fact, they win a lot. But many fans find it difficult to keep track of who is who because, you know, all Asians look alike and their names sound the same. So, let’s get to know them better. Born in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, […]

Feb
13
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

There’s an influx of Asians on the LPGA. And they’re really good. In fact, they win a lot. But many fans find it difficult to keep track of who is who because, you know, all Asians look alike and their names sound the same. So, let’s get to know them better. Today, we have a special […]

Nov
19
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

There’s an influx of Asians on the LPGA. And they’re really good. In fact, they win a lot. But many fans find it difficult to keep track of who is who because, you know, all Asians look alike and their names sound the same. So, let’s get to know them better. Born and raised in Honolulu, […]

Nov
6
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

Because the HSBC Champions is taking place in Shanghai, China, this week, here’s a special male edition of Know Your Asians. Born and raised in Taiwan, he’s 35 years old He comes from a big golfing family — his father and uncle were both pros and his two brothers also play on the Asian Tour […]