Tag Archives: Know Your Asians

Jul
18
2013
Holy Shiv!!!

Holy Shiv!!!

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 a sizzling six-under 30 on the front nine, birdieing six of the first seven holes. He even had an impressive up-and-down on no. 8, which Ian Poulter called “a joke” on Twitter.

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Jul
11
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Know Your Asians

Kiss the trophy

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 to force a playoff. She rolled in a six-fotter for birdie on the 18th, and then started the playoff just a half-hour later.

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