Posts Tagged Yang Yong-eun

Yang makes major breakthrough for Asia

Yang Yong-eun became the first Asian to win a major title when to stared down Tiger Woods to win the US PGA Championship at Hazeltine. The 37-year-old South Korean, who was 19 when he picked up golf clubs for the first time, survived a pressure-filled final round to deny Woods a 15th major crown. It […]


Yang flies flag for Korea at Honda Classic

Yang Yong-eun became only the second Korean to win on the US PGA Tour when he lifted the Honda Classic, holding on in the final round to score a one-shot victory at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida. Joining compatriot KJ Choi as South Korea’s flag carriers on the global circuit, Yang is most famous for […]