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Chuah Choo Chiang
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Asian legends tip Matsuyama to enjoy golden run
by Chuah Choo Chiang - March 13, 2024 - 11:20am
If Hideki Matsuyama beats the strongest field in golf and becomes the first Japanese winner at The Players Championship this week, those who blazed the trail for Asian golf before him will be the least surprise...
Making history, inspiring a nation prove golf is in a good spot
by Chuah Choo Chiang - February 29, 2024 - 10:01am
Two feats delivered timely reminders as to why golf continues to appeal to the masses where accomplishments sprinkled with touches of inspiration and historical proportions proved that the true essence of our sport...
From PGA Tour U to iconic Pebble Beach, Chinese Taipei’s Kevin Yu is living the dream
by Chuah Choo Chiang - January 31, 2024 - 2:09pm
The 25-year-old Yu is presently enjoying a flying start to his 2024 season.
Tom Kim shines the brightest for Asian golf in 2023
by Chuah Choo Chiang - December 28, 2023 - 12:11pm
The year 2023 was no doubt a tale of two halves for Tom Kim, who struggled to hit consistent results after ramping up his ball speed.
Kirk earns biggest victory of all by beating alcoholism, depression
by Chuah Choo Chiang - November 23, 2023 - 12:36pm
In one of the most compelling stories of the year, the 38-year-old American has stood tall with his perseverance and determination, evoking just as much inspiration to fans from all walks of life.
Once the 'Bashful Prince', Ishikawa still has eyes on the throne
by Chuah Choo Chiang - October 26, 2023 - 2:33pm
Ryo Ishikawa ventured to the US at his prime in search of more success and spent five seasons on the PGA Tour from between 2013 to 2017, where he competed against the likes of Tiger Woods, Ernie Els and Vijay S...
These guys are good as golf shows it's not only about winning
by Chuah Choo Chiang - September 14, 2023 - 2:56pm
At each golf tournament, the Tour and players make it a top priority to support charitable initiatives, engage with local communities, shine a light on environmental and healthcare efforts or participate in inclusion-related...
Impossible is what Asian stars are fighting for in FedExCup Playoffs
by Chuah Choo Chiang - August 10, 2023 - 2:41pm
In the history of the game, Asian men golfers were never regarded as favorites to claim any of golf’s four majors.
Kim relishes a return to Scotland where his life changed a year ago
by Chuah Choo Chiang - July 13, 2023 - 10:25am
Tom Kim couldn’t be at a happier place than in Scotland this week. For an aspiring golfer, a trip to the Home of Golf has its many perks, although consuming black pudding or haggis, two of Scotland’s...
New-look Hideki Matsuyama ready for US Open campaign
by Chuah Choo Chiang - June 14, 2023 - 11:23am
A bearded Hideki Matsuyama may well be the best version of Hideki Matsuyama that the golfing world needs.
Korea's Lee chasing historic three-peat
by Chuah Choo Chiang - May 10, 2023 - 11:08am
It isn’t very common to find your name in golf’s history books alongside greats such as Sam Snead, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson. Korea’s K.H. Lee holds the honor following back-to-back triumphs...
Im ready for Masters title assault
by Chuah Choo Chiang - April 3, 2023 - 11:38am
After watching Hideki Matsuyama slip on the green jacket some two years ago, Sungjae Im can be forgiven if he finds himself day-dreaming of emulating one of golf’s greatest traditions this week.
Humble Kim eyes Players crowning glory once more
by Chuah Choo Chiang - March 6, 2023 - 1:06pm
A mixed dose of brutal honesty and tough love from his father, Du Ryu, has kept Si Woo Kim well and truly grounded as he pushes to grow his legacy on the PGA Tour as one of Asia’s greatest golfers.
From being a fan, Tom Kim is now living a dream at Genesis Invitational
by Chuah Choo Chiang - February 16, 2023 - 1:23pm
Much has happened for Tom Kim since being outside the ropes at Riviera, but he’s still allowed to dream. Especially while in Hollywood.
Asian Swing poised to deliver boost for Kiradech and the game in Far East
by Chuah Choo Chiang - February 7, 2023 - 8:21am
When the DP World Tour’s Asian Swing kicks off in Singapore this week before journeying to Thailand and India, it will serve as a massive boon to the region’s aspiring golfers with dreams of chasing history...
Remembering Isao Aoki's historic milestone for Asian golf some 40 years ago
by Chuah Choo Chiang - January 11, 2023 - 10:08am
The glint in the eyes and enduring smile have remained the same. So too have the charisma and passion, which are hallmarks that have defined Isao Aoki as one of golf’s living legends following an illustrious...
A year to remember for Asian golfers
by Chuah Choo Chiang - December 19, 2022 - 2:52pm
Indeed, it has been a happy year to remember for Asian golf following standout performances and historic achievements by the game’s best from the Far East as they continue to stamp their mark on the globe’s...
Tom Kim’s rise may spark Asian wave as Se-ri Pak once did for women golf
by Chuah Choo Chiang - November 3, 2022 - 12:13pm
Jordan Speith was asked about Korean phenom Tom Kim, who has achieved instant stardom by sandwiching a stunning pair of PGA Tour victories with a standout Presidents Cup debut at Quail Hollow that International Team...
Ironman Im capable of putting in the steel in international quest for victory
by Chuah Choo Chiang - September 18, 2022 - 1:07pm
True genius in golf is often rare and few superlatives accurately describe Korea’s Sungjae Im.
With all the buzz, Tom Kim poised to go places with Presidents Cup the next stop
by Chuah Choo Chiang - August 24, 2022 - 4:17pm
The Tom Kim Express finally ran out of steam after a whirlwind joy ride that lasted nearly two months and ending at his dream destination, the PGA Tour. But for the 20-year-old Korean phenom, this is just the beginning...
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