American professional golfer Collin Morikawa took home his second major title at the 2021 British Open on Sunday.
Historic win: The 24-year-old golfer bested three past major winners — Jordan Spieth, Louis Oosthuizen and Jon Rahm — at the 149th Open Championship at Royal St. George’s Golf Club in Kent, England, according to CBS Sports.
Yuka Saso, 19, became the first Filipino winner of the U.S. Women’s Open and the second to win an LPGA Tour event title on Sunday.
Victories: Saso represents the Philippines and is of Filipino and Japanese descent, according to JapanTimes. The U.S. Women’s Open is her third professional win. She previously won the NEC Karuizawa 72 Golf Tournament and the Nitori Ladies Golf Tournament on the Japan LPGA Tour in 2020, according to Golf Digest.
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA)’s official Twitter shared a photo of GSW guard Damion Lee donning the hoodie, designed by the professional female golfer, on Wednesday, according to Golf Week.
Hideki Matsuyama finished the Augusta National with two remarkable closing rounds on Sunday to become the first Japanese man to win a golf major and the first Asian-born player to be the tournament champion.
Matsuyama won the 2021 Masters, heading by one stroke at a 10-under-par at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, reports the New York Times.
The PGA Tour may have found its next big star in 24-year-old Collin Morikawa, who took his fourth career win on Sunday by beating the best players in the world.
Golfer Michelle Wie West took to Twitter on Friday to blast Rudy Giuliani for making sexist and misogynistic comments about her in a recent podcast.
“What should be discussed is the elite skill level that women play at, not what we wear or look like,” wrote the five-time Ladies Professional Golf Association (LGPA) Tour winner.
While the spotlight is now shining on recent PGA Champ Collin Morikawa, some are focusing their attention on his 24-year-old girlfriend, Katherine Zhu, who has always displayed pride in her boyfriend’s achievement over the past few months.
Zhu, who attended Pepperdine University in California, joined the 23-year-old professional golfer in celebrating the victory after winning the US PGA Championship on Sunday at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, according to New York Post. The couple posed together beside the Wanamaker Trophy.
Celebrated Asian American pro golfer Michelle Wie recently married her longtime boyfriend, Jonnie West, in Beverly Hills, California.View this post on Instagram
“I’ve been golfing since I could walk!” says Muni He, a rising star golfer from China.
In November, He made headlines after earning a membership at the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), the largest organization for female pro golfers based in Daytona Beach, Florida.
After being partially banned in the country for being a “sport for millionaires”, China is now making golf required in schools, reportedly in an effort to teach good behavior among children.
In 2015, members of the Chinese Communist Party were prohibited from “obtaining, holding or using membership cards for gyms, clubs, golf clubs, or various other types of consumer cards, or entering private clubs.”
Hackers Discover Classic NES Game Hidden Inside Nintendo Switch as Tribute to the Legendary Satoru Iwata
Eagle-eyed hackers and data miners reportedly discovered a hidden NES emulator for the 1984 video game “Golf” inside the Nintendo Switch. Unfortunately, those who have already updated the device may not be able to play the game anymore.
The first hint that something was tucked away inside the Nintendo Switch surfaced when forum user Setery posted his mysterious experience with the console on GBATemp in July.
Well that’s one un-pho-gettable Instagram pic.
Danielle Kang, 24, winner of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in Olympia Fields, Illinois, celebrated her victory by ordering the delicious Vietnamese noodle dish pho — and she brought her own bowl!