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Tom Kim’s rise may spark Asian wave as Se-ri Pak once did for women golf, says Chuah Choo Chiang

Tom Kim’s rise may spark Asian wave as Se-ri Pak once did for women golf, says Chuah Choo Chiang

By Chuah Choo Chiang A comment by Jordan Spieth, arguably one of the most articulate and thoughtful athletes on the PGA Tour, was probably lost amidst the noise that has been surrounding the professional game…

Parents sacrificed a lot to support him, says KH Lee

Parents sacrificed a lot to support him, says KH Lee

When K.H. Lee looks back to the starting point of his golf journey, he can only marvel at how a twist of fate which saw him learn the game with a Ted Lasso-type swing coach…

With all the buzz, Tom Kim poised to go places with Presidents Cup the next stop, writes Chuah Choo Chiang

With all the buzz, Tom Kim poised to go places with Presidents Cup the next stop, writes Chuah Choo Chiang

By Chuah Choo Chiang The Tom Kim express finally ran out of steam after a whirlwind joy ride which lasted nearly two months and ending at his dream destination, the PGA TOUR. But for the…

Lahiri amongst Asia’s golf history seekers set to benefit from PGA Tour’s enhancements

Lahiri amongst Asia’s golf history seekers set to benefit from PGA Tour’s enhancements

In golf, they say timing is everything and golf’s glory hunters from Asia have been in perfect synch and harmony in making the quantum leap from the Korn Ferry Tour to the ultra-competitive and rewarding…

Irrespective of Masters outcome, Matsuyama’s place in golf history is sealed, says Chuah Choo Chiang

Irrespective of Masters outcome, Matsuyama’s place in golf history is sealed, says Chuah Choo Chiang

The same golfing gods who ensured an historic first Masters Tournament triumph for Asia some 12 months ago are now being called upon to ensure Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama is fully fit to put up a…

Tiger-tamer Yang excited at second chapter of his golf career, says Chuah in his latest column

Tiger-tamer Yang excited at second chapter of his golf career, says Chuah in his latest column

By Chuah Choo Chiang His PGA TOUR career stats read as 193 starts, two wins, 12 top-10s, 33 top-25s, a career best 10th on the FedExCup and nearly US$9 million in prize earnings. Throw in…

As turning 46 looms, Tiger Woods says he is at peace with himself, says Chuah Choo Chiang

As turning 46 looms, Tiger Woods says he is at peace with himself, says Chuah Choo Chiang

While he is now in perfect calm knowing he isn’t the same athlete he once was, some observers will be mistaken to assume he has accepted his fate of not being able to match Jack…

Matsuyama and Im race to become first Asian to scale golf’s summit, says Chuah Choo Chiang

Matsuyama and Im race to become first Asian to scale golf’s summit, says Chuah Choo Chiang

The similarity in their golf swings is rather uncanny. One owns a deliberate take-away that feigns slow motion on video, while the other possesses a prolonged pause at the top of the backswing that has…

Twist of fate saw Lee learn the game with a Ted Lasso-type swing coach, says Chuah Choo Chiang

Twist of fate saw Lee learn the game with a Ted Lasso-type swing coach, says Chuah Choo Chiang

When K.H. Lee looks back to the starting point of his golf journey, he can only marvel at how a twist of fate which saw him learn the game with a Ted Lasso-type swing coach…

Column – Olympic Golf leaves its mark in Tokyo 2020, says Chuah Choo Chiang

Column – Olympic Golf leaves its mark in Tokyo 2020, says Chuah Choo Chiang

A throwaway comment by Rory McIlroy after he missed out on a bronze medal was worth its weight in gold as golf’s much talked-about acceptance in the Olympic Games was reinforced following two glorious weeks…