Y.E. Yang Discusses Golf in Asia & Growing the Game

Tiger Woods entered the final round of the 2009 PGA Championship with a two-stroke lead, and had previously won all 14 of the majors he had led after 54 holes. But when he shot a 3-over-par 75, it opened the door for others.

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Boldly stepping through that door was South Korea’s Y.E. Yang, who carded a 2-under 70 and beat Woods by three strokes. The victory marked Yang’s second of the year and first major, and was also the first major ever for an Asian man.

Back9Network’s Jenn Bosworth spoke with the unlikely champion at this year’s PGA Championship at Oak Hill:

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