Shiv Kapur

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Shiv Kapur
— Golfer —
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Personal information
Full name Shiv Kapur
Born (1982-02-12) 12 February 1982 (age 32)
New Delhi, India
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb; 11.7 st)
Nationality  India
Residence New Delhi, India
Career
College Purdue University
Turned professional 2004
Current tour(s) European Tour
Asian Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
Asian Tour 1
Challenge Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T23: 2014
The Open Championship T73: 2013
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Arjuna Award 2002
Asian Tour
Rookie of the Year
2005

Shiv Kapur (born 12 February 1982) is an Indian professional golfer.

Kapur went to Purdue University and played the amateur circuit in the United States. He had a successful amateur career, winning the Indian and Malaysian Amateur Opens in 2000 and an individual gold medal at the 2002 Asian Games.[1]

He turned professional in 2004 and made a considerable impact in his second season on the Asian Tour by winning the season ending Volvo Masters of Asia and finishing the year fourth on the Asian Tour Order of Merit. Kapur works with instructor Peter Murphy out of Dallas, Texas.

He joined the European Tour in 2007, having earned enough as an affiliate member in 2006 to merit a tour card.

Amateur wins (3)[edit]

  • 2000 Indian Amateur Open, Malaysian Amateur Open
  • 2002 Asian Games Individual Gold Medal

Professional wins (3)[edit]

Asian Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 11 Dec 2005 Volvo Masters of Asia −20 (66-67-68-67=268) 2 strokes India Jyoti Randhawa

Challenge Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 3 Feb 2013 Gujarat Kensville Challenge −14 (67-71-65-71=274) 2 strokes Scotland Andrew McArthur
2 3 Nov 2013 Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final −16 (69-66-67-70=272) 4 strokes Portugal José-Filipe Lima, Scotland Jamie McLeary

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T23
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T73 DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shiv Kapur wins individual golf gold". rediff.com. 6 October 2002. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 

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