|Date of Birth||1982-02-12|
Order of Merit
Asian Tour Victories
(2) 2005 Volvo Masters of Asia, Thailand, 2017 Yeangder Heritage, Chinese Taipei.
PRO WIN: (1) 2013 Gujarat Kensville Challenge, India. AMATEUR WINS: (3) 2002 Asian Games Individual Gold Medal, 2000 Malaysian Amateur Open, 2000 Indian Amateur Open.
• Shiv ended an 11-year and four months wait for a second Asian Tour title at the 2017 Yeangder Heritage in Chinese Taipei. • Shiv signaled his arrival by winning the season-ending Volvo Masters of Asia in Bangkok in his rookie year in 2005 and was named Rookie of the Year. • In 2006, he qualified for his maiden Major at the British Open but missed the halfway cut at Royal Liverpool. • Won twice on the European Challenge Tour in 2013. Also qualified for The Open Championship that year where he was amongst the leaders after day one before finishing tied 73rd. • Enjoyed an impressive joint 23rd finish at the U.S. Open in 2014, his first appearance at the year’s second Major. • Finished tied 10th at Hero Indian Open and tied fifth at Panasonic Open Golf Championship in Japan after battling into contention in 2016. • Played on the European Tour for several seasons before losing full playing rights in 2016. • Shiv enjoyed a stellar amateur career where the main highlight was winning the 2002 Asian Games individual gold medal in Korea.
• He is the son of a stock broker in New Delhi. • His parents wanted Shiv to study at Harvard University but Shiv opted for Purdue University as he felt it would benefit his golfing career. • Was an All-American. Learned the game at Delhi Golf Club.