|Date of Birth||1982-02-12|
Order of Merit
Asian Tour Victories
(4) 2005 Volvo Masters of Asia, Thailand, 2017 Yeangder Heritage, Chinese Taipei, 2017 Panasonic Open India, New Delhi. 2017 Royal Cup, Thailand.
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 won for the third time on the Asian Tour in 2017 after emerging victorious at the Royal Cup. He is the only golfer to win multiple titles on the Asian Tour that year. • The 2017 Panasonic Open India title is Shiv's first professional victory at the Delhi Golf Club, which is also his home course. • The win moved him to the top of the Panasonic Swing, which is an aggregate points race that spans five events – in Thailand, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Japan. • 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.