• Shiv KAPUR

    IND

    • Date of birth Feb 12, 1982
    • Turned Pro 2004
    • Residence New Delhi
    • Family Married

Biography

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.

Career Highlights

  1. Shiv ended an 11-year and four months wait for a second Asian Tour title at the 2017 Yeangder Heritage in Chinese Taipei. He added two more victories at the Panasonic Open India and the Royal Cup in Thailand and became the only player to win thrice on the Asian Tour in 2017.
  2. 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
  3. In 2006, he qualified for his maiden Major at the British Open but missed the halfway cut at Royal Liverpool
  4. Won twice on the European Challenge Tour in 2013
  5. Also qualified for The Open Championship that year where he was amongst the leaders after day one before finishing tied 73rd
  6. Enjoyed an impressive joint 23rd finish at the U.S
  7. Open in 2014, his first appearance at the year’s second Major
  8. Finished tied 10th at Hero Indian Open and tied fifth at Panasonic Open Golf Championship in Japan after battling into contention in 2016
  9. 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.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. 2005 Volvo Masters of Asia, Thailand
  2. 2017 Yeangder Heritage, Chinese Taipei
  3. 2017 Panasonic Open India
  4. 2017 Royal Cup, Thailand

Other wins

  1. 2013 Gujarat Kensville Challenge, India

Amateur wins

  1. 2002 Asian Games Individual Gold Medal
  2. 2000 Malaysian Amateur Open
  3. 2000 Indian Amateur Open
 

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
SMBC Singapore Open T23 70 67 71 74 282 -2 US$ 10,450
Leopalace21 Myanmar Open T57 72 69 73 74 288 4 US$ 2,550
Maybank Championship T23 70 67 67 72 276 -12 US$ 31,650
ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth MC 75 74 - - 149 5 -
Hero Indian Open MC 76 72 - - 148 4 -
Panasonic Open Golf Championship T53 70 71 68 75 284 0 US$ 3,537
Volvo China Open T66 73 68 76 71 288 0 US$ 6,450
The 37th GS Caltex Maekyung Open Golf Championship T29 69 72 74 76 291 7 US$ 6,486
Kolon Korea Open Golf Championship MC 72 75 - - 147 5 -
Bank BRI Indonesia Open T70 70 73 74 75 292 4 US$ 1,200

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