FIRST ASIAN MAJOR WINNER KOREAN Y.E. YANG JOINS THE CONTINENT’S CHALLENGE FOR THE ROYAL TROPHY


Asian Team Captain Naomichi ‘Joe’ Ozaki has announced the nomination of Asia’s first ever Major Championship winner, Korean Y.E. Yang, for the Continent’s challenge against the Europeans at the sixth edition of the Royal Trophy to be held on 14-16 December 2012 at The Empire Hotel & Country Club in the Sultanate of Brunei.

“I am very pleased to announce the nomination of Y.E. Yang for our Asian Team to confront the Europeans at The Empire Hotel & Country Club in the Sultanate of Brunei,” stated the Asian Captain Ozaki.

“Y.E. Yang is a highly accomplished player and has proven to be able to produce remarkable golf and astonishing shots even when facing maximum pressure,” added the Japanese golf legend who will lead Asia for the fifth consecutive time.

“He is a player I want wearing our Asian uniform when the pressure of representing the Continent peaks. I know that he is capable of facing anyone under any conditions in the golf course. He proved that winning the PGA Championship under remarkable circumstances and in winning his nine career titles,” further added Ozaki who is himself the winner of thirty-five career tournament titles.

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