Hsieh Yung-yo

Hsieh Yung-yo (Chinese: 謝永郁, born 23 October 1934) is a Taiwanese professional golfer.

Hsieh Yung-yo
Personal information
Born (1934-10-22) 22 October 1934 (age 88)
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)
Sporting nationality Taiwan
Former tour(s)Japan Golf Tour
Asia Golf Circuit
Professional wins26
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour2
Asian Tour13 (Asia Golf Circuit)
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT29: 1970
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipDNP
Achievements and awards
Asia Golf Circuit
1964, 1965, 1968, 1969

Hsieh had great success playing throughout Asia, winning 16 national opens.[1] Most of those victories were on the Far East Circuit, later known as the Asia Golf Circuit, where he was also the circuit champion on four occasions.[2] He also played on the Japan Golf Tour, winning twice.

Professional wins (26)Edit

Japan Golf Tour wins (2)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 25 May 1975 Pepsi-Wilson Tournament −5 (72-75-66-70=283) 1 stroke   Graham Marsh,   Toshiaki Sekimizu
2 6 Jul 1975 ANA Sapporo Open −11 (71-70-66-70=277) 2 strokes   Takashi Murakami

Japan Golf Tour playoff record (0–2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1974 Pepsi-Wilson Tournament   Graham Marsh Lost to birdie on fourth extra hole
2 1981 Yomiuri Open   Namio Takasu Lost to par on third extra hole

Asia Golf Circuit wins (13)Edit

Japanese circuit wins (7)Edit

Other Asian winsEdit

this list may be incomplete

Senior winsEdit

Team appearancesEdit


  1. ^ Ryan, Shane (3 July 2019). "From the UK to Nigeria to Taiwan, we've crowned the king of golf's national opens". Australian Golf Digest. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Yung Yo's S'pore Open by 2 strokes". The Straits Times. Singapore. 2 March 1970. p. 24. Retrieved 19 February 2020 – via National Library Board.
  3. ^ "Yung-Yo fires eagle to signal victory". The Straits Times. Singapore. 4 March 1968. p. 20 – via National Library Board.
  4. ^ "Sports Corner (Golf)". Sydney Morning Herald. March 2, 1970. Retrieved 2020-01-03.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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