YE Yang to battle Tiger Woods at HSBC Champions


2009 European TourSHANGHAI ' Y.E. Yang says his win over Tiger Woods at the HSBC Champions in 2006 was a major factor in setting up his victory over the world No. 1 in the PGA Championship that made him the first Asian golfer to claim a major.
Yang will meet Woods again at this years HSBC Champions in November, along with defending champion Sergio Garcia and world No. 2 Phil Mickelson.
Yang said in a statement on Monday that the 2006 win set the stage for greater achievements because it gave him the courage to pursue loftier goals, like playing on the PGA Tour and winning a major.
Others competing in the tournament Nov. 5-8 at Shanghais Sheshan International Golf Club include Paul Casey, Henrik Stenson, Stewart Cink and Padraig Harrington.
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