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Yang tames Tiger for a famous win

KOREA&rsquo;S Yong-Eun Yang last night became the first Asian-born player to win a Major title after recording a magnificent three-shot victory over world No1 Tiger Woods in the US PGA Championship at Hazeltine.<br /><br />The 37-year-old began the day two shots down on Woods but clawed his way back with a three-under-par 69, while Woods struggled to an uncharacteristic 75.<br /><br />It was the first time that the American had not turned a 54-hole lead into victory in each of his 14 Major title successes.<br /><br />Yang is ranked 110 in the world and had claimed only one PGA Tour victory before yesterday, the Honda Classic earlier this season.<br /><br />But he showed no fear in taking on Tiger, cancelling out the world No1&rsquo;s lead with a stunning chip-in eagle at 14 before holding onto his advantage down the stretch.<br /><br />For once, Woods buckled, finishing with successive bogeys for a five-under-par total, just two shots clear of England&rsquo;s Lee Westwood and Northern Ireland youngster Rory McIlroy, who finished strongly.<br /><br />Padraig Harrington, who began the day alongside Yang on six-under-par slumped to a disastrous final round 76 which included a five-over-par eight at the par-three eighth.