Olympian Fact Sheet: Yuka Saso

Olympian Fact Sheet: Yuka Saso

Yuka Saso recently became the biggest toast of Philippine sports when she ruled the US Women’s Open last June.

This made the Filipino-Japanese golf wonder an instant favorite to win a medal in Tokyo.

Saso’s swing, which the player has proudly patterned to perfection after British star Rory McIlroy’s remarkable stroke, is among the notable moves in her arsenal.

Catch Saso and her amazing golf swing on these dates:

Women's Golf: August 4-7 6:30 a.m. Kasumigaseki Country Club

For more stories on the Olympic journey of Saso, visit her Olympian Tracker page.