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  • Golf: Shubhankar Sharma blazes course with day’s best 64

    Jeju Island (South Korea): Shubhankar Sharma blazed through the first nine in  6-under 30 on way to carding an 8-under 64, leapfrogging 45 places to be T-26 by the third round of THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES here on Saturday.  It was the day’s best card and saw Sharma zoom from T-71st to T-26. Sharma, who shot 74-75 on first two days and was 5-over for 36 holes, is now 3-under

  • Anirban Lahiri has a lot to make up for this week at PLAYERS

    Ponte Vedra Beach: Anirban Lahiri has more than a few things to set right this week at the PLAYERS Championships as he is in danger of dropping out of top-100 for the first time in more than four years.  He is also yet to register a top-10 finish in this calendar year and has not tasted a win since the Hero Indian Open in February 2015. Yet, he feels he is striking

  • Commonwealth Games 2018: Rough day for Shubhankar, Spieth takes two-shot lead

    Augusta: It was a rough opening day on the golf’s biggest stage for Shubhankar Sharma as he opened with a five-over 77 on his maiden Masters appearance. Despite three birdies, he was shredded by eight bogeys, which included two bogey hat-tricks, one on each half of the Augusta National Golf Club. Other Asian Tour members were Yuta Ikeda (76) at Tied-62nd and Kiradech Aphibarnrat (79) at T-82.  Honorary member, Vijay Singh of

  • Indian golfer Aditi Ashok earns Major berth with T-14th finish at Kia Classic 

    California: Indian golfer Aditi Ashok turned in a brilliant seven-under 65 to sign off tied 14th at the Kia Classic, earning herself a spot in the season’s first Major for women — the ANA Inspiration this week. Overnight tied 20th, Aditi, who carded 70-72-71 on the first three days, saved her best for the last at the Aviara Golf Club, sending down eight birdies against a bogey

  • Golfer McIlroy, Spieth ousted at WGC Match Play, Garcia and Thomas advance 

    Austin: World number four Jordan Spieth and seventh-ranked Rory McIlroy were ousted from the World Golf Championships Match Play Championship with defeats in final group matches. US 18th seed Brian Harman never trailed in dispatching McIlroy 5&3 and capturing his group with two wins and a draw.

  • Golfer Shubhankar Sharma fights hard before losing to Sergio Garcia Austin

    US: Shubhankar Sharma pushed the reigning Masters champion Sergio Garcia to the fullest before losing by a hole in his first match at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match-Play Championship. Garcia almost joined the ranks with defending champion Dustin Johnson and Rory McIllroy, who lost their opening matches but managed to scrape through on the 18th hole. Austrian Bernd Wiesberger shocked Johnson 3&1 while Peter Uihlein defeated McIlroy 2&1.

  • Aditi Ashok starts Founders Cup with solid 70, lies T-17th 

    USA: Aditi Ashok shot a highly creditable 2-under 70 in demanding conditions at the Wildfire Golf Club in the opening round of the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. This has only been her second start on the LPGA this season, after missing the cut in her season-opener in Australian Women’s Open.

  • Shubhankar Sharma dreams to make it to the Presidents Cup

    New Delhi: India’s newest golf star Shubhankar Sharma plans to fight his way into the 2019 Presidents Cup, as one of his early inspirations, Ernie Els was named captain of the International team.

  • Shubhankar Sharma finishes Tied-9th at WGC Mexico Championship

    Mexico City: Overnight leader Shubhankar Sharma could not pull off a dream win owing to a late slump but the Indian golfer certainly rose in stature with a creditable tied ninth finish at the USD 10 million WGC – Mexico Championship, here.

  • 10-year-old Aryaman Singh creates golf history

    Pune: Ten-year-old golfer, Aryaman Singh wrapped up the season on a high note, blazing his way through the first five events of the Indian Golf Union-West Zone, this year, thereby breaking his own zonal and national records. Singh remains undefeated at the zonal level for four years, winning every tournament he has played.

  • Aryaman tops the Order of Merit in Indian Junior Golf

    Mumbai : Pune lad Aryaman Singh has made winning a habit on the golf links. The 9-year-old Aryaman has set new records in the history of Junior Golf in India, by topping the Order of Merit for three consecutive years. The youngster, whose ambition is to win the ‘majors’, has already done remarkably well on the domestic circuit by winning every tournament in the Indian Golf Union (IGU) – West Zone.

  • ‘Aditi is fantastic for Indian gOLF’

    Kolkata : At 18, Aditi Ashok has taken Indian golf by storm. So it came as little surprise when India’s veteran golfer Arjun Atwal put her in the front row for inspiring the next generation of female golfers.

  • Aditi swings it right : Clinches partial playing rights on LPGA

    Dayton Beach : Indian golfer Aditi Ashok scripted another piece of history in her fast-rising career by clinching partial playing rights on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour with a tied 24th finish in the Qualifying Tournament here.

  • Vani clinches women’s title

    Noida: Star golfer Vani Kapoor carded one over 73 in the final round to win the 17th and final leg of the Hero womens Professional Golf Tour at the Noida Golf Course here on Friday.

  • Add a Touch of Romance: Take a Golfing Getaway

    The Game of Golf comes with many perks. One of them being that most renowned golf courses around the world are located in the most romantic locations.  Although golf is the top agenda on a Golfing holiday, a little bit of romance will only spice up the game. Therefore, if you want a golfing outing that can double up as a romantic getaway, then here’s a list you can’t miss. 

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    Nawazuddin’s new weapon, a Golf Club

    Without much noise, Nawazuddin makes sure he releases his films and shocks or surprises everyone with his performances. On the basis of his talent solely, Nawazuddin Siddhiqui is a name that’s been taken more often than any other actor these days. His journey cannot be termed as short as it’s a mix of many years of struggle and new found success. Having worked with the all the best actors and directors in

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