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  • Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 21-05-2022

    Anirban Lahiri misses the cut at PGA Championship after his second round of 73

    Anirban Lahiri (73-73) missed the cut by two shots at the PGA Championship after a three-over 73 in round two took his total to six-over 146.

    Will Zalatoris of the United States led the field with a total score of nine-under 131.

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  • Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 20-05-2022

    Anirban Lahiri shoots opening round 73 to be tied 78th at PGA Championship

    Anirban Lahiri settled for an opening round of three-over 73 at the PGA Championship to leave himself in tied 78th position in his first major start in nearly three years at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

    Lahiri opened his day with a bogey and birdie on the 10th and 11th holes and dropped a bogey on the fourth from the greenside bunker before taking a costly double bogey on the par-5 fifth hole after finding trouble in the greenside bunker.

    Rory McIlroy of Northern Ir...

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  • Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 19-05-2022

    Anirban Lahiri enjoys practice round with Tiger Woods ahead of PGA Championship

    Anirban Lahiri couldn’t have asked for a better way to prepare for this week’s PGA Championship after enjoying a nine-hole practice round with Tiger Woods on Wednesday.

    The Indian star, who is making his first major appearance in nearly three years, found himself in the company of the 15-time major champion as he put together some last-minute preparation.

    Tapping into the thoughts of one of the greatest golfers of all time was timely, considering the fact that Wood...

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  • Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 18-05-2022

    Anirban Lahiri all set to make first major appearance in nearly three years after early arrival of baby boy

    Anirban Lahiri is all set to make his first major appearance in nearly three years when he tees it up on Thursday, May 19, at the PGA Championship at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. 

    The Indian star’s participation in the season’s second major was hanging in the balance as his wife, Ipsa was due to deliver their son on May 22 – the final round of the PGA Championship.

    Baby boy Avyaan arrived safely and ahead of schedule on Monday, w...

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  • Phuket, Thailand, 15-05-2022

    Kartik Sharma finishes tied fifth at Blue Canyon Championship on the Asian Development Tour

    Kartik Sharma (66-67-69) final round of two-under 69 saw him finish tied fifth at 11-under 202 at the Blue Canyon Classic on the Asian Development Tour.

    Kartik finished five shots behind the winner Chen Guxin of China.

    M Dharma and Udayan Mane claimed tied 13th place at nine-under 204.

    Yashas Chandra finished a further shot back in tied 19th.

    Elsewhere at the Asian Tour's Asia Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup, Ajee...

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  • Phuket, Thailand, 14-05-2022

    Kartik Sharma rises to tied second at Blue Canyon Classic, Udayan Mane is tied sixth

    Kartik Sharma (66-67) carded a four-under 67 to rise six positions to tied second at nine-under 133 after the second round of the Blue Canyon Classic on the Asian Development Tour (ADT).

    Kartik was just one shot behind the leader, 18-year-old local lad Denwit Boriboonsub, at the Blue Canyon Country Club in Phuket, Thailand.

    Sharma, in search of his maiden title, shares the second spot with Malaysia’s Shahriffuddin Ariffin, Thai golfer Witchayapat Sinsrang...

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  • Phuket, Thailand, 13-05-2022

    Udayan Mane takes first round lead with a 63 at Blue Canyon Classic on the Asian Development Tour

    Udayan Mane, who capped an encouraging tied seventh finish at the Laguna Phuket Cup on Tuesday with a closing 63, produced more fireworks on Friday to earn the first round lead at the $75,000 Blue Canyon Classic on the Asian Development Tour.

    The world No. 570 scorched around the Lakes layout at Blue Canyon Country Club in a mere 63 strokes, eight under, to edge Thailand’s Chanat Sakulpolphaisan and China’s Chen Guxin for the overnight lead by a shot.

    Kartik Sharma...

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  • Potomac, Maryland, USA, 09-05-2022

    Lahiri takes tied sixth place at Wells Fargo Championship, moves up 11 spots to 74th in the world ranking

    India's Anirban Lahiri (68-68-70-71) settled for a share of sixth place at the Wells Fargo Championship on Sunday as two late bogeys dented his hopes of a maiden PGA TOUR victory.

    Lahiri, who began the day in tied third place at TPC Potomac, signed off with a 1-over 71 to finish the week on 3-under 277, five shots behind winner Max Homa who clinched his second Wells Fargo Championship victory and fourth PGA TOUR title after a closing 68.

    The 34-year-old made three bird...

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  • Seongnam, Korea, 08-05-2022

    Viraj Madappa finishes tied 10th at GS Caltex Maekyung Open

    Viraj Madappa finished tied 10th at the Maekyung Open on the Asian Tour.

    Viraj (71-65-72-74) totaled two-under 282 for the week at Namseoul Country Club in Seongnam, Korea.

    Honey Baisoya (72-71-66-75) took tied 19th place at even-par 284.

    Korean Bio Kim won the tournament with a total of nine-under 275.

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  • Potomac, Maryland, USA, 08-05-2022

    Anirban Lahiri shines on another gruelling day to earn title shot at Wells Fargo Championship

    India’s Anirban Lahiri (68-68-70) equated his even par 70 in the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship to a 12-round boxing match on Saturday as he earned a legitimate title shot at winning his first PGA TOUR title.

    On another brutal day with sweeping winds, cold and rain at TPC Potamac, Lahiri fought brilliantly with three birdies against as many bogeys to move up to tied third place on 4-under 206, four back of new leader Keegan Bradley. The American shot the day’s...

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  • Seongnam, Korea, 07-05-2022

    Khalin Joshi, Viraj Madappa and Honey Baisoya in contention after round three of GS Caltex Maekyung Open

    Khalin Joshi (68-71-69) and Viraj Madappa (71-65-72) were five off the lead in joint fifth place, following scores of two-under 69 and one-over 72 respectively in round three of the Maekyung Open on the Asian Tour. The Indian duo's total stood at five-under 208.

    Honey Baisoya (72-71-66) carded a 66, the joint-lowest round of the day, to sit in outright seventh at four-under 209.

    The lead was held by Korean Bio Kim at 10-under 203. Bio's compatriots Minjun Kim, Ming...

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  • Potomac, Maryland, USA, 07-05-2022

    Anirban Lahiri hangs tough to stay in contention at Wells Fargo Championship, placed tied 10th after round two

    India's Anirban Lahiri overcame wet, windy and cold conditions to sign for a second successive 2-under 68 at the Wells Fargo Championship on Friday as he stayed in title contention in the US$9 million PGA TOUR tournament.

    The 34-year-old carded six birdies against four dropped shots to reach the halfway stage in tied 10th place at 4-under 136, six strokes behind second round leader, Jason Day of Australia.

    Lahiri, who finished runner-up at THE PLAYERS Championship...

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  • Seongnam, Korea, 06-05-2022

    Viraj Madappa shoots day's best 65 featuring a hole-in-one to rise 37 spots to tied fourth in round two of the GS Caltex Maekyung Open

    Viraj Madappa (71-65) inspired by a hole-in-one, shot a six-under 65, the day's best score, to sit one shot behind the lead in tied fourth place after round two of the Maekyung Open on the Asian Tour being played in Seongnam, Korea.

    Madappa’s total stood at six-under 136 at the Namseoul Country Club.

    The three-way lead was shared by the Korean trio of Bio Kim, Dongmin Lee and amateur Minhyuk Song at seven-under 135.

    Viraj made a...

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  • Phuket, Thailand, 05-05-2022

    Yashas Chandra claims tied seventh at Laguna Phuket Challenge on Asian Development Tour

    Yashas Chandra (68-67-65) finished tied seventh at 10-under 200 at the Laguna Phuket Challenge on the Asian Development Tour.

    Yashas struck a five-under 65 in the third and final round featuring seven birdies and two bogeys to gain 10 spots.

    The event was won by Tom Sloman of England with a total score of 19-under 191.

    Elsewhere at the Asian Tour's GS Caltex Maekyung Open being played in Korea, Khalin Joshi began his week with a...

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  • Bengaluru, 30-04-2022

    Viraj Madappa and Rashid Khan make the Indian team for the Asian Games after sealing the top two spots at the Selection Trials

    Viraj Madappa and Rashid Khan booked the two available berths in the Indian men’s team for the Asian Games 2022 after claiming the top two spots at the Asian Games Selection Trials held at KGA in Bengaluru.

    Viraj and Rashid will now join Anirban Lahiri and Shubhankar Sharma in the four-member Indian team bound for the 19th Asiad which is scheduled to be staged in the Chinese city of Hangzhou from September 10 – 25, 2022.

    Anirban and Shubhankar had earlier quali...

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  • Bengaluru, 29-04-2022

    Rashid Khan, Karandeep Kochhar and Viraj Madappa in the joint lead after round four

    In round four of the Asian Games Selection Trials at KGA in Bengaluru, Rashid Khan (68-73-67-66) produced a six-under 66 to hold the joint lead at 14-under 274 alongwith Karandeep Kochhar (69-69-69-67) and Viraj Madappa (66-68-71-69).

    Rashid's 66 was the day’s best score.

    Veer Ahlawat (71) was in fourth position at nine-under 279.

    Yuvraj Singh Sandhu also had the day’s best score of 66 that placed him tied fifth...

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  • Bengaluru, 28-04-2022

    Viraj Madappa continues in the lead on day three

    Viraj Madappa (66-68-71) returned a one-under 71 to continue at the top of the leaderboard for the third day in succession at the Asian Games Selection Trials at KGA, Bengaluru.

    Madappa enjoyed a two-shot lead after round three as his total stood at 11-under 205.

    Karandeep Kochhar (69-69-69) carded a third straight 69 to occupy second place at nine-under 207.

    Rashid Khan posted the day’s best score of 67 to be tied for third place a...

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  • Bengaluru, 27-04-2022

    Viraj Madappa surges ahead by four shots in round two

    Viraj Madappa (66-68) fired a second round of four-under 68 to surge ahead by four shots in round two of the Asian Games Selection Trials at KGA, Bengaluru.

    Madappa’s eight birdies and four bogeys on Wednesday moved his total to 10-under 134.

    The second position was shared by Karandeep Kochhar (69-69) and Yuvraj Singh Sandhu (68-70) as both had a 36-hole tally of six-under 138.

    Veer Ahlawat (66-73) occupied fourth place at five-under 139.

    Chi...

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  • Bengaluru, 26-04-2022

    Veer Ahlawat and Viraj Madappa shoot scores of 66 to jointly lead round one of the Asian Games Selection Trials

    Veer Ahlawat and Viraj Madappa shot scores of six-under 66 to jointly lead the 16-man field in round one of the Asian Games selection trials at KGA, Bengaluru.

    Ahlawat and Madappa fired seven birdies and a bogey each during their opening rounds.

    Rashid Khan, Yuvraj Singh Sandhu and amateur Milind Soni were tied third with scores of 68.

    The five-day event will decide the two players who will join automatic qualifiers Anirban Lahiri an...

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  • Noida, 22-04-2022

    Manu Gandas shoots resolute final round of 68 to register convincing four-shot win at Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open 2022

    In-form Manu Gandas of Gurugram continued to impress in what has been a standout season for him so far as he shot a resolute final round of four-under 68 to register a convincing four-stroke win at the Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open 2022, a Rs. 40 lakh event, played at the Noida Golf Course.

    In the searing heat on Friday, Gandas (65-69-67-68) totaled 19-under 269 for the week to record his third career victory which was also his second of the 2022 season. The 26-year-old...

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  • Noida, 21-04-2022

    Manu Gandas and Amardeep Malik tied for the lead, four shots ahead of the rest on day three of Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open 2022

    Manu Gandas of Gurugram and local lad Amardeep Malik of Noida continued to be the top title contenders for the third day running at the Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open 2022, a Rs. 40 lakh event, being played at the Noida Golf Course.

    On a day that was a lot cooler due to the overcast conditions but much more windy compared to the previous two days, Manu Gandas (65-69-67) and Amardeep Malik (65-67-69) were tied for the third round lead at 15-under 201 with a four-shot advan...

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  • Noida, 20-04-2022

    Amardeep Malik posts 67 to build two-shot lead after round two of the Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open 2022

    Amardeep Malik, playing at his home course, signed for a brilliant five-under 67 to build a two-shot lead at 12-under 132 at the halfway stage of the Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open 2022, a Rs. 40 lakh event, being played at the Noida Golf Course.

    Bengaluru’s Mari Muthu R shot the day’s lowest score of eight-under 64 to be placed tied second at 10-under 134 along with Manu Gandas (69) of Gurugram.

    The cut went at one-over 145. Fifty-one professionals...

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  • Noida, 19-04-2022

    Amardeep Malik and Manu Gandas shoot scores of 65 for joint first round lead at Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open 2022

    Noida’s Amardeep Malik and Gurugram’s Manu Gandas shot scores of seven-under 65 to take the joint lead in round one of the Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open 2022, a Rs. 40 lakh event, being played at the Noida Golf Course.

    Bangladesh’s Md Zamal Hossain Mollah, Chandigarh-based Abhijit Singh Chadha and Shivendra Singh Sisodia of Gurugram were tied third with matching scores of 66.

    Amardeep Malik was off to a flying start at his hom...

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  • New Delhi, 18-04-2022

    Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open Golf Championship 2022 to tee off on April 19

    • Top names in the field include Olympian and defending champion Udayan Mane, Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, Rashid Khan, Khalin Joshi and former champion Honey Baisoya

     

    • Tournament offers prize purse of Rs. 40 lakhEvent returns to Noida Golf Course

     

    The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and Prometheus School, Noida, will be jointly staging the Prometheus Scho...

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  • Chandigarh, 15-04-2022

    Yuvraj Singh Sandhu continues red-hot form with win on home turf

    Chandigarh’s Yuvraj Singh Sandhu continued his red-hot form with his third win in five months much to the delight of the home crowd at the Rs. 50 lakh TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club.

    Yuvraj (70-67-65-69), playing at his home course, shot a resolute three-under 69 in the final round to end up with a one-stroke victory at 17-under 271. The 25-year-old Sandhu, who bagged his second win of the 2022 season and a prize mo...

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  • Chandigarh, 14-04-2022

    Yuvraj Singh Sandhu and Md Zamal Hossain Mollah in the ascendancy in round three

    Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, playing on his home turf, as well as Bangladesh’s Md Zamal Hossain Mollah were in the ascendancy in round three of the Rs. 50 lakh TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club.

    Chandigarh lad Yuvraj (70-67-65) registered the lowest score of the day, an error-free seven-under 65, to move up five spots into the joint lead at 14-under 202 along with Zamal (67-66-69) who produced a three-under 69 on Thursday, his second straight...

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  • Chandigarh, 13-04-2022

    Shivendra Singh Sisodia grabs the halfway lead with a blistering 63

    Shivendra Singh Sisodia of Gurugram struck a blistering nine-under 63, the tournament’s best round so far, to grab the halfway lead at the Rs. 50 lakh TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club.

    Gurugram-based Sisodia (68-63), lying overnight tied fifth and two off the lead, totaled 13-under 131 following his career-best round to enjoy a two-shot advantage at the top.

    Bangladesh’s Md Zamal Hossain Mollah (67-66...

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  • Chandigarh, 12-04-2022

    Abhijit Singh Chadha excels in familiar conditions, fires hole-in-one enroute his 66 for first round lead

    Abhijit Singh Chadha excelled in familiar conditions at his home course to take the round one lead at the Rs. 50 lakh TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club. Abhijit’s dream start saw him shoot a six-under 66 that featured a hole-in-one on the 14th.

    On a windy day when scoring was not easy, Gurugram’s Kartik Sharma produced the day’s only bogey-free card to be tied second at 67. Bangladesh&rsquo...

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  • Chandigarh, 11-04-2022

    TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club tees off on April 12

    The TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club will be played from April 12 – 15 at the Chandigarh Golf Club. The tournament carries a prize purse of Rs. 50 lakh. The Pro-Am event will be staged on April 16.

     

    Gujarat Tourism is the Associate Partner for the event.

     

    The field of 126 players includes 123 professionals and three amateurs. The leading Indian professionals in the fray are Udayan Mane, Khalin...

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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 06-04-2022

    Aadil Bedi, Ankur Chadha and Hitaashee Bakshi’s team crowned winners of the inaugural Ballantine’s Golf Championship – Mixed Pro Challenge

    The team of Aadil Bedi, Ankur Chadha and Hitaashee Bakshi were crowned winners of the inaugural Ballantine’s Golf Championship – Mixed Pro Challenge at the pristine DLF Golf and Country Club on Wednesday.

    Aadil, Ankur and Hitaashee’s (131-138) team, leaders by two shots after round one, drove home the advantage with a score of six-under 138 in the second and final round to end up with a gross score of 19-under 269 for the week to lift the trophy and take home the win...

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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 05-04-2022

    Hitaashee Bakshi, Ankur Chadha & Aadil Bedi’s team leads on day one of Ballantine’s Golf Championship – Mixed Pro Challenge

    The team comprising of Hitaashee Bakshi, Ankur Chadha and Aadil Bedi fired a gross score of 13-under 131 to lead on day one of the Ballantine’s Golf Championship – Mixed Pro Challenge at the DLF Golf and Country Club.

    The first round of the 36-hole tournament, a first-of-its-kind men’s and women’s mixed event being played in India, saw Hitaashee Bakshi make a major contribution to her team total as she fired the day’s best score of six-under 66 at her hom...

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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 04-04-2022

    Indian men and women professionals look forward to first-of-its-kind Ballantine’s Golf Championship – Mixed Pro Challenge

    With the first-of-its-kind Ballantine’s Golf Championship – Mixed Pro Challenge set to tee off from Tuesday, 5th April, the excitement among the men and women professionals participating is palpable.

    The tournament will feature men and women professional golfers from the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and the Women's Golf Association of India (WGAI).

    The event which will be played over 36-holes at the DLF Golf and Country Club, Gary Player course on April 5...

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  • San Antonio, Texas, USA, 03-04-2022

    Anirban Lahiri shot a final round of 70 to clinch tied 13th place at the Valero Texas Open

    India’s Anirban Lahiri (68-73-69-70) shot a final round of two-under 70 at the Valero Texas Open on the PGA Tour to finish tied 13th at a total of eight-under 280.

    Anirban, making his first start since his runner-up finish at THE PLAYERS Championship three weeks ago, continued his fine form at TPC San Antonio this week as he moved up two spots to 55th position in the FedExCup standings.

    Anirban also climbed two spots in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR), moving up t...

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  • San Antonio, Texas, USA, 02-04-2022

    Anirban Lahiri's third round 69 places him tied 16th at the Valero Texas Open

    India’s Anirban Lahiri believes he has a low round in him after bouncing back into the fringe of contention at the Valero Texas Open following a third round of 3-under 69 on Saturday.

    The 34-year-old, who finished runner-up at THE PLAYERS Championship three weeks ago, made three birdies on his homeward nine at TPC San Antonio to sit on 6-under 210 as he chases a first PGA TOUR victory.

    Four players – Brandt Snedeker (67), Beau Hossler (67), Dylan Frittelli (70) and...

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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 02-04-2022

    Ballantine’s ushers in a new era of golf in India with first Golf Mixed Pro Challenge

    In continuation with their promise of many firsts in the Indian Golf Circuit, Ballantine’s, from the house of Pernod Ricard, is ready to host India’s first Golf Mixed Pro Challenge. The tournament will be played over 36-holes at the DLF Golf and Country Club, Gary Player course and is open to men and women professional golfers, from the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and the Women's Golf Association of India (WGAI). In a unique format, one lady profess...

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  • Nuh, Haryana, 01-04-2022

    Dodge Kemmer’s brilliant last round 66 gives him a three-shot win at Gurugram Challenge 2022 TATA Steel PGTI – ADT hosted by Classic Golf & Country Club

    American Dodge Kemmer fired a brilliant last round of six-under 66 to register a three-shot win at 23-under 265 at the Gurugram Challenge 2022 TATA Steel PGTI – ADT hosted by Classic Golf & Country Club.

    Thailand’s Chanat Sakulpolaphaisan (68) took second place at 20-under 268 at the US$75,000 event jointly sanctioned by the PGTI and Asian Development Tour (ADT).

    Seventeen-year-old rookie Arjun Bhati, playing only his second event after turning professional...

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  • Nuh, Haryana, 31-03-2022

    Rory Hie on course for an encore at Classic Golf & Country Club, keeps the lead for the third straight day at Gurugram Challenge 2022 TATA Steel PGTI ADT

    Indonesia’s Rory Hie is on course for an encore at the Classic Golf & Country Club as he kept the lead for the third day running after he posted a six-under 66 in round three of the Gurugram Challenge 2022 TATA Steel PGTI – ADT hosted by Classic Golf & Country Club.

    The 33-year-old Rory (63-69-66), who became the first player from his country to win on the Asian Tour after he claimed the Classic Golf and Country Club International Championship at the same venue i...

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  • Nuh, Haryana, 30-03-2022

    Rory Hie continues in the lead after a resilient 69 at Gurugram Challenge 2022 TATA Steel PGTI – ADT hosted by Classic Golf & Country Club

    Indonesia’s Rory Hie continued in the lead following a resilient second round of three-under 69 at the Gurugram Challenge 2022 TATA Steel PGTI – ADT hosted by Classic Golf & Country Club.

    The 33-year-old Rory (63-69), the first round leader by two shots, now leads by one stroke at a total of 12-under 132.

    American Dodge Kemmer (67-66) shot a 66 to be placed tied second at 11-under 133 along with Thailand’s Chanat Sakulpolaphaisan (66-67) who returned a 67...

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  • Nuh, Haryana, 29-03-2022

    Indonesia’s Rory Hie returns to happy hunting ground with a stunning 63, leads by two in round one of Gurugram Challenge 2022 TATA Steel PGTI – ADT hosted by Classic Golf & Country Club

    Indonesia’s Rory Hie returned to his happy hunting ground with a stunning nine-under 63 to take a two-shot lead in round one of the Gurugram Challenge 2022 TATA Steel PGTI – ADT hosted by Classic Golf & Country Club.

    Rory, who won his only Asian Tour title at the Classic Golf & Country Club in 2019, posted a flawless round on Tuesday which also featured birdies on the last three holes.

    Ira Alido of the Philippines fired a 65 to be placed second at the event...

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  • Nuh, Haryana, 28-03-2022

    Gurugram Challenge 2022 TATA Steel PGTI – ADT hosted by Classic Golf & Country Club gets underway from March 29

    The Asian Development Tour (ADT) returns to India after over three years with the staging of the inaugural Gurugram Challenge TATA Steel PGTI – ADT hosted by Classic Golf & Country Club.

    The tournament will be held from March 29 – April 1, 2022 at the Classic Golf & Country Club in Nuh, Haryana, close to the national capital New Delhi. The event carries a prize purse of US$75,000.

    The tournament, jointly sanctioned by the PGTI and ADT, has a field of 144 pl...

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  • New Delhi, 27-03-2022

    Ajeetesh Sandhu claims runner-up finish after playoff loss to Thailand’s Nitithorn Thippong amid high drama at The DGC Open presented by Mastercard

    India’s Ajeetesh Sandhu claimed a creditable runner-up finish after his loss in a playoff to Thailand’s Nitithorn Thippong amid high drama on the last day of The DGC Open presented by Mastercard, an Asian Tour event, played at the famed Delhi Golf Club.

    Thippong (68-70-70-73) and Sandhu (69-68-73-71), a winner on the Asian Tour in 2017, went into a playoff after they ended the regulation 72 holes in a deadlock with matching totals of seven-under 281.

    On the decisiv...

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  • New Delhi, 26-03-2022

    Ajeetesh Sandhu braves the conditions on tough third day, trails leader Nitithorn Thippong by two shots at The DGC Open presented by Mastercard

    India’s Ajeetesh Sandhu braved the conditions on a tough third day at The DGC Open presented by Mastercard to shoot a one-over 73 and continue in second place at six-under 210. Ajeetesh trails the leader Nitithorn Thippong (70) of Thailand by two shots at the revered Delhi Golf Club.

    While Settee Prakongvech (70), another Thai golfer, was placed third at five-under 211, the other Indians in the chasing pack were Gaganjeet Bhullar (73) who was placed fourth at four-under 212 as w...

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  • New Delhi, 25-03-2022

    Veer Ahlawat on the rise at The DGC Open presented by Mastercard, Ahlawat fires 67 to establish two-shot lead in round two

    India’s Veer Ahlawat, who has been a picture of consistency on the PGTI over the last two seasons, enjoyed a fruitful outing at The DGC Open presented by Mastercard for the second day in succession on Friday as he shot a flawless 67 to take a two-shot lead at the halfway stage at a total of nine-under 135.

    Ajeetesh Sandhu’s (68) presence in second place at seven-under 137 further raised Indian hopes of a long-awaited victory on the international stage.

    Gaganjeet Bh...

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  • Doha, Qatar, 24-03-2022

    Shubhankar Sharma shoots opening round of 66 at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters to be placed tied second

    Shubhankar Sharma shot an error-free six-under 66 in the opening round of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters to be placed tied second, two shots off the lead.

    Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal led the field at 64.

    Sharma was tied for second along with Denmark’s Marcus Helligkilde, Frenchman Romain Langasque and Poland’s Adrian Meronk.

    Shubhankar said, "I played really well. It was quite an early tee off, I don’t remember the last time I te...

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  • New Delhi, 24-03-2022

    Shankar Das shares first round lead with Travis Smyth at The DGC Open presented by Mastercard

    Seasoned Indian professional Shankar Das, who excelled with his 3-wood and putter on day one of The DGC Open presented by Mastercard, shared the first round lead with Australia’s Travis Smyth at five-under 67 at the first international and Asian Tour event to be played in India in over two years.

    The other Indians who got off to good starts at the recently re-designed Delhi Golf Club were Veer Ahlawat (68), occupying tied third, as well as Ajeetesh Sandhu (69) and Karandeep Ko...

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  • New Delhi, 23-03-2022

    Keen competition on the cards at inaugural edition of The DGC Open presented by Mastercard

    A new crop of Indian challengers and others from Asia will begin their quest for glory as the inaugural edition of The DGC Open presented by Mastercard tees off on Thursday morning at the fabled and tree-lined Delhi Golf Club.

    A total of 138 players, including six amateurs, are in the field for the US$ 500,000 event, which is the fourth event on the Asian Tour schedule for 2022. Although the Delhi Golf Club has staged countless international events since 1964, the latest one is the fi...

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  • New Delhi, 22-03-2022

    Golf legend Gary Player unveils Trophy for The DGC Open presented by Mastercard

    The stage is set for the inaugural edition of the DGC Open presented by Mastercard with the nine-time Major winner, Gary Player, unveiling the glittering trophy for the event to be co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI). The trophy, which will be presented to the winner of the  $500,000 tournament, is a replica of the iconic clubhouse of the Delhi Golf Club.

    The inaugural event of the Asian Tour will be played at the iconic Lodhi Course Del...

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  • New Delhi, 21-03-2022

    Khalin and Viraj, two winners on two different DGC layouts, ready for The DGC Open

    Khalin Joshi and Viraj Madappa are among the most promising young golfers in India. They have an Asian Tour win each and multiple wins at home. But in the field which has assembled for The DGC Open presented by Mastercard, they have a special place.

    Khalin won the last Asian Tour event, the Panasonic Open, at the Delhi Golf Club in 2018, before the club shut the doors to get a renovation of the Lodhi Course done.

    When the renovation was done and the first professional event wa...

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  • Kolkata, 18-03-2022

    Gritty Yuvraj Singh Sandhu prevails in a thriller at TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club; Yuvraj registers lowest winning total at Tollygunge Club, climbs to second on the PGTI Order of Merit

    The last day of the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club was nothing short of sensational.

    Twenty-five-year-old Yuvraj Singh Sandhu’s gritty last round display of four-under 66 that featured a final flourish with an eagle-two on the 16th and a 35-feet birdie conversion on the 18th helped him prevail in a thriller as he recorded the lowest winning total of 21-under 259 at the Tollygunge Club to earn his second title.

    Chandigarh-based Yuvr...

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  • Kolkata, 18-03-2022

    Tata Steel to continue its association with PGTI as umbrella partner for three more years

    ~ Sponsorship pegged at higher value compared to the previous association ~

    ~ Season-end TATA Steel Tour Championship prize money doubled from Rs. 1.5 cr to Rs. 3 cr, this year onwards ~

    ~ Has been PGTI umbrella partner since 2019 ~

    ~ Tata Steel’s association has made PGTI and golf more popular in India ~

     

    Tata Steel today announced that it will extend its support to the Professional Gol...

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  • Kolkata, 17-03-2022

    Yuvraj Singh Sandhu rules the roost with a phenomenal 61 in round three, moves into three-shot lead at TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club

    Yuvraj Singh Sandhu ruled the roost with a phenomenal nine-under 61, the week’s best score so far, to move into a three-shot lead at 17-under 193 after round three of the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club.

    The Chandigarh-based 25-year-old Yuvraj (67-65-61), who was sixth on the PGTI merit list last year after an outstanding season that featured his maiden win and 11 other top-10s, went error-free at Tollygunge Club on Thursday to climb from o...

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  • Kolkata, 16-03-2022

    Rahil Gangjee edges ahead in round two of TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club

    Rahil Gangjee, finding his knack with the longer putts at his original home course, returned a consistent four-under 66 to edge ahead by one shot in round two of the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club.

    Gangjee (64-66), originally from Kolkata and now based in Bengaluru, moved up one spot from his overnight tied second as his total read 10-under 130.

    Shamim Khan (66-65) struck the day’s joint best score of 65 that lifted him 12 posi...

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  • Kolkata, 15-03-2022

    Ajeetesh Sandhu’s scorching 63 gives him the first round lead at TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club

    Ajeetesh Sandhu made a welcome return to Tollygunge Club after over a decade as he scorched the course with a seven-under 63 to lead the field in round one of the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club.

    Kolkata’s Viraj Madappa, Rahil Gangjee, originally from Kolkata and now based in Bengaluru, defending champion Karandeep Kochhar, Khalin Joshi, Vikram Rana and Varun Parikh were tied for second with scores of 64.

    Indian golfing great Jeev M...

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  • Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, 15-03-2022

    Anirban Lahiri clinches runner-up finish at THE PLAYERS Championship on the PGA Tour following his final round of 69; Lahiri earns a staggering US$2.18 million in prize money, his career best and an Indian record

    India’s Anirban Lahiri came agonizingly close to a maiden PGA TOUR victory when he finished solo second to Cameron Smith of Australia at THE PLAYERS Championship following a pulsating Monday finish.

    Lahiri grabbed a one-shot lead into the final round at TPC Sawgrass in the PGA TOUR’s flagship US$20 million tournament but a closing 3-under 69 saw him finish one shy of Smith, who secured his fifth career victory and second of the season with a superb 66 and a winning total o...

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  • Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, 14-03-2022

    Anirban Lahiri shoots third round of 67 to be one ahead going into final round of THE PLAYERS Championship

    India’s Anirban Lahiri completed the third round at THE PLAYERS Championship in 5-under 67 on Monday morning and will take a one-shot lead into the final round at TPC Sawgrass as he searches for a first win on the PGA TOUR.

    Lahiri completed his remaining seven holes in even par after trading a bogey on 15 and a birdie on 16 and leads on 9-under 207 from Sebastian Munoz (65), Doug Ghim (68), Paul Casey (69) and Sam Burns (71) in the TOUR’s flagship US$20 million tournament....

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  • Kolkata, 14-03-2022

    TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club tees off on March 15

     

    Stellar field to feature Jeev Milkha Singh, SSP Chawrasia, Rahil Gangjee, Udayan Mane, Rashid Khan, Khalin Joshi, Viraj Madappa, Ajeetesh Sandhu, Chikkarangappa and defending champion Karandeep Kochhar

     

    Prize purse of Rs. 50 lakh on offer

     

    The TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club will be played at the revered Tollygunge Club in Kolkata from March 15 &...

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  • Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, 14-03-2022

    Lahiri takes one-shot lead to emerge as leading contender at THE PLAYERS Championship, stares at maiden PGA Tour win

    India’s Anirban Lahiri kept himself in the hunt for his maiden PGA Tour title after he took a one-shot lead at THE PLAYERS Championship which is now set to conclude at TPC Sawgrass on Monday.
     
    Lahiri, who previously shot rounds of 67 and 73, was one shot ahead of American duo Harold Varner III and Tom Hoge on 9-under through 11 holes of his third round which was suspended at 7.32pm local time on Sunday due to darkness following multiple weather disrup...

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  • Chattogram, Bangladesh, 12-03-2022

    Kshitij Naveed Kaul cruises to six-shot win at Mujib Borsho Chattogram Open 2022; Kshitij now leads TATA Steel PGTI Order of Merit

    India’s Kshitij Naveed Kaul cruised to a comfortable six-shot win after a solid final round display of four-under 68 at the Mujib Borsho Chattogram Open 2022 played at the Bhatiary Golf & Country Club in Chattogram.

    The 21-year-old Kaul (71-63-67-68), the overnight leader by five shots, drove home the advantage scoring eight birdies at the cost of two bogeys and a double-bogey in round four to total 19-under 269 at the INR 50 lakh event and register his third triumph on th...

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  • Chattogram, Bangladesh, 11-03-2022

    Kshitij Naveed Kaul powers ahead by five shots courtesy his 67 in round three of Mujib Borsho Chattogram Open 2022

    India’s Kshitij Naveed Kaul powered ahead by five shots courtesy his brilliant five-under 67 in round three of the Mujib Borsho Chattogram Open 2022 being played at the Bhatiary Golf & Country Club in Chattogram.

    Kaul (71-63-67), who had posted a 63, the tournament’s best score so far, in round two, to move into second place, made further gains on day three with seven birdies and two bogeys to take a commanding lead at a total of 15-under 201 at the INR 50 lakh event...

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  • Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, 11-03-2022

    Anirban Lahiri shoots 67 to be tied third in the clubhouse on Day 1 of THE PLAYERS Championship

    India’s Anirban Lahiri credited a career low round of 5-under 67 at THE PLAYERS Championship to 3.5 grams of weight added to his irons ahead of the PGA TOUR’s flagship tournament.

    Lahiri produced a stunning eagle two, four birdies and one bogey at TPC Sawgrass to finish one stroke back of clubhouse leaders Tommy Fleetwood and Tom Hoge on a weather-hit Thursday which endured a four hour, 15 minute suspension due to thunderstorms.

    What was especially pleasing was the...

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