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  • Jaipur, 15-10-2021

    Khalin Joshi turns the tables on final day to emerge victorious at Jaipur Open 2021 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism

    Khalin Joshi’s final round of three-under 67 proved good enough for him to turn the tables on nearest rival and fellow Bengalurean M Dharma and emerge victorious at the Rs. 40 lakh Jaipur Open 2021 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism being played at the par-70 Rambagh Golf Club (RGC).

    Joshi (61-66-64-67), who made a dramatic three-putt from four feet on the last hole to end the tournament with a bogey, won by one shot as he totaled 22-under 258 for the week.

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  • Jaipur, 14-10-2021

    M Dharma maintains lead on day three of Jaipur Open 2021 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism

    Bengalureans, good friends and regular practice partners M Dharma and Khalin Joshi are all set to take on each other in a fascinating contest for top honours in the final round of the Rs. 40 lakh Jaipur Open 2021 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism being played at the par-70 Rambagh Golf Club (RGC).

    Two-time PGTI winner Dharma (62-62-65), the overnight leader by three shots, ended round three with a two-shot lead after his score of 65 on Thursday moved his total to 21-under 189.

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  • Jaipur, 13-10-2021

    M Dharma dominates round two with a second straight 62, opens three-shot lead at Jaipur Open 2021 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism

    Bengaluru’s M Dharma dominated round two with a second straight eight-under 62, the day’s best score, to open up a three-shot lead at 16-under 124 at the Rs. 40 lakh Jaipur Open 2021 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism being played at the par-70 Rambagh Golf Club (RGC).  

    The 35-year-old Dharma (62-62), who was tied second and one off the lead after round one, is now well-placed to improve upon his two third place finishes in the previous two editions of the Jaipur Open....

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  • Jaipur, 12-10-2021

    Khalin Joshi fires scorching 61 for first round lead at Jaipur Open 2021 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism

    Bengaluru golfer Khalin Joshi’s consistent run continued as he fired a scorching nine-under 61 to take the lead in round one of the Rs. 40 lakh Jaipur Open 2021 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism being played at the magnificent par-70 Rambagh Golf Club (RGC).  

    Joshi, riding on the confidence of top-10s in the last two PGTI events including a runner-up finish in Delhi last week, knocked in an eagle and nine birdies in exchange for two bogeys on Tuesday.

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  • Jaipur, 11-10-2021

    Jaipur Open Presented by Rajasthan Tourism returns for its fourth edition, begins from October 12

    The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will be staging the Jaipur Open 2021 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism at the Rambagh Golf Club in Jaipur from October 12th – 15th, 2021. The tournament carries a prize purse of Rs. 40 lakhs. The Pro-Am event will be played on October 16th. This will be the 15th event of the 2020-21 TATA Steel PGTI season.

    Rajasthan Tourism is the Presenting Partner for the tournament while Rajasthan State Sports Counc...

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  • Madrid, Spain, 10-10-2021

    Shubhankar Sharma claims season-best tied third at Open de Espana, moves up 25 spots to 55th place in Race to Dubai standings and 53 spots to 255th in world ranking

    Shubhankar Sharma continued his hot streak on the European Tour by claiming a season-best tied third finish at the Open de Espana after he shot a five-under 66 in the final round on Sunday. Shubhankar thus moved up 25 spots to 55th place in Race to Dubai standings. He also rose 53 spots to 255th position in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR).

    Sharma (67-64-70-66) totaled 17-under 267 for the week to finish two shots behind eventual champion Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain. Rafa defeat...

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  • Madrid, Spain, 09-10-2021

    Shubhankar Sharma continues his superb run in Europe, placed tied fifth and five shots off the lead after round three of Open de Espana

    Feeding off his recent brilliant run on the European Tour, Shubhankar Sharma of India produced scores of 67, 64 and 70, to be placed tied fifth at 12-under 201 after round three of the Open de Espana in Madrid.

    Sharma, who trails the leader Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain by five shots, fired two birdies and a bogey during his third round of one-under 70. Shubhankar had earlier sunk two eagles during his second round of seven-under 64.

    Sharma, a two-time winner on the Eu...

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  • New Delhi, 08-10-2021

    Viraj Madappa keeps his nerve to lift trophy at TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club Supported by Just In Time Sports Foundation

    Viraj Madappa kept his nerve on a high-scoring day to lift the trophy at the Rs. 70 lakh TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club (DGC) Supported by Just In Time Sports Foundation. The Kolkata golfer thus bagged his second professional title and his first win in three years.

    The 23-year-old Madappa (71-67-66-70) carded a two-under 70 on the final day to end up with a tournament tally of 14-under 274. Viraj picked up a cheque of Rs. 11,31,550 which pushed him up from...

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  • New Delhi, 07-10-2021

    Viraj Madappa shines on day three, joins Khalin Joshi in the lead at TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club Supported by Just In Time Sports Foundation

    Kolkata’s Viraj Madappa brought in the day’s best card of six-under 66 to storm into the joint lead at 12-under 204 along with Bengaluru’s Khalin Joshi who shot a 69 in round three of the Rs. 70 lakh TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club (DGC) Supported by Just In Time Sports Foundation.

    The 23-year-old Madappa’s (71-67-66) late charge saw him make five birdies on the last six holes. As a result Viraj jumped five spots from his overnight ti...

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  • New Delhi, 06-10-2021

    Confidence with putter, good memories at DGC, propel Khalin Joshi to the top at halfway stage of TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club Supported by Just In Time Sports Foundation

    Confidence with the putter and good memories at the Delhi Golf Club (DGC) propelled Bengaluru’s Khalin Joshi to the top of the pack at the halfway stage of the Rs. 70 lakh TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club Supported by Just In Time Sports Foundation.

    The 29-year-old Joshi (69-66), the winner of the last men’s professional tournament (Asian Tour event) staged at the DGC three years back, struck a six-under 66 consisting of seven birdies and a bogey...

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  • New Delhi, 05-10-2021

    In-form Manu Gandas & Chikkarangappa share opening day lead with Rashid Khan & Ajay Baisoya at TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club Supported by Just In Time Sports Foundation

    Gurugram’s Manu Gandas and Bengaluru’s Chikkarangappa continued their rich vein of form as they were tied for the lead along with Delhi’s Rashid Khan and Ajay Baisoya, at five-under 67 on day one of the Rs. 70 lakh TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club Supported by Just In Time Foundation.

    Giving chase to the leading quartet at four-under 68 were Gulfam, another Delhi-based pro, as well as Shravan Desai of Ahmedabad, fresh from a career-best tied...

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  • New Delhi, 04-10-2021

    TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club Supported by Just In Time Sports Foundation to be staged from October 5 - 8

    The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), the official sanctioning body of professional golf in India, will be staging the TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup 2021 Presented by Delhi Golf Club (DGC) Supported by Just In Time Sports Foundation at the DGC from October 5 - 8, 2021. The tournament carries a prize purse of Rs. 70 lakh. The Pro-Am event will be held on October 9. This is the 14th event of the 2020-21 TATA Steel PGTI season. The PGTI returns to the DGC with a full-field event after seven years...

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  • Srinagar, 18-09-2021

    Honey Baisoya returns to his best, ends title-drought with determined effort at J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism

    Delhi’s Honey Baisoya returned to his best as he ended a three-year title-drought with his determined display at the J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism played at the Royal Springs Golf Course in Srinagar.

    There was a reversal in fortune for Baisoya (67-69-66-68), who was struggling for form through the season, as he totaled 18-under 270 for the week following his classy final round of four-under 68 to win by four shots. Honey skyrocketed from 85th to...

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  • Srinagar, 17-09-2021

    Honey Baisoya powers ahead with a third round 66, establishes four-shot lead going into final day of J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism

    Honey Baisoya of Delhi, struggling for form for most of the season, is looking for a turnaround in fortune at this week’s J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism at the Royal Springs Golf Course in Srinagar.

    Six-time PGTI winner Baisoya (67-69-66) has played error-free golf for the first three days of the tournament not having dropped a single bogey. The 25-year-old Honey powered ahead into a four-shot lead in round three courtesy a superb six-under 66 as his total moved...

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  • Srinagar, 16-09-2021

    Honey Baisoya and Khalin Joshi move into joint halfway lead at J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism

    Delhi golfer Honey Baisoya and Bengaluru’s Khalin Joshi moved into the joint halfway lead after round two of the J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism at the Royal Springs Golf Course in Srinagar.

    Baisoya (67-69), benefitting from his new putter this week, went error-free for the second straight day. His second round three-under 69 took his tournament tally to eight-under 136.

    Joshi (69-67), also finding his groove with the putter, posted a flawless five-und...

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  • Srinagar, 15-09-2021

    Olympian Udayan Mane shoots sublime 65 to take first round lead at J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism

    Pune-based Udayan Mane, who recently represented India at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, fired a sublime seven-under 65 in round one of the J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism to take the early lead at the Rs. 40 lakh PGTI event being played at the Royal Springs Golf Course in Srinagar.

    The Delhi duo of Rashid Khan and Honey Baisoya as well as Gurugram’s Veer Ahlawat, the runner-up at the PGTI event last week, all three playing in the same group, shot scores of five-under 6...

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  • Srinagar, 14-09-2021

    J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism heralds return of PGTI & men’s professional golf to the Kashmir valley

    The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), the official sanctioning body of professional golf in India, along with J&K Tourism, today announced the J&K Open 2021 Presented by J&K Tourism which will be held at the picturesque Royal Springs Golf Course (RSGC) in Srinagar, from September 15 - 18, 2021, and will carry a prize purse of Rs. 40 lakh. The Pro-Am event will be held on September 19.

    The tournament which will witness participation by 125 golfers (118 professionals...

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  • Virgina Water, Surrey, England, 12-09-2021

    Shubhankar Sharma continues impressive run with tied ninth at BMW PGA Championship, rises 26 spots to 78th place in Race to Dubai rankings

    Shubhankar Sharma continues impressive run as he claims tied ninth place at the BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour to rise 26 spots to 78th position in the Race to Dubai Rankings.

    Shubhankar's (70-69-68-66) third top-10 of the season came as a result of an outstanding final round of six-under 66 that saw him finish with a total of 15-under 273, four shots behind the champion Billy Horschel of the United States.

    Sharma's final round consisted of seven birdies and a bogey...

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  • Panchkula, Haryana, 11-09-2021

    Chikkarangappa saves the best for the last, shoots final round 65 to emerge victorious by two shots

    Bengaluru’s Chikkarangappa S saved his best for the last as he shot a final round of seven-under 65, the day’s joint best score, to emerge victorious by two shots at the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship Presented by Govt. of Haryana & Panchkula Golf Club (PGC).

    The 27-year-old Chikkarangappa (69-65-69-65), who began the day in third place, three shots off the lead, put up a determined performance on the last day to end up with a tournament total of 20-under 268, tw...

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  • Panchkula, Haryana, 10-09-2021

    Veer Ahlawat maintains lead in round three despite a sedate 71

    Veer Ahlawat kept the lead in round three of the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship presented by Govt. of Haryana & Panchkula Golf Club (PGC) despite a quiet day on the course.

    The Gurugram-based 25-year-old Ahlawat (67-62-71), followed up his whirlwind 62 in round two with a sedate one-under 71 on Friday to move his tournament total to 16-under 200. Veer’s mixed round saw him pick up five birdies at the expense of four bogeys.

    Noida’s Amardeep Malik (71-...

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  • Panchkula, Haryana, 09-09-2021

    After thunderstorm, Veer Ahlawat takes PGC by storm with extraordinary 10-under 62, emerges clubhouse leader by a massive seven shots on rain-hit second day

    After heavy rain and thunderstorm in the morning delayed the start of the second round by three and a half hours, the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship presented by Govt. of Haryana & Panchkula Golf Club (PGC) witnessed another storm, this time in the form of Gurugram golfer Veer Ahlawat’s extraordinary round of 10-under 62 that made him the clubhouse leader by a massive seven shots on day two as his total stood at an imposing 15...

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  • Panchkula, Haryana, 08-09-2021

    Yashas Chandra sets the bar with top-notch 65 in round one of TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship Presented by Govt. of Haryana & Panchkula Golf Club

    Mysuru’s Yashas Chandra set the bar with a top-notch seven-under 65 in round one of the Rs. 50 lakh TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship Presented by Govt. of Haryana & Panchkula Golf Club.

    The 26-year-old Yashas, who secured tied 11th on the PGTI last week, continued his good form with an error-free effort at one of his favoured venues where he has struck some low scores in the past.

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  • Panchkula, Haryana, 07-09-2021

    TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2021 Presented by Govt. of Haryana & Panchkula Golf Club tees off on September 8

    The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will be staging the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2021 Presented by Govt. of Haryana & Panchkula Golf Club from September 8 – 11, 2021. The tournament has an enhanced prize purse of Rs. 50 lakh. The Pro-Am event will be played on September 12.

    The TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship being held at the scenic Panchkula Golf Club for the third year in succession, will be the second event since the resumption of the 2...

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  • Hyderabad, 05-09-2021

    Manu Gandas lifts maiden trophy after stoic two-under 64 on day four of Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi

    Gurugram’s Manu Gandas put up a stoic performance on the final day to lift his maiden professional trophy at the Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi at the Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) course.

    Gandas (64-58-64-64), the overnight leader by five shots, turned in a card of two-under 64 featuring four birdies and two bogeys to end up with a tournament tally of 22-under 250 and thus prevail by an impressive three strokes at the Rs. 40 lakh event wh...

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  • Hyderabad, 04-09-2021

    Manu Gandas in the driver’s seat ahead of final round as he maintains five-shot advantage at Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi

    Gurugram’s Manu Gandas was in the driver’s seat going into the final round as he maintained his overnight five-shot advantage with a three-under 64 in round three of the Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi at the Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) course.

    Gandas (64-58-64), looking for his maiden win, totaled 20-under 186 after three days. Manu, one of the most consistent performers this season, mixed an eagle and three birdies with two bogeys...

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  • Hyderabad, 03-09-2021

    Manu Gandas burns the course with a sizzling 10-under 58, builds five-shot lead in round two of Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi

    Gurugram’s Manu Gandas burnt the course with a sizzling 10-under 58 to build a substantial five-shot lead at 17-under 122 in round two of the Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi at the Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) course.

    Noida’s Amardeep Malik was in second place at a total of 12-under 127 following his second round of seven-under 61.

    Twenty-one-year-old Gurugram-based rookie Kartik Sharma, playing his first event at the HGA sin...

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  • Hyderabad, 02-09-2021

    Pukhraj Singh Gill and Manu Gandas hold joint first round lead with scores of 64 at Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi

    Ludhiana’s Pukhraj Singh Gill and Gurugram’s Manu Gandas struck scores of seven-under 64 to hold the joint first round lead as the PGTI resumed its 2020-2021 season with the Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi at the Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) course.

    While 24-year-old Pukhraj Singh Gill shot the best round of his professional career, 25-year-old Manu Gandas continued his hot streak having already posted five top-10s in the season. Read More

  • Hyderabad, 31-08-2021

    Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi marks the resumption of the PGTI season on September 2

    The Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), the official sanctioning body of professional golf in India, today announced the Golconda Masters Telangana Open 2021 Presented by Vooty & Haldi which will be held at the Hyderabad Golf Club (HGC) from September 2 - 5, 2021, and will carry a prize purse of Rs. 40 lakh. The Pro-Am event will be held on September 1.

    The tournament which will witness participation by 129 golfers (123 professionals an...

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  • Crans Montana, Switzerland, 28-08-2021

    Shubhankar Sharma shoots a three-under 67 to climb into tied ninth in round three of the Omega European Masters, he is three shots off the lead

    Shubhankar Sharma (68-68-67) climbed 13 spots to tied ninth place after firing a three-under 67 in round three of the Omega European Masters on the European Tour.

    Shubhankar's three-day total stands at seven-under 203 placing him three shots off the lead.

    Sharma, fresh from top-20 finishes in his last two appearances, struck an eagle, three birdies and two bogeys in his eventful third round at the picturesque Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club.

    Shubhankar c...

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  • New Delhi, 26-08-2021

    TATA Steel PGTI onboards American Express and Amrutanjan Health Care Limited as Tour Partners

    In a major boost to TATA Steel PGTI ahead of the resumption of the 2020-2021 season, the tour has signed two new Tour Partners.

    Globally-recognized brand American Express comes on board as a Tour Partner. American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

    Amrutanjan Health Care Limited, a leading Indian health care company established in 1893, proudly co...

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  • Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, 21-08-2021

    Anirban Lahiri shot a 71 to slip to tied 60th place in round three of The Northern Trust

    Anirban Lahiri scrambled to a level par 71 in the third round of THE NORTHERN TRUST on Saturday to fall off the pace in his hopes to progress into next week’s BMW Championship in the FedExCup Playoffs.

    But the Indian star does not intend to throw in the towel just yet. 

    The 34-year-old continued to battle with fatigue at Liberty National Golf Club in New Jersey, mixing his card with six birdies, including four over his last six holes, four bogeys and one double...

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  • Prague, Czech Republic, 20-08-2021

    Shiv Kapur struck a second straight 70 to lie tied 17th at the halfway stage of D+D Real Czech Masters

    Shiv Kapur fired a second successive two-under 70 to be placed tied 17th at a total of four-under 140 at the halfway stage of the European Tour's D+D Real Czech Masters.

    Kapur mixed three birdies with a bogey on day two as he trailed the leader Sebastian Soderberg of Sweden by six shots.

    Shiv, a four-time winner on the Asian Tour, moved up one spot from his overnight tied 18th as a result of his solid 70.

    Kapur, a two-time runner-up on the European Tour, is looking to...

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  • Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, 19-08-2021

    Anirban Lahiri begins FedExCup Playoffs with a first round 69 at The Northern Trust to be tied 15th

    India’s Anirban Lahiri ground out a two-under 69 in the first round of THE NORTHERN TRUST on Thursday to keep alive his hopes of extending his run in the FedExCup Playoffs.

    The 34-year-old, who qualified for the first of three Playoffs events in 121st position, needs to jump inside the top-70 this week and his cause was helped with a solid showing amidst swirly conditions at Liberty National Golf Club in New Jersey.

    American Justin Thomas, who was the FedExCup c...

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  • Salem, Tamil Nadu, 19-08-2021

    Innovative Muniyappa builds yet another mini golf course, this time in his native village

    Former Indian Open champion C Muniyappa has built quite a reputation for himself with his innovative ways.

    While being stuck in his grandfather’s village in the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu during the nationwide lockdown last summer, Muniyappa put his ingenuity to work by creating two mud greens in the vast space available and carving out a five-iron and a putter from a tamarind tree. These innovations helped the Bengaluru-based professional practice and keep in touch with...

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  • Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, 18-08-2021

    Anirban Lahiri: I've had a few hurdles to jump over so I'm happy that I find myself here

    India’s Anirban Lahiri retained his PGA Tour card and made it to the FedExCup Playoffs after three years as a result of finishing 121st in the FedExCup standings at the conclusion of last week’s Wyndham Championship.

    Lahiri, who appeared for India at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics, is now all set to play his eighth successive season on the PGA Tour when the 2021-22 season begins in September this year. However, before that, he is keen to make a mark in the lucrative...

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  • Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, 15-08-2021

    Anirban Lahiri finishes tied 46th at Wyndham Championship, retains his PGA Tour card for next season

    Anirban Lahiri (67-69-67-70) shot an even-par 70 in round four of the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship to finish tied 46th at seven-under 273.

    Lahiri, who closed the day with birdies on the last two holes, had four birdies and four bogeys to show on his card. He dropped 18 places on the leaderboard in the last round.

    American Kevin Kisner won a six-way playoff to lift the Wyndham Championship trophy after he was tied at 15-under 265 along with compatriot Kevin Na, Aus...

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  • Ash, Kent, England, 15-08-2021

    Shubhankar Sharma secures tied ninth at the Cazoo Classic after a final round of 68; Sharma posts his second straight top-20 and second top-10 of the current European Tour season

    Shubhankar Sharma (70-71-68-68) shot a second straight four-under 68 in the final round of the European Tour's Cazoo Classic to rise 10 spots and end the week in tied ninth at a total score of 11-under 277.

    Shubhankar thus posted a second straight top-20 following his tied 16th at last week's Hero Open. The result lifted Sharma nine spots to 115th place in the Race to Dubai standings.

    Shubhankar's round included five birdies and a bogey.

    It was also the...

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  • Ash, Kent, England, 14-08-2021

    Shubhankar climbs to tied 19th at Cazoo Classic; Anirban moves up to tied 28th at Wyndham Championship

    Shubhankar Sharma (70-71-68) struck a four-under 68 to climb 15 spots to tied 19th after round three of the Cazoo Classic on the European Tour.

    Sharma's total score read seven-under 209 after the penultimate round. The Indian's round featured seven birdies, a bogey and a double-bogey.

    Shubhankar is staring at a solid finish for the second week in succession following his tied 16th at last week's Hero Open.

    The lead at the Cazoo Classic was held by Den...

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  • St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, 08-08-2021

    Shubhankar Sharma finishes tied 16th at Hero Open

    Shubhankar Sharma (67-67-73-67) posted his second top-20 of the current European Tour season with his tied 16th finish at the Hero Open played at St. Andrews in Fife, Scotland.

    Shubhankar struck a five-under 67 in the last round to total 14-under 274 for the week.

    The tournament was won by Scotland's Grant Forrest who ended the week with a total of 24-under 264.

    Sharma, who began the final round in tied 21st place, moved up five spots following his fourth round effort...

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  • Tokyo, Japan, 01-08-2021

    Anirban Lahiri finishes tied 42nd at Tokyo Olympics; Udayan Mane is 56th

    India’s Anirban Lahiri shot a one-over-72 in the fourth and final round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics men’s golf event to end the week in tied 42nd place at a total score of five-under-279 at the Kasumigaseki Country Club on Sunday.

    Lahiri (67-72-68-72), lying tied 28th at six-under-207, eight shots off the lead, after the penultimate round, dropped early bogeys on the second and fourth holes on Sunday. He managed to pull one shot back with a birdie on the ninth, but his up...

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  • Tokyo, Japan, 31-07-2021

    Anirban Lahiri shoots 68 to be tied 28th in round three; Udayan Mane in tied 55th

    India’s Anirban Lahiri shot a three-under-68 in round three of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics men’s golf event to be placed tied 28th at a total score of six-under-207 at the Kasumigaseki Country Club on Saturday.

    Lahiri (67-72-68) was lying tied 20th at a four-under total after completing 16 holes in round two when play was suspended due to bad weather on Friday. Anirban then came out this morning and ended his second round with a score of 72 to be placed tied 24th with his tota...

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  • Tokyo, Japan, 30-07-2021

    Anirban Lahiri hangs in there at tied 20th on day two; Udayan Mane improves with a 69

    India’s Anirban Lahiri, who got off to a solid start with a four-under-67 in the first round of the Olympic Games men’s golf competition, had a mixed second day at the Kasumigaseki Country Club on Friday.

    Lahiri, lying tied eighth and four off the lead after round one, dropped 12 places to tied 20th on day two after being even-par through 16 holes before play was suspended due to bad weather.

    Anirban sank birdies on the sixth and 10th and bogeys on the second and 1...

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  • Tokyo, Japan, 29-07-2021

    Anirban Lahiri placed tied eighth in round one after a terrific opening round of four-under-67, lies four shots off the lead; Slow start for Udayan Mane with a 76

    India’s Anirban Lahiri playing his second Olympic Games got off to a solid start with a four-under-67 in the first round of the Olympic Games men’s golf competition, which got underway at the Kasumigaseki Country Club on Thursday.

    Lahiri, a former Asian Tour No. 1, fired six birdies against two bogeys to be placed tied eighth alongside Great Britain’s Paul Casey, Sweden’s Alex Noren and Mexico’s Sebastian Munoz at the end of day one.

    Udayan Ma...

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  • Tokyo, Japan, 28-07-2021

    Lahiri and Mane fighting to put golf firmly on the map in India

    Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane are not just fighting for an Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 medal in the men’s golf competition this week – they are desperate to put golf firmly on the map in their native India.

    The Indian duo will carry their nation’s challenge at Kasumigaseki Country Club beginning on Thursday, knowing fully well an unprecedented medal in golf would do wonders in growing the sport and enticing greater support in their cricket-mad homeland.

    “...

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  • Newport, Wales, 25-07-2021

    Shubhankar Sharma shoots an immaculate 63, last day's best score, to finish tied 32nd at Cazoo Open

    Shubhankar Sharma (70-71-77-63) shot an immaculate eight-under-63, the best score of the final round, to finish tied 32nd at a total of three-under-281 at the Cazoo Open supported by Gareth Bale.

    Shubhankar sank an eagle-two on the par-4 15th along with seven birdies and a bogey during his phenomenal last round of 63 at the European Tour event played at The Celtic Manor Resort.

    Sharma, as a result of his final round exploits, jumped 34 spots on the leaderboard from his ov...

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  • Newport, Wales, 23-07-2021

    Shubhankar Sharma tied 21st after round two of Cazoo Open

    Shubhankar Sharma (70-71) totaled one-under-141 after round two of the Cazoo Open supported by Gareth Bale to be placed tied 21st.

    Sharma shot a second round of even-par-71 to move up 11 spots from his overnight tied 32nd place at the European Tour event.

    Shubhankar followed up his first round of one-under-70 with a mixed bag of a round on Friday that featured four birdies, two bogeys and a double-bogey.

    The halfway lead is held by Spaniard Nacho Elvira at a total of 1...

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  • Nicholasville, Kentucky, USA, 19-07-2021

    Anirban Lahiri’s Olympic preparations and FedExCup Playoff hopes receive a boost as he posts a season-best tied third finish at Barbasol Championship

    Anirban Lahiri couldn’t have timed his season-best finish on the PGA Tour any better. The Indian star’s creditable tied third finish at the Barbasol Championship on Sunday serves as a morale-booster for him just ahead of his participation at the Tokyo Olympics, his next event.

    Anirban (68-67-68-65), a former Asia No. 1, produced a stellar seven-under-65 in round four to finish tied third at a total of 20-under-268 for his best result on the PGA Tour in four years. He jum...

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  • Nicholasville, Kentucky, USA, 18-07-2021

    Anirban fires third round 68 to be tied 18th at Barbasol Championship

    Anirban Lahiri (68-67-68) fired a third round of four-under-68 to be placed tied 18th at a total of 13-under-203 at the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship.

    Anirban slipped eight spots from his overnight tied 10th at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky.

    The Indian star now trails the leader, J.T. Poston of the United States, by six shots.

    On Saturday, Lahiri sank an 11-feet eagle putt on the par-5 fifth hole and followed that up with f...

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  • Nicholasville, Kentucky, USA, 17-07-2021

    Lahiri shoots second round 67 to rise 22 spots to tied 10th at Barbasol Championship, lies four shots off the lead

    India’s Anirban Lahiri sank a superb 28-foot birdie putt on his last hole on Friday to move to tied 10th position at the Barbasol Championship, four strokes behind leader J.T. Poston.

    The lengthy conversion on the ninth to cap a 5-under 67 second round card made up for Thursday’s disappointment where he dropped a late double bogey which knocked him down the leaderboard at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville.

    “Good change from yesterday,” he smil...

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  • Nicholasville, Kentucky, USA, 16-07-2021

    Anirban Lahiri off to a solid start with a 68 at Barbasol Championship, lies tied 31st

    Anirban Lahiri was cruising on six-under for his round on day one of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship until a late blemish where he found water with his approach shot into the 18th to drop a double-bogey.

    Lahiri, who will be heading to the Tokyo Olympics later this month, enjoyed a hot streak around the turn, making three straight birdies from the eighth hole and then converting a 22-feet eagle putt on the 11th hole. His opening four-under-68 puts him in a share of 31st&...

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  • Silvis, Illinois, USA, 07-07-2021

    Anirban Lahiri: I don't want to make the same mistakes I made in Rio

    After the missed opportunities at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Anirban Lahiri wants to make sure he doesn’t repeat the same mistakes at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Here are some extracts from his interview to the Indian media on Wednesday which was organized by the PGA Tour.

       

    Q. You had sort of a big battle with COVID and it really traumatized you. At the same time before that also the form was kind of lean. Now you're on the road t...

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  • Lausanne, Switzerland, 06-07-2021

    Udayan Mane qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, joins Anirban Lahiri to make up two-member Indian men’s team

    Leading Indian professional golfer Udayan Mane has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. The 30-year-old Mane thus joined good friend Anirban Lahiri as the second Indian in the 60-player field in the men’s golf event at Tokyo 2020.  

    The big-built Udayan, currently the second-highest ranked Indian in the world at 365, made the cut for his maiden Olympics after Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo announced his withdrawal from the quadrennial event on Thursday, June 24. As a result...

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  • Co Kilkenny, Ireland, 04-07-2021

    Gaganjeet Bhullar moves up to tied 21st in round three of Irish Open

    Gaganjeet Bhullar (71-68-70) produced a third round effort of two-under-70 at the European Tour's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open to move up 13 spots to tied 21st at seven-under-209.

    The 33-year-old Bhullar, who has been struggling to find form in recent times having missed four of his last five cuts, has so far enjoyed a solid week at Thomastown in Co Kilkenny, Ireland, with three sub-par rounds.

    On Saturday, Gaganjeet made gains with a round that featured six birdies and two boge...

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  • Co Kilkenny, Ireland, 03-07-2021

    Bhullar tied 34th, Sharma tied 58th in Ireland; Lahiri placed tied 46th in Detroit

    By V Krishnaswamy

    Gaganjeet Bhullar pulled in a flawless bogey free round of 4-under 68 to comfortably make the cut at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Kilkenny, Ireland. Bhullar, 71-68, is now 5-under 139 and Tied-34th, while his compatriot Shubhankar Sharma, who suffered a quadruple bogey in the first round, managed to recover from that disaster to add 67 to his first round 74 and also make the weekend rounds on the cut line.

    Australian Lucas Herbert, 25, continued...

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  • Lausanne, Switzerland, 22-06-2021

    Anirban Lahiri earns his ticket to Tokyo 2020, set to play second successive Olympics

    Anirban Lahiri has earned a berth to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as he was placed 60th in the Final Olympic Golf Rankings list which was published today.

    Lahiri, a former Asia No. 1 and two-time winner on the European Tour, will thus be playing his second successive Olympic Games. Anirban, a PGA Tour regular, had previously turned out for India along with SSP Chawrasia at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

    The men’s golf event in Tokyo will feature 60 players and will be played at t...

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  • Ridgeland, South Carolina, USA, 14-06-2021

    Anirban Lahiri's final round 67 helps him finish tied 25th at Palmetto Championship at Congaree

    Anirban Lahiri's (69-73-70-67) top-notch final round of four-under-67 propelled him 20 spots from his overnight tied 45th and helped him finish in tied 25th place at a total of five-under-279 at the PGA Tour's Palmetto Championship at Congaree.

    Lahiri's last round featured six birdies and two bogeys. He was four-under through the front-nine and then added a birdie and bogey each on the back-nine.

    Anirban thus moved up from 354 to 340 in the Official World...

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  • Gurugram, 02-06-2021

    Manu Gandas, man of few words, lets his clubs do the talking

    Twenty-five-year-old Manu Gandas, who turned professional in 2015, has so far enjoyed his best season on the PGTI in 2020-21. In his 10 appearances in the current season, Manu, who hails from the DLF Golf & Country Club, Gurugram, has clinched five top-10s and as a result occupies eighth place on the PGTI Order of Merit.

    Gandas, one of India’s leading amateurs prior to turning professional, attributes his recent successful run to his much-improved iron-play, a changed mindse...

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  • HimmerLand, Denmark, 30-05-2021

    Shubhankar Sharma posts season-best tied eighth at European Tour's Made in HimmerLand after determined final round of 67

    Shubhankar Sharma (70-69-65-67) posted a determined four-under-67 in round four of the Made in HimmerLand to secure his season-best finish of tied eighth on the European Tour.

    Shubhankar, who was overnight tied 10th, ended the week with a total of 13-under-271. It was a second straight bogey-free round for Sharma who had a late surge on Sunday with all his four birdies coming on the back-nine, three of them on the last four holes.

    The tournament was won by Austria's Bernd Wies...

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  • Okayama, Japan, 30-05-2021

    Rahil Gangjee records a season-best tied 10th at Gateway To The Open Mizuno Open

    Rahil Gangjee (69-66-72) shot a final round of even-par-72 at the Gateway To The Open Mizuno Open in Okayama, Japan, to record his season-best finish of tied 10th on the Japan Golf Tour.

    The 42-year-old Gangjee, who ended the week with a total of nine-under-207 at the 54-hole event, thus improved on his tied 11th finish last week.

    Rahil has now moved up nine spots from 61st to 52nd position on the Japan Golf Tour's Order of Merit.

    Gangjee, who began the last...

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  • Okayama, Japan, 29-05-2021

    Rahil Gangjee fires on all cylinders with a 66 in Round 2 to be tied third at the Gateway To The Open Mizuno Open in Japan

    Rahil Gangjee (69-66) came out firing on all cylinders with a six-under-66 on an extremely windy day in round two, the penultimate round, of the Gateway To The Open Mizuno Open on the Japan Golf Tour.

    The 42-year-old Rahil Gangjee, a former winner on the Japan Golf Tour and Asian Tour, thus moved up 25 spots to tied third at a total of nine-under-135, four shots off the lead. He came up with seven birdies and a bogey in round two including birdies on the last two holes. He sank s...

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