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  • Shiv Kapur drops to tied 47th in Volvo China Open 6 hours 26 minutes ago

    Shanghai: Shiv Kapur, hit by a triple bogey and three other bogeys, dropped to tied 47th after carding a three-over 75 and in round three of the Volvo China Open on Saturday. Kapur, who was seventh after the first day, is now one-over 217 after a round that had three birdies,...
  • Holder Alexander Levy in four-way tie for China Open lead 10 hours 25 minutes ago

    Shanghai: Defending champion Alexander Levy failed to capitalise on a super start to his third round and was forced to settle for a four-way share of the lead at the European Tour's China Open on Saturday. The Frenchman began the day as joint leader with compatriot Julien Quesne but burst out...
  • Hudson Swafford, Boo Weekley atop Zurich Classic leaderboard 16 hours 56 minutes ago

    Avondale: Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him. Tied for the Zurich Classic lead after a 6-under 66 on Friday in the suspended second round, the 2011 Georgia graduate was eager to meet some college friends from New Orleans and take advantage...
  • Tiger Woods commits to next month's Players Championship Yesterday

    Tiger Woods will make his next competitive start at next month's Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, the former world number one said on Friday. For Woods, who returned to competitive golf earlier this month at the Masters after taking two months off to retool his game, it marks a...
  • Shiv Kapur lets slip steady run with two closing bogeys in Volvo China Open Yesterday

    Shanghai: Indian golfer Shiv Kapur was left ruing his back-to-back bogeys in the final holes on back nine as he fall behind to tied 15th at the midway stage of the Volvo China Open on Friday. Kapur, who was going steady at two-under through 16 holes and was inside Top-10, finished...
  • Julien Quesne takes 1-stroke lead at Volvo China Open Yesterday

    Shanghai: Julien Quesne shot a 5-under 67 Friday to take a one-stroke lead over defending champion Alexander Levy and Peter Uihlein after the second round at the Volvo China Open. The Frenchman, a two-time winner on the European Tour, had six birdies and one bogey for an 8-under 136 overall score. "We...
  • Boo Weekley, Brendon de Jonge share Zurich Classic lead Yesterday

    Avondale: Boo Weekley solved his uncharacteristic ball-striking problems with new shafts. A day after changing the shafts in his irons, Weekley shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans for a share of the first-round lead with Brendon de Jonge. "You go to tinkering around with clubs...
  • Three golfers tied for lead after first round at Volvo China Open 2 days ago

    Shanghai: Most golfers at the Volvo China Open had trouble keeping their approach shots from flying off the firm greens at Tomson Golf Course on Thursday. For a trio of European Tour veterans playing some of their best golf at the moment, the difficult conditions didn't pose too much of a...
  • Shiv Kapur finishes disappointing 52nd, Kiradech wins in Shenzhen 6 days ago

    Shenzhen: Shiv Kapur tumbled down the leaderboard with a final round of four-over 76 that had two bogeys and one double bogey and no birdies to finish tied 52nd at the Shenzhen International golf tournament, on Sunday. Kapur, who had a great start this week with a 67, finished at one-over...
  • Anirban Lahiri shoots 66 in 3rd round in PGA Tour event 1 week ago

    South Carolina: Anirban Lahiri played his best round ever in the United States with a flawless five-under 66 that included three birdies and superb eagle in the third round of in Heritage on PGA Tour Golf Championship, here today. Lahiri, starting the day at even par for 36 holes, moved to...
  • Shiv Kapur 28th as Kiradech takes lead in Shenzhen 1 week ago

    Shenzhen: Shiv Kapur frittered away a fine front nine with two bogeys including one on the closing 18th hole to card two-under 70 on the third day of the Shenzhen International on Saturday. The Indian golfer, who was seventh at the end of the opening day, slipped to 29th after the...
  • Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri makes cut at Heritage 1 week ago

    Hilton Head Island: Anirban Lahiri made his second successive cut on the PGA Tour after turning in a second round 69 at the RBC Heritage on Saturday. At even par 142, Lahiri was tied 67th as the cut fell at even par and he made it on the line. He moved...
  • Anirban Lahiri let down by triple bogey, tied 78th after Round 1 April 17, 2015

    South Carolina: Anirban Lahiri put all that he had learnt at the Masters to good use by getting to the 18th tee in one-under for the round, before running into a back-breaking triple bogey in the first round of the RBC Heritage tournament on Friday. Lahiri carded two-over 73 and was...
  • Shiv Kapur makes cut, placed tied 29th after end of day 2 April 17, 2015

    Shenzhen: Shiv Kapur slipped from a top-10 position to remain tied 29th over the last four holes at the Shenzhen International golf tournament on Friday. Having made the cut, Kapur will have the chance to make amends over the weekend. Kapur shot 69 in the first round and carded 74 in...
  • Indian golfers Jyoti Randhawa, Arjun Atwal to play at Mauritius Open April 16, 2015

    Mauritius: Indian golfers Jyoti Randhawa and Arjun Atwal will lead the charge at the inaugural Mauritius Open which tees off at the Heritage Golf Club in Mauritius on May 7. to 10. Big-hitting Thai star Kiradech Aphibarnrat will also take part in the four-day tournament along with four other former Asian...
  • India golfer Arjun Atwal to participate in Indonesian Masters April 15, 2015

    Jakarta: India's Arjun Atwal will be among Asia's best golfers who will lend their star power to the $750,000 Indonesian Masters when it tees off next week. No less than 25 Asian Tour champions, who include heavyweights such as Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant, the Philippines' Angelo Que and Atwal, will grace the...
  • Young guns have taken over, says Jason Day April 15, 2015

    Jordan Spieth's U.S. Masters victory struck another huge blow for golf's 'Generation Next', leaving an inspired Jason Day convinced of a changing of the guard. The 21-year-old Spieth's brilliant wire-to-wire win at Augusta shot him up to world number two behind top-ranked 25-year-old Rory McIlroy. Between them, the pair have won the...
  • Anirban Lahiri concludes Augusta Masters campaign at tied 49th April 13, 2015

    Augusta: Anirban Lahiri drew the curtains on his 2015 Augusta Masters campaign with a string of 18 pars to total four-over 292 to finish tied 49th at the world's most famous golf tournament. The 27-year-old India pro had rounds of 71, 75, 74 and 72 in his maiden appearance at the...
  • Jordan Spieth claims wire-to-wire victory at Masters April 13, 2015

    Young gun Jordan Spieth, evoking memories of Tiger Woods at Augusta National 18 years ago, added his name to golf's record books with a stunning wire-to-wire victory by four shots at the Masters on Sunday. Ice-cool whenever he faced adversity, the 21-year-old American who is known for his brilliant putting closed...
  • Greg Norman feels sorry for fallen Tiger Woods April 12, 2015

    Former world number one Greg Norman has said he feels sorry for Tiger Woods' position as a fallen idol but believes the American's travails showed even the greatest individuals would have their "weaknesses" exposed. In an interview published by News Ltd media, Norman also said golf needed to do more in...
  • Jordan Spieth sets another Masters record, has 4-shot lead April 12, 2015

    Augusta: Jordan Spieth seized control of the Masters with a performance not seen since another 21-year-old, Tiger Woods, first blazed his way around Augusta National. He made four birdies in five holes on the back nine to stretch his lead to seven shots. Standing on the 17th tee, he already was...
  • Anirban Lahiri 51st after third round in Masters April 12, 2015

    Augusta: Star Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded two-over 74 to take the 51st position after the third round in the Masters Tournament on Saturday. Lahiri, who had two-over 146 as total after the first two rounds, scored a double-bogey on the par-four seventh hole and had a bogey on the par-four...
  • Jordan Spieth makes Masters look like child's play April 11, 2015

    Augusta: Jordan Spieth is making the Masters look easy. He opened with a 64 despite making a bogey at the easiest hole on the course. He followed with a bogey-free 66 in which he missed a pair of 6-foot birdie putts. He still broke the 36-hole Masters record that had stood...
  • Anirban Lahiri drops to tied 50th, makes halfway cut in Masters April 11, 2015

    Augusta: Star Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded a three-over 75 to share the 50th spot with five others after the second round of the 79th Masters Tournament on Friday. Lahiri, who scored one-under 71 in the first round on Thursday to finish tied 18th, has two-over 146 as total after the...
  • Masterful first round by Lahiri; lies 18th on debut at Augusta April 10, 2015

    Augusta: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri produced a highly commendable first round on his Masters debut, carding a one-under 71 to be tied 18th alongside some of the biggest names here. Lahiri, who had two birdies -- one on each side of the famed Augusta National Golf Club, also had one bogey...
  • Jordan Spieth sizzles at Masters, Rory McIlroy seven back April 10, 2015

    Augusta: Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods dominated the build-up to this week's Masters but it was exciting American Jordan Spieth who produced the fireworks in a gripping opening round at Augusta National on Thursday. Spieth, the hottest player in the game over the past six months, raised hopes of shooting the...
  • All eyes on Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods as the Masters gets underway April 9, 2015

    Augusta: Two players seemingly headed in opposite directions are hogging all the headlines going into this year's Masters. Rory McIlroy is trying to complete the career Grand Slam. Tiger Woods is looking to play 72 holes in a regular PGA Tour event for only the second time in the past year. But let's...
  • Kevin Streelman wins Masters Par 3 in sudden-death playoff April 9, 2015

    Augusta: Kevin Streelman beat Camilo Villegas on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff Wednesday to win the Par 3 tournament on the last day to relax at Augusta National. Streelman and Villegas finished the nine holes tied at 5 under. They each opened with a par then a birdie before...
  • Anirban Lahiri soaks in atmosphere, to pair with Westwood, Jimenez April 8, 2015

    Augusta: Anirban Lahiri is going the full distance in terms of preparation and soaking in the atmosphere as he plays the pre-event traditional Par-3 which opens the official action at the Masters each year. Lahiri, who has played the Augusta National on each of the past three days alongside different players,...
  • Rory McIlroy new face of game, but don't compare to Tiger Woods April 8, 2015

    Major champion and former winning U.S. Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger says Rory McIlroy has a winning personality and is becoming the face of golf, but should not be compared to the game's latest king, Tiger Woods. "I don't think Rory can ever beat Tiger," Azinger told Reuters on Tuesday under...