Golf

  • Golf: Europe win to retain Ryder Cup 3 days ago

    Europe added another layer of Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday behind Rory McIlroy big start, two big rallies and a rookie who hit the shot of his life to give this performance a finish it deserved. Jamie Donaldson, unaware he already had done enough to retain the Ryder Cup, hit a...
  • Unimpressive show by Indian golfers at Asiad 3 days ago

    Incheon: Indian golfers fared badly in the 17th Asian Games as both the men's and the women's teams finished sixth and tied eighth respectively at the Dream Park Country Club on Sunday. In the individual event, Udayan Mane was the top ranked Indian, finishing tied seventh. The men's team of Manu...
  • Arjun Atwal best Indian in tied 17th at Asia-Pacific Open in Japan 3 days ago

    Arjun Atwal closed with a round of one-under 70 to finish tied 17th, the best among the Indians at the 150 million Yen (approx US $1.5 million) Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup on Sunday. Atwal, who did not have any status on PGA Tour this year, is over in Asia,...
  • McGinley hails great show as Europe surge 10-6 clear in Ryder Cup 4 days ago

    Captain Fantastic Paul McGinley hailed "a great team performance" after Europe crushed the US in the Ryder Cup foursomes for the second day running to gallop into a commanding 10-6 lead on Saturday. The US, who trailed 5-3 overnight, edged a record-breaking fourballs by 2 1/2 points to 1 1/2 but...
  • Birdie bonanza as Europe and US light up Ryder Cup 4 days ago

    It was a case of 'watch the birdies' as the players from Europe and the United States produced some early fireworks on the second day of the 40th Ryder Cup on Saturday. A series of long putts, and the occasional chip-in, disappeared from every angle on a cold, crisp morning on...
  • Europe favourite this time in Ryder Cup: Colin Montgomerie 5 days ago

    Golfer Colin Montgomerie feels that the presence of world No.1 Rory McIlroy in the European side gives them an edge over US. ...
  • Ryder Cup: Europe roar back to lead on gripping opening day 5 days ago

    The Ryder Cup delivered high drama yet again as Europe produced a stirring fightback to win three of the foursomes matches against the United States and take a 5-3 lead after a tense and hugely entertaining first day on Friday. The Americans had much the best of the morning fourballs, the...
  • Asian Games Golf: India's Udayan Mane in contention for a medal 5 days ago

    Incheon: Indian golfer Udayan Mane tamed windy conditions to put himself in medal contention with a superb six-under 66, which left him tied third midway through the Asian Games golf tournament, here on Friday. Mane, one of the four players to card 66 in the second round, is eight-under 136 and...
  • Ryder Cup 2014: Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy square off in opening session 6 days ago

    Phil Mickelson poked fun at Rory McIlroy. Now they get to face off in the Ryder Cup. Mickelson and Keegan Bradley, undefeated as a team two years ago at Medinah, face the European powerhouse of McIlroy and Sergio Garcia in the opening session of fourballs on Friday at Gleneagles. "We're looking to...
  • Asian Games: Indian golfers fritter away good start, but stay in race 6 days ago

    Incheon: India's men's golf team, which has won a medal at each of the last three Asian Games, frittered away a good start to be placed fifth after the first round of the competition, here on Thursday. India began well only to be struck down as finishing blues haunted them towards...
  • Anirban Lahiri finishes third in Selangor Masters September 21, 2014

    Selangor: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri had to settle for third place, two behind the playoff duo Chapchai Nirat and Antonio Lascuna following a final round 68 at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters on Sunday. Lahiri battled hard but failed to find the extra birdie towards the end to join...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian golfers have strong medal chances, says coach September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: India's chief golf coach Jasjit Singh feels that the men and women's teams have strong chances of finishing on the podium at the 17th Asian Games which started in the South Korean city of Incheon Friday. "Though we have a very young team for the Asiad, we have a...
  • Anirban Lahiri stays ahead in Malaysia September 19, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri continued his flying form by firing a fourunderpar 68 to maintain a twoshot lead at the halfway stage of the Asian Tour's Selangor Masters on Friday. The 27yearold, who fired 10 birdies in his impressive opening round, dropped just one shot for a 10under 132...
  • Birdie binge sends Anirban Lahiri top of the leaderboard in Malaysia September 19, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri fired 10 birdies to race to the top of the leaderboard after the first round of the Asian Tour's Selangor Masters in the Malaysian capital on Thursday. The 27yearold signed off on a sevenunderpar 64 to sit two shots clear of compatriot S.S.P. Chowrasia and...
  • Golfer Anriban Lahiri finishes tied fourth at TPC September 14, 2014

    Taipei: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri could only manage a tied fourth place finish while compatriot Rashid Khan, four shots further back, finished tied in sixth position with three others at Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) on Sunday. Lahiri on Saturday put himself in a perfect position to challenge for a second...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar, Jeev Milkha Singh slip down in KLM Open September 14, 2014

    Zandvoort: Gaganjeet Bhullar and Jeev Milkha Singh dropped down further on the third day of the KLM Open after carding 75 and 72 respectively in the third round late on Saturday. Bhullar is now tied 66th, while Jeev is 72nd at the event. Frenchman Romain Wattel will take a three shot...
  • Late eagle lifts McIlroy into tie for lead at Tour Championship September 14, 2014

    Rory McIlroy spectacularly eagled the parfive 15th to join Billy Horschel in a tie for the lead in the Tour Championship on Saturday and set up a thrilling conclusion to the 201314 PGA Tour season. With the FedExCup playoff title and a bonus jackpot of $10 million on the line...
  • Bhullar, Jeev make cut as Kapur exits early at KLM Open September 13, 2014

    Gaganjeet Bhullar and Jeev Milkha Singh made the cut at the KLM Open at Kennemer Golf & Country Club on Saturday but Shiv Kapur missed out. Jeev needed a birdie on the very last hole to squeeze in with a second round twounder 68 and is now even par for 36...
  • Anirban Lahiri one shot behind leader Filipino Miguel in Taipei September 13, 2014

    Taipei: Anirban Lahiri put himself into a perfect position to challenge for a second title this year when he moved into tied second place and just one shot off the leader after three rounds in the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) on Saturday. Lahiri carded a fourunder 68 to move to...
  • An inform Horschel two ahead at Tour Championship September 13, 2014

    Atlanta: Billy Horschel, seeking a second consecutive PGA Tour victory, birdied three of the last eight holes to move two strokes clear of the chasing pack in the Tour Championship second round on Friday. The American, ranked second in the FedExCup standings coming into this week, fired a second successive fourunderpar...
  • Anirban Lahiri sitting joint third at Tournament Players Championship September 12, 2014

    Taipei: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri shot a sixunder par 66 (139) on Friday to sit joint third after round two of the $500,000 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC). Lien Lusen led the local charge following a 71 to sit in third on 138 while Indian star Anirban Lahiri (66), Sweden's Daniel...
  • Bhullar shoots even par; Jeev, Kapur struggling at KLM Open September 12, 2014

    Gaganjeet Bhullar seemed to be the only Indian golfer in with a good chance of making the weekend rounds as he carded even par 70 in the first round of the KLM Open in the Netherlands. Bhullar, who had three birdies and as many bogeys was lying tied 47th, while Jeev...
  • Kirk stays in control of Tour Championship with opening 66 September 12, 2014

    Atlanta: FedExCup points leader Chris Kirk maintained control of the seasonlong race for playoff honours as he surged into a share of the lead in Thursday's opening round of the elite Tour Championship. Kirk, who took over at the top of the standings with his victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship...
  • Rahil Gangjee top Indian after first round at 11th in Taipei September 11, 2014

    Taipei: Rahil Gangjee, whose sole win on the Asian Tour came exactly 10 years ago, was the best Indian at the end of the first round as he carded a twounder 70 to be tied 11th at the USD 500,000 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) today. Among the other Indians, Rashid...
  • Unflappable Horschel seals BMW Championship win September 8, 2014

    Icecool American Billy Horschel withstood an early challenge from Ryan Palmer and a late charge by Bubba Watson to win his second PGA Tour title by two shots at the BMW Championship on Sunday. Putting superbly when the pressure was at its most intense, Horschel fired a oneunderpar 69 at Cherry...
  • Billy Horschel charges three ahead at BMW Championship September 7, 2014

    Billy Horschel, seeking a second PGA Tour win, fired a sizzling 63 to surge three shots clear after a wildly fluctuating third round of multiple lead changes at the BMW Championship on Saturday. As world number one Rory McIlroy finished nine strokes off the pace after carding a rollercoaster 72, American...
  • Jyoti Randhawa makes comeback at European Masters September 6, 2014

    Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa is fired up to end his week on a high after he returned with a third round fiveunderpar 65 at the 2.3 million euro European Masters on Saturday. "I'm happy with the way I played. I putted well the last two days, made several birdies putts and...
  • Anirban Lahiri, Jyoti Randhawa, Rahil Gangjee make Omega cut; rest miss out September 6, 2014

    Crans Montana: Anirban Lahiri led a group of three Indians into the weekend rounds at the USD 3 million Omega European Masters even as six others missed the cut. Leader on the Asian Tour Order of Merit, Lahiri, making up for his opening day score of 70, shot a fine threeunder...
  • Serigo Garcia surges to BMW summit, Rory McIlroy lurks September 6, 2014

    Colorado: Spain's Sergio Garcia fired an impressive sixunderpar 64 to take the halfway lead at the BMW Championship on Friday, with world number one Rory McIlroy only two off the pace after another 67. Garcia holed out for an eagle from 126 yards, hit five birdies and a lone bogey to...
  • Indian Open to be sanctioned by Asian and European Tours September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Open, which skipped an edition in 2014, will be jointly sanctioned by the Asian Tour and European Tour in 2015, officials said on Friday. The event, scheduled to take place from February 1922, 2015 will carry a purse of USD 1.5 million. The venue will be announced...