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  • Golf: Ben Martin posts first PGA Tour victory in Las Vegas Yesterday

    Ben Martin fended off a strong challenge from fellow American Kevin Streelman to win the $6.2 million Shriners Hospitals for Children Open by two strokes in Las Vegas on Sunday. Overnight leader Martin briefly surrendered a big lead before curling in a 45-foot eagle putt at the par-five 16th to regain...
  • Fifth-place finish for SSP Chowrasia in Hong Kong Yesterday

    Hong Kong: SSP Chowrasia's superb comeback continued with yet another fine finish as he ended a creditable tied fifth at the Hong Kong Open golf here on Sunday. The 36-year-old two-time winner of joint-sanctioned events carded a final round of three-under 67, despite a closing bogey that ultimately proved costly. It was...
  • Jyoti Randhawa tied 6th at Hong Kong Open 2 days ago

    Hong Kong: Jyoti Randhawa, in tied sixth, was the best placed Indian golfer after the third round of the $1.3 million Hong Kong Open on Saturday. Randhawa battled to a 68 while overnight leader Ernie Els of South Africa registered a disappointing 71 in a rollercoaster round to slip to tied...
  • Anirban Lahiri to lead Indian charge at Venetian Macau Open 3 days ago

    Macau: The Venetian Macau Open will boast one of its strongest fields with four Indian golfers, led by Anirban Lahiri, in the mix for the prestigious event alongside marquee names Ernie Els and Miguel Angel Jimenez next week. The tournament includes seven Asian Tour Order of Merit champions, led by reigning...
  • Jyoti Randhawa turns clock back, leads in Hong Kong Open 4 days ago

    Hong Kong: Jyoti Randhawa turned the clock back as he holed 23 putts en-route to a six-under-par 64 to grab the first round lead at the US 1.3 million Dollars Hong Kong Open on Thursday. The 2002 Asian Tour number one said he 'putted his heart out' in a round of...
  • Kaymer wins Grand Slam title in playoff over Watson 5 days ago

    US Open champion Martin Kaymer sank an eight-foot birdie putt at the first extra hole to beat Bubba Watson in the four-man PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda on Wednesday. Ten days after a blowout singles win over Watson on the final day of the Ryder Cup, German Kaymer...
  • Anirban Lahiri, Rahil Gangjee upbeat about Hong Kong Open 5 days ago

    Hong Kong: Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri and Rahil Gangjee on Wednesday spoke of their eagerness to play in the Hong Kong Open, expressing their confidence of putting up a good show in the $1.3 million tournament. "I had a really good outing last year. I played really well and had my...
  • Martin Kaymer grabs two-shot lead in Bermuda 6 days ago

    US Open champion Martin Kaymer took advantage of benign scoring conditions to grab a two-shot lead over Bubba Watson after Tuesday's opening round of the four-man PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda. After a red-hot start that included three birdies and an eagle in his first seven holes, the German...
  • Alexander Levy wins shortened Portugal Masters October 13, 2014

    Alexander Levy of France won the shortened Portugal Masters after the third and final round was abandoned because of further bad weather on Sunday. Thunderstorms and water-logged greens had already led to the event being reduced to 54 holes Friday, and more rain Sunday saw it finally cut to 36 holes. Levy's...
  • South Korean Bae Sang-moon wins PGA Tour season opener October 13, 2014

    South Korean Bae Sang-moon built a big lead but had to survive a mid-round slump to earn a two-shot victory at the $6 million Frys.com Open in Napa, California on Sunday. Bae carded a final round of 73 to finish on 15-under-par 273 at Silverado Country Club in the opening event...
  • Late surge gives Korean Bae four-stroke lead in Napa October 12, 2014

    South Korean Bae Sang-Moon eagled the par-four 17th and birdied the final hole to earn a four-stroke lead after the third round of the Frys.com Open in Napa, California on Saturday. In just two holes, Bae turned a tenuous advantage into a commanding lead at the PGA Tour season opener at...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh makes cut, Shiv Kapur missed out in Portugal October 11, 2014

    Vilamoura: Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh came back strongly in the last four holes to make the cut in the weather-hit Portugal Masters. Jeev, who shot one-over 72, carded four-under 67 to get to three-under 139 and make the weekend rounds. His round included an eagle and a birdie in the...
  • Alexander Levy takes second round lead in Portugal October 11, 2014

    Alexander Levy of France surged into the clubhouse lead on Friday with a 10-under 61 in the rain-affected second round at the Portugal Masters. A downpour interrupted play for most of the afternoon and darkness fell on the course before most players could complete their rounds. The second round will resume...
  • Martin Laird takes one-shot lead at Silverado October 11, 2014

    Martin Laird's birdie on the 18th was enough to give him a one-shot lead over Bae Sang-moon and Zach Blair after Friday's second round of the PGA Tour's season-opening Frys.com Open. Laird bounced back from his first bogey of the new season by running off four straight birdies around the turn,...
  • Andres Gonzalez takes early lead at Frys.com Open October 10, 2014

    Andres Gonzales birdied his last two holes at Silverado Resort for a 6-under 66 and a two-shot lead among the early starters in the season-opening Frys.com Open on Thursday Gonzalez finished 11th on the second-tier Web.com Tour last year to earn his US PGA Tour card for a third time. He...
  • Nicolas Colsaerts takes three-shot lead at Portugal Masters October 10, 2014

    Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium shot a brilliant 11-under 60 to take a three-shot lead of the Portugal Masters in the opening round on Thursday. Colsaerts came close to setting a European Tour record of 59 when his birdie putt missed on the par-4 18th hole. "I thought it was going to be...
  • Shiv Kapur tied 66th, Wilson seals victory at St Andrews October 6, 2014

    St. Andrews: Indian golfer Shiv Kapur lost his way in the closing stages to card a disappointing two-over 74 and sign off tied 66th at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship here. Kapur totalled two-over 286 in the tournament that is played over three courses with the final round at the Old...
  • Rahil Gangjee tied ninth as Steve Lewton wins title in Taipei October 5, 2014

    Taipei: A late slump cost Indian golfer Rahil Gangjee dearly as he signed off tied ninth at the Mercuries Taiwan Masters after carding a two-over 74 on a windy final day of the USD 650,000 event on Sunday. Gangjee, starting at one-under 215, ended at one-over 289 and now only has...
  • Shiv Kapur makes cut but lies way behind at Dunhill Links October 5, 2014

    St. Andrews: Shiv Kapur squeezed into the cut line at four-under after a third round of two-under 70 even as Jeev Milkha Singh missed the cut at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Kapur (70-72-70) was the only Indian to make the cut as Jeev (76-75-73) missed it. Oliver Wilson will take a...
  • Oliver Wilson regains Dunhill Links lead by three-shots October 5, 2014

    Oliver Wilson of England closed in on a maiden European Tour title when he moved three strokes clear of the field in the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Saturday. Wilson, playing with an invite as he lost full playing rights on tour in 2011, shot a 7-under-par...
  • Raphael Jacquelin takes one-shot lead at Dunhill Links October 4, 2014

    Raphael Jacquelin of France birdied his last two holes for a 2-under 70 to break clear of a tightly packed leaderboard and take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Four players - Irish duo Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry along with Frenchman Alexander Levy...
  • Golf: Europe win to retain Ryder Cup September 28, 2014

    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 September 28, 2014

    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 September 28, 2014

    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 September 28, 2014

    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 September 27, 2014

    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 September 27, 2014

    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 September 27, 2014

    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 September 26, 2014

    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 September 26, 2014

    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...