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  • Asian Tour's Karlberg leads CIMB Classic in Malaysia 17 hours 51 minutes ago

    Asian Tour member Rikard Karlberg upstaged his illustrious PGA Tour counterparts by firing a bogey-free, seven-under-par 65 to lead the co-sanctioned CIMB Classic after Thursday's first round. The Swede is one of 10 Asian Tour players in the 78-man field at the $7 million tournament and becomes the first from the...
  • China specialist Levy leads in wet Shanghai 18 hours 53 minutes ago

    Frenchman Alexander Levy continued his love affair with China's golf courses by kicking off the European Tour's Final Series with a seven-under-par 65 to lead after the first round of the BMW Masters. Levy, who won the Tour's China Open in April, fired seven birdies in a bogey-free round to lead...
  • Anirban Lahiri aiming to continue good run at CIMB Classic Yesterday

    Kuala Lumpur: Enjoying a fantastic run of form which saw him claim his fifth Asian Tour title last week, Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri on Wednesday said he can now claim to have the game to beat the sport's top names at the cash-rich CIMB Classic starting on Thursday. The in-form Lahiri...
  • Chowrasia, Chikka to lead Indian challenge at India Masters 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Asian Tour regular SSP Chowrasia will spearhead India's challenge along with S Chikkarangappa Shubhankar Sharma and Khalin Joshi at the inaugural TAKE Solutions India Masters, commencing at Eagleton Golf Resort here from Wednesday. The curtain raiser of the tournament, the Pro-Am event was won by Bangalore's Chikkarangappa and his team...
  • Anirban Lahiri targets Order of Merit top spot 3 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Buoyed by a stunning victory at the $162,000 Venetian Macau Open that increased his season's earnings to $504,689, Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri has set his sights on the twin task of claiming the Order of Merit summit spot and improving his world ranking. Lahiri trails American David Lipsky by...
  • Golf: Robert Streb seals maiden PGA Tour win in playoff 3 days ago

    Robert Streb held his nerve to win his first PGA Tour title in a playoff with fellow American Will MacKenzie and Zimbabwe's Brendon de Jonge for the $5.6 million McGladrey Classic at Sea Island in Georgia on Sunday. Streb sealed victory by sinking a four-foot birdie putt at the second extra...
  • More than 100 golfers confirmed for India Masters 4 days ago

    Bangalore: A strong field of more than 100 golfers will tee off at the inaugural India Masters to be held at the Eagleton Golf Resort from Oct 29 to Nov 1. This is the first time the Asian Development Tour (ADT) and Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) have come together...
  • Anirban Lahiri lifts Macau Open title 4 days ago

    A superb weekend combination of 67-66 saw Anirban Lahiri land the Venetian Macau Open, his second title of the year and his fifth career win on the Asian Tour. The 27-year-old Lahiri, whose goal this year has been to get into the top-50 of the World Rankings, shot a final round...
  • Anirban Lahiri celebrates Diwali with fireworks in Macau 6 days ago

    With his country celebrating Diwali on Thursday, Anirban Lahiri had his own fireworks going during the opening round of the Venetian Macau Open with a sparkling career-best 10-under-par 61. The round gave the 27-year-old four-times Asian Tour winner a one-shot lead over defending champion Scott Hend of Australia, who won the...
  • Golf: Ben Martin posts first PGA Tour victory in Las Vegas October 20, 2014

    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 October 19, 2014

    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 October 18, 2014

    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 October 17, 2014

    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 October 16, 2014

    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 October 16, 2014

    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 October 15, 2014

    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 October 15, 2014

    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...