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  • Golfer Anirban Lahiri leads field at King's Cup 12 hours 10 minutes ago

    Thailand: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will headline a stellar field at next week's King's Cup which will feature over 30 Asian Tour champions. Lahiri, who has already won twice this season and is currently second on the Order of Merit, will head to the Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club with...
  • Paul Spargo leads in Melbourne with Adam Scott primed to pounce 14 hours 21 minutes ago

    South Australian journeyman Paul Spargo will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Australian Masters after shooting a one-under 71 on Saturday, with double defending champion Adam Scott lurking four strokes behind. World number two Scott rued a bogey-strewn front nine but made up ground with four birdies...
  • Surprise leader Michael Wright steals spotlight in Melbourne Yesterday

    Unheralded Queenslander Michael Wright broke clear of a logjam atop the Australian Masters leaderboard to take a two-shot lead after the second round on Friday, while double defending champion Adam Scott battled hard to keep in touch. Scott shot a four-under 68 on a glorious afternoon at Melbourne's Metropolitan Golf Club,...
  • Anirban Lahiri earns European Tour card for 2015 Yesterday

    Girona: Anirban Lahiri continued his dream run in 2014 by earning a European Tour card for the first time in his career after finishing inside the top-25 at the European Tour Q-School Final Stage. Lahiri (65-68-66-73-75-72) carded an even-par-72 in the sixth and final round of the event on Thursday to...
  • Adam Scott 'three-peat' bid off to slow start at Australian Masters 2 days ago

    World number two Adam Scott gritted his teeth in foul conditions for golf on Thursday, scratching out a one-over 73 in the first round of the Australian Masters to be six strokes behind clubhouse leaders Michael Wright and Stephen Allan. Bidding for an unprecedented third successive title in the A$1 million...
  • Jeev Milkha Singh seeks revival in Manila Masters 3 days ago

    Manila: Struggling to revive the form which made him India's top golfer, seasoned pro Jeev Milkha Singh has pinned his hopes of a turnaround on the USD one million Resorts World Manila Masters which tees off on Thursday. From being a top-50 player in the world, the two-time Asian Tour number...
  • Adam Scott begins defence of Australian Masters title 3 days ago

    Adam Scott will attempt to win his third Australian Masters title in a row on yet another renowned Melbourne sand-belt course, and with a tryout caddie on his bag. Scott went close to winning Australian golf's so-called "Triple Crown" last year but Rory McIlroy's birdie on the 18th hole at the...
  • Tiger Woods returns to competitive golf at Hero World Challenge 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Hero World Challenge - the premier PGA TOUR event hosted by the Tiger Woods Foundation - will tee-off at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Florida from December 4 to 7 this year. The world's top 18 golfers, including 14-time major champion Woods, will participate in...
  • Flawless Anirban Lahiri placed second in Euro Qualifying School 4 days ago

    Barcelona: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri stayed on course for a European Tour card for the coming season as he turned in another flawless round of four-under 66 at the par-70 Tour Course to be second after the third round of the European Tour Qualifying School. Lahiri ceded the leadership to Swede...
  • Golf: Rashid Khan wins by a stroke in Thailand 6 days ago

    India's Rashid Khan produced a strong back nine performance to win the Chiangmai Golf Classic by one shot for his second Asian Tour title on Sunday. Trailing overnight leader Thanyakon Khrongpha of Thailand by two strokes, the 23-year-old carded a four-under-par 68 in the final round to finish on 17-under. Thanyakon (71)...
  • Anirban Lahiri placed 2nd at Euro Qualifying School, SSP Chowrasia 76th 6 days ago

    Barcelona: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri got off to a brilliant start at the European Tour's six-round Qualifying School Final Stage with a flawless five-under 65 at the par-70 Purple course and was placed second overall among the 156 starters. The other Indian challenger in the field, SSP Chowrasia, carded one-over 71...
  • John Daly wants Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson as Ryder Cup player-captain November 14, 2014

    John Daly has rubbished the formation of a task force to examine ways of improving the dire recent run of the US Ryder Cup team, urging his country to appoint Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson as player-captain. Daly, winner of the 1995 British Open and 1991 US PGA Championship, has never...
  • SSP Chowrasia seals playoff victory in India November 9, 2014

    Delhi: Local favourite SSP Chowrasia lifted his third Asian Tour title on Sunday, coolly rolling in a 15-foot birdie putt to prevail in a three-way playoff at the Delhi Golf Club. Fondly called "Chipputsia" for his impressive short game, the Kolkata golfer began the final round five shots off lead before...
  • Anirban Lahiri signs off with mixed emotions at WGC-HSBC Champions November 9, 2014

    Shanghai: India's Anirban Lahiri wrapped up his challenge at Asia's richest tournament with a two-under-par 70 amid challenging conditions at the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions on Sunday. Lahiri's four-day total of even-par 288 saw him finish tied for 28th place and brought about mixed emotions for the five-time Asian Tour winner,...
  • Bubba Watson magic secures Shanghai title in playoff November 9, 2014

    American Bubba Watson notched his first victory outside the United States in fine style at the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions tournament on Sunday. Masters champion Watson added another big title to his resume when he sank a "once-in-a-lifetime" 30-yard bunker shot for eagle at the par-five 18th to earn a spot...
  • Bubba Watson and Tim Clark in WGC-HSBC Champions playoff November 9, 2014

    American Bubba Watson drained a 30-yard bunker shot for eagle at the final regulation hole to earn a spot in a two-man playoff with Tim Clark at the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament on Sunday. The Masters champion shot 70 to join South African Clark (69) at 11-under-par 277 at Sheshan Golf Club,...
  • Anirban Lahiri struggles to 74, slips to tied 34th at WGC-HSBC Champions November 8, 2014

    Shanghai: It was once again a struggle for Anirban Lahiri as he laboured to a two-over 74 and slipped to tied 34th, down from overnight 27th, at the WGC-HSBC Champions golf at the Sheshan International Golf Club. Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell is leading the field by one after adding a 71...
  • Graeme McDowell maintains one-shot lead in Shanghai November 8, 2014

    Graeme McDowell continued to lead the way but his advantage was trimmed to one stroke after the third round at the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions tournament on Saturday. The Northern Irishman battled to a one-under-par 71 after starting the day with a three-shot advantage on the difficult Sheshan course. He posted an...
  • Anirban Lahiri fights back at WGC-HSBC Champions November 7, 2014

    Shanghai: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri got his campaign back on track after a second round two-under-par 70 at the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions on Friday. The five-time Asian Tour winner cut a frustrated figure after he opened with a 74 but stayed resolute and bounced back with a two-day total of...
  • Anirban Lahiri positive despite opening 74 at WGC-HSBC Champions November 6, 2014

    Shanghai: India's Anirban Lahiri was left to rue a costly double bogey which consigned him to a first round two-over-par 74 at the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions on Thursday. The five-time Asian Tour winner trails opening round leader Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland by seven shots but is confident of reducing...
  • Graeme McDowell leads by two after first round in Shanghai November 6, 2014

    Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell made a flying, seven birdie start to grab a two-shot lead after the first round of the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions tournament on Thursday. McDowell coped well with a fluctuating breeze and thick rough at Sheshan Golf Club to fire a five-under-par 67 after two late bogeys...
  • Adam Scott, Martin Kaymer ready to pounce in absence of McIlroy in Shanghai November 5, 2014

    World number two Adam Scott is ready to take advantage of the absence of Rory McIlroy at the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Championship tournament starting on Thursday. Australian Scott is part of a stellar field that includes 40 of the top 50 players in the world at the only World Golf Championships...
  • Burnout not the reason for US Ryder woes: PGA Tour chief November 5, 2014

    US Ryder Cup failure at Gleneagles this year had little to do with player burnout from the PGA Tour's burgeoning schedule and was simply a case of Europe dominating the foursomes and making more birdies, Tour chief Tim Finchem said on Wednesday. Europe have won eight of the last 10 instalments...
  • Anirban Lahiri confident about WGC-HSBC Championship November 5, 2014

    Shanghai: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri is confident he will stand tall among the giants when he tees off at the WGC-HSBC Championship which begins at the Sheshan International Golf Club on Thursday. The $8.5 million tournament, which is also the final World Championships event of the year, will feature 40 of...
  • Asian legend Jeev Milkha Singh eyes winning debut at Manila November 3, 2014

    Manila: Indian golf legend Jeev Milkha Singh is looking forward to a winning debut at the USD 1 million Resorts World Manila Masters later this month when he returns to a country which holds fond memories for him. The 42-year-old Singh has committed to the full-field Asian Tour tournament at the...
  • Anirban Lahiri finishes tied 52nd in CIMB Classic November 2, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Another poor performance in round four of the $7 million CIMB Classic saw Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri finish in tied 52nd place as American Ryan Moore took home the title here Sunday. A one-over par 73 in the final lap rounded off a poor tournament for the Indian, who...
  • Marcel Siem chips in to win BMW Masters in playoff November 2, 2014

    German Marcel Siem chipped in from 30 feet (10 metres) at the first extra hole to win the $7 million BMW Masters in a three-man playoff on Sunday. Siem's birdie edged Frenchman Alexander Levy and Briton Ross Fisher after the trio had finished locked at 16-under-par 272 at Lake Malaren. Siem came...
  • Ryan Moore defends CIMB Classic title, wins by 3 shots November 2, 2014

    Ryan Moore successfully defended his CIMB Classic title, shooting a 5-under 67 on Sunday for a three-stroke win over fellow-American Gary Woodland for the second-straight year. Moore finished on 17-under 271 to become the first player to defend a title on the PGA Tour since 2013. Sergio Garcia and Kevin Na shared...
  • Golfer Anirban Lahiri shoots two-under at CIMB Classic November 1, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri brought in his first under-par round of the week as he carded a two-under 70 to move to even-par 216 for three rounds at the USD seven million CIMB Classic. Lahiri, who has been in the lower half of the leaderboard, did make a small...
  • Ryan Moore, Kevin Na tied after 3 rounds of CIMB Classic November 1, 2014

    Defending champion Ryan Moore will draw on the experience of last year's narrow victory when he enters the final round of the CIMB Classic on Sunday tied for the lead with Kevin Na. Both Americans shot rounds of 5-under 67 on Saturday. Moore had seven birdies against two bogeys while Na...