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  • Arjun Atwal credits family, Tiger Woods for resurgence Yesterday

    Singapore: Indian golfer Arjun Atwal credited his friendship with Tiger Woods and the strong family support for restoring his former glory after he won the Dubai Open on Sunday. Victory at the inaugural $500,000 Asian Tour event was especially sweet for the 41-year-old as it has been four years since his...
  • Arjun Atwal wins Dubai Open to end four-year title drought 3 days ago

    Dubai: Arjun Atwal held his nerve to hole an up-and-down for a birdie on the 72nd hole and end a four-year title drought as he won the inaugural USD 500,000 Dubai Open at the Els Club on Sunday. Atwal won his first and only title on the PGA Tour for his...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar joint 10th, Shiv Kapur tied 24th in Dubai Open 6 days ago

    Dubai: Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar scored three-under 69 to take joint 10th position after the first round of the $500,000 Dubai Open as Australian rookie Kalem Richardson stormed into a one-shot lead with a six-under 66 at the par-72 Els Club Dubai course here on Thursday. The 26-year-old Bhullar birdied the...
  • Anirban Lahiri placed ninth at Thai Golf Championships December 12, 2014

    Anirban Lahiri kept his cool and stayed patient on a difficult scoring day as he battled to a second-round card of one-over-par 73 to stay in contention for the Order of Merit race and also the US$1 million Thailand Golf Championship on Friday. Lahiri's two-day total of even par 144 after...
  • Patient Anirban Lahiri remains hopeful at Thailand golf meet December 12, 2014

    Chonburi: India's Anirban Lahiri battled to a second round one-over-par 73 to gain some momentum in the Order of Merit race and stay in contention at the $1 million Thailand Golf Championship on Friday. The five-time Asian Tour winner kept a cool head on a tough scoring day and was rewarded...
  • Adam Scott trails leaders by two at halfway stage of Australian PGA December 12, 2014

    Expectant father Adam Scott shot a three-under-par round of 69 on Friday to close within two shots of the lead at the halfway stage of the Australian PGA championship. Scott, who revealed before the start of play that his wife is pregnant with their first child, followed up his opening-round 68...
  • David Lipsky, Anirban Lahiri to headline Dubai Open December 12, 2014

    Dubai: Asian Tour's top-three players American David Lipsky, Anirban Lahiri of India and Thailand's Prom Meesawat, will headline the inaugural Dubai Open next week alongside 30 other Tour champions and four former Order of Merit winners. The $500,000 tournament will make its debut at The Els Club Dubai from Dec 18...
  • Rehabilitated Tiger Woods heading toward his second billion December 12, 2014

    His goal of 18 majors is in serious doubt, but five years after his precipitous fall from grace a rehabilitated Tiger Woods is entering the next phase of his career heading toward making another billion. Five years after driving into a fire hydrant in front of a neighbour's house in Isleworth,...
  • Tired Anirban Lahiri resumes merit chase at Thailand Golf Championship December 10, 2014

    Chonburi: Anirban Lahiri of India admits he is running low on gas as he continues to chase Order of Merit leader David Lipsky of the United States at the Thailand Golf Championship which starts on Thursday. The talented Indian, who is a five-time Asian Tour winner, will play in his ninth...
  • Golf: Jordan Spieth wins World Chellenge title, Tiger Woods joint 17th December 8, 2014

    Jordan Spieth became the youngest champion of the Hero World Challenge with a six-under 66 on the final round that took him to a tournament record 26-under 262 and gave him a victory by 10 shots at Isleworth Golf and Country Club Sunday. The win took Spieth once again into top-10...
  • Tiger Woods's triple bogey leaves him tied for last December 8, 2014

    Tiger Woods stumbled with another case of yips on his chip shots, taking a triple bogey that consigned him to a last-place tie in the World Challenge on Sunday. Woods, plagued by chipping disasters in this comeback tournament from a four-month absence, chunked two chip shots and then sent another racing...
  • Golf: Jyoti Randhawa impresses as Anirban Lahiri stumbles in Indonesia Open December 7, 2014

    Jakarta: Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa produced a brilliant fourth and final round to finish tied seventh while compatriot Anirban Lahiri had a difficult outing and had to be content with a tied 15th place at the $750,000 BANK BRI Indonesia Open on Sunday. David Lipsky of the US extended his Order...
  • Ailing Tiger Woods soldiers on at Hero World Challenge December 7, 2014

    Tournament host Tiger Woods battled nausea and fever but soldiered through the third round of the Hero World Challenge to shoot a three-under-par 69 at Isleworth on Saturday. Woods, in last place in the 18-player field, coughed repeatedly into a towel and vomited along the third fairway, but carried on in...
  • Anirban Lahiri shoots second straight 66, moves into top-10 in Jakarta December 6, 2014

    Jakarta: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded a superb five-under 66 to move to tied sixth in the weather-interrupted BANK BRI Indonesia Open before the third round was abandoned on Saturday. Lahiri, who shot 66 in the second round also, moved to seven-under 206, the same as David Lipsky, whom he is...
  • Golf: Anirban Lahiri tied 6th, Chowrasia joint 11th in Indonesia Open December 6, 2014

    Jakarta: Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P. Chowrasia finished tied sixth and joint 11th as Ireland's Padraig Harrington held a commanding five-shot lead at the weather-interrupted $750,000 BANK BRI Indonesia Open before the third round was abandoned Saturday. Lahiri sizzled with a five-under 66 - same as David Lipsky of the...
  • Tiger Woods fights fever and form to shoot two-under 70 at World Challenge December 6, 2014

    Tiger Woods shook off the effects of a fever and caught fire on the back nine before a last-hole stumble as he shot a two-under 70 in Friday's rain-interrupted second round of the World Challenge. "I wasn't feeling my best, that's for sure," said Woods, who ran a temperature of 102...
  • Jyoti Randhawa tied 22nd, Anirban Lahiri joint 28th in Indonesia Open December 5, 2014

    Jakarta: Indian golfers Jyoti Randhawa and Anirban Lahiri finished tied 22nd and 28th after a rain-curtailed second round of the $750,000 BANK BRI Indonesia Open at the par-72 Damai Indah Golf, PIK Course here Friday. While the 2002 Asian Tour No.1 Randhawa scored four-under 68 to take his total to 139,...
  • Sardar Singh, James Rodriguez join Tiger Woods as Hero MotoCorp brand ambassadors December 5, 2014

    The two-wheeler giant continues to add to its brand power with top names from the sporting world as its ambassadors, including India hockey captain Sardar Singh. ...
  • Tiger Woods at a loss to explain first-round flop at Isleworth December 5, 2014

    Tiger Woods was at a loss to explain his latest struggles after an error-strewn return to competitive golf on Thursday at the Isleworth course he knows like the back of his hand. The former world number one sputtered to a five-over 77 in the opening round of the Hero World Challenge...
  • Golf: Tiger Woods to test his back and new swing at Hero World Challenge December 4, 2014

    Orlando: A brand new swing and a fit-again back would both be put through a stringent test when celebrated golfer Tiger Woods makes a comeback at the Hero World Challenge against a highly competitive field, which includes six Major winners. The 38-year-old has not played since August 8, after missing the...
  • Golf in India is growing, says Tiger Woods December 3, 2014

    Iconic golfer Tiger Woods, who signed a four-year deal with HeroMoto Corp as their global brand ambassador, said India is a sports mad country and juniors here understand golf. ...
  • Reception in India was phenomenal: Tiger Woods December 3, 2014

    Left pleasantly surprised by the warm reception he received in India earlier this year, American golfer Tiger Woods on Wednesday said the response to his maiden trip was nothing short of phenomenal. Woods, one of the most successful golfers the game has ever seen, visited Delhi on the invitation of Hero...
  • Golf: Gaganjeet Bhullar ready to defend title at Indonesia Open December 2, 2014

    Jakarta: After a ligament injury sidelined him for two months, a fit-again Gaganjeet Bhullar will be back in action as he defends his title at the Bank BRI Indonesia Open which gets underway on Thursday. Bhullar was in a cast for 21 days after tearing a ligament in his left wrist...
  • Anirban Lahiri inches closer to Lipsky on Order of Merit December 1, 2014

    Singapore: Top Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri closed the gap on Asian Tour Order of Merit leader David Lipsky of the United States after finishing tied second at the King's Cup. Lahiri pocketed USD 43,250 to trail Lipsky by about USD 118,256 while Thailand's Prom Meesawat lurks in third position following a...
  • Golf: Spectacular Spieth walks away with Australian Open November 30, 2014

    Rising American talent Jordan Spieth shot the round of his life for an eight-under-par 63 as his rivals laboured in the Sydney wind to claim his second professional title by six strokes at the Australian Open on Sunday. The Texan, who shared second place on his US Masters debut in April,...
  • Jordan Spieth among 3rd-round leaders at Australian Open November 30, 2014

    Sydney: American Jordan Spieth was one of few players to master a wind-swept course at the Australian Open on Saturday, shooting a 2-under 69 to move into a three-way share of the lead. Adam Scott stayed close while defending champion Rory McIlroy dropped five shots in two holes and shot 76. Spieth,...
  • Anirban Lahiri leads by one stroke in King's Cup November 29, 2014

    Khon Kaen: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri fired four-under 68 to enjoy a slender one-shot lead after the third round of the $500,000 King's Cup at the par-72 Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club here Saturday. Lahiri, who led from the opening day, was surprised after returning to find himself back atop...
  • Rory Mcllroy still alive in Sydney despite mid-round collapse November 29, 2014

    Rory Mcllroy suffered a spectacular two-hole meltdown in the third round of the Australian Open on Saturday but he was not quite ready to give up on his title defence after windy conditions kept his rivals in check. The world number one plummeted down the leaderboard when he dropped a combined...
  • Anirban Lahiri in top spot in Kings Cup, eyes 3rd title of 2014 November 28, 2014

    Thailand: India's Anirban Lahiri, who shared the lead with fellow Indian golfer S S P Chowrasia at the end of the first day, moved into sole lead with a two-shot edge at the end of the second round of the King's Cup on Friday. Lahiri, who carded 65 on first day,...
  • Australian Open: Rory McIlroy to cut out 'bad stuff' after rollercoaster round November 28, 2014

    World number one Rory McIlroy said all he needed to do was cut the "bad stuff" out of his game for a really low score at the Australian Open after managing to par only five holes in a rollercoaster second round on Friday. The Northern Irishman hit an eagle, six birdles...