INDIAN GOLF

  • 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...
  • Lahiri positive after strong first half showing June 26, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: After a strong showing in the first half of the ongoing season, Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri says he is confident of notching up his first Asian Tour win outside India in the second leg. Lahiri came agonisingly close to winning the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters on Sunday after missing...
  • Steady Siddukur snatches lead from Lahiri at SAIL-SBI Open March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Defending champion Anirban Lahiri conceded the top spot to Bangladeshi Siddikur, who was rock steady as he carded a third straight four-under-par 68 for a one-shot lead at the SAIL-SBI Open on Friday. Siddikur put himself in prime position to win a second Asian Tour title after firing...
  • Nicollet qualifies for Ladies European Tour January 20, 2012

    La Manga: Sharmila Nicollet became the youngest Indian to qualify for the Ladies European Tour as she clinched the 30th and final spot with a six foot birdie, and it may well be the start of stardom for the young 20yearold Bangalore golfer. Coleader after the first round and second after...
  • Indian golf comes out of financial crisis July 14, 2010

    CNNIBN's Chief Sports correspondent Himanshu Singhal reports, real estate and better equipment sales promise to be the drivers for growth of Indian golf. ...
  • Atwal looks forward to Avantha Masters February 9, 2010

    Gurgaon: Yearning to be back in the winners' circle again, Orlandobased Indian golfer Arjun Atwal has set his eyes on this week's Avantha Masters to begin the journey. The strapping 36yearold golfer said the careerthreatening shoulder injury is now behind him and he was out to recapture his old form in...
  • Top Indian golfer in carcrash row March 12, 2007

    Orlando (Florida): PGA Tour player Arjun Atwal is under investigation after what appeared to be a highspeed street race ended in a fatal crash near Orlando, Fla., police said. Atwal was not injured in the accident that occurred on Saturday at 1730 hrs (GMT). The other driver, John Noah...