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Kapur finishes 26th as Bjorn wins European Masters

Kapur finishes 26th as Bjorn wins European Masters Crans Montana: India's Anirban Lahiri's free fall at the Omega European Masters continued, as Shiv Kapur (69) finished as the best Indian in the tournament, here on Sunday. The sole leader on first day with a round of 63, Lahiri shot even par on second and then had 75-75 on the weekend to finish. Kapur's 69 with three birdies and one bogey saw him finish at six-under 278 for the...
11:11:56 PM Sep 08, 2013

Craig Lee shoots 61 to lead European Masters

Craig Lee shoots 61 to lead European Masters Crans-Sur-Sierre: Craig Lee of Scotland shot a 10-under 61 to surge into a two-shot lead after the third round of the European Masters on Saturday. Lee birdied the first six holes, and had 11 birdies overall, to equal the lowest round in a European Tour event this year. The 348th-ranked Lee was 16-under 197. Thomas Bjorn, the 2011 champion from Denmark, Alejandro Canizares of Spain and Victor Dubuisson of France...
09:17:19 AM Sep 08, 2013

Lahiri struggles in round three of European Masters

Lahiri struggles in round three of European Masters Crans Montana (Switzerland): India's Anirban Lahiri struggled as he carded a four-over 75 that saw him tumble down from overnight tied eighth to joint 32nd at the end of the penultimate round of Omega European Masters here on Saturday. Lahiri, who opened the week with an eighth-under 63, is now four-under 209 for three rounds and 12 shots behind the new leader, Lee Craig, who carded a stunning round of...
10:34:04 PM Sep 07, 2013

Gaganjeet Bhullar aims for repeat win at Yeangder Tourament

Gaganjeet Bhullar aims for repeat win at Yeangder Tourament Taipei: Buoyed by the Arjuna award conferred on him this year, rising Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar is determined to pull off a repeat victory at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship next week. The talented Indian received a huge confidence boost ahead of his campaign for the second half of the Asian Tour season when he received the Arjuna award from the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee last week. "It is...
01:03:49 PM Sep 07, 2013

Lahiri two off the lead, Jeev misses out at European Masters

Lahiri two off the lead, Jeev misses out at European Masters Crans Montana: Finishing blues saw Anirban Lahiri slip down the leader-board but he was still only two shots behind the leader, while Jeev Milkha Singh missed the cut after the second round of the Omega European Masters at the picturesque Crans-sur-Sierre here. Lahiri, who shot eight-under 63 in the first round, hit a double bogey on 16th and slid down. He was two-under through 15 holes in second round and...
10:25:43 AM Sep 07, 2013

Bjorn, Gallacher share lead at European Masters

Bjorn, Gallacher share lead at European Masters Crans-Sur-Sierre: Stephen Gallacher of Scotland shot a 6-under 65 on Friday to share a one-shot lead with Thomas Bjorn after the second round of the European Masters. Bjorn, the 2011 champion from Denmark, shot a second straight 66 to sit level with Gallacher at 10-under 132 on a low-scoring day in the Swiss Alps sunshine. Miguel Angel Jiminez of Spain joined a five-way tie for third on 9 under, shooting...
09:50:09 AM Sep 07, 2013

Furyk left off US team for first time since '96

Furyk left off US team for first time since '96 Jim Furyk kept waiting for the phone to ring to learn about the Presidents Cup. News came from the buzz of a text message, a peculiar way to find out he would not be part of an American team for the first time since Tiger Woods was still trying to get his PGA Tour card. US captain Fred Couples used his captain's picks Wednesday on Webb Simpson and Jordan Spieth,...
11:56:31 PM Sep 05, 2013

India lose Avantha Masters due to economic crisis

India lose Avantha Masters due to economic crisis New Delhi: India will not be hosting $2.3 million Avantha Masters from next year after the sponsors - Avantha Group - decided against renewing the contract with the European tour because of current economic condition. The Avantha Group had been the sponsors of the tri-sanctioned event in New Delhi for the last four years but it would no longer be sponsoring the prestigious tournament from next season. "Having successfully hosted...
10:35:56 PM Sep 05, 2013

Lahiri shoots stunning 8-under to take lead at European Masters

Lahiri shoots stunning 8-under to take lead at European Masters Crans-sur-sierre, Switzerland: Anirban Lahiri of India shot 8-under 63 on Thursday for a two-stroke lead at the European Masters, while 13-year-old Ye Wo-cheng of China finished with a 78. The 178th-ranked Lahiri had two eagles, five birdies and a bogey on the 13th hole in the Swiss Alps sunshine and led Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain and Englishmen Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood. Thomas Bjorn, the 2011 champion from Denmark,...
07:38:19 PM Sep 05, 2013

Slow play biggest problem facing PGA Tour, says Watson

Slow play biggest problem facing PGA Tour, says Watson New York: Slow play has emerged as the biggest problem on the US PGA Tour and the game needs to speed up even at the amateur level, according to 2012 US Masters champion Bubba Watson. The rule-makers of golf have outlawed the anchoring of putters from 2016 but Watson felt slow play was a more important issue that merited greater attention. "We are worried about putters and golf balls and...
01:14:30 PM Sep 05, 2013

Bhullar, Jeev lead Indian challenge at European Masters

Bhullar, Jeev lead Indian challenge at European Masters Crans Montana: Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar will be riding high on confidence as he returns to the Omega European Masters at the Euro $2.1 million showpiece event on Thursday. The four-time Asian Tour winner received a timely confidence boost ahead of his Swiss campaign when he was conferred the prestigious Arjuna Award, India's second highest sporting honour only last week. The 25-year-old is now determined to repay the faith bestowed...
07:46:04 PM Sep 04, 2013

Stenson wins Deutsche Bank Championship

Stenson wins Deutsche Bank Championship Norton: Sweden's Henrik Stenson won the Deutsche Bank Championship by two shots with a five-under-par round of 66, leaving him with a tournament record-tying total of 22-under 262 at the TPC Boston on Monday. Stenson, enjoying a rich run of form, moves above Tiger Woods into top spot in the FedExCup standings after the second of the PGA Tour's four lucrative playoff events. The Swede's victory was his first on...
09:36:17 AM Sep 03, 2013

Garcia leads a low-scoring pace in Boston

Garcia leads a low-scoring pace in Boston Norton: On a TPC Boston softened by so much rain that the third round Sunday had to be started over, Sergio Garcia kept his nose in front and gave himself a two-shot cushion at the Deutsche Bank Championship with a birdie on the final hole as darkness settled over New England. Nothing is close to being settled at this FedEx Cup playoff event. Garcia shot a 65 and was at...
09:37:20 AM Sep 02, 2013

Gregory Bourdy wins Wales Open by 2 shots

Gregory Bourdy wins Wales Open by 2 shots Newport: Gregory Bourdy birdied his last three holes on Sunday to end a four-year winless drought with a two-shot victory at the Wales Open. The Frenchman started on Sunday three shots behind Peter Uihlein of the United States but had a good start with an eagle at the par-5 second hole. He finished even stronger with birdies at 16 and 17 before holing a 15-foot putt at the last for...
11:04:43 PM Sep 01, 2013

SSP Chowrasia rounds off with one-under 70 at Wales Open

SSP Chowrasia rounds off with one-under 70 at Wales Open Cardiff: SSP Chowrasia rounded off the week with one-under 70 to finish with a total of three-over 287 at the ISPA Handa Wales Open here on Sunday. Chowrasia, the lone Indian out of the three who started out the week, had shot 75 in the third and that cost him a better finish at The Celtic Manor Resort. Shiv Kapur and Jeev Milkha Singh had earlier missed the cut. Chowrasia...
08:07:31 PM Sep 01, 2013

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