Robin Bose has more than two decades of experience as a sports reporter. He specialises in writing on golf.
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Billed the “India swing”, the tournaments will bring much-needed respite for pros after prolonged lockdown.
“If I were to play the Charles Schwab Challenge (June 11-14 at Fort Worth, Texas) I should have left by now,” said Lahiri.
Even under strict medical protocol, India’s top golfers elated after getting back on course in Chandigarh and Delhi.
When Muniyappa, 43, returned home from a domestic event in Kolkata in mid-March, talk was rife that the pandemic was about to bring life to a standstill. “If that happened, all facilities (including the Karnataka Golf Association course in Bengaluru where he practices) would shut down,” he recalled hearing.
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In an interview With Hindustan Times, Asian Tour commissioner and CEO Cho Minn Thant, who is based in Singapore, spoke on the challenges following lockdown and the road ahead.
Things appeared to be looking up at the start of 2020 before the pandemic struck; leaving Das and those like him dependent solely on earnings from the PGTI in uncertainty after events got postponed.
In our part of the world, a recipient of Sanders’ generosity is Jeev Milkha Singh, and when news of the 86-year-old’s natural death trickled in late on April 12, Singh was wistful.
The change in status, which was followed by appearances in two Majors last season, has been aided by frequent change of equipment for Diksha Dagar.
Playing at home has always worked well for Rashid Khan. He played just five Asian Tour events in 2013, four of which were at home, and finished top four in two to bounce back after losing his Asian Tour card earlier in the year.
Kartik’s training partner in tennis was Roopak, but when the elder brother stopped to prepare for his engineering entrance examinations, Kartik found himself at a loose end
What he was clear about was the hardships his parents had gone through to ensure their widely travelled son got here and added one more destination of note to his short but eventful career.
Biryani is a traditional favourite but Siddikur Rahman declared he would never go out of the way and order one.
Playing on country exemption and outside the top-100 on the Asian Tour’s order of merit, this week and the next in Malaysia are crucial as he looks to break into the top-60 or at least 100 for more playing opportunities.
A quick learner, a trait he’s shown since he took to golf at eight, proof of Prasad’s growing maturity lay in the birdie on the 15th.
Ranked 61st on the Race to Dubai (order of merit), another top-10 will see Sharma make it comfortably to Dubai’s Jumeirah Golf Estates as part of the top 50.
Sandhu will tee off on Thursday at the Classic Golf and Country Club with an envious record in this $400,000 event—two top-three finishes in as many years.
As he defends his title this week at the $400,000 event, Joshi spoke of being in a state not long ago where he had “lost belief”, and going with it, a mere look at the giant posters announcing his stature at the Classic Golf and Country Club would have been unsettling.
Mukesh went on to become one of most accurate ball strikers on the Professional Golf Association of India (PGAI), and now the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI).
It was here last year that Wolf had seen her title hopes evaporate, and on Sunday, the heart must have skipped a beat despite the three-shot lead over Marianne Skarpnord.
While that’s a reason for one of Wolf’s steadiest shows at any Ladies European Tour (LET) tournament, the perils of hitting the golf ball over the expanse of water on to the 18th green have consumed her.
It’s a strategy that paid off at a time when it was about grinding it out as one missed cut followed another.
Viewing the pristine expanse from the 10th tee box of the DLF Golf and Country Club, the 28-year-old Australian, who finished on Thursday tied for the lead at five-under 67 with Briton Meghan MacLaren, liked what she saw.
Malik, who finished Tied-13th in the last edition, will regard herself as a prime contender at the tournament which begins at the DLF course this Thursday
“Today was the toughest day and I could not afford to think of winning,” said Rory Hie
While Abhijit still refrains from throwing clubs when upset, like the couple of lip-outs on Saturday but for which he could have had the lead going into the final day of the Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship instead of being two shots back (15-under 201).
Aman owes it to his father Shashi Raj Sinha, a top amateur of his time, that he taught Aman in a way that the son has had little trouble adapting to superior surfaces.
Rashid Khan had the option of skipping the initial stages of Q-School and going to the final stage in December, but he chose not to.
Since the win at the Take Solutions Masters in August last year, Madappa has been on the road for long stretches and often ended a week without success.