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Monday, Aug 19, 2019
Robin Bose

Robin Bose


Robin Bose has more than two decades of experience as a sports reporter. He specialises in writing on golf.

articles by Robin Bose (441 results)
Jul 16, 2019 20:04
Shubhankar Sharma can reel off the challenges that lurk at the Augusta National in a flash, but even for the young loyalist, the grandeur of The Open is unmatched and an experience that cannot be captured in words. read more
Jun 12, 2019 22:19
For the 31-year-old, this week’s venue is the “St Andrews of US Open”, stirring him into being a part of the year’s third Major. read more
May 15, 2019 23:23
Anirban Lahiri thinks back to his best finish so far at the PGA tour, a tied-second at the 2017 Memorial Tournament in Ohio, and how that came at the back of a difficult run. read more
Feb 21, 2019 08:57
For Shubhankar, it is about setting things right, and the 22-year-old hopes Mickelson, given the time they spent in the leader group last year, will be at hand to view his attempt to finish better than T9 after leading for two rounds. read more
Feb 14, 2019 15:04
The world No 119 tees off at the WGC-Mexico Championship next week and will be under spotlight, considering that he led into the final round of his first PGA Tour event last year. read more
Oct 23, 2018 23:09
Viraj Madappa comes into this week on the heels of a top-five at the Yeangder TPC in Chinese Taipei, and even though intentions were announced with “I am going to be the man to beat”, there will be no change in the critical way he views his golf. read more
Oct 20, 2018 08:37
Christine is now driven by the desire to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and a strong finish at the DLF Golf and Country Club will further her cause. read more
Sep 19, 2018 19:23
After being derecognised in April for non-compliance with the National Sport Code, Indian Golf Union, at its EGM in June, met the Ministry’s demand to amend its constitution and then-president Wg Cdr Satish Aparajit (retd) stepped down as his term had... read more
Aug 12, 2018 19:02
Viraj Madappa, cheered on by hordes of teenaged fans as he finished the $350,000 event on 16 under par, became the youngest Indian to claim an Asian Tour title. read more
Aug 11, 2018 20:39
Khalin Joshi learnt his golf at the Karnataka Golf Association and Shubhankar Sharma has a fair bit of experience of playing here on the Professional Golf Tour of India before graduating to bigger tours. read more
Jun 22, 2018 18:35
Affordability and access play a key part in a sport taking root, and a lot more needs to be done in Indian golf. Barring a fistful of public golf courses and driving ranges in urban areas, the sport is still driven by exclusivity or the colonial club... read more
Jun 14, 2018 12:56
On paper, the Indian Golf Union (IGU) has met the demands of the Sports Ministry for getting back recognition, but the manner in which changes have been carried out has caused concern. read more
May 20, 2018 20:03
After repeated reminders, the Sports Ministry had derecognised Indian Golf Union in April for failure to hold elections and non-compliance with the National Sports Code. read more
May 10, 2018 18:36
Rahul Bajaj, who won team silver in golf at the Guangzhou Asian Games, was promised a job in the UP government but administrators have since given him the cold shoulder. read more
Apr 29, 2018 18:08
Indian Golf Union has called for an Emergency General Meeting (EGM) in the first week of June to ring in change in its constitution.The move seems to have been hastened by the latest missive from the sports ministry dated April 20. read more