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Augusta National postpones Masters golf due to coronavirus threat

Washington | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 08:39 PM IST
The event was delayed, not canceled, so defending champion Tiger Woods might get the chance to capture a 16th major title at the famed course at some uncertain future date.
A file photo of golfer Shubhankar Sharma.(AFP)
A file photo of golfer Shubhankar Sharma.(AFP)

Links golf like acquired taste, says Shubhankar Sharma

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Robin Bose
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 08:04 PM IST
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.
File image of US golfer Tiger Woods.(USA TODAY Sports)
File image of US golfer Tiger Woods.(USA TODAY Sports)

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods set for early charge with Brooks Koepka, Francesco Molinari

Bethpage (USA) | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 12:14 PM IST
The 43-year-old American superstar’s electrifying triumph last month at Augusta National has made him the focus of attention at formidable Bethpage Black, the same course where Woods won the 2002 US Open.
File image of golfer Tiger Woods(REUTERS)
File image of golfer Tiger Woods(REUTERS)

Tiger Woods says Jack Nicklaus’ record in cross hairs

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 09:56 AM IST
In his first comments since winning his 15th major title and fifth green jacket, the 43-year-old American said he always thought Nicklaus’s mark was reachable, provided his career was long enough.
Tiger Woods of the U.S. celebrates with with his green jacket and trophy after winning the 2019 Masters.(REUTERS)
Tiger Woods of the U.S. celebrates with with his green jacket and trophy after winning the 2019 Masters.(REUTERS)

Battle-tested Tiger Woods back on top with Masters title

Augusta | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 08:29 AM IST
Tiger Woods completed an epic “full circle” comeback from career-threatening injury and scandal by winning the 83rd Masters on Sunday.
Jack Nicklaus hits a ceremonial tee shot on the first hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament.(AP)
Jack Nicklaus hits a ceremonial tee shot on the first hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament.(AP)

Quest for green jacket begins as 83rd Augusta Masters opens

Augusta | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2019 06:27 PM IST
Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player launched the 83rd Masters on Thursday with ceremonial first tee shots before a cheering crowd at Augusta National Golf Club.
File image of Rory McIlroy(Getty Images)
File image of Rory McIlroy(Getty Images)

In roaring form, Rory gears up to get missing Masters title

Atlanta | By Joy Chakravarty
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 11:57 AM IST
A fresh attitude towards life and golf has helped the Northern Irishman become the most dominant player in the game currently going into the Masters, the first Major of the year.
A detail of a green jacket during the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National Golf Club.(AFP)
A detail of a green jacket during the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National Golf Club.(AFP)

Women’s tournament helps Augusta atone for sexist past

Hindustan Times, Augusta | By Joy Chakravarty
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 10:45 PM IST
The final round of the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur (ANWA) was played on Saturday – the first time women played the course for a trophy.
Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts on the 18th green during the first round of the 2018 Augusta Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday.(AFP)
Jordan Spieth of the United States reacts on the 18th green during the first round of the 2018 Augusta Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday.(AFP)

Jordan Spieth seizes Augusta Masters lead; Shubhankar Sharma tied 73rd

Reuters, Augusta (Georgia) | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 01:36 PM IST
Jordan Spieth led on Day 1 that saw Tiger Woods back at the Augusta Masters golf for the first time since 2015 and reigning champion Sergio Garcia record a 13, while Shubhankar Sharma hit five-over 77 to be tied 73rd.
Shubhankar Sharma will be aiming to emulate Jeev Milkha Singh’s performance in the 2007 Augusta Masters when he finished tied-25th.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma will be aiming to emulate Jeev Milkha Singh’s performance in the 2007 Augusta Masters when he finished tied-25th.(AFP)

Augusta Masters: Jeev Milkha Singh offers Shubhankar Sharma tips to tackle course

Hindustan Times, Augusta | By Joy Chakravarty
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 10:23 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma became the first Indian golfer in 11 years to qualify for the Augusta Masters golf event after Jeev Milkha Singh in 2007.
Shubhankar Sharma of India talks to Sir Ronald Hampel during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma of India talks to Sir Ronald Hampel during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.(AFP)

Shubhankar Sharma, set for Masters debut, captivated by Augusta National course

Augusta, US | By Joy Chakravarty
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 11:17 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma, who was given a special invitation to play in this week’s first major of the season, thought he was adequately prepared to handle the beauty and the beast that Augusta National tends to be
Shubhankar Sharma will compete in the Augusta Masters, to be held from Thursday.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma will compete in the Augusta Masters, to be held from Thursday.(AFP)

Masters win will prove I was worthy of invite: Shubhankar Sharma

Augusta | By Joy Chakravarty
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 11:43 PM IST
Playing Augusta National is on the bucket list of every golfer in the world, but securing an invite to play the Masters is a privilege only for the elite in professional golf. India’s Shubhankar Sharma has achieved that distinction of getting an invite
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