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Brooks Koepka became the first player to successfully defend the US Open title in 30 years as he won the 2018 title by one stroke.(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Brooks Koepka wins US Open golf by one stroke, successfully defends title

Reuters, Southampton, USA | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 09:34 AM IST
Brooks Koepka held off a strong challenge from England’s Tommy Fleetwood as he won the US Open golf tournament by one stroke to become the first player in almost 30 years to successfully defend the title
Dustin Johnson was one of just four players to shoot an under-par opening round at the US Open golf.(AFP)
Dustin Johnson was one of just four players to shoot an under-par opening round at the US Open golf.(AFP)

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson grabs share of US Open golf lead, Shubhankar Sharma tied 37th

AFP, Southampton | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 12:06 PM IST
World number one Dustin Johnson finished the opening round of the US Open golf as one of four players tied for the lead after most battled in tough weather conditions. India’s Shubhankar Sharma was tied 37th.
De-recognised since April and the Asian Games just two months away, the Indian Golf Union (IGU) is in a hurry to get back the Sports Ministry’s approval and the benefits that come with it. (Image for representational purpose only)(HT Photo)
De-recognised since April and the Asian Games just two months away, the Indian Golf Union (IGU) is in a hurry to get back the Sports Ministry’s approval and the benefits that come with it. (Image for representational purpose only)(HT Photo)

Indian Golf Union faces a split after stormy meeting

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Robin Bose
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 01:03 PM IST
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.
Shubhankar Sharma has already played the Augusta Masters golf this year on a special invite.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma has already played the Augusta Masters golf this year on a special invite.(AFP)

Shubhankar Sharma qualifies for US Open Golf Championships

Press Trust of India, Columbus (US) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 12:45 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma has already played the Masters this year on a special invite and has now qualified for the US Open Golf Championships.
Anirban Lahiri feels he has prepared well enough to make it third time lucky at the Players Championship golf tournament.(AFP)
Anirban Lahiri feels he has prepared well enough to make it third time lucky at the Players Championship golf tournament.(AFP)

Anirban Lahiri eyes redemption at Players Championship golf

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 02:02 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri missed the halfway cut of the Players Championship golf tournament in 2015 and repeated the feat last year after finding the water three times on the par-four 18th hole.
Aditi Ashok plays her tee shot at the eighth hole during the second round of the 2018 Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic at Old American Golf Club.(AFP)
Aditi Ashok plays her tee shot at the eighth hole during the second round of the 2018 Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic at Old American Golf Club.(AFP)

Park Sung-hyun wins LPGA Texas Classic, Aditi Ashok finishes fourth

Agence France-Presse, Chicago | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 08:55 AM IST
India’s Aditi Ashok finished joint fourth with on 135 while US Women’s Open champion Park Sung-hyun of South Korea claimed the LPGA Texas Classic.
Gaganjeet Bhullar was the best Indian despite a sharp fall in the second round of China Open golf in Beijing on Friday.(Getty Images)
Gaganjeet Bhullar was the best Indian despite a sharp fall in the second round of China Open golf in Beijing on Friday.(Getty Images)

Shiv Kapur shoots 68, but Gaganjeet Bhullar best Indian in China Open golf

PTI, Beijing | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2018 10:49 PM IST
Gaganjeet Bhullar, who was in Top-10 at the end of the first day of China Open golf, shot even par 72 with four birdies against four bogeys and at four-under for 36 holes, he is T-22nd.
Shamim Khan takes a one-shot lead into the final day of the Delhi-NCR Open golf, having braved fever all week to play in the Professional Golf Tour of India event.(HT Photo)
Shamim Khan takes a one-shot lead into the final day of the Delhi-NCR Open golf, having braved fever all week to play in the Professional Golf Tour of India event.(HT Photo)

Leader Shamim Khan backs experience to seal victory in Delhi-NCR Open golf

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Robin Bose
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2018 06:40 PM IST
Seasoned golfer Shamim Khan takes a one-shot lead into the final day of the Delhi-NCR Open golf, having braved fever all week to play in the Professional Golf Tour of India event.
Indian Golf Union will lose its recognition from April 1, 2018, for its failure to implement the National Sports Code.(Getty Images/Flickr RF)
Indian Golf Union will lose its recognition from April 1, 2018, for its failure to implement the National Sports Code.(Getty Images/Flickr RF)

After derecognition, infighting bogey in Indian Golf Union

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Robin Bose
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 10:01 PM IST
The Indian Golf Union is plagued with infighting after the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) decided to withhold recognition to the governing body due to their failure to implement the National Sports Code and conduct elections
Renowned golf coach Jonathan Yarwood (L) during the IJGA ((International Junior Golf Academy) -Albatross Junior Tour coaching camp in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
Renowned golf coach Jonathan Yarwood (L) during the IJGA ((International Junior Golf Academy) -Albatross Junior Tour coaching camp in New Delhi.(HT Photo)

‘In golf, it’s important to acquire skill not scores’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2018 07:09 PM IST
Jonathan Yarwood, former coach to New Zealand’s Michael Campbell who won the US Open in 2005 , believes to succeed “varying the way of practice not variable practice” is the key.
Shubhankar Sharma has been the most successful Indian golfer in the past year.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma has been the most successful Indian golfer in the past year.(AFP)

Rags to riches: How golf bridged the wide gap for SSP Chawrasia, Shubhankar Sharma

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Robin Bose
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 04:52 PM IST
Indian golfers like SSP Chawrasia, Shubhankar Sharma and Anirban Lahiri are proof that young amateurs from middle-class backgrounds are now taking up the expensive sport of golf.
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