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Former Indian athletics Milkha Singh at an event.(HT Archive)

Dad was my best friend, guide, mentor: Jeev remembers Milkha Singh

PTI | , Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2021 11:18 AM IST
Milkha, one of independent India's biggest sporting icons, died here on Friday after battling the infection for a month.
Anil Kapoor with late Milkha Singh and his wife Nirmal Kaur.
Anil Kapoor with late Milkha Singh and his wife Nirmal Kaur.

Anil recalls visiting Milkha's home, having 'most unforgettable aloo parathas'

PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 01:48 PM IST
  • Anil Kapoor has recalled visiting Milkha Singh at his home and having 'the most unforgettable aloo parathas'. On Instagram, he also shared pictures with the athlete.
Veteran Olympian Milkha Singh: File Photo
Veteran Olympian Milkha Singh: File Photo

Milkha Singh is recovering well, will be fine in few days, says son Jeev

ANI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2021 09:28 PM IST
Milkha Singh's son Jeev thanked everyone for the good wishes and said that his father is receiving wonderful care.
Farhan Akhtar in Toofaan.
Farhan Akhtar in Toofaan.

Farhan thanks Milkha for praising Toofan: 'You are an inspiration to us all'

PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 11:52 AM IST
  • After Milkha Singh showered praises on Farhan Akhtar for Toofan teaser and his look in it, the actor has thanked the athlete. Farhan played Milkha in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
File image of Jeev Milkha Singh(Getty Images)
File image of Jeev Milkha Singh(Getty Images)

Golf pioneer Jeev Milkha Singh eyes the senior circuit

Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 08:35 AM IST
Jeev Milkha Singh is preparing to play in the world’s top events in the senior circuit - the Majors and European, Japan and PGA tours.
Ready for a round: SPS Matharoo, CGC captain (centre), Amrit Inder Singh, course manager and professional golfer (right) and Surjit Singh, assistant course manager, at the newly re-laid greens at hole 12 of the 18-hold Chandigarh Golf Course.(Ravi Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Ready for a round: SPS Matharoo, CGC captain (centre), Amrit Inder Singh, course manager and professional golfer (right) and Surjit Singh, assistant course manager, at the newly re-laid greens at hole 12 of the 18-hold Chandigarh Golf Course.(Ravi Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Now, an extra green topping for Chandigarh Golf Club course

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2020 10:29 PM IST
Hole 12 at the course gets three-tier greens, players likely to find putting more challenging
Jeev Milkha Singh at Chandigarh Golf Club that has opened following relaxations in lockdown in Chandigarh.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)
Jeev Milkha Singh at Chandigarh Golf Club that has opened following relaxations in lockdown in Chandigarh.(Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times)

Day One of liberation, says Jeev Milkha Singh

Chandigarh/New Delhi | By Saurabh Duggal and Robin Bose
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 10:11 AM IST
Even under strict medical protocol, India’s top golfers elated after getting back on course in Chandigarh and Delhi.
Jeev Milkha Singh with Scotty Sanders (left) and mother Nirmal at their Chandigarh home.(Special Arrangement/File)
Jeev Milkha Singh with Scotty Sanders (left) and mother Nirmal at their Chandigarh home.(Special Arrangement/File)

Play golf till the sun shines: How Jeev Milkha remembers mentor Doug Sanders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Robin Bose
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 10:26 PM IST
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.
Assistant course manager Surjit Singh along with his team maintaining the course of the Chandigarh Golf Club on Saturday.
Assistant course manager Surjit Singh along with his team maintaining the course of the Chandigarh Golf Club on Saturday.

Unsung Heroes: Braving virus, Surjit & co maintain the greens at Chandigarh Golf Club on daily basis

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 01:00 AM IST
Five of the course maintenance staff is staying inside the premises of the golf course, and as usual their day starts at 5am.
Anirban Lahiri of India plays a shot during practice prior to the start of the AT&T Byron Nelson.(AFP)
Anirban Lahiri of India plays a shot during practice prior to the start of the AT&T Byron Nelson.(AFP)

Anirban Lahiri’s mantra: I am like a horse that has to be blinkered

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Robin Bose
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 11:23 PM IST
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.
Shubhankar Sharma hitting a shot during the first round of the Hong Kong Open golf tournament.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma hitting a shot during the first round of the Hong Kong Open golf tournament.(AFP)

Shubhankar Sharma becomes youngest Indian to win Asian Tour Order of Merit

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 09:06 AM IST
Subhankar Sharma became the fifth and the youngest Indian to win the Asian Tour Order of Merit after Jyoti Randhawa (2002), Arjun Atwal (2003), Jeev Milkha Singh (2006 and 2008) and Anirban Lahiri (2015).
Jeev milkha Singh turned Pro in 1993.(HT Photo)
Jeev milkha Singh turned Pro in 1993.(HT Photo)

‘Living a dream’, Jeev Milkha Singh set to tee off in own event

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashutosh Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 08:18 PM IST
As ubiquitous as it is to see an Indian among top golfers in the world now competing with the best, when Jeev turned pro, it was a rarity. Into his third decade as a top flight golfer, Jeev Milkha Singh will play host as well as compete in the event named after him — a first for Indian golf.
Jeev Milkha Singh receives a prize in an atheletics championship.(Milkha Singh family archives)
Jeev Milkha Singh receives a prize in an atheletics championship.(Milkha Singh family archives)

Wildbuzz: From shooting birds to birdies

Hindustan Times | By Vikram Jit Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 09:20 AM IST
Rewinding to the pioneering path he took from the CGC of the 1970s to donning the mantle of India’s most successful golfer (13 international titles), Jeev’s generation was classic outdoors.
Gaganjeet Bhullar won the title by one stroke over Anthony Quayle of Australia.(AFP)
Gaganjeet Bhullar won the title by one stroke over Anthony Quayle of Australia.(AFP)

Gaganjeet Bhullar claims maiden European Tour title at Fiji International

Press Trust of India, Natadola Bay | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 01:34 PM IST
It was Ganganjeet Bhullar’s first win on the European Tour, ninth Asian Tour and 10th crown overall. He thus became the most successful Indian player on Asian Tour and the first Indian to win on Australasia Tour.
Shiv Kapur is now second and 9-under 201 to Harding’s 11-under 199.(AFP)
Shiv Kapur is now second and 9-under 201 to Harding’s 11-under 199.(AFP)

Patience pays for Shiv Kapur, moves to second in Pattaya

Press Trust of India, Pattaya | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 11:17 PM IST
Shiv Kapur, who is the defending champion, started the day six behind leader Justin Harding (71) but finished two adrift, as he carded 3-under 67.
Shubhankar Sharma is the perfect example of all that the young crop of golfers aspires for, believes Jeev Milkha Singh.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma is the perfect example of all that the young crop of golfers aspires for, believes Jeev Milkha Singh.(AFP)

Fearless Shubhankar Sharma ready to set the golf course on fire

By Jeev Milkha Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 09:43 AM IST
Shubhankar Sharma might still be young but he is fearless and is ready to take on the best of the golf world after he qualified for the US Open, writes Jeev Milkha Singh in his column.
Shubhankar Sharma is the fifth Indian to have qualified in the year’s second Major , the US Open.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma is the fifth Indian to have qualified in the year’s second Major , the US Open.(AFP)

Whenever I’ve set the bar high, I’ve done well, says Shubhankar Sharma

Hinduatn Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 09:26 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma has become the fifth and youngest Indian to qualify for next week’s US Open. Before him, Jeev Milkha Singh, Arjun Atwal, Shiv Kapur and Anirban Lahiri have featured here
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.
(Getty Images)
(Getty Images)

Gaganjeet Bhullar fires solid 68, lies 8th in China Open golf

Press Trust of India, Beijing | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2018 09:27 PM IST
Gaganjeet Bhullar, winner of eight Asian Tour titles, is still looking for his first success on the European Tour, is now lying Tied-8th at China Open
Shubhankar Sharma will be the highest ranked Indian golfer to take part in the China Open.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma will be the highest ranked Indian golfer to take part in the China Open.(AFP)

Shubhankar Sharma leads strong Indian contingent at China Open golf

Press Trust of India, Beijing | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2018 04:43 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma will be part of a talented Indian contingent at the China Open golf as seven of the eight Indians in the field this week have won in the past and are capable of turning up with winning form
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.
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