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Shane Lowry weathers storm to win British Open and first major

Shane Lowry staved off the biggest nerves of his golfing life and handled difficult conditions to win the British Open by six strokes amid emotional scenes at Royal Portrush on Sunday.
Ireland's Shane Lowry poses with the Claret Jug, the trophy for the Champion golfer of the year after winning the British Open.(AFP)
Ireland's Shane Lowry poses with the Claret Jug, the trophy for the Champion golfer of the year after winning the British Open.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 22, 2019 09:39 AM IST
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Links golf like acquired taste, says Shubhankar Sharma

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.
A file photo of golfer Shubhankar Sharma.(AFP)
A file photo of golfer Shubhankar Sharma.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 16, 2019 08:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Robin Bose

Definitely belong to this stage, says Shubhankar Sharma

Two-over in final round gives Shubhankar Sharma four-over finish at the Open Championship.
Shubhankar Sharma of India gesturing during the final round of The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma of India gesturing during the final round of The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 22, 2018 11:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Carnoustie (Scotland) | By Joy Chakravarty

Shubhankar Sharma returns even par, Tiger Woods roars with 66 at the British Open

Shubhankar Sharma made three birdies and three bogeys on a day when conditions were most ideal to post a low score.
India's Shubhankar Sharma leaves the 1st tee during his third round on day 3 of The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
India's Shubhankar Sharma leaves the 1st tee during his third round on day 3 of The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 21, 2018 11:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Carnoustie (Scotland) | By Joy Chakravarty

Indian professional golf tour, PGTI, to be eligible for world ranking points

The Official World Golf Ranking board’s decision allows Indian players to earn vital points in the domestic circuit that is key to qualifying for major tournaments, including the Olympics.
The decision was ratified by the Official World Golf Ranking board on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
The decision was ratified by the Official World Golf Ranking board on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 20, 2018 11:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Carnoustie (Scotland) | By Joy Chakravarty

British Open golf: Kevin Kisner early leader, Anirban Lahiri struggles

Kevin Kisner birdied three successive holes on the inward nine to card a five-under-par first round of 66 and take the clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday.
Kevin Kisner watches his iron shot from the 17th tee during his first round on day one of the 147th Open golf Championship.(AFP)
Kevin Kisner watches his iron shot from the 17th tee during his first round on day one of the 147th Open golf Championship.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 19, 2018 11:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Carnoustie | By Joy Chakravarty

Nostalgic Rory McIlroy relives memories of British Open debut

British Open champion in 2014, Rory Mcllroy missed the tournament the next year following a freak football accident, but has finished inside the top five in the last two championships
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy speaks to members of the media during a press conference at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy speaks to members of the media during a press conference at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 11:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

British Open debutant Shubhankar Sharma up for Carnoustie challenge

Enjoying a sensational season in which he has won two European Tour titles and played the Masters and US Open, Shubhankar Sharma is ready to embrace the unique challenges of Carnoustie.
The British Open is one of Shubhankar’s favourite Majors.(AFP)
The British Open is one of Shubhankar’s favourite Majors.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 17, 2018 11:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joy Chakravarty

Fast Carnoustie fairways give Tiger Woods hope of another British Open win

Tiger Woods may not have won after his back surgery, but this could be the week when he changes all that.
US golfer Tiger Woods smiles as he putts on the 9th green during a practice round at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland.(AFP)
US golfer Tiger Woods smiles as he putts on the 9th green during a practice round at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 01:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joy Chakravarty

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

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
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)
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 09:26 PM IST
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