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Arjun Atwal is the only Indian golfer to win on the PGA Tour.

Life after golf: Atwal wants to be inaccessible

New Delhi | By Robin Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 08:53 AM IST
“I have invested in a couple of things which keeps the money coming in, but if I were to get hands-on, it wouldn’t be good enough. I realised last year that after practising and playing golf for a living for so many years, I wasn’t cut out for anything else,” said Arjun Atwal.
Tiger Woods holds a winning trophy as he celebrates winning the Zozo Championship.(Kyodo/via REUTERS)
Tiger Woods holds a winning trophy as he celebrates winning the Zozo Championship.(Kyodo/via REUTERS)

Tiger Woods equals ‘crazy’ 54-year-old record with another US PGA Tour win

Inzai, Japan | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 11:32 AM IST
The 15-time major winner held off the challenge of home favourite Hideki Matsuyama to win by three shots at the Zozo Championship, his first outing since arthroscopic left knee surgery in August.
File image of USA golfer Tiger Woods.(USA TODAY Sports/ Reuters)
File image of USA golfer Tiger Woods.(USA TODAY Sports/ Reuters)

Tiger Woods undergoes knee surgery, schedule unaffected

Los Angeles | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 03:26 PM IST
In a brief statement on Twitter on Tuesday, reigning Masters champion Woods said he had undergone keyhole surgery last week to mend “minor cartilage damage.”
Fans are assisted by medical personnel after a lightning strike.(USA TODAY Sports)
Fans are assisted by medical personnel after a lightning strike.(USA TODAY Sports)

Six fans injured after lightning strikes during PGA Tour Championship, watch video

Los Angeles | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 04:38 AM IST
A statement from the PGA Tour said four fans were injured after two lightning strikes hit trees near the 16th tee at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, showering debris over nearby fans.
Ireland's Shane Lowry poses with the Claret Jug, the trophy for the Champion golfer of the year after winning the British Open golf Championships at Royal Portrush golf club in Northern Ireland.(AFP)
Ireland's Shane Lowry poses with the Claret Jug, the trophy for the Champion golfer of the year after winning the British Open golf Championships at Royal Portrush golf club in Northern Ireland.(AFP)

Hard to rule, links courses are closest to golf’s roots

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By N Ananthanarayanan
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 09:17 AM IST
Lowry’s triumph wiped out past frustration, especially a meltdown in the 2016 US Open after going into the final round four shots ahead.
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.
File image of Tiger Woods(REUTERS)
File image of Tiger Woods(REUTERS)

Tiger Woods to return to Japan at Zozo Championship in October

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2019 10:38 AM IST
The 43-year-old American won his 15th major title when he came from behind to earn his fifth green jacket in Augusta earlier this month, ending an 11-year major title drought.
Patrick Reed places the green jacket on Tiger Woods of the U.S. after Woods won the 2019 Masters.(REUTERS)
Patrick Reed places the green jacket on Tiger Woods of the U.S. after Woods won the 2019 Masters.(REUTERS)

Tiger Woods’ Masters win a major boost for the brands still with him

Augusta | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 09:54 PM IST
Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters title on Sunday by one stroke. It’s his first major victory in over a decade and just his second PGA Tour victory in more than five years.
Arie Irawan of Malaysia plays a shot during Day One of the Maybank Championship Malaysia at Saujana Golf Club on February 9, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)(Getty Images)
Arie Irawan of Malaysia plays a shot during Day One of the Maybank Championship Malaysia at Saujana Golf Club on February 9, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)(Getty Images)

Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan dies in hotel room during tournament

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 05:52 PM IST
Arie, who turned professional in 2013 and won two events on the Asian Development Tour in 2015, had missed the halfway cut at the Sanya Championship, the second event on the PGA Tour China Series.
File image of Tiger Woods.(USA TODAY Sports)
File image of Tiger Woods.(USA TODAY Sports)

Tiger Woods withdraws from Arnold Palmer Invitational with neck strain

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 09:35 AM IST
Woods, who returned to competition last season after a lengthy recovery from spinal fusion surgery, said he had been dealing with the strain for a few weeks and that he hoped to play in The Players Championship next week.
Tiger Woods concedes a putt to Phil Mickelson to play extra holes during The Match: Tiger vs Phil golf match at Shadow Creek Golf Course.(Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)
Tiger Woods concedes a putt to Phil Mickelson to play extra holes during The Match: Tiger vs Phil golf match at Shadow Creek Golf Course.(Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

Phil Mickelson edges Tiger Woods in playoff to earn $9m cash prize

Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 09:55 AM IST
Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods sparred over 22 rounds of match-play golf in front of an invitation-only gallery of 700 people at the Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas.
Francesco Molinari of Italy poses with the Race to Dubai trophy following the final round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates golf course in Dubai.(AFP)
Francesco Molinari of Italy poses with the Race to Dubai trophy following the final round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates golf course in Dubai.(AFP)

Francesco Molinari stunned by ‘incredible’ 2018

Dubai | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 09:45 AM IST
The 36-year-old Italian, who lifted his maiden major title at the British Open in July, wrapped up top spot in the European Tour’s Order of Merit as his only rival for the title, his good friend and Ryder Cup teammate Tommy Fleetwood, failed to win the DP World Tour Championship.
Tiger Woods of the United States plays his shot from the ninth tee during the final round of the 2018 PGA Championship.(AFP)
Tiger Woods of the United States plays his shot from the ninth tee during the final round of the 2018 PGA Championship.(AFP)

Tiger Woods confident of getting the ‘job done’ soon on PGA Tour

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2018 11:38 AM IST
With his debilitating back problem now seemingly behind him, Tiger Woods has almost recaptured the form of his halcyon days, with only a victory missing from his 2018 resume.
India's Anirban Lahiri in action during the practice round at Carnoustie.(REUTERS)
India's Anirban Lahiri in action during the practice round at Carnoustie.(REUTERS)

On ‘familiar’ turf, Anirban Lahiri hopes to replicate Delhi Golf Club success at Carnoustie

Hindustan Times, Carnoustie | By Joy Chakravarty
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 09:43 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri believes the feel-good factor will stand in his favour when he makes his sixth attempt at The 147th British Open starting in Carnoustie on Thursday.
Anirban Lahiri was in great form in the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament.(AFP)
Anirban Lahiri was in great form in the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament.(AFP)

Anirban Lahiri tied-second in Greenbrier Classic golf tournament

PTI, White Sulphur Spring, US | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 08:04 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri was in great form in the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament as he shot three birdies in the second round.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will be playing on the PGA Tour this week.(AFP)
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will be playing on the PGA Tour this week.(AFP)

Rested Anirban Lahiri returns to action at Traveler’s Championships on PGA

Press Trust of India, Cromwell (US) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 11:01 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri has brought coach Vijay Divecha over to join him for a few weeks as the PGA season moves towards its second and crucial half.
Shubhankar Sharma has been India’s most successful golfer in the past one year.(HT Photo)
Shubhankar Sharma has been India’s most successful golfer in the past one year.(HT Photo)

Shubhankar Sharma, India’s premier golfer, ready for US Open challenge

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ashutosh Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 11:46 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma, for the second successive Major, will be the lone Indian in the fray as the US Open gets underway on Thursday.
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.
Subhankar Sharma had two three-putts on front nine and missed three putts at Fort Worth Invitational golf on Monday.(AP)
Subhankar Sharma had two three-putts on front nine and missed three putts at Fort Worth Invitational golf on Monday.(AP)

Shubhankar Sharma finishes tied 20th, Anirban Lahiri 58th at Fort Worth Invitational golf

Press Trust of India, Fort Worth | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 05:50 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma finished tied 20th - his second best finish on the PGA Tour after his tied 9th in WGC-Mexico - at Fort Worth Invitational golf on Monday.
Shubhankar Sharma shot 68 while Anirban Lahiri shot 74 at the Fort Worth Invitational on Saturday.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma shot 68 while Anirban Lahiri shot 74 at the Fort Worth Invitational on Saturday.(AFP)

Shubhankar Sharma, Anirban Lahiri make cut at Fort Worth Invitational golf

Press Trust of India, Fort Worth | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 05:57 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma and Anirban Lahiri totalled 1-over 141 and made the weekend in tied 60th place at the Fort Worth Invitational on Saturday.
Shubhankar Sharma will join compatriot Anirban Lahiri at the PGA Tour in Fort Worth this week.(AFP)
Shubhankar Sharma will join compatriot Anirban Lahiri at the PGA Tour in Fort Worth this week.(AFP)

Shubhankar Sharma joins Anirban Lahiri on PGA Tour this week

Press Trust of India, Fort Worth | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 07:38 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma is currently the highest ranked Indian at 74 while Lahiri, who finished tied-26th on Sunday to equal his best finish in 2018, has now fallen outside top-100 of World Rankings
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.
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
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri in action at the Texas Open in San Antonio.(AFP)
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri in action at the Texas Open in San Antonio.(AFP)

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri slips back in third round at Texas Open

Press Trust of India, San Antonio | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2018 04:50 PM IST
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri, now playing his third full season on the PGA Tour, shot 1-over 73 in the third round of Texas Open and was lying T-66 as compared to T-48 at the midway stage.
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 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
Tiger Woods lines up his putt on the third hole during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament on Saturday.(AP)
Tiger Woods lines up his putt on the third hole during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament on Saturday.(AP)

Tiger Woods closes in on first win since 2013 at Valspar Championship

AFP, Miami | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2018 10:28 AM IST
Tiger Woods , in just his fourth official start since spinal fusion surgery last April, carded an assured four-under-par 67 in front of a huge gallery in the third round at the Valspar Championship
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