Hero Indian Open 2018* (European Tour & Asian Tour Joint-Sanctioned)

Dates 8 Mar - 11 Mar, 2018
Venue DLF Golf & Country Club, Gurgaon
Prize Money US$17,50,000
Format Stroke Play

Tournament News

  • Gurugram, Haryana, 11 Mar 2018

    Shubhankar Sharma slips on final day of Indian Open to finish tied seventh

    India’s Shubhankar Sharma fired his highest number of the week, a three-over-75, in round four of the US$ 1.75 million Hero Indian Open 2018, to drop dramatically from overnight tied first and end the tournament in tied seventh at four-under-284.

    Englishman Matt Wallace (69-70-70-68) defeated compatriot Andrew Johnston (72-66-73-66) in a playoff to lift the trophy after the two were tied at the top with matching totals of 11-under-277 at the end of the regulation 72 holes
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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 10 Mar 2018

    Shubhankar Sharma raises Indian hopes after grabbing a share of the lead in round three of Indian Open

    Shubhankar Sharma has shattered many a record since his first international win in South Africa late last year. The 21-year-old ranked no. 66 in the world, who ended round three of the Hero Indian Open 2018 in the joint lead, is now poised to become the first Indian to win three European Tour titles in one season
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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 09 Mar 2018

    Shubhankar Sharma’s phenomenal course record 64 propels him to second place, trails leader Emiliano Grillo by four

    Two-time European Tour winner and pre-tournament favourite Shubhankar Sharma continued his rich vein of form as he delivered a phenomenal course-record score of eight-under-64 in round two of the Hero Indian Open 2018 that propelled him to second place at seven-under-137.

    The 21-year-old European Tour Race to Dubai leader’s second round heroics at his home course, the DLF Golf & Country Club, placed him four shots behind leader Emiliano Grillo of Argentina.

    Khalin Joshi’s error-free four-under-68 ensured he was the second Indian in the top-10 on day two
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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 08 Mar 2018

    Ajeetesh Sandhu’s classy 68 makes him best-placed Indian on Day 1 of Indian Open, lies three off the lead

    Ajeetesh Sandhu’s classy four-under-68 made him the best-placed Indian on day one of the Hero Indian Open 2018. Ajeetesh, a winner on the Asian Tour in 2017, ended the day three strokes behind the clubhouse leader Emiliano Grillo of Argentina.

    Sandhu was tied fifth in the clubhouse as 24 out of the total 144 golfers could not finish their rounds on Thursday due to fading light
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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 07 Mar 2018

    After Masters invite, Shubhankar looks to make most of home conditions at Indian Open

    Shubhankar Sharma begins the 2018 edition of the Hero Indian Open as one of the title favourites considering his recent hot streak that also earned him a place at the fabled Masters.

    On Wednesday, while speaking to the Indian press for the first time since his standout performance at the WGC – Mexico Championship, Sharma couldn’t hold back his excitement on making it to one of golf’s showpiece events. 

    Sharma said, “I’m really happy with what has happened to me so far
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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 07 Mar 2018

    SSP Chawrasia and Anirban Lahiri Interview

    Tournament favourites, defending champion SSP Chawrasia and 2015 champion Anirban Lahiri shared their thoughts at the start of the 2018 Indian Open.

    Here is the transcript of their interviews

    Q: Anirban, first of all, you two have had a great rivalry at this event over the years, and you won here in 2015. It’s a pretty fantastic Indian field here this week, are you looking forward to the challenge?

    Anirban Lahiri: The Indian Open is always a very special event, for me personally and the other Indian players here
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  • Gurugram, 06 Mar 2018

    Shiv Kapur looks to build on gains of 2017, sets sights on long-cherished dream of winning Indian Open

    After enjoying the best season of his career in 2017 where he won three Asian Tour titles, Shiv Kapur has set his sights on his long-cherished dream of winning the Indian Open.

    The 32-year-old Indian, who grew up in Delhi, tees it up this week at the 2018 edition of his National Open looking to build on what he achieved last year.
    Kapur said, “To me, this is the most important tournament outside the Majors
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  • New Delhi, 13 Feb 2018


    The Hero Indian Open, the country’s marquee golf tournament - which enters its 54th edition this year - will have the strongest-ever field with a galaxy of Indian stars vying for top honours with some marquee names from around the world. 
    Defending champion SSP Chawrasia, former champion Anirban Lahiri and twice European Tour winner and emerging talent Shubhankar Sharma will lead the Indian line-up at the European and the Asian Tour co-sanctioned tournament - to be played at the Gary Player layout of the DLF Golf and Country Club from March 8 to 11, 2018.
    Emiliano Grillo of Argentina, who is a PGA Tour winner and member of the 2017 Presidents Cup team, will head the global list
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