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  • County Kildare, Ireland, 09-09-2023

    Shubhankar Sharma shoots third round 75 in Ireland, slips to tied fourth

    India's Shubhankar Sharma returned a third round of three-over 75 to slip three spots to tied fourth at the DP World Tour's Horizon Irish Open being played at The K Club.

    The 27-year-old Sharma (65-66-75), the sole leader in round one and joint leader in round two, now has a total of 10-under 206 and thus trails the leader Hurly Long of Germany by three shots at the Palmer North Course.

    Shubhankar, a two-time winner on the DP World Tour who also registered a ti...

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  • County Kildare, Ireland, 08-09-2023

    Sharma fires 66 to continue on top as joint leader on Day Two

    India's Shubhankar Sharma and England's Jordan Smith share the lead at the Horizon Irish Open as the pair sit on 13 under par after 36 holes at The K Club.

    Overnight leader Sharma followed his opening round 65 with a six under par 66 and he was joined on 13-under par by Smith, who matched Sharma’s opening round seven under par score on the Palmer North Course.

    Sharma, who is seeking his first DP World Tour victory since 2018, went out in just 28 str...

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  • County Kildare, Ireland, 07-09-2023

    Shubhankar Sharma's opening round 65 gives him one-stroke lead at Horizon Irish Open

    India's Shubhankar Sharma carded a seven-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Horizon Irish Open on the DP World Tour.

    The 27-year-old produced three birdies in his opening eight holes before holing out for eagle from 105 yards on the Palmer North Course at The K Club, making the turn five under par. He then carded two further gains on the back nine to sign for a bogey-free seven under.

    Sharma, who became the first Indian recipient...

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  • Coimbatore, 25-08-2023

    Harshjeet Singh Sethie drives his way to maiden title, upstages experienced Om Prakash Chouhan in a playoff at Coimbatore Open 2023 presented by KGiSL

    Delhi golfer Harshjeet Singh Sethie saved his best for the last as his gallant effort of five-under 67, the eventful final day’s lowest score, took him into a playoff where he upstaged the experienced Om Prakash Chouhan of Mhow by driving his way to his maiden title at the Rs. 1 crore Coimbatore Open 2023 presented by KGiSL played at the Coimbatore Golf Club.

    The 21-year-old Harshjeet (69-67-72-67), who stands tall at a towering height of six feet and seven inches, collected the...

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  • Coimbatore, 24-08-2023

    Manish Thakran surges into two-shot lead after a hard-fought 70, Om Prakash Chouhan and Aryan Roopa Anand give chase

    Manish Thakran of Gurugram kept alive his hopes of a maiden title after he returned a hard-fought two-under 70 that saw him surge into a two-shot lead at 12-under 204 in round three of the Rs. 1 crore Coimbatore Open 2023 presented by KGiSL being played at the Coimbatore Golf Club.

    Come the final day, Thakran will be chased by the duo of TATA Steel PGTI Rankings leader Om Prakash Chouhan (68) of Mhow and Bengaluru-based rookie Aryan Roopa Anand (72), both lying tied second at 10-und...

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  • Coimbatore, 23-08-2023

    Manish Thakran’s 66 propels him into joint halfway lead along with Aryan Roopa Anand and N Thangaraja

    Gurugram’s Manish Thakran carded a fiery six-under 66 that propelled him into the joint halfway lead along with Bengaluru’s Aryan Roopa Anand (68) and Sri Lankan N Thangaraja (68) at 10-under 134 at the Rs. 1 crore Coimbatore Open 2023 presented by KGiSL being played at the Coimbatore Golf Club.

    Delhi-based Saptak Talwar was placed fourth at nine-under 135.

    The cut was declared at three-over 147. Fifty-five professionals made the cut.

    Manish Thakran (...

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  • Coimbatore, 22-08-2023

    Seasoned N Thangaraja shares lead with rookies Saptak Talwar and Aryan Roopa Anand on day one of Coimbatore Open 2023 presented by KGiSL

    The seasoned N Thangaraja of Sri Lanka shared the opening round lead with Indian rookies Saptak Talwar and Aryan Roopa Anand as the trio posted scores of six-under 66 at the Rs. 1 crore Coimbatore Open 2023 presented by KGiSL being played at the Coimbatore Golf Club.

    TATA Steel PGTI Rankings leader Om Prakash Chouhan (67) of Mhow was one shot behind the leaders in fourth place.

    N Thangaraja hit his irons and chips with pin-point precision on Tuesday that helped him collect sev...

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  • Coimbatore, 21-08-2023

    Coimbatore Open 2023 presented by KGiSL to begin from August 22

    Inaugural edition of event to carry prize purse of INR 1 crore, highest-ever for an event in Coimbatore

     

    Om Prakash Chouhan, Aman Raj, Karan Pratap Singh, Sunhit Bishnoi among the leading names in the field

     

    The inaugural Coimbatore Open presented by KGiSL will be played from August 22 – 25 at the Coimbatore Golf Club. The tournament carries a prize purse of INR 1 crore, the highest-ever for a men’s pro...

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  • Chennai, 19-08-2023

    Sunhit Bishnoi outshines field to land maiden title at inaugural India Cements Pro Championship

    Gurugram’s Sunhit Bishnoi was a cut above the rest as he produced a red-hot eight-under 64 on the final day to outshine the rest of the field and land his maiden title at the inaugural India Cements Pro Championship played at the TNGF Cosmo Golf Course in Chennai.

    The 22-year-old Sunhit (66-68-70-64), playing only his second season as a professional, totaled 20-under 268 at the Rs. 50 lakh event to emerge wire-to-wire winner with an imposing nine-stroke margin. Bishnoi’s...

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  • Chennai, 18-08-2023

    Akshay Sharma & Sunhit Bishnoi gain two-shot advantage on moving day

    Chandigarh’s Akshay Sharma of Chandigarh pulled out a three-under 69 while Gurugram’s Sunhit Bishnoi struck a two-under 70 as the duo gained a two-shot advantage over the rest of the field at a total of 12-under 204 in round three of the Rs. 50 lakh India Cements Pro Championship 2023 being played at the TNGF Cosmo Golf Course in Chennai.

    Day three of the tournament, also known as moving day in golf, saw Kolkata’s Divyanshu Bajaj produce the week&r...

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  • Chennai, 17-08-2023

    Sunhit Bishnoi shines on tougher scoring day, enjoys one-shot lead at halfway stage

    Gurugram lad Sunhit Bishnoi’s fine effort of four-under 68 helped him take a one-shot lead in relatively tougher conditions on day two of the Rs. 50 lakh India Cements Pro Championship 2023 being played at the TNGF Cosmo Golf Course in Chennai.

    On a more windy day and with tougher pin positions in place there were fewer under-par scores (34) in round two as compared to round one (45). The 22-year-old Bishnoi’s 68 helped him rise from being the overnight joint leader to s...

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  • Chennai, 16-08-2023

    Gaurav Pratap Singh and Sunhit Bishnoi take opening round honours at India Cements Pro Championship 2023

    The second half of the TATA Steel PGTI’s 2023 season got off to a cracking start with the first round of the inaugural India Cements Pro Championship. The professionals coming back fresh from the mid-season break delivered 45 under-par scores with the seasoned Gaurav Pratap Singh of Noida and Gurugram youngster Sunhit Bishnoi taking the joint lead at six-under 66.

    The stiff competition at the Rs. 50 lakh event being played at the TNGF Cosmo Golf Course in Chennai was evident f...

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  • Chennai, 14-08-2023

    Inaugural “India Cements Pro Championship” tees-off in Chennai from August 16, heralds second half of 2023 TATA Steel PGTI season

    • Vedica Himalayan Spring Water to be the Tour Partner for PGTI

     

    • Om Prakash Chouhan, Aman Raj, Karan Pratap Singh, Jamal Hossain among the leading names in the field

     

    • Prize purse of INR 50 lakh on offer, highest ever for an event in Chennai

     

    India Cements, the title sponsor and Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), the offi...

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  • Bridgend, Wales, 30-07-2023

    Jeev Milkha Singh braves wind and rain to finish tied 14th at The Senior Open, registers best finish by an Indian at a Senior Major

    Jeev Milkha Singh suffered his worst round of the week, an eight-over 79, but still managed to register the best ever result for an Indian at a Senior Major as he finished tied 14th at The Senior Open presented by Rolex staged at the Royal Porthcawl Golf Club.

    Four-time DP World Tour winner Singh shot scores of 69, 77, 71 and 79 to total 12-over 296 for the week.

    Jeev, who slipped from tied 11th to 14th, had just two birdies on the eighth and the tenth and gave away 10 bogeys...

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  • Bridgend, Wales, 27-07-2023

    Jeev Milkha Singh off to a solid start at The Senior Open with a 69, lies tied fourth

    Jeev Milka Singh struck an opening round score of two-under 69 at The Senior Open Presented by Rolex at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club in Wales to occupy tied fourth position.

    Jeev, playing his second Senior Open and fourth Senior Major, trailed the leader Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain by three shots.

    Germany’s Alex Cejka and American Mario Tiziani were in tied second place with scores of 68.

    Four-time DP World Tour winner Singh mixed four birdies and two bogeys on...

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  • Liverpool, England, 23-07-2023

    Shubhankar Sharma records best Indian finish at The Open after claiming tied eighth place with bogey-free final round of 70

     

    Shubhankar Sharma recorded the best Indian finish at The Open after he claimed tied eighth place at the 151st edition of golf's oldest Major at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in England on Sunday.

    Shubhankar, who turned 27 earlier in the week, posted scores of 68, 71, 70 and 70 to total five-under 279 for the tournament in his third appearance at The Open.

    American Brian Harman won the year's final Major with a score of 13-under 271. It...

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  • Liverpool, England, 22-07-2023

    Shubhankar Sharma fires third round 70 at The Open, continues to be in contention

    Shubhankar Sharma (68-71-70) kept himself in contention going into the last day of the 151st Open Championship after he posted a hard-fought one-under 70 in the third round at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club that took his tournament tally to four-under 209.

    Sharma, who was overnight tied fourth, dropped five spots to tied ninth but managed keep himself in the mix. While Shubhankar trails the leader Brian Harman of the United States (12-under 201) by eight shots, the Indian is just thr...

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  • Liverpool, England, 21-07-2023

    Shubhankar Sharma rises to tied fourth with a tenacious 71 in round two of The Open

    Shubhankar Sharma displayed great tenacity during his second round of even-par 71 to rise three spots to tied fourth position at three-under 139 at the 151st Open Championship being played at Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

    Sharma, who celebrated his 27th birthday on Friday, 21st July, made three birdies, a bogey and a double-bogey to find himelf in contention going into the weekend. He trails the leader Brian Harman of the United States (10-under 132) by seven shots.

    Eng...

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  • Liverpool, England, 20-07-2023

    Shubhankar Sharma off to brilliant start at The Open with a 68, lies tied seventh, two off the lead

    India's Shubhankar Sharma, making his third appearance at The Open, got his campaign off to a brilliant start with a solid three-under 68 in the opening round at the par-71 Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

    Sharma, who turns 27 on Friday, 21st July, was thus placed an impressive tied seventh just two strokes behind the joint leaders Emiliano Grillo of Argentina, Tommy Fleetwood of England and South African amateur Christo Lamprecht.

    Shubhankar picked up early birdies on the fourth an...

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  • New Delhi, 04-07-2023

    TATA Steel PGTI announces busy second half of 2023 taking season’s prize purse to a record high

     

    • TATA Steel PGTI 2023 season to resume from August 16th; Schedule features impressive line-up of 14 events to be staged from August to December

     

    • Second half of season boasts prize money of INR 15.25 crore, takes season’s total prize purse counted towards PGTI Order of Merit to over INR 33.53 crore, a PGTI record

     

    • TATA Steel Tour Championship in Jamshedpur worth INR 3 crore to be sea...
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  • Munich, Germany, 22-06-2023

    Manu Gandas' opening round of 69 at BMW International Open places him tied 20th

    Manu Gandas fired one of his best rounds of his rookie season as he shot 3-under 69 despite two late bogeys on the first day of the BMW International Open at Golfclub München Eichenried.

    Manu, playing on the DP World Tour after earning a card because of a strategic alliance between DPWT and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) was lying 20th, though play ended early due to extreme weather conditions.

    Shubhankar Sharma however had a disappointing start with 3-over 75...

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  • Cromvoirt, Netherlands, 29-05-2023

    Shubhankar Sharma finishes tied 16th at KLM Dutch Open on DP World Tour

    Shubhankar Sharma was bogey free on the final day, but would still have been disappointed with just two birdies for a round of 2-under 70 that saw him finish Tied-16th. Sharma with rounds of 67-74-72-70 totalled 5-under for the week.

    Pablo Larrazábal of Spain produced a brilliant finish as he birdied the final two holes to win for the second time in his last three starts.

    Sharma, who started the week with a 67, shot 74-72 in his middle two rounds and both included a...

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  • Kolkata, 27-04-2023

    Khalin Joshi and SSP Chawrasia qualify for Asian Games

    Khalin Joshi and SSP Chawrasia have made it to the Indian men’s team for the Hangzhou Asian Games which will be held in September – October later this year.

    Bengaluru’s Khalin Joshi (67-68-68) completed a wire-to-wire win with a final round of four-under 68 at the Asian Games Selection Trials held at the RCGC in Kolkata. Khalin maintained his overnight two-shot lead after he topped the leaderboard with a total score of 13-under 203 at the 54-hole event.

    Kolka...

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  • Kolkata, 26-04-2023

    Khalin Joshi maintains lead in round two of the Asian Games Selection Trials

    Bengaluru’s Khalin Joshi maintained his lead in round two of the Asian Games Selection Trials being held at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) in Kolkata.

    Khalin, the overnight leader by one shot following his first round of 67, extended his lead to two shots after he posted a bogey-free four-under 68 on Wednesday that took his total to nine-under 135.

    Olympian SSP Chawrasia (69-68) and the in-form Aman Raj (69-68) were tied second at seven-under 137.

    Chawrasia,...

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  • Ahmedabad, 22-04-2023

    Jamal Hossain chips his way to the title, breaks four-year long victory-drought

    Bangladesh’s Jamal Hossain (33-36-69-70) chipped his way to a gritty final round performance of two-under 70 to break his four-year long victory-drought at the Ahmedabad Open 2023 presented by Glade One, a Rs. 1 crore event played at the Glade One Golf Resort & Club.

    Jamal, lying overnight third, one shot off the lead, emerged triumphant in round four as he totaled eight-under 208 for the week thus securing his fourth PGTI title which was also his first win on the tour sin...

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  • Ahmedabad, 21-04-2023

    Rashid Khan & Kshitij Naveed Kaul move into joint lead on day three

    The Delhi duo of Rashid Khan (34-35-68) and Kshitij Naveed Kaul (33-35-69) moved into the joint lead at a total of seven-under 137 in the penultimate round of the Ahmedabad Open 2023 presented by Glade One, a Rs. 1 crore event being played at the Glade One Golf Resort & Club.

    While two-time Asian Tour winner Rashid struck a four-under 68 to jump six spots from his overnight tied seventh position, three-time PGTI winner Kshitij Naveed Kaul shot a three-under 69 t...

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  • Ahmedabad, 20-04-2023

    Shamim Khan holds on to the lead with resilient second round display

    Delhi’s Shamim Khan held on to his overnight advantage with a resilient second round display of even-par 36 at the Ahmedabad Open 2023 presented by Glade One, a Rs. 1 crore event being played at the Glade One Golf Resort & Club.

    Two-time PGTI Order of Merit champion Shamim (31-36), who enjoyed a two-shot lead after round one, totaled five-under 67 at the halfway stage to stay ahead of the rest of the field by one shot.

    Noida’s Amardeep Malik (3...

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  • Ahmedabad, 19-04-2023

    Shamim Khan is early pacesetter at Ahmedabad Open 2023 presented by Glade One

    Shamim Khan of Delhi struck a five-under 31 to be the early pacesetter at the Ahmedabad Open 2023 presented by Glade One, a Rs. 1 crore event being played at the Glade One Golf Resort & Club.

    Sri Lankan Mithun Perera, Bangladesh’s Jamal Hossain, Delhi’s Kshitij Naveed Kaul, Faridabad’s Abhinav Lohan and Greater Noida’s Arjun Bhati, were bunched in tied second place with scores of three-under 33.

    The first two rounds of the event comprise nine ho...

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  • Ahmedabad, 18-04-2023

    Inaugural Ahmedabad Open presented by Glade One tees-off on April 19 at Glade One Golf Resort & Club

    The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and Glade One Golf Resort & Club will be jointly staging the inaugural Ahmedabad Open Golf Championship presented by Glade One at the pristine Glade One Golf Resort & Club in Ahmedabad from April 19 – 22, 2023. The event carries a prize purse of Rs. 1 crore.

    The Glade One championship golf course designed by Gary Player is a testament to the versatility of the world’s leading golf course design firm. Each of the...

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  • Chandigarh, 15-04-2023

    In-form Karan Pratap Singh prevails in tight finish for maiden victory, moves into third place in TATA Steel PGTI Rankings

    Its turning out to be one memorable April for young Karan Pratap Singh. The 22-year-old from Faridabad prevailed in a tight finish to claim his maiden victory at the Rs. 1 crore TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2023 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club on Saturday.

    The in-form Karan Pratap’s win followed his career-best runner-up finish in Noida last week where he had lost in a playoff.

    Karan (70-70-68-70), lying two shots off the lead in second place at the start o...

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  • Chandigarh, 14-04-2023

    Jamal Hossain stays on top after steady third round 69, maintains two-shot lead

    Bangladesh’s Jamal Hossain maintained his two-shot lead after signing for a steady three-under 69 in round three of the Rs. 1 crore TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2023 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club.

    Dhaka lad Jamal (70-67-69), the overnight leader by two shots, was thus well-placed for a shot at his fourth PGTI title as his total moved to 10-under 206.

    Faridabad’s Karan Pratap Singh (70-70-68), the runner-up in Noida last week, continued his fine form...

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  • Chandigarh, 13-04-2023

    Jamal Hossain seizes halfway lead with day’s best 67

    Bangladesh’s Jamal Hossain seized the halfway lead after returning the second day’s best score of five-under 67 at the Rs. 1 crore TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2023 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club.

    Dhaka-based Jamal’s (70-67) total read seven-under 137 and he enjoyed a two-shot lead over the quartet comprising Greater Noida’s Arjun Sharma (68), Kolkata’s Mohammad Sanju (71), Chandigarh’s Harendra Gupta (70) and American Varun Chopra (71).<...

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  • Chandigarh, 12-04-2023

    Varun Chopra, Tapy Ghai, Yashas Chandra, Mohammad Sanju is leading quartet on day one

    American Varun Chopra, Gurugram-based Tapy Ghai, Mysuru’s Yashas Chandra and Mohammad Sanju of Kolkata shot scores of four-under 68 to make up the leading quartet on day one of the Rs. 1 crore TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2023 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club.

    On a windy day, the leaderboard looked packed with seven golfers bunched in tied fifth place just one shot behind the lead at 69.

    This chasing pack included Delhi’s Sachin Baisoya who made a hole-in-...

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  • Chandigarh, 10-04-2023

    TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2023 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club gets underway from April 12

    The TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2023 presented by Chandigarh Golf Club will be played from April 12 – 15 at the Chandigarh Golf Club. The tournament carries a prize purse of Rs. 1 crore. The Pro-Am event will be staged on April 11.

    The field of 126 players includes 123 professionals and three amateurs. The leading Indian professionals in the fray are Udayan Mane, defending champion Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, TATA Steel PGTI Rankings leader Om Prakash Chouhan, Sachin Baisoya a...

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  • Noida, 07-04-2023

    Local favourite Gaurav Pratap Singh ends long wait for second PGTI title with playoff victory at Delhi-NCR Open 2023

    Noida’s Gaurav Pratap Singh ended a 14-year-long wait for his second PGTI title with his playoff victory at the Rs. 1 crore Delhi-NCR Open 2023 played at the Noida Golf Course.

    The 38-year-old Gaurav (35-68-70-71), playing at his home course, put up a solid final round performance of one-under 71 before prevailing in a playoff against Faridabad’s Karan Pratap Singh (34-71-70-69).

    Gaurav and Karan had earlier posted identical totals of eight-under 244 in regulat...

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  • Noida, 06-04-2023

    Seasoned Shamim Khan weathers the windy conditions to shoot day’s best 68 and move into the lead

    The seasoned Shamim Khan brought all his experience to the fore that helped him weather the windy conditions and shoot the day’s best score of four-under 68 to take the third round lead at the Rs. 1 crore Delhi-NCR Open 2023 being played at the Noida Golf Course.

    The Delhi-based Shamim (35-69-68), a winner of 17 titles, gained four spots on Thursday to move into a one-shot lead at eight-under 172.

    Noida’s Gaurav Pratap Singh (35-68-70), playing at his home cour...

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  • Noida, 05-04-2023

    Sudhir Sharma maintains lead in round two of Delhi-NCR Open 2023

    Greater Noida golfer Sudhir Sharma’s steady even-par 72 helped him maintain his lead at the halfway stage of the Rs. 1 crore Delhi-NCR Open 2023 being played at the Noida Golf Course.

    Sudhir (28-72), the first round leader by three shots, totaled eight-under 100 after round two to hold on to his advantage.

    Delhi-based Honey Baisoya (32-69) struck a 69 to be one shot behind the leader at seven-under 101 in second position.

    Noida’s Gaurav Pratap Singh (...

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  • Noida, 04-04-2023

    Sudhir Sharma makes a dream start with an eight-under over nine holes for clubhouse lead on day one of Delhi-NCR Open 2023

    Sudhir Sharma of Greater Noida made a dream start to the Delhi-NCR Open 2023 with a sensational eight-under 28 over nine holes to grab the clubhouse lead on day one at the Noida Golf Course.

    Gurugram’s Manu Gandas, Delhi’s Honey Baisoya and Bangladesh’s Badal Hossain were tied second in the clubhouse with scores of four-under 32.

    The start of round one was delayed by three hours on Tuesday due to the heavy overnight rain. As play began at 10 am, round one...

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  • Noida, 03-04-2023

    Delhi-NCR Open 2023 begins at Noida Golf Course from April 4

    The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) announced the Delhi-NCR Open Golf Championship 2023 which will be staged at the Noida Golf Course from April 4 – 7, 2023. The Pro-Am event will be staged on April 8. The tournament carries a prize purse of Rs. 1 crore, the highest-ever for a PGTI event at Noida Golf Course.

    The tournament field features some of the top Indian professionals such as DP World Tour regular and defending champion Manu Gandas, Gaganjeet Bhullar,...

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  • Bengaluru, 31-03-2023

    Frenchman Ugo Coussaud takes the top honours with last round 67; Aman Raj finishes as best Indian in tied sixth

    Frenchman Ugo Coussaud took the top honours with a gallant final round of five-under 67 at The Challenge 2023 presented by KGA, a US$300,000 event played at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course in Bengaluru.

    The 30-year-old Ugo Coussaud (68-67-68-67), who was overnight tied sixth and four off the lead, came from behind in dramatic fashion on Friday to triumph by one shot at a total of 18-under 270 at the event co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and PGTI.

    Ugo’...

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  • Bengaluru, 30-03-2023

    Dutchman Lars Van Meijel storms into third round lead; Kartik Sharma is best-placed Indian in tied sixth, four off the lead

    Dutchman Lars Van Meijel emerged as top contender after storming into a two-shot lead with an error-free five-under 67 in round three of The Challenge 2023 presented by KGA, a US$300,000 event being played at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course in Bengaluru.

    Van Meijel (66-66-67), a winner on the Challenge Tour who was lying overnight third, two shots behind the lead, took his total to 17-under 199 on Thursday to take pole position at the event co-sanctioned by the Challenge...

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  • Bengaluru, 29-03-2023

    Englishman Alex Fitzpatrick seizes the halfway lead, Kartik Sharma is highest-placed Indian in tied fourth

    Englishman Alex Fitzpatrick seized the halfway lead with a second straight seven-under 65 at The Challenge 2023 presented by KGA, a US$300,000 event being played at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course in Bengaluru.

    Fitzpatrick (65-65), who was overnight tied second and one off the lead, took his total score to 14-under 130 in round two to lead by one shot at the event co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and PGTI.

    Spain’s Ivan Cantero Gutierrez (66-65) occupied se...

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  • Bengaluru, 28-03-2023

    Germany’s Michael Hirmer takes round one lead, Divyanshu Bajaj is best-placed Indian in tied second at The Challenge 2023 presented by KGA

    Germany’s Michael Hirmer shot a sizzling eight-under 64 for the first round lead at The Challenge 2023 presented by KGA, a US$300,000 event being played at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course in Bengaluru.

    Divyanshu Bajaj posted an impressive 65 to be the best-placed Indian in tied second place at the event co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and PGTI. German Philipp Katich and Englishman Alex Fitzpatrick shared the second spot with Bajaj.

    Kartik Sharma and Mari...

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  • Bengaluru, 27-03-2023

    The Challenge presented by KGA gets underway from March 28

    • The Challenge Tour & TATA Steel PGTI co-sanctioned event to offer prize purse of US$ 300,000

     

    • Leading players in the field include Indians Rashid Khan, Khalin Joshi, Viraj Madappa, Chikkarangappa, Om Prakash Chouhan and Challenge Tour stars John Murphy, Matteo Manassero, Lorenzo Scalise & Ugo Coussaud

     

    The European Challenge Tour, TATA Steel Professional Golf T...

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  • Bengaluru, 26-03-2023

    Ice-cool Om Prakash Chouhan’s fabulous 65 earns him first international title with victory at Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023

    India’s Om Prakash Chouhan produced a nerveless seven-under 65 on the final day to earn his first international title as he finished two shots ahead of the rest of the field much to the delight of the home crowd at the US$300,000 Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023 at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) golf course in Bengaluru on Sunday.

    The 36-year-old Om Prakash Chouhan (70-67-66-65), who hails from Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, fired the last day’s best score to total 2...

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  • Bengaluru, 25-03-2023

    Om Prakash Chouhan’s spectacular rear-guard action propels him into tied second to raise Indian hopes, Chouhan trails leader Lorenzo Scalise of Italy by two shots

    Italy’s Lorenzo Scalise shot the third day’s best score of seven-under 65 to take a two-shot lead at 15-under 201 at the US$300,000 Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023 being played at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course in Bengaluru.

    The big news for India was that Om Prakash Chouhan fired a 66 to zoom 11 spots to tied second at 13-under 203 and thus emerge as the highest-placed golfer from the host country at the event co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and...

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  • Bengaluru, 24-03-2023

    Manuel Elvira of Spain continues to hold lead, Aman Raj in tied third and Aryan Roopa Anand in tied seventh keep Indian hopes alive

    While Spain’s Manuel Elvira followed up his sensational first round 63 with a 70 on day two to continue in the lead at 11-under 133, Indian hopes were kept alive by Aman Raj (67-68) placed tied third and rookie Aryan Roopa Anand (68-68) placed tied seventh at the halfway stage of the US$300,000 Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023 being played at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) in Bengaluru.

    Elvira kept his overnight one shot lead with Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg (6...

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  • Bengaluru, 23-03-2023

    Spaniard Manuel Elvira posts a record 63 to be on top in round one, M Dharma and Aman Raj are best Indians in tied third

    Spaniard Manuel Elvira made it a memorable first trip to India with a nine-under 63 in the opening round of the Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023 that gave him the lead at the US$300,000 event co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and PGTI.

    Elvira’s 63 featuring 10 birdies and a bogey happens to be the lowest round in a professional event at the KGA. The 26-year-old Manuel from Santander in Spain was one shot ahead of Welshman Oliver Farr who was placed second after an err...

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  • Bengaluru, 22-03-2023

    Indians eager to make a mark at inaugural Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge

    The stage is set for the best talents of the European Challenge Tour and the PGTI to go head to head at the inaugural Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge which will be held at the KGA in Bengaluru from March 23 – 26.

    The tournament co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and PGTI, will witness the return of the Challenge Tour to Indian shores after a decade. The last Challenge Tour event staged in India was held in Ahmedabad in February 2013.

    The excitement is palpable as...

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  • Bengaluru, 21-03-2023

    Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge tees off at KGA on March 23

     

    • The Challenge Tour & TATA Steel PGTI co-sanctioned event to offer prize purse of US$ 300,000

     

    • Leading players in the field include Indians Udayan Mane, Khalin Joshi, Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, Aman Raj and Challenge Tour stars John Murphy, Matteo Manassero & Ugo Coussaud

     

    • Golf legend and Black Bull Ambassador Sir Nick Faldo will particip...
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  • Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Japan, 17-03-2023

    Jeev Milkha Singh wins Japan Senior Q-School, gains full exemption to Tour

    Jeev Milkha Singh produced three superb rounds of 71-67-72 to win the Japan PGA Senior Qualifying School and gain exemption into the Tour which begins next month.

    The 51-year-old Jeev, who is in his second year as Senior Pro, has won four times in his career on the regular Japan Golf Tour Organisation (JGTO), was tied fourth after the first round but moved into sole lead with a brilliant 67 on the second in tough windy conditions at the Par-72 6,946 yard long Ibusuki Golf Club. Then o...

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  • Ahmedabad, 04-03-2023

    Aman Raj closes it out with a stoic final round 73 at Gujarat Open Golf Championship 2023

    Patna’s Aman Raj closed out the week with a stoic final round effort of one-over 73 to bag the Gujarat Open Golf Championship 2023 title at a tournament total of 11-under 277 at the Kalhaar Blues & Greens Golf Club in Ahmedabad.

    The 27-year-old Aman (66-68-70-73), who was at the top of the leaderboard from the first round till the end, thus emerged wire-to-wire winner at the Rs. 1 crore event. The win, Aman’s second, pushed him up from 11th to second position in the TA...

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  • Ahmedabad, 03-03-2023

    Local favourite Anshul Patel shoots 67, rises into joint lead with Aman Raj on day three

    Local favourite Anshul Patel struck the day’s lowest score of five-under 67 to rise into the joint lead along with Patna’s Aman Raj (70) in round three of the Rs. 1 crore Gujarat Open Golf Championship 2023 being played at the Kalhaar Blues & Greens Golf Club in Ahmedabad.

    Anshul Patel (66-71-67), playing at his home course, was tied at the top with Aman Raj (66-68-70) at a total of 12-under 204.

    There was daylight between the two 27-year-olds at the top of...

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  • Ahmedabad, 02-03-2023

    Aman Raj races into three-shot lead in round two

    Patna’s Aman Raj shot a solid four-under 68 to race into a three-shot lead at a total of 10-under 134 after round two of the Rs. 1 crore Gujarat Open Golf Championship 2023 being played at the Kalhaar Blues & Greens Golf Club in Ahmedabad.

    Ahmedabad’s Anshul Patel struck a 71 at his home course to be placed second at seven-under 137.

    Greater Noida’s Arjun Sharma (69) was a further shot back in third place.

    Seven players were bunched in tied...

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  • Ahmedabad, 01-03-2023

    Local lad Anshul Patel and Aman Raj emerge early leaders at Gujarat Open Golf Championship 2023

    Ahmedabad-based Anshul Patel, playing at his home course, along with Patna’s Aman Raj fired opening rounds of six-under 66 to emerge as the joint first round leaders at the Rs. 1 crore Gujarat Open Golf Championship 2023 being played at the Kalhaar Blues & Greens Golf Club in Ahmedabad.

    Rookie Makoto Iwasaki (68) of Japan was one shot behind the leaders in third place.

    Anshul Patel, who began the year with a top-10 at the Qualifying School to regain his PGTI card...

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  • Ahmedabad, 28-02-2023

    Gujarat Open Golf Championship 2023 gets underway from March 1

    • Tournament to have prize purse of Rs. 1 crore

     

    • Udayan Mane, Khalin Joshi, Viraj Madappa & Yuvraj Singh Sandhu leading players in the field

     

    • Kalhaar Blues & Greens Golf Club to host event

     

    The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) announced the third edition of the Gujarat Open Golf Championshi...

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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 26-02-2023

    Shubhankar Sharma and Veer Ahlawat finish as best Indians in tied 13th as Germany’s Marcel Siem clinches Hero Indian Open 2023 title

    Shubhankar Sharma and Veer Ahlawat secured tied 13th place at totals of four-under 284 to finish as the best Indians at the US$2 million Hero Indian Open 2023 played at the DLF Golf and Country Club.

    Germany’s Marcel Siem (69-70-67-68) won the tournament with a total of 14-under 274. Siem’s compatriot Yannik Paul (65-69-71-70), the leader for the first three days, finished one shot behind at 13-under 275 to take the runner-up spot.

    Shubhankar Sharma (68-74-74-6...

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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 25-02-2023

    Veer Ahlawat posts 68 to emerge as best Indian in tied fourth; Trails leader Yannik Paul of Germany by six shots

    Veer Ahlawat posted a four-under 68 at his home course, the DLF Golf and Country Club, to emerge as the highest-placed Indian in tied fourth at five-under 211 in the penultimate round of the US$2 million Hero Indian Open 2023.

    The six-foot-five-inch tall Veer (73-70-68), a two-time winner on the PGTI, jumped 15 spots from his overnight tied 19th as his third round featured five birdies and a bogey. The 26-year-old Ahlawat trails the leader Yannik Paul (65-69-71) of Germany by six sh...

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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 24-02-2023

    Angad Cheema hangs in there with a 71 to be best-placed Indian in tied second; Germany’s Yannik Paul stretches lead to five shots

    Angad Cheema, carrying forward his consistent run from the last PGTI season, hung in there with a second round of one-under 71 to be the best-placed Indian in tied second at the US$2 million Hero Indian Open 2023.

    Leading the Indian charge on Friday, Cheema (68-71) totaled five-under 139 to climb two spots from his overnight tied fourth and trail the leader Yannik Paul (65-69) of Germany by five shots at the DLF Golf and Country Club.

    Angad shared the second spot with Finl...

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  • Gurugram, Haryana, 23-02-2023

    Honey Baisoya shoots 66 to be second, one behind lead on day one of Hero Indian Open; Shubhankar Sharma and Angad Cheema also start well

    India’s Honey Baisoya, playing at his home course, made his presence felt with a six-under 66 on day one of the US$2 million Hero Indian Open 2023. Honey was placed second, one behind the clubhouse leader Yannik Paul (65) of Germany who closed the round in style with birdies on his last four holes at the DLF Golf and Country Club.  

    Round one could not be completed on Thursday as fading light forced the final two groups off the course.

    While Finland’s Mikk...

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