Sharma lands rare albatross, but cards 74, lies 93rd in Spain

A rare albatross on the penultimate hole of the opening round brought Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma to par in one swoop but the double bogey on the last one spoilt the effort at the 2020 Portugal Masters. Sharma experienced ecstasy and agony on successive holes as he closed with two-over 74 to lie at Tied-93 […]

India’s Lahiri using coronavirus shutdown to reset his game

India’s Anirban Lahiri has struggled with his game over the past 18 months on the PGA Tour and the 32-year-old says golf’s shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic has given him the opportunity to reset. Lahiri finished 178th on the FedExCup points list at the end of last season and needed to regain his Tour […]

Indian Open golf tournament postponed due to coronavirus

The Indian Open has been postponed due to the coronavirus threat, the European Tour and Asian Tour announced on Wednesday. The event had been due to take place on March 19-22 at DLF Golf and Country Club in Gurugram, New Delhi. Organisers said they were looking into the possibility of rescheduling the tournament later in […]

Lahiri seeks to turn fortunes around at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri, who is going through a rough patch this season, will hope for a turnaround when he tees off at the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament. Lahiri has endured his longest stretch without a top-10 finish at the start of the wrap-around season since he got onto the PGA Tour in late […]

Top Indian golfers gear up for action as Hero Indian Open nears

It is not often you get to see the cream of Indian golf on home turf. The Hero Indian Open is one such occasion where you get to see majority of top Indian golfers in action. Come spring, it is time for the Hero Indian Open. The stakes high for the Indian golfers. Apart from […]

Indian golfer Lahiri pulls out of tournament to prep for hurricane

India’s Anirban Lahiri has withdrawn from this week’s Korn Ferry Tour Championship to help his family based in Florida prepare for Hurrican Dorian. The 32-year-old former Asian number one had already secured his US PGA Tour playing card with a “satisfying” top-five finish at the Boise Open on the developmental Korn Ferry Tour — formerly […]

Gallacher claims Indian Open golf with son as caddy

Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher claimed a stunning one-shot victory at the Indian Open on Sunday and the “special” win came with his son by his side as caddy. Gallacher, 44, shot 71 to finish at nine-under 279 and edged out Masahiro Kawamura of Japan to clinch his first European Tour title in five years at the […]

Gallacher and Suri put the squeeze on home favourite Sharma

Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher and American Julian Suri led as home favourite and Asian Tour champion Shubhankar Sharma slipped just outside the top places on the first day of the Indian Open Thursday. Gallacher, a member of Europe’s winning Ryder Cup team in 2014, and Suri each hit five-under-par 67s to take a one-shot advantage over […]

Sharma targets stateside success

TOP Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma believes he has the game to be a multiple winner on the PGA Tour and it is just a matter of ‘when’ and not ‘if’, the 22-year-old said. Nine years after Arjun Atwal became the first Indian winner on the PGA Tour at the Wyndham Championship, Sharma finds himself under […]

India’s Sharma confident of PGA Tour success but ready to wait

Top Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma believes he has the game to be a multiple winner on the PGA Tour and it is just a matter of ‘when’ and not ‘if’, the 22-year-old told Reuters. Nine years after Arjun Atwal became the first Indian winner on the PGA Tour at the Wyndham Championship, Sharma finds himself […]