Shubhankar wants to sign-off breakthrough season in style at Indonesian Masters

After a satisfying season, newly-crowned Asian Tour Order of Merit champion Shubhankar Sharma wants to end the year on a high with another creditable performance at the BNI Indonesian Masters starting on Thursday (13). Sharma’s glorious run this season started with his second Asian Tour win in Malaysia in February followed by a tied-ninth finish […]

Aaron Rai takes the golf world by storm

Aaron Rai won his first European Tour title at the Hong Kong Open last Sunday, making him the 12th Englishman to win on the European Tour and among the growing number of players of Indian descent making a mark on the game. However, before Rai was bitten by the golfing bug, he was keen to […]

Lahiri picks Bhullar as World Cup teammate after Shubhankar’s withdrawal

Anirban Lahiri has chosen nine-time Asian Tour winner Gaganjeet Bhullar as his partner after Shubhankar Sharma pulled out of the ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf to be held from November 21 to 25. Sharma, who was committed to three PGA Tour events in Asia, is also due to play three events in Turkey, […]

Joshi clinches maiden Asian Tour title in Delhi

India’s Khalin Joshi fired a decisive birdie on the 18th hole to clinch his maiden Asian Tour title at the Panasonic Open India tournament in New Delhi on Sunday. The 26-year-old Joshi hit four-under 68 in the fourth round to edge out Siddikur Rahman of Bangladesh by one shot in a dramatic finish at the Delhi Golf […]

Junior golfer Hitaashee wins Hong Kong Junior Championship

Junior golfer Hitaashee Bakshi emerged victorious in under 13-14 years age category, while compatriots Kartik Sharma and Sunhit Bishnoi finished second and third respectively in the 15-17 category at the Hong Kong Junior Golf Championship. The championship held at Discovery Bay Golf Club saw participation from about 60 juniors from eight countries. Six juniors from […]

India’s Madappa wins first Asian Tour title at 20

Indian golf unveiled a new star Sunday when Viraj Madappa hit a four under par final round 67 to take the Bangalore Masters aged just 20. Madappa, cheered on by hordes of teenaged fans as he finished the $350,000 event on 16 under par, became the youngest Indian to claim an Asian Tour title. It […]

Anirban Lahiri and Shubhankar Sharma make history at WGC Championships

Anirban Lahiri and Shubhankar Sharma’s presence will make it the first time that two Indians feature in the same WGC Championships as the duo tee off in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Thursday (2). While Lahiri plays his first WGC of the year, Sharma, just 21, features in a third successive WGC in his breakout year. […]

Indian Sharma revels in best birthday ever at The Open

India’s promising young golfer Shubhankar Sharma said making the cut at his first British Open was the best possible birthday present he could have wished for. Sharma, who turned 22 on Saturday, carded a final round of two-over-par 73 to finish the tournament four-over, but he said his presence and that of several other golfers […]

Gritty Shubhankar qualifies for US Open

Shubhankar Sharma’s magnificent year continued as the Indian grabbed a spot in next week’s US Open Golf Championships with a solid display of 69-68 in the qualifiers. The prestigious tournament will be held at the the Shinnecock Hills. In the qualifiers held at Brookside GCC and Lakes Golf and Country Club, the 21-year-old was tied […]

Sharma pleased to shoulder India’s Masters hopes

Shubhankar Sharma can see the history around every corner of Augusta National, but the Indian sensation is far from daunted heading into his maiden Masters. The 21-year-old’s meteoric rankings rise earned him a rare special invitation to the first major championship of the season, and he’s delighted to shoulder the expectations of a nation that […]