articles by V Krishnaswamy

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian Open stays on course in 2020 calendar; European Tour comes up with modest schedule

Though Keith Pelley, CEO of the European Tour, did not reveal any dates – he released dates only for the initial UK swing of six events and four Rolex events - the Hero Indian Open could come onto the calendar sometime in late October-early November.

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Waiting for PGA Tour to start, Thai golfer Jazz Janewattananond finds home at Daniel Chopra’s US house amid COVID-19 lockdown

Even as Jazz waits it out for the lockdown to end and the PGA Tour to resume, he has been staying with Chopra, his wife, Samantha and their two children, Coco and Casper.

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SSP Chawrasia, Arjun Atwal among golfers planning help for Cyclone Amphan-hit caddies in Kolkata’s golf courses

Top professionals, who have grown up playing at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club and the nearby Tollygunge, are extrememely sad and devastated at the destruction, which also puts back the resumption of golf in Kolkata.

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Everything you need to know about Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, the NFL icons partnering Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in charity golf match

The 126 titles and 20 Majors between the two golf legends are known all over. The same cannot necessarily be said of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, who are partnering Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods respectively.

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No major title at stake, but bragging rights up for grabs in highly-anticipated Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson charity match

Woods teams up with Manning, while Mickelson is paired with Brady as they play a four-ball (best-ball) format on the front nine and a modified alternate-shot format on the back.

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India figures prominently in Asian Tour’s reworked plans, says CEO Cho Minn Thant

Two tournaments, which have been on the schedule for long stay on, while a new event is also on cards besides the likelihood of a PGTI Tour being upgraded. If the vision of Cho Minn Thant, the CEO of Asian Tour, goes through as planned, India could have a series of events from sometime in the middle of October.

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Golf gingerly returns to courses but the best competition comes from South Korea women at $2.5 million LPGA event

The pride of place in the golfing world this week belongs to the women golfers from South Korea. They have been the first to get off the blocks with a $ 2.5 million dollar Korean LPGA Championships. It is live golf, live on TV and some of the best players in the world are in action.

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Patience key as Asian and European Tours mull restart

The Asian Tour seems to have a plan of sorts in place, though still not announced, while the European Tour is still working strategies and schedules.

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Crisis-hit Indian golf industry must consider re-opening with a new rulebook

In India, professional golf caddies get Rs 2,500-3,000-a-day at top events but in daily business for hacks/ amateurs/ juniors it ranges between Rs 500-750 and as low as Rs 250-300 plus tips.

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For golf fraternity, it is different strokes at different times as 'no fans' events look to become reality

The world is indeed changing. Yet, the golf fraternity is happier having the sport back even without fans, than not having the sport at all.

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Hero World Challenge: The game is in right place, the physical side is what Tiger Woods is working on

Now as Tiger Woods prepares to win the Hero World Challenge a sixth time, he has 17 of the world’s best competing against him

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Shubhankar Sharma becomes first Indian golfer to win European Tour Rookie honours; Danny Willett ends title drought

Shubhankar Sharma became the first Indian golfer to win the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year on the European Tour award.

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Shubhankar Sharma cards modest 73 at Dubai, but stays favourite to win Rookie of the Year award on European Tour

The opening day of the season-ending DP World Tour Championships at the Jumeirah Golf Estate’s Earth course, did not pan out quite the way Shubhankar Sharma may have wanted as he carded a disappointing one-over 73.

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Former World No 1 Rory McIlroy's 2019 membership issue could give European Tour sleepless nights

If Rory McIlroy goes ahead with his plan of not taking up the 2019 membership, it may leave the European Tour in a rather embarrassing situation.

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Turkish Airlines Open: Justin Rose defends title to regain World No 1 spot; Shubhankar Sharma shoots 67 to finish T-43

By winning the Turkish Airlines Open, Justin Rose also became the first player to successfully defend a Rolex Series title.

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Turkish Airlines Open: Li Haotong takes three-shot lead as Justin Rose fatlers; Shubhankar Sharma stays at 53rd

Li Haotong brought home a stunning 63 to open up a three-shot lead over defending champion Justin Rose and Alexander Levy heading into the final round.

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Turkish Airlines Open: Justin Rose revels in sweet taste of success after overcoming bitter failures in the past

By Sunday night, Justin Rose may have turned a couple of goals more into reality and make 2018 as his best-ever year. That, despite the fact he won his first, and so far the only, Major in 2013 and the Olympic gold medal in 2016.

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Turkish Airlines Open: Justin Rose inches closer to defending title and regaining World No 1 spot; Shubhankar Sharma falters

A win would be Rose's first successful title defence and with it will come the World No 1 ranking. A win will also make him the first player to mount a successful defence of a Rolex Series title.

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Turkish Airlines Open: Modest start for Shubhankar Sharma; Justin Rose stays on course to become World No 1 again

Shubhankar Sharma, two over after five holes, made an excellent recovery around the turn with three birdies in a span of four holes before leaving a chip too short on the 18th to drop a shot a finish at 1-under 70 in the first round of the Turkish Airlines Open on Thursday.

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Turkish Airlines Open: Justin Rose, Tommy Fleetwood prepare for tournament with different goals in mind

Justin Rose admits this has probably been one of his best years in terms of consistency as he tees off to seek a successful defence of his Turkish Airlines Open title this week.