Coronavirus Outbreak: Pandemic break a blessing in disguise, allowed me to reassess my game, says golfer Shubhankar Sharma
Sharma, a 2018 Asian Tour Order of Merit champion, believes he will be in better form when he tees up for what will be his first professional tournament in four months.
Shubhankar Sharma close to grabbing PGA Tour card; Anirban Lahiri withdraws to help family prepare for hurricane
It is Shubhankar Sharma's last chance to grab a PGA Tour card and he will likely need a sole sixth place to join Anirban Lahiri, who has already assured himself a card.
While players are mostly averse to making changes in their game midway through the season, the situation was dire enough for Anirban Lahiri to send an SOS to his long-time coach Vijay Divecha. They spent three weeks in June and July working on various aspects of his game.
The Open 2019: 'Brooks Koepka inspires me', says Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma while praising his partner's uncluttered mind
Sharma was only 16 and playing in his first professional event when he was paired with Koepka in the final round of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge in 2013.
Shubhankar Sharma, playing with World No. 1 Brooks Koepka (68), had 17 pars and his sole birdie was courtesy a brilliant 30-foot monster putt and when play ended he was Tied-20th and four shots behind sole leader J B Holmes, who birdied the 18th to move to five-under.
The Open 2019: Shubhankar Sharma, playing his second British Open, to tee of alongside World No 1 Brooks Koepka
Shubhankar Sharma, playing in his second Open and only fifth Major, will tee off in the company of Brooks Koepka, who has won four Majors in his last nine Major starts, and Louis Oosthuzien, who won the 2010 Open at St Andrews.
Shubhankar Sharma's rise shows armed forces-owned golf courses can play major role in boosting the sport in India
Apart from setting up a structured system for promotion of talent, the armed forces must also throw open their golf courses for other neighbourhood kids.
WGC Mexico Championship: Phil Mickelson dismissed India's Shubhankar Sharma as a journalist before 3rd round
Phil Mickelson dismissed Shubhankar Sharma as a member of the media at the WGC-Mexico Championship on Saturday, but the veteran American will not mistake the Indian when they play together in the final threesome on Sunday.
Mauritius Open: India's Arjun Atwal lets slip title after play-off loss to Dylan Frittelli on thrilling final day
Arjun Atwal, who had a share of the lead for first three days, was felled in the first play-off hole by Dylan Frittelli of South Africa at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open.
"I am lost for words, you dream about winning, you plan things but I never got that far in my career," Shiv Kapur said.
Kapur has learned from his past experience and hopes to put it to good use when he makes his third appearance at the British Open.
Aditi Ashok put herself in contention for a second straight win on the Ladies European Tour with a flawless six-under 66 at the inaugural Qatar Ladies Open.
Golfer SSP Chawrasia lifted his first Asian Tour title outside India after prevailing at the second play-off hole to win the Resorts World Manila Masters.
Golf makes a triumphant return to the Rio Olympics after a gap of 112 years and Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia leads India’s strong contingent.