Coronavirus Outbreak: From Jeev to Shubhankar, golfers return to practice with COVID-19 guidelines in mind
India's top golfers returned to practice at courses across the country after weeks of inactivity brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jeev said staying home in the last two months due to coronavirus-forced national lockdown taught him not to take things for granted in life
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian golfers Shiv Kapur, Jeev Milkha Singh left disappointed by cancellation of US Open qualifiers
Most Indian golfers have come through the qualifiers to realise their dreams of playing the US Open and its cancellation this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic has left them a bit disappointed.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Jeev Milkha Singh says lockdown and suspension of tournaments will be tough for young golfers
Ace Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh said that the COVID-19 pandemic-forced lockdown and suspension of tournaments will be "tough" on the young players whose careers are still at a nascent stage.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Jeev Milkha Singh's sister fights pandemic from frontline in New York hospital
Mona Milkha Singh is a doctor at the Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York, attending to emergency patients of coronavirus, which has so far claimed more than 40,000 lives in the US alone while causing over 1.5 lakh deaths worldwide.
Travels through the Hindi belt: Love for golf saves Lucknow's Martin Purva from unemployment as locals tee off careers as caddies
The golf course has been employing at least one member from nearly every household in Martin Purva.
Year in review 2018: From Shubhankar Sharma's win at Maybank Championship to return of Rahil Gangjee, top moments in Indian golf
From Shubhankar Sharma’s final round 62 to win Maybank Championship to the return of Gangjee here are some of the highlights of Indian golf in 2018
Golfer Shubhankar Sharma becomes youngest Indian to win Asian Tour Order of Merit after groundbreaking year
Sharma became the fifth and the youngest Indian to win the Asian Tour Order of Merit. He joins Jyoti Randhawa, Arjun Atwal, Jeev Milkha Singh and Anirban Lahiri.
On Saturday, the traditional moving, Joshi did not just move, but galloped. He had nine birdies – as against three on first day and six on second – against one bogey and from 5-under in T-15th position he is now in shared lead with Bangladesh’s Siddikur Rahman
Panasonic Open India: Ajeetesh Sandhu best Indian at third sport; Jeev Milkha Singh rolls back the years to move to T-6
Veteran Jeev Milkha Singh, who has made just two cuts in 15 starts in 2018 and has just one Top-5 finish since his win in 2012 Scottish Open, rolled the years back and was T-6th with M Dharma (70-67) and four others.
The general feeling on the Asian Tour is that Indians are odds-on favourite when they play any international event at home. More so when it is at the Delhi Golf Club, famed for its narrow fairways and thick bushes. It is no different at the Panasonic Open India 2018
National golf coach Amandeep Johl said, “I really think both the men’s and ladies’ teams are definitely medal prospects in Jakarta, especially in the team event. The key is that they all have to peak during that week."
Going into the final round, Gaganjeet Bhullar withstood intense pressure as he holed a monstrous chip from outside the green for an eagle-three at the 17th to head into the last hole with a one-shot advantage over Quayle.
Open Championship 2018: 'Will play it like Delhi Golf Club', Anirban Lahiri's gameplan to tackle fast fairways at Carnoustie
Anirban Lahiri said, "I am quite comfortable with how the golf course is set up. It is almost like the DGC. Everything has to be hit via ground and I am very happy to hit my two iron all day."
There is nothing wrong with the way SSP Chawrasia is hitting the ball. But the man who was nicknamed ‘Chip-Putt Chawrasia’ for his magical short game, is struggling to make it count on the greens.
India’s rising star Shubhankar Sharma will not be short of motivation when he tees up for the Scottish Open, one of the premier Rolex Series events on the European Tour, this week at the Gullane Golf Club.
In this new format, Shot Clock' every player is on the clock for every shot. Players are penalised a stroke if they do not play their shot in the allotted time.
India's latest golfing sensation Shubhankar Sharma, a special invitee to the Masters, is already attracting a lot of attention and he is loving it.
Asked what would be his strategy in the weekend, Shubhankar said, "I exactly know how that course behaves. I'll be aggressive tomorrow."
Indian Open 2018: Ajeetesh Sandhu cards solid four-under 68, Anirban Lahiri, Shubhankar Sharma struggle
Besides Ajeetesh Sandhu, two-time defending champion SSP Chawrasia (74), 2015 winner Anirban Lahiri (72), and former Indian champions Jyoti Randhawa (72) and Feroz Ali (one over at 14th hole) had a tough day in office.