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.
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.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Qualifying extension gives golfers Shubhankar Sharma, Shiv Kapur, Anirban Lahiri a chance
International Golf Federation and International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced an adjustment to the qualifying system, handing a chance to many Indian golfers
Indian Open to kick off on 19 March with strong local and international contingent expected to participate
The flagship event of Indian golf -- which is also the longest-running international event in India — will see almost all top Indian golfers, including past champions such as SSP Chawrasia (2016 and 2017), Anirban Lahiri (2015) and three-time winner Jyoti Randhawa (2000, 2006 and 2007), in action at the Gary Player layout.
Panasonic Open Golf Championship: South Korean teenager Joohyung Kim snatches title at smog-hit event
"I'm really speechless. It has been a dream of mine to play on the Asian Tour ever since I was young," South Korean teenager Joohyung Kim said after becoming the second-youngest winner on the Asian Tour.
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 first Indian to win Rookie of the Year honours on the European Tour
Shubhankar Sharma became the first Indian to emerge as the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year on the European Tour despite a disappointing final round of 80 at the DP World Tour Championships on Sunday.
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: Siddikur Rahman renews love affair with Delhi Golf Club; defending champion Shiv Kapur in T-16th
Siddikur, who has an incredible 12 Top-10s in 15 starts at the DGC since 2010, showed that he is ready for his second win at the DGC, five years after he won the Hero Indian Open.
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
Panasonic Open India: Shiv Kapur says foreign golfers will be troubled by polluted New Delhi air during event
"I think some of us are kind of immune to the pollution now. But it's not a good thing, the visitors and foreigners struggle a bit more," added Shiv Kapur, who is from Delhi.
Mercuries Taiwan Masters: Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia fights back to finish Tied-5th after first round
SSP Chawrasia, who has missed 15 cuts in 21 starts this season, was three-over through the first seven holes and was staring at another bleak week, when his putter started working.
Viraj Madappa's maiden Asian Tour title at Bengaluru a testament to years of hard work and sacrifices
Viraj Madappa underlined his credentials once again as the Indian golfer to look out for in the future when he beat a quality field to win the Take Solutions Masters by two shots on Sunday.
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.
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.
Asked what would be his strategy in the weekend, Shubhankar said, "I exactly know how that course behaves. I'll be aggressive tomorrow."
Focus will be on Sharma as he joins the who's who of Indian golf such as Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Kapur and two-time defending champion SSP Chawrasia, among others.
Be sure, next time around, it will not be “Shubhankar the Fan” but “Shubhankar the Competitor”, who will be shaking hands with the legend that is Phil Mickelson.
Kapur, who first won on Asian Tour in his debut season in December 2005, ended an 11-year title drought in the Asian Tour when he finally managed to win in April 2017.
Shubhankar Sharma's soaring career graph is proof of the success of indigenous training in Indian golf
Shubhankar's career graph continues to soar and on Tuesday he checked in at No 72 in the official world golf rankings, thereby narrowly overtaking his senior country-mate and PGA Tour member Anirban Lahiri who sits at No 76.