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.
Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma rounded off the week with a three-under 68 for a total of nine-under 275 to finish tied seventh at the Italian Open.
India's SSP Chawrasia shot an even-par 71 in the second round to make the cut, but it was curtains for compatriot Gaganjeet Bhullar at the Open de Espana golf tournament.
BMW PGA Championship: India's Shubhankar Sharma tied 42nd after opening round; SSP Chawrasia tied 69th
Shubhankar Sharma was tied 42nd on account of a triple bogey with a score of one-under 71 while SSP Chawrasia shot an even-par to be tied 69th after opening round of the BMW PGA Championship.
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.
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.
Scottish Open golf: India's Shubhankar Sharma makes good start, opens with two-under 68 in first round
Shubhankar Sharma gave himself a good start with two-under 68 but SSP Chawrasia finished the first day at one-over 71 after opening round at the Scottish Open on Thursday.
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.
Shubhankar Sharma believes a golfer from India will soon win a Major, but sport needs more icons to take it to masses
Shubhankar Sharma said Indian golfers have made good progress in recent years and the day is not far when an Indian will win a Major championship
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.
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.
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.
Shubhankar Sharma rises to 72nd position in world rankings to become the best Indian golfer in the world
Shubhankar Sharma on Monday emerged as the best Indian golfer in the world, grabbing the 72nd position in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) after his recent title triumph at Maybank Championship.
Year in Review 2017: Shiv Kapur, Shubhankar Sharma among those who made year unforgettable for Indian golf
As the 2017 season comes to a close, here’s a look at the golfers who made the year a standout season for India:
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.
Hong Kong Open: India's top golfer SSP Chawrasia grabs 1st-round lead with superb five-under-par 65 in windy conditions
India’s SSP Chawrasia mastered windy conditions to grab the first-round lead at the Hong Kong Open with a superb five-under-par 65 in the co-sanctioned event on Thursday.
Shiv Kapur had won the Yeangder Heritage in April and finished second at the Thailand Open this season.
SSP Chawrasia on Sunday became only the second Indian golfer to successfully defend the Indian Open, clinching a seven-stroke win in Gurgaon.
The Indian Olympic Association today reacted with shock at the allegations made by one of the country's top golfers SSP Chawrasia, who had lashed out at the national Olympic body and Sports Ministry for the shoddy the treatment meted out to him and others during the Rio Olympics.