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Avantha Masters to make debut on Asian and European Tour


December 22nd, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Indian golf, already growing at a tremendous pace, was given a further boost by the arrival of a new tournament, the 1.5 million euros Avantha Masters, to ... Read more...

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Campbell confirms participation for Indian Open golf


September 29th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) New Zealand's star golfer Michael Campbell has confirmed his participation for next month's Hero Honda Indian Open 2009, the richest full-field event on the Asian Tour ... Read more...

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Randhawa and Bhullar highlight India’s success in Asian Tour


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sentosa, June 3 (IANS) Indian golfer Jyoti Randhawa's win at the Singha Thailand Open and Gaganjeet Bhullar's second place at the SAIL Open were the highlights for India as the Asian Tour ... Read more...

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Chapchai continues record march at SAIL Open golf


March 20th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 20 (IANS) Chapchai Nirat continued to pound the course, adding a sizzling seven-under 65 for a sensational 27-under after three rounds in the SAIL Open golf here Friday. He opened ... Read more...

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Jeev honoured at Johnnie Walker Classic awards evening


February 22nd, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 22 (IANS) Top Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh, talented South Korean teenager Noh Seung-yul and Colombian Camilo Villegas were honoured at the Johnnie Walker Gala Evening here Saturday. Jeev was named ... Read more...

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English duo share lead in Johnnie Walker golf


February 21st, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 21 (IANS) English duo John Bickerton and Ross McGowan broke away from a crowded leaderboard to share the third round lead at the Johnnie Walker Classic golf here Saturday. The co-leaders ... Read more...

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Kapur looks for a good start at Johnnie Walker Classic


February 18th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 18 (IANS) With good memories, young Indian golfer Shiv Kapur returns to the Johnnie Walker Classic starting here. Kapur fresh from his triumph at the 2005 Volvo Maters of Asia in ... Read more...

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Golf great Norman to do his bit for Victoria bushfire victims


February 11th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.11 (ANI): Golfing great Greg Norman has agreed to participate in a celebrity tournament next week to support Victoria''s bushfire victims. Norman will be joined by the likes of cricketer ... Read more...

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New Asia-Pacific golf series signals potential conflict with Asian Tour


January 24th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The announcement of a six-event professional golf series in the Asia-Pacific region - China, Australia and South Korea, with the possibility of Japan joining in - has ... Read more...

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Chowrasia hopes to overcome wrist injury


October 7th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Spending more time with the doctors than at the golf course or the driving range, Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia, who came up with a sensational triumph at ... Read more...

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Daniel Chopra in contention at SAS Masters, lying fifth


August 16th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 16 (IANS) Indo-Swede golfer Daniel Chopra charged into contention at the SAS Masters in his home country with a second round 64 that brought him to tied fifth at the ... Read more...

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Chopra to make his WGC-Bridgestone debut in Ohio


July 30th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Akron, Ohio (U.S.), July 30 (IANS) Daniel Chopra will make his debut in the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in a star-studded field which will, however, be missing Tiger Woods for the first ... Read more...

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Johnnie Walker golf returns to Perth


May 20th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Perth, May 20 (IANS) The Johnnie Walker Classic golf championship returns to Perth, western Australia, in 2009 for the fourth time and it will be played from February 19 to 22 at ... Read more...

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Refreshed Jeev and Jyoti back in the fray


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Shanghai, April 23 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh returns to China in quest for his first victory in more than 16 months as he tees up at the Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club ... Read more...

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Golfer Shiv Kapur set for hectic season


April 11th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Shiv Kapur is back home in Delhi to take a break from his hectic international schedule. The golfer who is fresh from a good week at Johnnie ... Read more...

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Global golf gets a new buzzword - India


April 1st, 2008 - 10:50 am ICT by admin
By V. Krishnaswamy Some of the very best golfers in the world are hotfooting it to India, not for a holiday but to play in the biggest professional events in the region. As ... Read more...

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Vijay Singh says he lost 18 pounds following India visit


March 15th, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Vijay Singh, who admitted to looking for new business opportunities in India, during his visit for the Johnnie Walker Classic, however seemed to give India a thumbs ... Read more...

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Asian golf stars coming of age


March 10th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Asian golf has never been stronger. In the last four events, co-sanctioned with European Tour, Asian Tour players have won three times and finished second once, sending ... Read more...

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Good start for Chowrasia, Ghei and Randhawa


March 6th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by admin
(Evening Lead)Kota Permai (Malaysia), March 6 (IANS) Gaurav Ghei pushed aside the disappointment of a tragic disqualification to bring home a fine five-under 67 in the opening round of Maybank Malaysian Open ... Read more...

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Indian golfing might on view again in Malaysia


March 5th, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 5 (IANS) India's new might in Asian and European golf will once again be in full view when no less than eight players tee off at the $2 million ... Read more...

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Randhawa up five spots to 72nd in World rankings


March 4th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Jyoti Randhawa continued his march towards the world's top-50, a target that he needs to achieve in the next two weeks to try and get into the ... Read more...

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Vijay Singh becomes honorary member of Asian Tour


March 4th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) World no. 11 golfer Vijay Singh has accepted an invitation to become an honorary member of the Asian Tour. The Fijian expressed his delight with the recognition ... Read more...

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Six Indian golfers in top-10 of Asian Tour Merit list


March 3rd, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A second win in as many weeks helped New Zealander Mark Brown dislodge India's S.S.P. Chowrasia from the perch on the Asian Tour Order of Merit leader, ... Read more...

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Brown hits purple patch by winning Johnnie Walker Classic golf


March 2nd, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by admin
(Night Lead) By V. Krishnaswamy Gurgaon, March 2 (IANS) Two wins in two weeks on Asian and European Tour events may well have altered New Zealander Mark Brown's life, which 18 months ago was ... Read more...

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Worst shot in 20 years helped Brown win


March 2nd, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
(Interview) By V. Krishnaswamy Gurgaon, March 2 (IANS) Mark Brown called it his worst shot in 20 years. And for the time the ball was in air over the water hazard guarding the 18th ... Read more...

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Brown wins Johnnie Walker golf at DLF greens


March 2nd, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
By V. Krishnaswamy Gurgaon, March 2 (IANS) New Zealander Mark Brown continued his love affair with India, registering his second win in as many weeks as Sunday he added the Johnnie Walker Classic ... Read more...

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Randhawa one off lead, tragic disqualification of Ghei


March 1st, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup) By V. Krishnaswamy Gurgaon, March 1 (IANS) Despite being in the second lead group, the focus was never on Taichiro Kiyota. But by the end of the third round of the Johnnie Walker ... Read more...

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Indian caddie Munna raise visions of back-to-back wins for Brown


March 1st, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, March 1 (IANS) There is no doubt that Mark Brown has a special affinity for India. His best has come here and last week he won his maiden pro title in ... Read more...

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Tragedy strikes down Ghei; gets disqualified in Johnnie Walker golf


March 1st, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) V Krishnaswamy Gurgaon, March 1 (IANS) The cheers had hardly died down as Gaurav Ghei walked off the course to submit his card of a brilliant seven-under 65, when the cruel rules of ... Read more...

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Tragedy hits Ghei, disqualified for infringement in second round


March 1st, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
V. Krishnaswamy Gurgaon, March 1 (IANS) Tragedy befell Gaurav Ghei minutes after he came back from a sensational seven-under 65 that in normal circumstances would have put him in contention at the Johnnie ... Read more...

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Flu-hit Kapur uses birdies as boosters to race to the top


February 29th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by admin
(Round-up) By V. Krishnaswamy Gurgaon, Feb 29 (IANS) Birdies acted as 'energy boosters' for flu-hit Shiv Kapur as he put to good use a tip from India's amateur champion of yesteryears Vikramjit Singh and ... Read more...

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Audi for hole-in-one on Simulator (Golf Diary)


February 29th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, Feb 29 (IANS) Golf tournaments often offer a luxury car as a prize for an ace - a hole-in-one. This time around at the Johnnie Walker Classic, Xerox, one of the ... Read more...

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Randhawa leads morning charge at Johnnie Walker golf


February 29th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by admin
(Afternoon Lead)Gurgaon, Feb 29 (IANS) Jyoti Randhawa charged up the leaderboard with a bogey-free 65 that put him in an ideal position to make a bid for his first European Tour title ... Read more...

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Jeev manages to stay in Johnnie Walker Classic


February 29th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, Feb 29 (IANS) A birdie-birdie finish may have come as a consolation, but that could hardly be satisfying for Jeev Milkha Singh considering the excellent scoring in the morning session of ... Read more...

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Randhawa keeps knocking, hoping the door will open soon


February 29th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
By V. Krishnaswamy Gurgaon, Feb 29 (IANS) Clad in all black, the colour of the sponsors, Johnnie Walker, Jyoti Randhawa was all smiles and brimming with confidence after shooting a flawless seven-under 65 ... Read more...

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