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Rs.1.25 crore prize money year-ending PGTI Championship at RCGC


April 12th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The Rs 1.25 crore prize money Mcleod Russel Tour Championship - the country's highest prize purse golf event - will be played at the age-old Royal ... Read more...

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Smriti wins seventh Hero Women’s Pro Tour title


March 30th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Smriti Mehra could afford to drop a lot of shots and still win by a big three-shot margin to wrap up the 15th and final leg ... Read more...

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Smriti takes big lead at Women’s Pro Golf Tour event


March 29th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Smriti Mehra shot a bogey-free five-under 65 to open up a seven-shot lead at the end of the second round in a Hero Women's Professional Golf ... Read more...

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Moneywise it will be a tough year for golf: Jeev


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh believes the global economic crunch will make it a tough year for golf as getting sponsors would be a major ... Read more...

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Puravankara takes Bangalore for Louis Philippe golf


November 9th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Puravankara Projects Ltd has taken over the Bangalore team of the inaugural eight-city team event, the Louis Philippe Cup, according to the Professional Golf Tour of ... Read more...

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Aditi to lock horns with Gurbani in golf


September 18th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) Aditi Ashok, making waves on the pro circuit even as an amateur, is all set to make a mark on the Usha Southern India Ladies (Gold ... Read more...

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Sharmila maintains lead at Hero women’s professional golf


August 24th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 24 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet kept the momentum going and stayed two shots ahead of the seasoned Smriti Mehra at the end of the second round at the Hero ... Read more...

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Glory for Lahiri at the Delhi Golf Club


April 9th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri stared at the hole as he was ten feet away from glory at the inaugural Panasonic Open at the Delhi Golf Club. Lahiri ... Read more...

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Three Indians chasing Mamat for Panasonic Open title


April 8th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Singapore's Mardan Mamat posted a three-under-par 69 Friday to take the third round lead with a 15-under-par 201 total at the inaugural $300,000 Panasonic ... Read more...

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Panasonic Open (India) launches $300,00 golf event on Asian Tour


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The inaugural Panasonic Open (India) will make its debut on the Asian Tour in the first week of April in a move destined to reinforce ... Read more...

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Spaniard Cabrera-Bello leads; Kapur, Jeev one behind


February 18th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello returned with a three-under-par 69 to take the clubhouse lead with Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat and India's Shiv Kapur trailing closely by one at the ... Read more...

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Indians start as strong challengers in Avantha Masters


February 17th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 16 (IANS) The Indian players start as the major challengers in golf's biggest extravaganza in India at the second edition of Avantha Masters that tees off at the DLF Golf ... Read more...

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Indians start as strong challengers in Avantha Masters


February 16th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 16 (IANS) Indian players start as major challengers in the country's biggest golf extravaganza in the second edition of the Avantha Masters that tees off at the DLF Golf and ... Read more...

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Smriti Mehra takes lead in Hero Honda golf


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Smriti Mehra shot a round of 70 to take a three-shot lead after the first round of the ninth leg of Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour here ... Read more...

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Smriti, Sharmila star draw in Hero Honda women’s golf


February 1st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Smriti Mehra, India's leading women's professional player, and 19-year-old Sharmila Nicollet, the current leader on the Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour, will be the star attractions in ... Read more...

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European Challenge Tour to debut in India with Kensville Challenge


December 13th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The European Challenge Tour makes a historic first visit to India with the inaugural Gujarat Kensville Challenge Golf tournament from January 13-16.The 200,000 euro event, the first ... Read more...

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Indian Open: Delhi Manav one shot behind Baek and Griffiths


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Delhi boy Manav Jaini worked his way within one shot of the leading duo of South Korean Baek Seuk-Hyun and England's Simon Griffiths at the halfway stage ... Read more...

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Laura Davies caps a dramatic week at women’s Indian Open golf


November 13th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 13 (IANS) Laura Davies of England capped a dramatic week that began with a lost golf bag but ended with a trophy and a handsome cheque at the Hero Honda ... Read more...

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Saaniya opens seven-shot lead in Hero Honda women’s golf


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 22 (IANS) Saaniya Sharma shot the only sub-par round on the opening day of the fifth leg of the Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour of India. Saaniya, who was second ... Read more...

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Nalini set to break Sharmila’s winning streak


September 16th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 16 (IANS) Nalini Singh Siwach is all set to break Sharmila Nicollet's winning streak in the Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour. Nalini, with a birdie at the start and ... Read more...

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Strong Indian line-up for DLF Masters Golf


September 15th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 15 (IANS) The cream of Indian golf comprising defending champion Gaganjeet Bhullar, former champion Jyoti Randhawa and C. Muniyappa will tee-off Thursday at the annual DLF Masters, which has now ... Read more...

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Saaniya in lead, Sharmila trails by two shots in WPGTI golf


September 15th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 15 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet, the winner of all three events held so far this year on the Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour, was Wednesday two shots behind leader Saaniya ... Read more...

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Sharmila wins title for second week running


August 12th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet stamped her authority for the second week in a row as she annexed the Hero Honda KGA Women's Golf title here Thursday. The local girl, who ... Read more...

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Sharmila in sight of second straight title in Women’s Pro golf


August 11th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet opened up a whopping 13-shot lead at the end of the second round of the second leg of the Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour of ... Read more...

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Sharmila Nicollet grabs season’s first title


August 6th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) A birdie each at the start and the finish and two in between saw 19-year-old local talent, Sharmila Nicollet finish a whopping 14-shots in front of the field ... Read more...

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Sharmila takes lead in season opener of women’s golf


August 4th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet opened the new season of the Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour in style by taking a two-shot lead with the only par round of the ... Read more...

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Hero Honda to back women’s Pro Golf tour


August 1st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Women's Professional Golf Tour, which enters its fifth year this week, will have a new sponsor in Hero Honda. The 10-event Tour, established in 2006 will carry ... Read more...

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Strong Indian star cast for SAIL Open


March 25th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A strong Indian contingent will try and stop world record holder Chapchai Nirat of Thailand from extending his lease over the SAIL Open 2010 golf next week. ... Read more...

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SAIL Open golf from March 30


March 14th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The $300,000 SAIL Open golf tournament, sanctioned by the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), will be held at the Delhi Golf Club here from March 30 ... Read more...

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Top stars for Panchkula golf


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula, March 3 (IANS) The Aircel-Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will conduct the Players Championship presented by Panchkula Golf Club March 4-7, offering a prize money of Rs.40 lakh. Some of the ... Read more...

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Marcel Siem leads Avantha Masters, Gangjee tied third


February 11th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 11 (IANS) Germany's Marcel Siem took the opening honours at the at the 1.5 million euros (approximately $2.1 million) Avantha Masters golf with an eight-under-par 64 for a single shot ... Read more...

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Brilliant Bhullar sets his sights on Avantha Masters


February 8th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Young Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar is all set to match strides with the best in world golf after making an excellent start to the new season. Bhullar, ... Read more...

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Muniyappa, Atwal geared up for Avantha Masters


February 7th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India's Chinnswamy Muniyappa and compatriot Arjun Atwal are all geared up for a title assault on home soil at the inaugural 1.5 million euros Avantha Masters ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods Criticized By Tom Watson


January 31st, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods has been in the receiving end of a whole lot of criticism regarding his numerous paramours. The latest person to have joined the brigade ... Read more...

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Aircel-PGTI Players Championship at Tollygunge Club


January 30th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) The Aircel-Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the PGTI Players Championship at the Tollygunge Golf Club February 2-5. The Pro-Am is scheduled for Jan 31.The ... Read more...

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