Tiger Woods to return to competition this week

Tiger Woods to return to competition this week

Washinton, Dec 2 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods will return to competition this week at Isleworth after a four-month injury layoff. Woods will make his comeback Thursday at the Hero World Challenge, an 18-player invitational event that benefits his charity foundation, reports Xinhua. Woods had been bothered by a back injury and only played seven […]

Lahiri finishes third in Selangor Masters

Lahiri finishes third in Selangor Masters

Selangor (Malaysia), Sep 21 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri had to settle for third place, two behind the play-off duo – Chapchai Nirat and Antonio Lascuna – following a final round 68 at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters here Sunday.Lahiri battled hard but failed to find the extra birdie towards the end to join the play-off. Lahiri […]

Baek readies himself for Asia-Pacific Golf Championship

Baek readies himself for Asia-Pacific Golf Championship

Tokyo, Sep 19 (IANS) Korea’s Baek Seuk-hyun is relishing the prospect of teeing up against some of the best players from the Asian Tour and Japan at next week’s Asia-Pacific Open Golf Championship Diamond Cup.Sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour, the Diamond Cup boasts a lucrative prize fund of 150 million Yen […]

Scotland’s historic golf club to accept women members

Scotland's historic golf club to accept women members

  Edinburgh, Sep 19 (IANS) Scotland’s Royal and Ancient (R&A) Golf Club has voted in favour of allowing women members for the first time in its 260-year history.Of the total votes, 85 percent were in favour of change of the world famous Men-only Golf Club, Xinhua reported.The St. Andrews-based club has 2,400 global members who were […]

Rio 2016 Olympic golf course in legal battle

Rio 2016 Olympic golf course in legal battle

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS) A local judge is set to decide the fate of Rio’s 2016 Olympic golf course after a hearing failed to end an impasse over the site’s development. Public prosecutors have called for changes to the course design claiming it will cause environmental degradation to a nature reserve, reports Xinhua. […]

Golfer Lahiri finishes tied fourth at TPC

Golfer Lahiri finishes tied fourth at TPC

  Taipei, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri could only manage a tied fourth place finish while compatriot Rashid Khan, four shots further back, finished tied in sixth position with three others at Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) here Sunday.Lahiri Saturday put himself in a perfect position to challenge for a second title this year […]

Joshi champion in Golf Festival

Joshi champion in Golf Festival

  Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Hitesh Joshi emerged winner with 29 points in the 0-5 handicap category on the final day of the Toyota Karnataka Golf Festival at the KGA course, here Sunday.Joshi, who is also the president of Karnataka Golf Association, was the only participant in 0-5 handicap category in India’s largest four-day golf festival.Arun […]