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Asian Swing’s shift to the US a big blow to Asian fans, players

Asian Swing’s shift to the US a big blow to Asian fans, players

There will be no Asian swing of the PGA Tour this calendar year. While two of the three events in the erstwhile Asian swing will be held on the West coast in the United States,…

Kapur finishes 2nd in Panasonic Swing; Panasonic Open Japan cancelled

Kapur finishes 2nd in Panasonic Swing; Panasonic Open Japan cancelled

Sentosa, Singapore, July 31: Shiv Kapur, who won the inaugural Panasonic Swing back in 2017, had to be satisfied with the second place as the 2019-20 Panasonic Swing was decided after the cancellation of the Panasonic…

DJ will reconsider decision on Olympics, now likely to play

DJ will reconsider decision on Olympics, now likely to play

V Krishnaswamy  Different times, different decisions. Dustin Johnson, who was emphatic about not making the trip to Tokyo for the Olympics in 2020, might do just that, if he makes the team in 2021 since…

‘India Swing’ a big component as Asian Tour adopts need-based, innovative measures for September return

‘India Swing’ a big component as Asian Tour adopts need-based, innovative measures for September return

V Krishnaswamy  New Delhi, June 7: The Asian Tour is taking a cautious and measured approach about returning to competition in September, as the world tries to grapple and deal with Covid-19. The Tour also plans…

OWGR pts in US as Europe is in pause seems unfair but not unexpected

OWGR pts in US as Europe is in pause seems unfair but not unexpected

V Krishnaswamy We are less than a week away from the resumption of men’s professional golf. That happens with the Charles Schwab Challenge at the Colonial at Forth Worth in Texas. An extremely strong field…

US Open a ‘closed’ affair this year; dreamers out, Qualifiers cancelled

US Open a ‘closed’ affair this year; dreamers out, Qualifiers cancelled

V Krishnaswamy The Major, that is considered as the ultimate and as the ‘People’s Major’ will not be the same this year. And we don’t know of the future. The US Open, which attracts as…

Korean women golfers show the way in Covid times as first pro event tees off in Seoul

Korean women golfers show the way in Covid times as first pro event tees off in Seoul

(All pix: Courtesy: Korean LPGA) Korean women golfers show the way in Covid times as first pro event tees off in Seoul  V Krishnaswamy Korea’s Bae Seon-woo, who plays on Japan Tour, and ended her…

When I first got a taste of Golf sans fans – in 2019 at Zozo in Japan

When I first got a taste of Golf sans fans – in 2019 at Zozo in Japan

V Krishnaswamy Long before Covid-19 entered our mind space, I got a taste of “Golf without Fans”. Yes, there was Tiger Woods. Rory McIlroy. Justin Thomas. Bubba Watson. And so on. It was the first-ever…

PGA first major sport to plan re-start, but no fans for 4 weeks; Expanded fields, new schedules include Hero WC

PGA first major sport to plan re-start, but no fans for 4 weeks; Expanded fields, new schedules include Hero WC

V Krishnaswamy  April 16: The PGA Tour, the world’s biggest and most lucrative golf tour with the world’s best players playing on it, will become the first major sport to re-start action in June. The…

8 Indians including Kapur, Sandhu, Chikka and Aman to play NZ Open

8 Indians including Kapur, Sandhu, Chikka and Aman to play NZ Open

Queenstown, New Zealand, Feb 13: As many as eight Indian golfers have entered the 101st New Zealand Open presented by SKY Sport in Queenstown later this month. The biggest event in New Zealand, which carries a purse…

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