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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…

Japan’s Ishikawa heads to Mexico with an eye on PGA our return

Japan’s Ishikawa heads to Mexico with an eye on PGA our return

Mexico, Feb. 13: Japanese golf star Ryo Ishikawa feels he is ready for a second crack at the PGA TOUR. A three-win campaign on the Japan Golf Tour last season – his best haul in…

Rashid finishes eighth, misses berth to The Open; Kuchar is champion

Rashid finishes eighth, misses berth to The Open; Kuchar is champion

Sentosa, Singapore, January 19: Rashid Khan was unable to find the momentum to make a charge after dropping two shots in the first five holes on the final day of the SMBC Singapore Open on Sunday. He…

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