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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…

Hero stands with European Tour, which dips into its coffers for a new schedule

Hero stands with European Tour, which dips into its coffers for a new schedule

V Krishnaswamy New Delhi, May 29: The Hero Indian, the longest running international sporting event in India, stays on the European Tour schedule but  moves to the latter half of the season instead of the…

Perfect golf from Woods; lots of fun and banter plus $20m for Covid relief

Perfect golf from Woods; lots of fun and banter plus $20m for Covid relief

V Krishnaswamy It was just four players on the course, four icons from two different sports, and the fairways were not lined with crowds, as you would have expected in normal times. But these, in…

Indian golf industry needs a sympathetic look to re-open

Indian golf industry needs a sympathetic look to re-open

V Krishnaswamy Last week in these very columns I had mentioned how golf could be one of the first among major sports to make a re-appearanceat the highest levels. The PGA Tour plans to re-boot…

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…

After innovating Hero Challenge, European Tour to penalise slow play

After innovating Hero Challenge, European Tour to penalise slow play

Abu Dhabi, Jan 14: Golf needs new and young fans. Or else it could lose out to other faster paced sports. It is widely believed that innovation and speeding up the game are what will…

Indian footprint in Europe expands with innovative Hero Challenge golf

Indian footprint in Europe expands with innovative Hero Challenge golf

The expansion plans were revealed by European Tour’s Chief Executive Keith Pelley and Pawan Munjal, the Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCorp. Hero are already sponsors of events on various Tours around the…

Teenaged Diksha Dagar creates history; wins South African Women’s Open

Teenaged Diksha Dagar creates history; wins South African Women’s Open

Dagar, 18, rallied from two shots behind over the much experienced local Lee Anne Pace to become only the second Indian woman to win a tournament on the Ladies European Tour. Dagar follows Aditi Ashok,…

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