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Chandigarh lads Akshay, Kochhar hold big advantage of Bengaluru boys Chikka, Madappa and Mane

Chandigarh lads Akshay, Kochhar hold big advantage of Bengaluru boys Chikka, Madappa and Mane

Panchkula, November 6: Chandigarh’s Akshay Sharma was headed for a wire-to-wire victory as he extended his lead in the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2020 to five shots with a superb 5-under 67 that included a double bogey.…

PGTI draws up guidelines on precautions against Covid-19 for India’s ‘Return to Golf’

PGTI draws up guidelines on precautions against Covid-19 for India’s ‘Return to Golf’

The PGTI while planning its own return to golf has formulated strict regulations and guidelines to take all precautions against Covid-19 and ensure a safe and healthy environment during tournaments. Some of the regulations and…

Sigh of relief for golf as TATA Steel PGTI Tour resume from Nov 4; 5 events with total purse of Rs. 4.2 cr

Sigh of relief for golf as TATA Steel PGTI Tour resume from Nov 4; 5 events with total purse of Rs. 4.2 cr

New Delhi: Two events with a prize purse of Rs. 1.5 crores (approx. $ 220,000) will headline the ‘Return to Golf’ for the TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) Tour. While the Tour,…

Rashid, Aditi and Diksha nominated for Arjuna Award

Rashid, Aditi and Diksha nominated for Arjuna Award

V Krishnaswamy  New Delhi, June 4: Rashid Khan, Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar have been recommended for the Arjuna Awards for 2020. Rashid is the 2019 India No. 1, and the top ranked Indian who…

SHOT 15 – Two unforgettable shots in two different situations for Chikka

SHOT 15 – Two unforgettable shots in two different situations for Chikka

Joy Chakravarty (@TheJoyofGolf) The PGTI’s ‘Class of 2013’ included some of the most talented young stars in the country to turn professional that year. Among them was the fresh-faced Seenappa Chikkarangappa – a Cindrella Story of…

Shot 14 – A faltering club, a sense of déjà vu and a hero shot from Rashid Khan

Shot 14 – A faltering club, a sense of déjà vu and a hero shot from Rashid Khan

Joy Chakravarty For the second time in two years, Rashid Khan found himself involved in a play-off for the SAIL-SBI Open when it was held at the Delhi Golf Club in 2014. The year before,…

Jeev to Ajeetesh; Sharma to Kochhar; old buddies Kapur and Ghei relieved to be back on a golf course

Jeev to Ajeetesh; Sharma to Kochhar; old buddies Kapur and Ghei relieved to be back on a golf course

V Krishnaswamy New Delhi, May 21: The golfers are back. From Chandigarh to Delhi to  Bengaluru, they are all back on the course and swinging away but with a new set of Covid-19 rules 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…

Atwal makes it to Honda Classic through toughest Monday qualifier

Atwal makes it to Honda Classic through toughest Monday qualifier

Arjun Atwal chipped in for an eagle in a play-off and won. It was not for a title but a spot into the $ seven million Honda Classic on the PGA Tour this week. The…

Mane stays hot, wins 3rd on the trot; Ahlawat 2nd after play-off at Eagleton

Mane stays hot, wins 3rd on the trot; Ahlawat 2nd after play-off at Eagleton

Bengaluru, Feb 14: The big-built Udayan Mane continued his amazing run, as he notched up a third straight win on TATA Steel PGTI Tour as he rallied from behind to win the Players Championship 2020 presented…