Golf

Indian golfer Khalin fires 65 to be second in Bangladesh Open

Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) — Young Indian golfer Khalin Joshi charged into contention with a six-under 65 to finish three... (more...)

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Bangladesh Open golf: Amardip tied third, Sanjay, Sajjan joint sixth

Dhaka, May 27 (IANS) — Indian golfer Amardip Malik fired four-under 67 to grab the tied third position, while Sanjay... (more...)

Queen’s Cup golf tournament from June 18-21

Koh Samui (Thailand), May 27 (IANS) — The Queen’s Cup golf tournament will return for its seventh edition on... (more...)

Rashid, Gangjee look to crush Siddikur’s dream at Bangladesh Open

Dhaka, May 26 (IANS) — India’s rising star Rashid Khan and seasoned Rahil Gangjee will lead the Indian challenge... (more...)

Golfer Rashid to use new driver at Bangladesh Open

Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) — Indian golfer Rashid Khan will use a new driver at the Bangladesh Open, which gets underway... (more...)

Golfer Dwivedi finishes 7th in Malaysia

Kuching (Malaysia), May 24 (IANS) — Indian golfer Samarth Dwivedi ended up seventh while Aman Raj finished tied 14th... (more...)

Indian golfers struggle to stay in race

Kuching (Malaysia), May 23 (IANS) — Indian golfer Samarth Dwivedi shot one-over 73 to slip to eighth position on the... (more...)

Indian golfer Feroz tied 18th in ADT event

Hsinchu (Chinese Taipei), May 23 (IANS) — Indian golfer Feroz Singh Garewal moved 14 places ahead to be joint 18th... (more...)

Indian golfer Feroz jumps 60 places to be joint 32nd

Hsinchu (Chinese Taipei), May 22 (IANS) — Indian golfer Feroz Singh Garewal jumped 60 places to finish tied 32nd as... (more...)

Golf: Indian girls finish 12th

Hong Kong, May 22 (IANS) — India’s three-member team comprising Gaurika Bishnoi, Ridhima Dilawari and Nishtha... (more...)

Golfer Dwivedi tied third in Malaysia

Kuching (Malaysia), May 21 (IANS) — Indian golfer Samarth Dwivedi carded a two-under 70 to finish tied third in the... (more...)

Indian golfer Feroz joint 92nd in ADT event

Hsinchu (Chinese Taipei), May 21 (IANS) — Indian golfer Feroz Singh Garewal finished 92nd after carding six-over 78... (more...)

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