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Siddhi Kapoor triumphs at DGC
New Delhi, 28th September 2016: Rookie Siddhi Kapoor carded 1 over 73 in the final round to win the 14th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Delhi Golf Club here on Thursday. In a nail biting finish, Siddhi overcame a strong challenge from Amandeep Drall and Vani Kapoor, who finished second and third respectively, to claim her maiden professional title. The INR 7,00,000 event culminated today.
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Amandeep takes lead on Day 2
New Delhi, 28th September 2016: Amandeep Drall carded 1 under 71 in the second round to jump into the lead in the 14th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Delhi Golf Club here on Wednesday. Overnight leader Siddhi Kapoor could not replicate her first round heroics and is placed second with a total score of 147 after the second round. The INR 7,00,000 event will culminate tomorrow.
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Siddhi stuns seniors to grab lead
New Delhi, 27th September 2016: On a day when seasoned professionals struggled with a narrow and tricky course, rookie Siddhi Kapoor showed glimpses of her immense talent and carded an impressive 2 under 70 to grab the lead in the first round of the 14th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Delhi Golf Club here on Tuesday.
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Vani eyes her seventh title at DGC
New Delhi, 26th September 2016: Upbeat from her sixth victory of the season, Vani Kapoor will start as the firm favourite in the 14th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the historic Delhi Golf Club. The INR 7,00,000 event featuring 18 professionals and lone amateur Shreya Ghei will be played from 27th to 29th September.
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Vani claims sixth title at Jaypee
Greater Noida, 23rd September 2016: Vani Kapoor repeated her second round performance with another score of 1 under 71 on the final day to emerge victorious in the 13th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Jaypee Greens here on Friday. This is Vani’s sixth title in nine appearances this season. Gursimar Badwal finished runner-up with a total score of 222, followed by Saaniya Sharma in third place. The INR 6,00,000 event culminated today.
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Vani wrests lead on Day 2
Greater Noida, 22nd September 2016: Vani Kapoor carded 1 under 71 to jump into the lead on the second day of the 13th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at Jaypee Greens here on Thursday. Trailing her by one shot is Gursimar Badwal, placed second with a total score of 144. The INR 6,00,000 event with culminate tomorrow.
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Gursimar grabs lead on Day 1
Greater Noida, 21th September 2016: Gursimar Badwal carded the only sub-par round of 1 under 71 to grab the lead in the first round of the 13th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at Jaypee Greens here on Wednesday. Vani Kapoor finished the day in second position with an even par round of 72. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate on 23rd September.
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Neha eyes third title at Jaypee
Greater Noida, 20th September 2016: Neha Tripathi will start as a firm favourite in the 13th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at Jaypee Greens. She has been a consistent performer in the current season with two victories to her credit and will be aiming for her third title. The INR 6,00,000 event will feature 14 professionals and two amateurs vying for the top spot, and will played be from 21st – 23rd September.
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PRESS RELEASE: A WALK IN THE OLYMPIC PARK FOR INBEE
20 August 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Inbee Park of the Republic of Korea captured Asia’s first Olympic golf gold medal when she completed a remarkable recovery from injury to underline her status as one of the modern greats of the women’s game.
The 28-year-old from Seoul recorded her third sublime 66 at Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro to win the first women’s competition since 1900 by five shots from New Zealand’s Lydia Ko and by six from Shanshan Feng of China. Park finished on a 16-under-par total of 268 with scores of 66-66-70-66.
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DRAW RELEASED FOR WOMEN’S GOLF COMPETITION AT RIO 2016
16 August 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The world’s top women golfers are set to take the Olympic stage in Rio de Janeiro beginning this Wednesday, 17 August. The International Golf Federation this morning announced the draw for the first and second rounds of the women’s golf competition at Rio 2016 when a field of 60 competitors will be seeking to follow in the footsteps of Margaret Abbott of the United States, who won the gold medal in Paris in 1900.
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INTERNATIONAL GOLF FEDERATION CONFIRMS DRAW FOR MEN’S OLYMPIC COMPETITION
8 August 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The International Golf Federation has announced the draw for the first and second rounds of the Men’s Golf Competition at Rio 2016. At 7.30am local time on Thursday 11th August, history will be made when Brazilian, Adilson da Silva, hits the opening tee shot and golf’s return to the Olympic Games will be complete.
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Olympic Golf Course achieves recognition from Golf Environment Organization
The Rio Olympic Golf Course has today been recognised for its commitment and contribution to the enhancement of the environment. Following three years of extensive reporting, monitoring, evaluation and site visits from an independent auditor, spanning the design, construction and grow in phases of the project, The Rio Olympic Golf Course has achieved GEO Certified® Development status.
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A hundred and sixteen years ago, the story of Golf Olympics was etched as a sport in the Summer of 1900….
There was no Opening or Closing Ceremony in the small hamlet of “Compiegne”-in Northern France on the banks of “OISE RIVER” to mark the first ever ‘Golf Olympics’. Just four nations were able to show case their talent of 22 players in total. Two nations comprising Greece &France from the European continent, Great Britain and the USA these countries participated in the first Golf Olympics staged from October 2nd to 4th 1900.
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Aditi Ashok- All Eyes On Ricoh Women’s British Open 2016
India’s first woman Olympian golfer and Rookie on the Ladies European Tour, Aditi Ashok stunned 84 top notch players as she created history by becoming the youngest player ever from India to win and qualify for her first major golf championship - Ricoh Women’s British Open 2016 at age 18!
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Fields confirmed for Olympic Games golf competitions
The names of the 120 men and women who will create golf history in Rio de Janeiro next month have been ratified today (Tuesday, July 19) with the publication of confirmed places for the Olympic Games competition at Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course between August 11 and 20.
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Final Olympic Golf Rankings Published
The two-year qualification process for golf’s return to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years has been completed with the publication today of the Final Olympic Golf Rankings.
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The Indian golf story to Rio - By Champika N Sayal
An end of a long 112-year long journey. A journey that generations of golfers across in India and the globe would have liked to have witnessed. No longer will the game of golf be just club oriented or discriminatory by colour and gender. It is an exemplary test for the best.
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The magic of golf in Morocco - By Champika N Sayal
The Moroccans showed the way to global golfing communities with their new mantra “Golf Together”- symbolizing gender equality. It hosted best of male and female players from across the globe at the same venue, in May, opening up a new chapter in golfing history.
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USA Claim Memorable Fightback Win
ST. LEON-ROT, GERMANY – 20th September 2015:  America produced a storming finish to beat Europe and record their first Solheim Cup victory since 2009. Juli Inkster’s battling team started the last afternoon at St Leon-Rot four points adrift of the Europeans but in the end they rose to the occasion by securing 8 ½ points out of 12 in the singles to complete the unlikeliest of 14 ½ - 13 ½ comeback wins.
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Interview with Smriti Mehra ahead of the Hero Women's Indian Open
Smriti, "Simi" Mehra is currently the top ranked Indian player on the LET order of merit and one of the most popular professional golf players in India.
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Sharmila Nicollet finishes tied 17 at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open
New Delhi, 13th May 2013: Hero MotoCorp sponsored Indian golfer Sharmila Nicollet played brilliantly on the final day of the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open to finish at tied 17 in Antalya, yesterday.
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● RHEA NAIR made cut in both the tournaments
● Sharmila drops to 11th. - Times of India (Bangalore)
● Golfer Sharmila Nicollet slips to 11th spot after round three of European Tour Q- School final stage. - Asian Age (Delhi)
● Sharmila drops to 11th. - Deccan Herald (Delhi)
● SSharmila 11th after 3rd round of Euro Qualifiers. - Mail Today (Delhi)
● Sharmila in Q-School Final Stage
● Smriti, Rhea tied 22nd - Times of India (Delhi)
● Smriti, Rhea tied 22nd - WGAI-DNA (Mumbai)
● Ladies Golf - Statesman (Kolkata)
● Smriti, Rhea tied 22nd - Indian Express (Mumbai)
● Smriti, Rhea tied 22nd - Indian Express (Delhi)
● Smriti, Rhea tied 22nd - Hindustan Times (Delhi)
● Indians off to good Start
● Smriti Rhea in tied 22nd Spot.
● Sharmila, Smriti among 5 Indians for European Tour qualifiers
● Five Indian women at European Tour qualifiers
HERO ORDER OF MERIT 2016
Player Seasons Earning (Rs.)
1) Vani Kapoor 9,49,150.00
2) Amandeep Drall 9,41,534.00
3) Neha Tripathi 9,25,383.00
4) Gursimar Badwal 8,44,800.00
5) Saaniya Sharma 6,60,425.00
HERO ANNUAL AWARDS 2015
Hero Player of the year 2015 Hero Rookie of the year 2015 Hero Best Stroke Average 2015
Vani Kapoor Amandeep Drall Vani Kapoor

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