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Vani takes 2-shot lead despite disappointing finish in Hero WPGT first leg
Ahmedabad, January 16:Fancied Vani Kapoor had a highly eventful back nine on the opening day of the inaugural leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour at the Kalhaar Blues & Greens on Tuesday. Vani, 24, shot two-over 74 to take a two-shot lead over Gursimar Badwal and Smriti Mehra, while Saaniya Sharma and Suchitra Ramesh carded 77 each.
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Vani headlines the Hero WPGT opening leg Kalhaar Blues & Greens
Ahmedabad, January 15: Vani Kapoor will headline the field for the opening leg of the 2018 Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour, which commences at the Kalhaar Blue & Greens on Tuesday. Vani, who had a stellar season in 2017, while retaining her playing rights on the Ladies European Tour, will look to bettering her performance this year.
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Amateur Diksha wins final leg as Gaurika tops money list at Hero WPGT
Gurugram, December 1: Amateur Diksha Dagar completed a wire to wire victory after a third successive sub-par round in the final leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour on Friday. The 16-year-old left-handed golfer carded a round of two-under 70 and took her three-day total to 9-under 207
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Amateur Diksha three shots ahead of the field in 16th leg of Hero WPGT
Gurugram, November 30: Amateurs Diksha Dagar and Ananya Barthakur maintained a good distance between themselves and the rest of the field as the 2017 season of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour approached its grand finale at the Classic Golf and Country Club.
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Amateurs Diksha, Ananya hold spotlight in final leg of Hero WPG Tour
Gurugram, November 29: Amateurs Diksha Dagar and Ananya Barthakur held the spotlight as the 16th and final leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour got underway at the Classic Golf & Country Club on Wednesday. Diksha carded an eagle in both halves of the Classic Golf and Country Club on her way to a superb six-under 66 that gave her a massive four-shot lead after the first round.
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Gaurika set to win the Hero Order of Merit as final leg tees off at Classic
Gurugram, November 28: The Hero Order of Merit is still up for grabs as the women stars assemble for the final event of the 2017 Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour. Gaurika Bishnoi, who has led for a good part of the season and is still in the lead, looks a hot favourite to emerge as the topper on the Hero Order of Merit as the curtain falls on the 2017 season at the Classic Golf and Country Club.
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Neha completes start-to-finish win, despite Gaurika’s charge in 15th leg of Hero WPG Tour
Lucknow, November 24: Neha Tripathi completed a start-to-finish win by a four-shot margin despite a great finishing charge by Order of Merit leader, Gaurika Bishnoi (66) in the 15th leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour on Friday.
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Neha leads by nine in 15th leg of Hero Women’s Pro Tour
Lucknow, November 23: Overnight leader Neha Tripathi shot a second successive round of two-under 68 to extend her lead by nine over both Gursimar Badwal and Gaurika Bishnoi, who share the second spot, in the second round of the 15th Leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour.
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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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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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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
Player Seasons Earning (Rs.)
1) Gaurika Bishnoi 12,45,400
2) Amandeep Drall 11,28,300
3) Neha Tripathi 9,93,300
4) Gursimar Badwal 9,58,200
5) Saaniya Sharma 9,31,000
Hero Player of the year 2017 Hero Best Stroke Average 2017