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Gursimar takes lead as Vani, Amandeep trail in Hero WPGT ninth leg
Bengaluru, Aug 23: Gursimar Badwal, who has just one title to her name in a professional career that dates back to 2014, carded the day’s only sub-par round of 71 to take sole lead at the end of the first round of the ninth leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017.
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Vani ready to extend winning run on Hero Women’s Pro Tour
Bengaluru, Aug 22: Vani Kapoor, who shot three rounds par or under to win the eighth leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour will seek to keep her winning streak going as she tees up at the ninth leg on Wednesday. The event is being held at Prestige Golfshire, one of the premier courses in the country.
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Bogey free Vani wins third title of the year on Hero Women’s Pro Tour
Hosur, Tamil Nadu, July 14: Vani Kapoor stormed to her third win in four starts on the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour with a commanding and bogey free three-under 68 in the final round of the eighth leg of the Tour at Clover Greens. The 23-year-old Vani, who has been dividing her time between the Ladies European Tour events and the domestic Hero WPG earlier won the fourth and sixth and was Tied-3rd in the fifth leg.
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Vani moves into lead, in sight of third title on Hero WPGT 2017
Hosur, Tamil Nadu, July 13:Vani Kapoor set herself up for her third title in four starts on the Hero WPGT Tour as she moved into sole lead at the end of the second round of the eighth leg of the Tour. Returning from her trip to Thailand for the Ladies European Tour event, the dimunitive dynamite, Vani, shot an even par 71 to get one-under 141 and one shot ahead of amateur Ankita Kedlaya, who also shot a 71.
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Consistent Gaurika takes lead in eighth leg of Hero WPGT
Hosur, Tamil Nadu, July 12: Gaurika Bishnoi greeted playing partner Vani Kapoor on her return with a hat-trick of birdies on the first three holes of the eighth leg of the Hero WPGT as she took a one-shot lead on the first day at the Clover Greens.
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Rookie Tvesa looks at more honours; Vani, Amandeep return to Hero WPGT eighth leg
Hosur, Tamil Nadu, July 11:Tvesa Malik, who won a title on her maiden start as a professional last week, and the latest Hero Order of Merit leader, Gaurika Bishnoi, will have to contend with the return of Amandeep Drall, Vani Kapoor and Neha Tripathi this week in the eighth leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour.
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Rookie Tvesa Malik off to a winning start as a pro on Hero WPGT
Bengaluru, July 7:Tvesa Malik got her fledgling professional career to a flying start with a win in her first start as a professional in the seventh leg of the Hero WPGT 2017 on Friday. The 21-year-old Haryana girl, held her nerve on back nine and holed a late birdie on 15th to emerge a winner by one-shot over the more experienced Gaurika Bishnoi.
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Rookie pro Tvesa Malik in sole lead in seventh leg of Hero WPGT golf
Bengaluru, July 6: Rookie professional Tvesa Malik turned in a strong back nine including two birdies to move into sole lead at the end of the second round of the seventh leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017. With four birdies against three bogeys, she shot one-under 71, the only under-par score of the day. With a total of two-over 146, she is now in the lead.
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Gaurika takes first day honours in Hero WPGT 7th leg
Gaurika Bishnoi, the most consistent performers this season opened with a strong even par 72 that gave her a one-shot lead in the opening round of the seventh leg of the Hero WPGT 2017. Gaurika, who has already won once and finished in Top-4 on four other occasions in a total of six starts, led amateur Ankita Kedlaya by one shot.
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Sharmila Nicollet aims for season’s first title on Hero WPGT
Sharmila Nicollet will be hoping to start the second half of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour 2017 with a win, that has eluded her so far this year. The 26-year-old swimmer-turned-golfer, Sharmila is on a comeback from a series of injuries that have affected her results over the last 12-18 months.
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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 2017
Player Seasons Earning (Rs.)
1) Gaurika Bishnoi 708400
2) Amandeep Drall 682500
3) Vani Kapoor 482000
4) Saaniya Sharma 466000
5) Smriti Mehra 429100
HERO ANNUAL AWARDS 2016
Hero Player of the year 2016 Hero Rookie of the year 2016 Hero Best Stroke Average 2016
Amandeep Drall Trisha Sunil Amandeep Drall