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Tvesa and Siddhi way ahead of the rest in 12th leg of Hero WPGT
New Delhi, September 21: Tvesa Malik, who won her first event as a professional two months ago in July, moved into shared lead with Siddhi Kapoor, who won at this very course last year on the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour.
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Tvesa, Afshan and Siddhi in three-way lead in 12th leg of Hero WPGT
New Delhi, September 20: Tvesa Malik, who won her maiden Hero Women’s Pro Golf Titles in the seventh leg at Eagleton, Bengaluru, took a share in the three-way lead alongside defending champion Siddhi Kapoor and Afshan Fatima at the end of the first day at the Delhi Golf Club on Wednesday. The trio shot two-over 74 each and held a three shot lead over the more fancied Gaurika Bishnoi and Gursimar Badwal, who carded 77 each.
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Gaurika aims to get back to top of Hero OOM, as Saaniya looks for a repeat at Hero WPGT
New Delhi, September 19: Saaniya Sharma, buoyant after ending a more than two-year title drought will be seeking to further improve her position on the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 this week.
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Steady Saaniya ends 25-month title drought at 11th leg of Hero WPG Tour
Hyderabad, September 8: Saaniya Sharma ended a 25-month long title drought as she was never really challenged on the final day of the 11th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour on Friday.
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Saaniya grabs lead after 2nd day in 11th leg of Hero WPGT in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, September 7: Saaniya Sharma, who has not won on the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour since 2015, struck a purple patch towards the end of the front nine at the challenging Hyderabad Golf Association course on the way to a two-under 69 on the second day at the 11th leg of the Hero WPG Tour.
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Gursimar takes first round lead in 11th leg of Hero Women’s Pro Tour at Hyderabad
Hyderabad, September 6: Favourite Gursimar Badwal continued from where she left off last week with a round of two-over 73 that gave her the sole lead in the first round of the 11th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Hyderabad Golf Association Club.
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Gursimar seeks hat trick of wins on Hero WPG Tour in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, September 5: Gursimar Badwal will attempt to become the first player this season to win three events in a row when she tees up at the 11th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour. The 25-year-old Kapurthala golfer has been in great form last few weeks as she twice rallied from behind in the first round to complete excellent wins over the last two rounds.
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Gursimar wins Hero-KGA title to record 2nd straight win
Bengaluru, September 1:Gursimar Badwal overcame a shaky start and kept her nerves to register a second successive win in as many weeks as she won the Hero-KGA Women’s Pro Golf Championship on Friday. The 25-year-old Kapurthala golfer, who was two-over through the first six holes, completed a final day’s card of one-under 71 to finish her 54 holes in three-over 219 and win the title by three shots over amateur Pranavi Urs (70). Siddhi Kapoor (69) who had the day’s best card was third at 224.
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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) Amandeep Drall 877500
2) Gaurika Bishnoi 864400
3) Gursimar Badwal 685200
4) Saaniya Sharma 592000
5) Neha Tripathi 558300
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