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Tvesa plays flawless back nine to win 4th leg of Hero WPGT comfortably
Pune, February 16: Gurgaon’s 21-year-old Tvesa Malik turned in the best card of the week to run away a comfortable winner in the fourth leg of the Hero’s Women’s Pro Golf Tour on Friday. Tvesa, who turned pro last year and won twice in eight starts, shot two-under 70 to finish at six-over 222 and win by four shots over Suchitra Ramesh (74).
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Neha and Saaniya take lead into final round in fourth leg of Hero WPGT
Pune, February 15: Neha Tripathi and Saaniya Sharna dropped crucial shots right at the end of their second round but still managed to keep a share of the lead in the fourth leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour on Thursday.
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Tavleen, Neha and Tvesa in three-way lead in fourth leg of Hero WPGT
Pune, February 14: Unheralded Tavleen Batra, who is still searching for her first win as a professional, shared the first round lead with Neha Tripathi and Tvesa Malik on the opening day of the fourth leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour on Wednesday.
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Gursimar starts favourite in fourth leg of Hero WPGT in Pune
Pune, February 13: Gursimar Badwal, who pulled away on the back nine to win the previous leg in Pune, will once again be the favourite as the Rs. Seven Lakh fourth leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour gets underway at the Oxford Golf Resort on Wednesday.
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Sharmila first Indian to qualify for China LPGA Tour
New Delhi, Feb 10: Sharmila Nicollet has become the first Indian to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour. The 26-year-old Bengaluru golfer fought her way back into the tournament in ​​the last two rounds to earn a card for the Tour, which had Women’s World rankings points also.
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Steady Gursimar wins third leg, now sole leader on Hero Order of Merit
Pune, Feb 9: Gursimar Badwal played a steady final round even as others faltered on the last day of the third leg of Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour at the Poona Club Golf Course on Friday. Gursimar shot one-over 72 to get to a total of 5-over 218 and emerged a winner by three strokes over Neha Tripathi (75).
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Gursimar survives topsy-turvy round to share lead with Neha in third leg of Hero WPGT in Pune
Pune, Feb 8: Gursimar Badwal had a topsy-turvy round, but in the end finished the second day in shared lead with first round leader Neha Tripathi at the end of 36 holes in the third leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour on Thursday. Gursimar and Neha were tied at the top at 4-over 146 at the Par-71 Poona Club Golf Course.
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Three-shot swing on 18th gives Neha two-shot lead in first round of third leg of Hero WPGT
Pune, Feb 7: A three-shot swing on the closing 18th hole handed Neha Tripathi a two-shot lead over nearest rival Saaniya Sharma in the first round of the third leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour.
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Tvesa, Gursimar top contenders in third leg of Hero WPGT at Pune
Pune, Feb 6: Tvesa Malik and Gursimar Badwal, who share the top spot on the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour Order of Merit, will be the strong contenders when the third leg of the Hero WPGT gets underway on Tuesday. The duo has shared the third place in both first and second legs and would now be looking at their first success of 2018.
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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 2018
Player Seasons Earning (Rs.)
1) Tvesa Malik 3,72,000
2) Gursimar Badwal 3,29,300
3) Neha Tripathi 3,16,400
4) Saaniya Sharma 2,37,200
5) Smriti Mehra 2,08,700
HERO ANNUAL AWARDS 2017
Hero Player of the year 2017 Hero Best Stroke Average 2017
GAURIKA BISHNOI AMANDEEP DRALL