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Vani claims her seventh title
Noida, 2nd December 2016:Vani Kapoor carded 1 over 73 in the final round to win the 17th and final leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2016 at the Noida Golf Course here on Friday. In a nail biting finish, Vani overcame a strong challenge from Smriti Mehra who finished second with a score of 223, to claim her seventh title of this season. This win also keeps her at par with Smriti Mehra who previously held the record for most wins in a season. The INR 6,00,000 event culminated today.
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Vani maintains lead on day 2
Noida, 1st December 2016:On a day when fog again played spoilsport and golfers struggled with the weather conditions, Vani Kapoor carded three over 75 to maintain her lead in the 17th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Noida Golf Course here on Thursday.
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Vani in drivers seat on day 1
Noida, 30th November 2016:Vani Kapoor carded one over 73 to take the lead on day one in the 17th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Noida Golf Club here on Wednesday. Trailing her second position is Vaishavi Sinha with a score of two over 74. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate on Friday.
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Vani Kapoor aims to end on a high
Noida, 29th November 2016:Delhi youngster Vani Kapoor would be eager to continue her good run and cap the season on a winning note at the 17th and final leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2016 to be played at the Noida Golf Course. The INR 6,00,000 event featuring 15 professionals and lone amateur Tavleen Batra will commence on 30th November.
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Smriti clinches maiden title of the season
Lucknow, 26th November 2016: Smriti Mehra played an inspired round of four under 66 on the final day to claim her maiden title of this season in the 16th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the The Palms Golf Club & Resort here on Saturday. Vani Kapoor finished runner-up with a score of one over 71, followed by Gursimar Badwal in third place.
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Shweta wrests lead on Day 2
Lucknow, 25th November 2016: Shweta Galande carded two over 72 to take the lead on the second day of the 16th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at The Palms Golf Club & Resort here on Friday. Trailing her by a margin of one shot is Kolkata’s Smriti Mehra with a total score of 142 after 36 holes. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate tomorrow.
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Smriti off to a good start
Lucknow, 24th November 2016: Smriti Mehra carded three under 67 to grab the lead in the first round of the 16th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at The Palms Golf Club & Resort here on Thursday .Trailing her in second position with identical scores of one under 69 were Shweta Galande and Vani Kapoor. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate on 26th November.
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Amandeep aims for encore at Lucknow
Lucknow, 23rd November 2016: Panchkula’s Amandeep Drall will draw inspiration from her stellar domestic form and look to capitalise on her No.1 ranking in the 16th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2016 to be played at the The Palms Golf Club & Resort,Lucknow. The INR 6,00,000 event featuring 11 professionals will commence on 24th November 2016.
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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 11,35,150
2) Amandeep Drall 11,09,534
3) Neha Tripathi 9,97,383
4) Gursimar Badwal 9,79,200
5) Saaniya Sharma 7,08,425
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