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Vani wins maiden title
Vani Kapoor carded an even par round on the final day to win the 4th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Tollygunge Club here on Thursday. Vani claimed her first title of the season with a margin of four strokes. Amandeep Drall finished second with a total score of 217. The INR 7,00,000 event culminated today.
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Sharmila makes a stunning comeback
Sharmila Nicollet carded the only sub par round of three under 67 to grab the lead on the second day of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Tollygunge Club here on Wednesday. Trailing her by a margin of one shot are Amandeep Drall and Vani Kapoor with identical scores of 143.
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Saaniya leads on Day 1
Saaniya Sharma carded one under 69 to grab the lead in the first round of the fourth leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017. Trailing her in second position with an even par score is the youngster from New Delhi, Vani Kapoor. The INR 7,00,000 event will culminate on 23rd February.
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Tollygunge promises exciting contest
With one win each for Neha Tripathi, Amandeep Drall and Gaurika Bishnoi in the first three legs, and the return of Vani Kapoor from her overseas commitments, the 4th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at Kolkata’s Tollygunge Club promises to be an exciting contest. The INR 7,00,000 event featuring 16 professionals will commence on 21st February.
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Gaurika clinches maiden title
Gaurika Bishnoi carded one under 71 on the final day to clinch her maiden title in the 3rd leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club here on Friday. Finishing in second position was Saaniya Sharma with a total score of 222. The INR 6,00,000 event culminated today.
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Trisha wrests lead on Day 2
Trisha Sunil carded the only sub par round of three under 69 to grab the lead on the second day of the 3rd leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at The Royal Calcutta Golf Club here on Thursday. Trailing her by two shots is Gurgaon’s Gaurika Bishnoi, placed second with a total of 147. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate tomorrow.
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Gaurika Bishnoi off to good start
Gaurika Bishnoi carded one over 73 to grab the lead in the first round of the 3rd leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at The Royal Calcutta Golf Club here on Wednesday. Trailing her in second position with identical scores of two over 74 are Smriti Mehra and Neha Tripathi. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate on 17th February.
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Neha Tripathi eyes second title in Kolkata
Having won her first title in the first leg, Kolkata’s Neha Tripathi will start as a firm favourite in the third leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Kolkata. The INR 6,00,000 event featuring 14 professionals will commence on 15th February.
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Amandeep Drall carded one over 73 on the final day to emerge victorious in the 2nd Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Kensville Golf & Country Club here on Friday. Smriti Mehra finished runner-up with a total score of 218, followed by Gaurika Bishnoi in third place. The INR 6,00,000 event culminated today.
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Amandeep maintains lead on day 2
Amandeep Drall carded one under 71 for the second time in as many days to maintain her lead in the 2nd round of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Kensville Golf & Country Club here on Thursday. Trailing her in second position is Smriti Mehra with a total score of 147. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate tomorrow.
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Amandeep grabs lead on Day 1
Amandeep Drall carded one under 71 to take the lead on the first day of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Kensville Golf & Country Club here on Wednesday. Trailing her in second position is Smriti Mehra with a score of one over 73. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate on 27th January.
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Neha Tripathi eyes an encore
Buoyed by her winning start to the season, Kolkata’s Neha Tripathi would seek an encore in the second leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Kensville Golf & Country Club, Ahmedabad. The INR 6,00,000 event featuring 12 professionals and lone amateur Sifat Alag will commence on 25th January.
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Neha claims first title of the season
Neha Tripathi carded one over 73 in the final round to win the 1st leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Kalhaar Blues & Greens here on Friday. Finishing in second position was Amandeep Drall with a score of 225. The INR 6,00,000 event culminated today.
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Neha maintains lead on Day 2
On a day when all players struggled against gusty winds and a sudden drop in temperature, Neha Tripathi carded six over 78 to maintain the lead in the second round of the 1st leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Kalhaar Blues & Greens here on Thursday. Trailing her in second position is Amandeep Drall, with a total score of 151 after 36 holes. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate tomorrow.
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Neha in drivers seat on Day 1
Neha Tripathi carded one under 71 to grab the lead in the first round of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Kalhaar Blues & Greens here on Wednesday. Trailing her in tied second position with identical scores of three over 75 are Gursimar Badwal and Smriti Mehra. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate on 20th January.
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2017 season to kick start in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad,17th January 2017:Having won four times in 14 appearances last year, Amandeep Drall will be keen to continue her form in 2017 and will start as the favourite in the first leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour to be played at Kalhaar Blues & Greens, Ahmedabad. The INR 6,00,000 event featuring 11 professionals and lone amateur Sifat Alag will commence on 18th January.
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Three Indian players qualify for Ladies European Tour
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO, December 2: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 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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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 3,51,000
2) Gaurika Bishnoi 3,39,900
3) Neha Tripathi 3,16,200
4) Smriti Mehra 3,03,800
5) Saaniya Sharma 2,69,000
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