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Vani in drivers seat on Day 2
Vani Kapoor carded one over 72 to maintain the lead on the second day of the Hero Women’s Professional Gold Tour 2017 at the Poona Club Golf Course here on Thursday. Trailing her by a margin of seven shots is Panchkula’s Amandeep Drall with a total score of 149 after 36 holes. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate tomorrow.
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Vani Kapoor carded the only sub par round of one under 70 to take the lead on the first day of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Poona Club Golf Course here on Wednesday. Trailing her in tied second position are Amandeep Drall, Gursimar Badwal and Gaurika Bishnoi, all with a score of four over 75. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate on 24th March.
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Amandeep Drall will look for an encore in the sixth leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Poona Club Golf Course, Pune. The INR 6,00,000 event featuring 14 professionals will commence on 22nd March.
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Amandeep wins second title of the season
Amandeep Drall carded an even par round on the third day to win her second title of the season in the 5th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Classic Golf & Country Club. Finishing in second position was the overseas Thai professional Walailak Satarak with a total score of 214. The INR 8,00,000 event culminated today.
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Amandeep fires 4 under to grab lead
Amandeep Drall carded an impressive round of four under 68 to take the sole lead on day two of the 5th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 at the Classic Golf & Country Club here on Thursday. Trailing her in tied second position are Walailak Satarak, Vani Kapoor and Gaurika Bishnoi with identical scores of 141 after 36 holes. The INR 8,00,000 event will culminate tomorrow.
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Gaurika Bishnoi holds fort on Day 1
Gaurika Bishnoi carded three under 69 to take the lead on the first day of the 5th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf tour 2017 at the Classic Golf & Country Club, here on Wednesday. Trailing her in second position with identical scores of one under 71 are Amandeep Drall and Vani Kapoor. The INR 8,00,000 event will culminate on 3rd March.
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Vani eyes her second title
The 5th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2017 gets underway at the Classic Golf & Country Club, Gurgaon tomorrow. The field comprises of 23 players which includes 3 professionals from overseas. This is unprecedented in the domestic Tour.
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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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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 4,95,000
2) Gaurika Bishnoi 4,15,900
3) Neha Tripathi 3,16,200
4) Saaniya Sharma 3,08,200
5) Smriti Mehra 3,03,800
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