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Peter Thomson, one of Australia’s greatest golfers and a five-time Open Championship winner passes away

Peter Thomson (88), one of Australia’s greatest golfers and a five-time Open Championship winner, has passed away in Melbourne on June 20, 2018. In 1954, he became the first Australian to claim the Open Championship in Britain. Among numerous accolades, Thomson was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1979 ..


Brooks Koepka wins 118th edition of US Open Golf Championship 2018

US golfer Brooks Koepka has won the 118th edition of the US Open golf championship at the Shinnecock Hills course in New York on June 17, 2018. Koepka has created history by becoming the first man since Curtis Strange in 1989 to successfully defend his U.S. Open title.


Sharmila Nicollet becomes first Indian golfer to qualify for China Ladies PGA Tour

Sharmila Nicollet from Bengaluru has become the first Indian golfer to qualify for the China Ladies PGA Tour. She 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. Sharmila, who played on the Ladies European Tour before losing ..


Shubhankar Sharma from Chandigarh becomes highest ranked Indian golfer

Shubhankar Sharma from Chandigarh has become the highest ranked Indian golfer after grabbing 72nd position in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR). He has won the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sharma now also has the rare distinction of leading both the European Tour Race to Dubai and the Asian Tour Order of Merit. ..


Shiv Kapur wins Royal Cup tournament 2017

Indian golfer Shiv Kapur has won the Royal Cup at Pattaya on December 31, 2017, which is his third Asian Tour title of 2017. Kapur, who had just one win in almost 11 years till April this year, has now won three times in last 8 months. This latest win marks Kapur’s fourth Asian Tour ..


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