Golf

McIlroy confirms will represent Ireland in 2016 Olympics

Rory McIlroyJohannesburg, June 19 - Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has confirmed on Wednesday that he would represent Ireland if he qualifies for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil where golf will return to the Games.

Martin Kaymer returns to golf elite on bagging US Open title with ease

Martin-KaymerLondon, June 16 : German golf ace Martin Kaymer bagged the US Open title, making a return to the elite in golf as he closed with a 1-under 69 for an eight shot victory over Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton.

Kapur makes cut at US Open despite triple bogey

Shiv-KapurNot even a crippling triple bogey on the stretch back home could stop Indian golfer Shiv Kapur from making the midway cut at the US Open here.

Martin Kaymer advances into US Open's third round with three-shot lead, best 36-hole

Martin-KaymerLondon, June 14 - German golf ace Martin Kaymer will reportedly advance into the third round with a six-shot lead and the best36-hole score in the US Open history.

Shubhankar slips to 19th in third round at ADT

Shubhankar-SharmaKuala Lumpur: A late slump with a double bogey and a bogey on 14th and 15th holes denied young Shubhankar Sharma the chance to position himself in top-10 at the PGM Vascory Templer Park golf Championship here today.

Golf Shiv Kapur begins with 73, tied at 68th place

Shiv KapurPinehurst (US): Shiv Kapur finished his opening round at the US Open, the year`s second Major, with a three-over 73, leaving himself some work to do in the second round to make the halfway.

Martin Kaymer takes three-shot lead over Graeme McDowell on day one of US Open

Martin Kaymer takes three-shot lead over Graeme McDowell on day one of US OpenLondon, June 13 - German golf ace Martin Kaymer reportedly shot a spectacular five-under 65 to take a three-shot lead over Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell on day one of the US Open at Pinehurst.

Luke Donald praises 'renovated' Pinehurst course ahead of US Open

Luke DonaldLondon, June 12 - British golf ace Luke Donald has reportedly praised Pinehurst ahead of the start of the US Open, which has a reputation of being the toughest major tournament, on Thursday.

McIlroy says will keep mobile phone switched off during attempt to win second US Open

Rory McIlroyLondon, June 12 - Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy will stay silent at Pinehurst this week saying that his mobile phone would be switched off as he tries to win a second US Open title.

Healed Jason Day says ready again to contend for US Open championship

Jason DayJohannesburg, June 11 - Australian golf ace Jason Day, who has finished as a runner-up in two of the past three years in the US Open, has said that he is again ready to contend for a major title as his injured left thumb is totally healed.

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