Golf

Woods’ wife uses golf club to rescue him after SUV crash

Woods’ wife uses golf club to rescue him after SUV crashOrlando (US), Nov. 28 : The world’s top ranked golfer Tiger Woods was rescued by his wife after being injured in a car crash on Friday morning.

Woods, who was initially feared to be in a serious condition after the crash, has been treated and released in good condition, according to the hospital.

The crash, which occurred at 2:25 a. m. near Woods'' home in an Orlando-area gated community, was heard by Wood’s wife, Elin Nordegren, who used a golf club to smash out the back window of the Cadillac SUV and help get her husband out of the car.

Tiger Woods injured in car accident

Tiger Woods injured in car accidentWashington, Nov 28 - Golf luminary Tiger Woods was slightly injured Friday in an early morning car accident just outside his home near Orlando, Florida, and was treated at a nearby hospital before being released, his publicist and the hospital said.

According to a joint statement, the world's leading professional golfer "was in a minor car accident outside of his home last night."

"He was admitted, treated and released today in good condition," Woods' publicist and Health Central Hospital said in a joint statement.

Chadha wins Albatross juinor golf

Chadha wins Albatross juinor golfGurgaon, Nov 27 : Ankur Chadha lived up to his reputation and fired a level par 72 to win the category A title with a four-day total of 221 in the inaugural Albatross International Junior Golf Championship 2009 at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Classic Golf Resort, here Friday.

Mukesh, Muniyappa share lead at Crompton Greaves golf

Mukesh, Muniyappa share lead at Crompton Greaves golfMumbai, Nov 27 : Mukesh Kumar of Mhow and Bangalore's C. Muniyappa, the Indian Open champion, emerged joint leaders at 11 under 159 after round three of the Aircel-PGTI's Crompton Greaves Open golf.

Mukesh carded a four-under-60 in round three while Muniyappa returned two under 62 in the Rs. 80 lakh event at the Willingdon Sports Club.

Australia's Kunal Bhasin and Delhi golfer Shamim Khan were tied third at 10 under 160.

Jeev-Jyoti gobble par-fives, India seventh at Omega World Cup

Jeev Milkha SinghShenzhen (China), Nov 27 : Jeev Milkha Singh and Jyoti Randhawa combined superbly to birdie each of the five par-fives and bring home a four-under 68 that kept them in the hunt for a finish in top-five of the Omega Mission Hills World Cup golf at the Jose Olazabal course here Friday.

On the course which has five each of par-fives and par-threes on the par-72 layout besides the usual eight par fours, the Indian pair, who were unable to play a practice round together because of a delay in Randhawa's visa, are now nine-under for two days and in tied seventh place.

Rashid clinches Western India Amateur title

Rashid clinches Western India Amateur titlePune, Nov 27 : Rashid Khan once again came good on the final day to win the LG Western India Amateur title in a comfortable fashion. In the final round Friday, at the Par-71 Poona Club Golf Course Rashid shot a round of even-par 71, and with a tournament total of one-under 283, the Delhi player won by a margin of five shots.

Rahul Bajaj could not really put the pressure on the eventual winner and had to be content with a runner-up finish after he carded a round of four-over 75 to finish five shots back.

Shane emerges sole leader at Crompton Greaves Open

Crompton GreavesMumbai, Nov 26 : Shaquill Shane of the United States returned a six under 47 to grab the sole lead on day two of the Crompton Greaves Open 2009 golf, an Aircel-PGTI event, at the Willingdon Sports Club. Shane was a total of 10 under 96 here Thursday.

C. Muniyappa, the reigning Indian Open champion, and Praduman Singh Guleria are joint second at nine under 97. In all, 53 professionals made the cut that was applied at
107.

Muniyappa in lead at Crompton Greaves Open

Chinnaswamy MuniyappaMumbai, Nov 25 : Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Muniyappa, the reigning Indian Open champion, shared the joint lead along with Kolkata's Raju Ali Mollah, Jaipur's Vishal Singh and Shaquill Shane of the US after round one of the Crompton Greaves Open 2009 (an Aircel-PGTI event), here Wednesday.

Muniyappa, Mollah, Singh and Shane produced identical scores of four under 49 to be the joint leaders on day one. Manav Jaini, Sandeep Syal, Praduman Singh Guleria and Feroz Ali Mollah are one stroke off the pace in tied fifth place.

Jeev and Randhawa have high expectations from golf World Cup

Jeev Milkha SinghShenzhen (China), Nov 25 : Jeev Milkha Singh and Jyoti Randhawa are all set to represent India at the 2009 World Cup of Golf at the Mission Hills Golf Club starting here Thursday.

Jeev, currently ranked 57 in the official world golf rankings, earned the direct berth for India by virtue of his ranking. Jyoti will partner Jeev at this mega-event.

Top players for Crompton Greaves golf from Mon 25

Top players for Crompton Greaves golf from Mon 25Mumbai, Nov 24 : The Crompton Greaves Golf Open 2009, which boasts a prize money of Rs. 8 million, will be staged at the Willingdon Sports Club, here from November 25-28.

The Pro-Am event will be played on November 29.

Lot of potential among Indian junior golfers

Lot of potential among Indian junior golfersI am excited and eagerly anticipating the inaugural Albatross International Junior Golf Championship 2009, which tees-off at the par-72 Classic Golf Resort on Wednesday. Junior golf is the breeding ground for our future champions and it’s wonderful to see parents take the initiative in setting up the Albatross Junior Tour (AJT), and organise an international event of this magnitude in India. This augurs well for Indian golf as Albatross has set up an excellent foundation for nurturing junior golfers for subsequent tours like the amateur and later the pro tour.

Improved putting takes Jeev to 15th place; Westwood in lead

Improved putting takes Jeev to 15th place; Westwood in lead Dubai, Nov 21 : A much-improved performance with the putter made all the difference as Jeev Milkha Singh despite two bogeys came back with a four-under 68 that saw him move up from tied 22nd to 15th at the end of the third round of the Dubai World Championships golf here Saturday.

Jeev at six-under 210 is nine shots behind leader Lee Westwood (66) but a good final round could easily get the Indian into top-10 as he is only three behind sixth-placed duo, Geoff Ogilvy (68) and Sergio Garcia (69).

Gaurav Pratap Singh wins ONGC Masters golf

Gaurav Pratap SinghNoida, Nov 21 : Gaurav Pratap Singh registered his first professional win after a nail-biting finish in the ONGC Masters 2009 at the Noida Golf Course here Saturday.

Singh came through on his home turf despite firing a three over 75 in the final round. He ended the tournament with a total of three under 285. Vijay Kumar of Lucknow finished a close second at two under 286 while Delhi's Gaurav Ghei was a further stroke back in third place.

Singh (70, 70, 70, 75) enjoyed a comfortable lead for most of the day though he had two experienced campaigners such as Vijay Kumar and Gaurav Ghei on his tail.

Chadha, Bhandarkar tied for lead at Gujarat Open amateur

Abhijit ChadhaAhmedabad, Nov 19 : Pune's Aditya Bhandarkar shot one of only two under-par rounds Thursday to set up a final-day clash with overnight leader Abhijit Chadha at the LG Gujarat Open at the par-72 Kensville Golf Club.

The 20-year-old carded a round of one-under 71 in the day to tie Chadha at four-over 220 for the tournament.

Late bogeys pulled Chadha back and the two players will now go head-to-head in the last round in search of their maiden win on Tour.

Pawan Kumar is now nine shots behind the leaders, alongside Ambala's Manav Das.

Jeev tied 14th at Dubai World Championships

Jeev Milkha SinghDubai, Nov 19 : Jeev Milkha Singh poured in a tense 15-footer for par at the end of two-under 70 round and that kept him in a tie for 14th at the inaugural Dubai World Championships here Thursday.

It may only be the first of the four days, but the inaugural Dubai World Championships is turning out to be everything it promised and more.

Chopra tied eighth, Kapur, Lahiri and Gangjee 14th

Chopra tied eighth, Kapur, Lahiri and Gangjee 14th  Siew Reap (Cambodia), Nov 19 : Golfer Vikrant Chopra drained three birdies on the back nine to bring home the best card among the four Indians with a three-under
69 that placed him tied for eighth at the end of the first round of the Johnnie Walker Cambodian Open here Thursday.

Chopra was two shots behind Australia's David Gleeson (67) and in tied second place was a bunch of six players, including three little known Thais, a Malaysian, Filipino and one Chinese Taipei.

Spotlight on Wood at Dubai World Championship

Greg NormanDubai, Nov 19 : A "four-under par mile" at the Greg Norman layout at the Dubai World Championship may not quite be a Roger Bannister-like "sub-four minute mile", but Bitish golfer Chris Wood will take it.

Playing his first event, since he withdrew from the Castellon Masters five weeks ago, the Bristol lad went birdie-birdie-birdie-birdie over the last four to get into the clubhouse lead at six-under that was later overtaken by Robert Allenby (65).

Fashionable Villegas brings glamour to Dubai World Championships

Fashionable Villegas brings glamour to Dubai World ChampionshipsDubai, Nov 19 : Camilo Villegas, golf's poster boy and a new member of the European Tour, gives the season-ending Dubai World Championships the glamour quotient that a tournament offering the world's biggest prize money in a single week needs.

After shooting a flawless 66 that kept him tied for second and just one shot behind Robert Allenby (65), Villegas categories everything about the tournament as 'big'.

Jeev looking to end season in style at Dubai World Championships

Jeev Milkha Singh Dubai, Nov 18 : Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh is looking to end the European Tour in style with an impressive finish at the Dubai World Championships starting here Thursday.

At the breathtaking Earth golf course here, Jeevd played the Pro-Am Tuesday was back at the course Wednesday morning for some practice.

"I love the layout and had a good look at it. I hope I can round off the European Tour season in style," said Jeev, who will tee of with Rafael Cabrera-Bello in the first round.

Abhijit Chadha stays in front at Gujarat Open

Abhijit Chadha Ahmedabad, Nov 18 : Chandigarh's Abhijit Chadha maintained his ascendancy on the top of the leaderboard after the second round of the LG Gujarat Open at the par-72 Kensville Golf Club here Wednesday.

With a round of three-over 75, Chadha has a tournament total of two-over 146 and now enjoys a three-shot lead.

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