Anirban Lahiri, the highest ranked Indian golfer endured a shoulder injury during the British open in Scotland this year. Lahiri was bound to miss the Olympics, but the opportunity to represent the country at Olympics too was once in a lifetime chance. Lahiri thus decided to hide his injury and compete at the Olympics. Anirban […]

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Aditi Ashok raised hopes an Olympic medal as she stood just 4 strokes off the pace at tied-eight after the second round of the women’s individual event. The teenager from Bengaluru was just four shots behind the leader, Inbee park of South Korea after firing a second successive three-under 68, which included five birdies against […]

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The youngest golfer in RIO defied her age to cement her place in the top contenders at Rio. Ashok made an 8-footer at the 18th hole to keep her sheet clean with a fine 68. Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand finished 1st with an excellent 65 to gain a one-shot lead over Koreans Inbee Park and […]

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The golf’s men event at the Olympics made a huge return, the Indians played tough but could not win a medal. The golf’s women event in the Olympics begins today and we have a solo Indian women qualified named ‘Aditi Ashok’. The young golfer made headlines at the Ricoh women’s British open when she topped […]

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Anirban Lahiri and SSP Chawrasia had a messy start to their campaign at the Rio Olympics as they carded a three-over 74 and even-par 71 in the opening round of the golf competition in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. Anirban finished the day just inside the top 50. Chawrasia however, inside the top ten at […]

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The men’s golf event at the Olympics begins tomorrow at newly constructed Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro (Watch). Seventy-two holes of individual stroke play with no cut. There’s no team element. Essentially, it’s like a World Golf Championships event. One difference, however, is the possibility of playoffs to determine gold, silver and bronze […]

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Anirban Lahiri, the face of golf in India, on how he defied the odds to become a top 50 in the world golfer and why playing in the Olympics might be the most important thing he ever does. #GoforGold Lahiri.  

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The Olympics have begun and for the first time in over a century, golf is part of the games. Starting this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, most players will get their first look at the Olympic golf course that will be hosting the men’s and women’s competitions. Situated in the Barra da Tijuca region of […]

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The 31st Olympiad was declared open in Rio de Janeiro after an awe-inspiring opening ceremony at the Maracana football stadium. All 207 countries and for the first time, a Refugee team walked at the traditional Parade of Nations. As part of the tradition, Greece was first to march forward followed by other countries in alphabetical […]

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The International Golf Federation published the final Olympic rankings on its website on Monday, with Rahman’s position enough to qualify for Rio when golf makes it return to the Games for the first time since 1904. “This is a great honour for me as well as for the game of golf,” the two-time Asian Tour […]

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