According to data by Sagacious IP, a global intellectual property research and consulting firm, there have been 83,267 patents filed relating to golf between 2000 and 2019. Football is a distant second in this regard with 22,397 and tennis third (20,195). Cricket, meanwhile, has seen 1,916 patents filed in that period.
Veer Ahlawat with day’s best shot of 65 has been placed tied second with Sri Lankan N Thangaraja and overnight joint leaders Manu Gandas, S Chikkarangappa. Tokyo Olympian Udayan Mane missed the cut for the second time this season.
Gulfam Pappan of hosts Delhi Golf Club and Shravan Desai of Ahmedabad are chasing the quartet and were tied for fifth place at four-under 68 at the end of the first day of the PGTI MP Cup.
The four events will ensure that the Tour can complete its Order of Merit and crown a champion of 2020. Seven Indian golfers including Rashid Khan, a two-time Asian Tour winner, are in top-100.
Woods sent a group text through captain Steve Stricker to American players, saying he was behind them in their battle to regain the cup.
At the 43rd Ryder Cup, which begins Friday morning, Stricker will rely on more elemental inspiration for his team: He has the youngest U.S. squad in decades, and he knows those players have spent most of their lives hearing about Europe’s sustained dominance in the event.
Veer Ahlawat of Gurugram records second straight runner-up finish following his show in Panchkula.
Kartik Sharma fired the day's best score of 65 to be tied second place with Angad Cheema and Shravan Desai at the J&K Open in Srinagar.
Yuvraj Singh Sadhu of Chandigarh climbs to second place with 65 while overnight leader Udayan Mane of Pune slips to third place 72
After missing cut in Hyderabad and T-21 at Panchkula, the Tokyo Olympian bounces back with 65 while Rashid Khan, Honey Baisoya and Veer Ahlawat are tied second at 67
The Bangladeshi duo of Mohammed Zamal Hossain Mollah and Badal Hossain who are regulars in the PGTI will be the foreign flavour.
The Bengaluru golfer, 27, picks his 15th career title and 14th win on the PGTI while overnight leader Veer finishes second
Only 57, including one amateur golfer, made it after the cut was declared at one-over 145 as rain-hit second round was completed on Friday.
Out of 124, only 59 golfers completed their second round on Thursday due to the delayed start forced by morning rains followed by thunderstorms
Players Championship golf Rd 1: Yashas Chandra with 7-under 65 sets the bar at Panchkula Two-time Asian Tour champion and reigning PGTI Order of Merit winner Rashid Khan of Delhi was tied second with a five-under 67 along with Sunit Chowrasia of Kolkata and Veer Ahlawat of Gurugram.
The other Indians in the field are Amandeep Drall, who was tied-fourth on the LET Access series last week, Vani Kapoor, Astha Madan, Gaurika Bishnoi and Ridhima Dilawari
Top Indian pros Udayan Mane, Rashid Khan, Khalin Joshi, Chikkarangappa, Karandeep Kochhar to fight out for the Rs 50 lakh event at Panchkula Golf Club from Wednesday.
The Gurugram golfer posts two-under 64 on the last day while Karandeep Kochhar of Chandigarh finishes runner-up with the day’s best seven-under 59 in the Golconda Masters Telangana Open.
Manu, eyeing maiden pro title, totalled 20-under 186 (64-58-64) but had a mixed third day with an eagle, three birdies and two bogeys.
Rookie Kartik Sharma fires 9-under 59 to be tied third with Yuvraj Singh Sandhu behind Amardeep Malik who is second with 12-under 127 at the Golconda Masters Telangana Open.
Pukhraj Singh Gill and Manu Gandas in joint lead with scores of 64.
After the Covid-19 break, Indian golfers tee off at Golconda Masters in Hyderabad Golf Club, beginning September 2.
Veerman's previous best European Tour finish was third at the Irish Open earlier this season.
This was the second time Aditi has made the cut at the Women's Open when she achieved her career-best in a Major with T-22 finish in 2018.
Aditi Ashok, who had the entire Indian nation enthralled as she finished an agonising fourth at the Tokyo Olympics, was one of the two Indians vying for one of the 15 spots on offer for the Major.