Joshi, who carded two eagles, five birdies apart from two bogeys, had his best round in the last one month at Chandigarh Golf Club and ended the day with a one-shot lead over fellow Benglauru golfer, M Dharma and Chandigarh golfer, Akshay Sharma.
The 33-year-old Indian golfer, who has returned from the USA after competing in five PGA Tour tournaments, will play in Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational presented by Take Sports at Chandigarh Golf Club starting Wednesday.
The PNC Championship announced Thursday that Woods will play with 11-year-old son Charlie in the tournament that has paired major champions with their sons since 1995, the year before the 44-year-old Woods turned pro.
Dustin Johnson tapped in for par on the 18th for a 4-under 68 to finish at 20-under 268, breaking by two shots the record set by Tiger Woods in 1997 and matched by Jordan Spieth in 2015.
Dustin Johnson, who is looking to become the first world number one to triumph at Augusta National since Woods in 2002, is level with Justin Thomas, Cameron Smith, and debutant Abraham Ancer.
Thursday’s win saw Kochhar pocketing five OWGR points and the youngster can expect to make a climb to top-500 in the world when the next rankings are released on Monday.
21-year-old Kochhar kept his cool to card a round of three-under-69 and overall score of 18-under-270 to win his maiden professional title in the form of PGTI Players Championship at CGC.
Last week’s winner Akshay Sharma climbed eight spots on Tuesday to finish the second round at the tied-fourth place along with Veer Ahlawat, Ranjit Singh and Shankar Das.
Tiger Woods has seen the honorary starter role evolve since making his first Masters appearance as an amateur in 1995.
In normal times there would have been thousands of spectators milling about the hole but in the absence of fans only a handful of people witnessed the feat and screamed in delight.
This week’s PGTI Players Championship will also see golfers playing at PGC and CGC on consecutive days and Khan finds the challenge as an interesting one apart from playing in the new ‘normal’ with masks and social distancing measures.
While all the golfers and their respective caddies apart from PGTI officials submitted negative PCR reports for Covid-19 on Monday, it set the ball in motion for the return of professional golf in India.
Lahiri was 5-under through the first 10 holes but finished the last seven holes in two-over at the Port Royal.
SSP Chawrasia returned to action in style after recovering from coronavirus infection as he carded three-under 69 in the first round of the inaugural Scottish Championship
The 105th edition of the country’s oldest and most prestigious tournament, scheduled to take place at Melbourne’s Kingston Heath Golf Club, had already been postponed from its usual slot in November.
Professional golf will resume in India from next month with Chandigarh and Panchkula hosting the first three out of five tournaments to be held in the country till the end of this year.
Tiger Woods was unable to sustain the momentum of three straight birdies to finish with a 3over 73 in the opening round of the US Open at Winged Foot.
Tvesa and Diksha will stay on in Switzerland for next week's VP Bank Ladies Open, a 200,000 full Euro field event on the Ladies European Tour.
Indian duo of Tvesa Malik and Diksha Dagar carded 72 and 73 respectively in the second round to comfortably make the cut at the Tipsport Czech Ladies Open.
Debutant Tvesa Malik missed the cut by three shots after remaining in the hunt for most part of the day as she bowed of AIG Women's British Open along with compatriots Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar under tough conditions.
Three Indian golfers will be competing for the first time at a single Major as Tvesa Malik on Saturday joined Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar for the upcoming AIG Women's Open.
Shubhankar Sharma made a strong start but lost momentum before pulling things back for an erratic even-par 71 in the first round of the inaugural Celtic Classic golf tournament here.
In a first for Indian women's golf, three leading players of the country -- Aditi Ashok, Diksha Dagar and Tvesa Malik -- will tee up at an LPGA event together, the Ladies Scottish Open, starting Thursday.
Tiger Woods is looking ahead at a compressed tour schedule that will test his balky back in a way it hasn't been challenged in a long time.
Collin Morikawa has won the PGA Championship with one of the greatest shots hardly anyone witnessed at a major.