Indian golfers, who won six titles on Asian Tour last year, will start as early favourites at the inaugural approximately USD 1.1 million AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open golf tournament which begins here on Thursday.
With Park In-bee`s victory at the North Texas Shootout on Sunday South Korean golfers have won seven of the first 11 LPGA Tour events this season and the world number two says the battle for a spot on the Korean Olympic team is driving them hard.
Flamboyant Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez was involved in a dramatic on-course confrontation with Keegan Bradley as tempers flared in their dead rubber at the WGC-Championship Match Play Friday in California.
Masters champion Jordan Spieth was sent crashing out of the $9.25 million WGC-Championship Match Play on Friday after England`s Lee Westwood held his nerve to win a thrilling duel and clinch a place in the last 16.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri came within a whisker of pulling off a second upset in as many day before World No. 6 and Masters runner-up Justin Rose produced two great shots to first even the match on the 18th and then birdied the first play-off hole to keep his hopes alive at the WGC Match Play event here on Friday.
Anirban Lahiri indicated he is ready to make his presence felt at the highest levels, as he made a sensational debut at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, beating higher-ranked Ryan Palmer of the US comprehensively for a 4&2 win in Group 6.