Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri struggled in extremely windy conditions through his first nine holes before steadying himself to end with a two-over 73 that saw him lose the lead and be tied fourth at the midway stage of the USD 900,000 Venetian Macau Open on Friday.
Indian golf ace Anirban Lahiri said that it was a great Diwali after he shot a brilliant 10-under-par 61 to take an early lead on the opening day of the Macau Open on Thursday, with defending champions Scott Hend a shot behind.
Brian Harman took advantage of home comforts, ideal weather and a red-hot putter as he charged into a share of the lead in Thursday`s opening round of the $5.6 million McGladrey Classic at Sea Island in Georgia.
Rory McIlroy has pulled out of next week`s BMW Masters and the following WGC HSBC Champions event in Shanghai to focus on his legal battle with his former management company, British media reported, citing a statement from the Northern Irishman.
Nick Faldo has lost the respect of Europe`s leading golfers after calling Sergio Garcia "useless" during their Ryder Cup victory over the United States at Gleneagles, Europe`s talisman Ian Poulter has said in his autobiography.