Team USA defeated Team Europe comprehensively with a 17 - 11 tally to win the Ryder Cup after an eight-year spell. USA's Phil Mickelson was under added pressure "when some dumb ass opened his mouth two years ago" following the loss in 2014. Europe's captain Darren Clarke was proud of the manner his team gave their best effort to retain the Cup.
Child golf prodigy Shubham Jaglan was felicitated by the Delhi Golf Club on Wednesday 14th Sept 2016, for his extraordinary feat of winning the US Kids Golf World Championship 2016. The last achievement was one of the 95 wins he has chalked up in 118 tournaments. Shubham still remains focused and determined to better himself at the game.
Tiger Woods is hoping for a return to competitive golf after a 14-months hiatus to recover from a surgery on his back. The PGA Tour season opener Safeway Open will be held from 13th to 16th October 2016 in California, U.S.A.
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The final field to make up 28 two-man teams for the inter-country team event consists of players with diverse accomplishments and backgrounds. S.S.P. Chawrasia has picked Chikkarangappa S. to represent India at Melbourne, Australia from 23rd to 27th November 2016.
India's teen golfer Aditi Ashok rounded off the week with a total of +7 at 41st spot in the women's golf event at Rio Olympics on Saturday. Inbee Park of Korea outclassed the field by seven strokes with a -16 total to win the gold medal. Lydia Ko (NZL) and Shanshan Feng (CHN) secured silver and bronze medals at -11 and -10 scores, respectively.
Justin Rose won gold for Great Britain as he overcame Sweden's Henrik Stenson on a dramatic final day of the Olympic Men's Golf Competition in Rio de Janeiro. Both were level at the 18th tee. Stenson three-putted for bogey and a -14 total, Rose holed a birdie to sign for a -16 total score. Indians S.S.P. Chawrasia and Anirban Lahiri carded +5 and +10 totals, respectively.
India's Shubham Jaglan shot an -18 total at the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship 2016 being held at Pinehurst, U.S.A. to win with a 11-shot margin over the field in Boys 11-Years Age group. His final round was a bogey-free -4.
USA's Jimmy Walker held his nerve to win on the longest final day at the PGA Championship with a -14 total score, one shot better than defending champion and world number one Jason Day of Australia. Day had a strong finish to his round at the US$ 10 million Major event, with an eagle on the 18th.