Let's get vocal about local.
In all this, the only thing that is questionable is the dire need to be suited up from top to bottom in big international names that either facilitate in making a statement or succeed in merging well with the crowd. This has notably made many international golf gear and golf luxury brands flocking to India. Does this mean that there is a lack of homegrown brands or just a lack of awareness about them?
From Greens to ‘Tees’
Even while JJ Chakola was playing the best golf of his life, a thought lurked, which unknown to him, would be a lifeline when he found himself at a crossroad some years down. But till that happened, JJ, now 35, played freely, driven by the belief that the sport had something special in store for him. Why not; considering he started at 12, the rise was quick for the Coimbatore boy. After figuring among the top-three in juniors on the Indian Golf Union’s merit list, Chakola was anointed the top amateur in 2006. The accolades kept pouring in and got...
Lahiri to retain PGA Tour Status 20-21
As reported by Press Trust of India, May 4 2020. Stuck at his parents place in Hyderabad without his golf clubs, India’s Anirban Lahiri heaved a sigh of relief after getting the good news that his playing status on the elite PGA Tour has been guaranteed for not only the remainder of the year but also for the 2020-’21 season. “Without doubt it is a big relief and the PGA Tour has taken the right decision keeping in mind the current conditions (COVID-19 pandemic),” said Lahiri, who has been on the Tour since 2015. Lahiri, who made his card for...