Meraj Shah

Articles By Meraj Shah

127 Articles

Golf for television: It’s tailor-made for viewers

There’s no doubt that the format suits McIlroy’s aggressive go-for-broke style of play. “I’m a huge fan of the skins format. I love the way it rewards attacking play and think it suits my game quite well.

Golf, Tiger Woods, Japan, GolfTv,  ZOZO Championship, Golf Narashino Country Club, Chiba, Japan,  News

Rory McIlroy laughs all the way to bank with $15 million bonus

It matters little that he likes to play down the money he won at the end of the regular PGA Tour season by lifting the FedEx Cup at the Tour Championship last month.

Rory McIlroy encashed winner’s cheques at three events in 2019 News

Why can’t the season-ending playoffs on the PGA Tour get it right?

Who can forget Tiger and playing partner Rory McIlroy walking down the fairway on the 72nd hole, trailed by a sea of fans held back by a tenuous rope. And, when he dropped the bogey putt to win, in Tiger’s words, “All hel

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Fairway to heaven: A Cathedral’s nine holes, and the other fairy tales

In a move that’s drawn quite a bit of publicity and a fair bit of derision, the good folk at the second-oldest cathedral in England decided to install a mini-golf course, smack dab in the middle of the central aisle.

Golf, traditional religion, fairy tales, 18th fairway, celestial presence, Hinako Shibuno, British Women, Tiger Woods, opinion news

Shane Lowry delivers a magnificent comeback win at The Open

Ireland’s golf prodigy Shane Lowry delivers a magnificent comeback win at The Open

Shane Lowry, The Open, Open Championship, Royal Portrush Golf Club, Sam Torrance, Dunluce Links, HSBC Abu Dhabi Championship News

The Disruptor: Matthew Wolff has the craziest looking Golf swing ever

For Wolff, validation from peers came last week, when he scripted the most exciting finish on the PGA Tour in recent times.

Rookie Matthew Wolff is tearing up the PGA Tour with an incredible golf swing News

Over The Top: Ace golfer Gary Woodland rediscovers touch to win US Open

In the last six years, Woodland has acquired a reputation for not finishing the job. Before he teed it up at Pebble Beach in sole possession of the lead on the final day, he’d held the 54-hole lead six times and squandered

Over The Top, Gary Woodland, golfer, ace golfer, US open, opinion news

Life’s a beach: America’s prettiest golf course puts its game face on for US Open

For the game’s aficionados, Pebble Beach’s history is inextricably interwined with the US Open—a tournament it’s hosting for the sixth time.

Opinion News

No parallels to match Fire and Fury golf course in Ladakh

For the longest time, it was the highest golf course in the world: The Fire and Fury GC, laid out on a sweeping tract of land that sloped down from the hills to the south of Leh town, was also as unique a golf course as has e

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The Power of Chi: Buddha’s image casts a benevolent eye on golfers in Pattaya

The first, and most important lesson, for itinerant golfers teeing it up at the latest addition to Pattaya’s golfing firmament—the Chee Chan GC—is not to swear.

The Buddha’s image casts a benevolent eye on golfers at the Chee Chan GC in Pattaya News

What makes Doha an ideal place for a golf trip

Watching from a distance, specifically a fairway on the back nine of the Doha Golf Club, your motley group of itinerant golfers, shrugs and carries on.

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Over the top: How Tiger Woods scripted his greatest comeback after being written off

Two years after the golfing world had written him off, Tiger Woods scripts his greatest comeback yet.

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Braveheart! Stephen Gallacher’s incredible resurrection is the stuff of lore

The 44-year-old, known for his ball striking with the long irons hit one of the shots of the week on that stretch: a 4-iron from 240 yards out for his second on the par-5 18th that flew over the water and gave him an easy two

Opinion News

Rory Mc Ilroy triumphs in battle of nerves at Player’s Championship

Rory, who famously had a meltdown at Augusta a few years back, showed ominous signs nerves when he hit an easy putt completely off-line on the 14th hole on the final day.

Opinion News

Golfers must stop thinking and start playing: Meraj shah

Golfers, stop thinking, and start playing.

Opinion News

“Line ’em up-The most sweeping changes to the Rules of Golf and what they mean”

There have been revisions since a modicum of guidelines came into play 600 years back, but in the modern era, a review was direly required. So let’s get that straight—at least some of the Rules needed to be changed.

New Rules Guidelines in 2019 stipulate that not even your caddy is allowed to help you line up putts News

Golfers longing for a bit sun and balmy climes should be heading South

Readers will appreciate that as someone who’s been playing and writing about the game for over two decades now, there are hardly any layouts in the country that are completely unknown to your columnist.

Opinion News

Don’t get conned by modern fundamentals of golf, advises instructor Bob Toski

Toski is often accused of not subscribing to the ‘big muscle’ method of the modern golf swing, but the litany of injuries that so many pros who use that has triggered concern.

Opinion News

Why has Justin Rose, top ranked golf player, changed his clubs?

The break-up happened in typical millennial fashion: with a tweet.

Opinion News

From Tiger Woods to Jyoti Randhawa, why we’re not going to forget 2018

Shubhankar takes the continental prize; Tiger’s back in the hunt; and Jyoti’s trapped in the woods. We’re not going to forget 2018, that’s for sure.

Opinion News

Over the top: Discovery to launch GolfTV – viewership set to rise

Golf viewership is set to rise as the game’s first OTT channel launches in 2019.

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Over the top: Phil Mickelson wins bragging rights for life, valued infinitely more than $9 million

Phil Mickelson wins bragging rights for life, valued infinitely more than $9 million

Phil Mickelson, US Open, AT&T, Woods, The Match News

Want to master the game called Golf? here are a few tips

At 40, I’m no better a golfer than I was at 20. That’s a lie, I was better then.

Bubba Watson, golf News

Over the top: On trip to Scotland, Super Golfer finds himself inebriated with spirit of Golf

The Superb Golfer is well acquainted with imperfection; given its rampant pervasiveness in the world he inhabits, and has learnt to accept it as a cross he must bear for his unfailing excellence.

Opinion News

Over the top: Shubhankar Sharma’s miss in CIMB Classic is nothing to be worried about – all he needs is a little break

Yes, Shubhankar Sharma missed out in Malaysia. And that’s okay. We need to give the kid a break.

Shubhankar Sharma, golf News

Just to be able to play again this year is a hell of a comeback; Tiger Woods is back again

Now there’s plenty of justification that exonerates Woods’ performance this time at the biennial event, but, plainly put, Woods has never been an outstanding team player.

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Over the TOP: Driving Pleasure

With more power and less precision, the Superb Golfer laps the field at the India finals of the Audi Quattro Cup in Hua Hin.

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