Meraj Shah

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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The Golf bug: A visit to Oxford Golf and Country Club

Two Mad Hatters drive into golf’s rabbit hole in the Western Ghats in a red car.

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King of the Majors: Brooks Koepka strikes a major chord to wrest the PGA Championship from Tiger Woods’ grasp

Sometimes it’s hard to compare a person, or his accomplishments because there are no models in the order of peers amongst whom he ranks.

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These days are just packed! A Gaganjeet Bhullar win in Europe; Anirban Lahiri and Shubhankar Sharma in a Major; and an Asian Tour event in Bengaluru

The Order of Merit race on the Asian Tour is fast becoming a contest between Sharma who leads it, and Bhullar who’s now fourth and expected to rise further when the list is updated at the end of this week.

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Over the top: Fantastico Francesco Molinari’s fantastic performance in Open championship

There was plenty of brilliance in the final round of The Open. Francesco Molinari’s patience however trumped all of it.

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True links: Golf returns to its roots this month

With the Scottish Open and the Open Championship in concurrent weeks, golf returns to its roots this month.

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King of the Hills: Brooks Koepka summits Shinnecock Hills to win the US Open

Brooks Koepka gobsmacked the golf world by becoming the first man in 29 years to successfully defend a US Open title

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Done and Dustin

If that sounds like a wildly presumptuous statement, then you obviously missed out on Dustin Johnson’s final round antics at the FedEx St. Jude Classic last week. As did I, only managing to catch the highlights earlier this

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Over the Top: Ayrshire on a sunny day

Gailes Links, the first course on your itinerary, is hemmed in by Western Gailes, a fantastic, if slightly quirky, layout, and Brassie Links—a 27-hole layout that you’re told is extremely popular with visitors.

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Webb Simpson’s game went adrift when mooring the putter became illegal, after four years in the cold he has found his bearings: Meraj Shah

Last Sunday, on the 18th tee at TPC Sawgrass, Webb Simpson hit his final drive of 2018 Player’s Championship.

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With no playing rights on any Tour, Rahil Gangjee pulls a rabbit out of the bag, says Meraj Shah

Just to give some context to Gangjee’s come-out-of-nowhere win, here’s a quick lowdown.

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Major episodes

Lexi Thompson is deprived of her Major win; Patrick Reed dons the Green Jacket

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Over the top: Jordan Spieth is special

Experience trumps talent at the Augusta National. Jordan Spieth now has both in spades.

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The outlier: Kiradech Aphibarnrat might spring a shocker at the Dell World Matchplay Championships

Kiradech Aphibarnrat hasn’t been making any news. But that’s the way the big-hitting Thai likes to do it—slowly, imperceptibly inching his way into the rareified group of the top 20 golfers on the planet.

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Hero’s welcome: Show your support for Golfer Shubhankar Sharma at the Hero Indian Open Title

The 66th-ranked player in the world will make a run for the 2018 Hero Indian Open. Considering that he’s leading the Race to Dubai on the Continental Tour and the Order of Merit on the Asian Tour, this man is in fine form.

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Over the Top: Bubba Watson clinches 10th victory after two years

Reams have been written about Watson’s penchant for curving the ball; hitting imaginative shots; and more pointedly, his utter disdain for golf swing instruction.

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With two European Tour wins in seven weeks, Shubhankar Sharma is just getting started, says Meraj Shah

The surprise had barely worn off and he’s gone and done it again; this time on a much bigger stage—the 2018 Maybank Malaysian Championship

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Eastern Slice: Cut the ball with abandon at the Angkor Golf Resort in Siem Reap

While this is how things might go down on a handful of holes on most courses, an entire golf course that would follow this script (on all but the par-3s) is like a mythical Valhalla to the slicer—until he tees it up, as you

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Beyond St Andrews: Take a look into Asia’s finest golf resorts

Get on St Andrews’ waiting list by all means. But while you wait, how about tackling these marquee courses in Asia?

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The superb golfer’s magnificent play scorches the Angkor Golf Resort but spares the course record, says Meraj Shah

No, you can’t tee off with the temples in the background,” the guide tells the superb golfer plaintively.

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Tiger Woods makes a comeback, this time he is here to stay

It’s the third time that Tiger Woods has used the Hero World Challenge—an event that he hosts—as his comeback vehicle.

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Only human

Kapur has always been as upfront about his follies as he has been about his strengths on the golf course. So much so that even hacks, your columnist included, would avoid asking him the one question he’d failed to answer: t

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Ajeetesh Sandhu, Gaganjeet Bhullar are undoubtedly talented, says Meraj Shah

They have so much in common, and they couldn’t be more different. The gangly Gaganjeet Bhullar, of the classic rhythmic big-turn golf swing, and Ajeetesh Sandhu, of the tight compact modern action, so reminiscent of Adam Sc

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