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V Krishnaswamy

  • Phil Mickelson runs into Rory McIlroy-era after Tiger Woods-era

    Amidst all the drama at Valhalla, it is hard to miss out Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler. They were as much the protagonists in this amazing script as Rory McIlroy himself. Mickelson was second – a second time at PGA, the first being in 2001, when McIlroy and Fowler were still in school. Standing...

    Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 7:15am
  • Rory McIlroy wins after 'Foursome at Dusk'

    Irishman wins his fourth Major overcomes challenge by Mickelson, Fowler and Wiesberger

    Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 6:50am
  • He has two wins in Asia, but who is golfer Bernd Wiesberger?

    Bernd Wiesberger, 28, was born in Vienna and lives in Oberwart, Austria. The six-foot-two-inch golfer turned pro in 2006. Apart from Europe, he also plays in Asia, where two of his three wins have come. After two Challenge Tour wins in 2010, his first big win came in Korea, where he won the...

    Monday, 11 August 2014 - 4:49am
  • Jim Furyk and Day chase Rory McIlroy

    Till not too long back, Rory McIlroy and his fans would dread the advent of Friday, when the young Northern Irish golfer would seem to disintegrate. No longer. He showed that at the British Open and then again WGC-Bridgestone. And, he did the same for a third time in a row at the 96th PGA...

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 7:45am
  • 2014 PGA Championship: 'Stubborn' Tiger Woods plays on, but misses cut

    This is one year that Tiger Woods would like to forget in a hurry. And to make matters worse, this could even be his last round for the season, which ends in October. Woods shot his second straight 3-over 74 and was not even close to making it into the Saturday field. Woods didn't sweet coat his...

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 6:35am
  • Faster? Higher? Stronger? How many miles to go before India shines on global sports map

    How many miles to go before India shines on the global sports map? Were our recent performances an indication of a glorious gold-laden future? V. Krishnaswamy analyses the state of the sporting union to find out

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 6:10am
  • 2014 PGA Championship: Anirban Lahiri makes an early exit

    Anirban Lahiri gave it all he had, but in the end he just couldn't get his clubs to do his bidding and the weather did not help. The net result: a second round card of 73 and with a total of three-over 145, Anirban Lahiri exited from the 96th PGA Championships on Friday, even as the rain kept...

    Sunday, 10 August 2014 - 6:25am
  • Anirban Lahiri faces early exit

    A start delayed by 50 minutes on account of rain, which kept coming down the whole morning, alternating between drizzles and heavy downpour, did not help Anirban Lahiri's cause as he was three-over through 14 holes in the second round on Friday. At the damp and soggy Valhalla, Lahiri had four holes...

    Saturday, 9 August 2014 - 7:10am
  • Rory McIlroy back at the top

    Midway through the second round, Rory McIlroy moved into a familiar position; the one he has begun to believe is his by right. Five-under in the first round at the 96th PGA Championships at Valhalla Golf Club, McIlroy, winner of the Open and WGC-Bridgestone in his last two starts, holed a monster...

    Saturday, 9 August 2014 - 7:05am
  • Kentucky bites

    Wood’s tryst with greens and greens

    Saturday, 9 August 2014 - 6:10am