Player Details

  JEEV MILKHA SINGH


 
 
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Jeev Milkha Singh posted three top-10s on the Asian Tour in 2016 which included a tied second finish at the Bank BRI-JCB Indonesia Open.

Jeev captained Team Asia at the EurAsia Cup 2016. 

He won the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in 2012. It accounted for his fourth European Tour title and third victory on European soil.

Jeev had four top-10s on the Asian Tour in 2011.

He finished tied ninth at the WGC – Accenture Matchplay Championship in 2010.

He posted five top-10s in 2009. His best performances in 2009 included a fourth place finish at the WGC-CA Championship and a tied fifth finish at The European Open.

Singh achieved his career-best world ranking of 28 in March 2009. This is the highest world ranking achieved by an Indian till date.

Jeev came up with the best performances of his career in the year 2008 and as a result won the Asian Tour Order of Merit for the second time. In 2008, the Chandigarh golfer became the first man in Asian golf history to win over US$ 1 million during a season, eventually earning US$ 1.45 million which was a new Tour record. He also ended the year in 12th place on the European Tour Order of Merit.

Jeev’s victories in 2008 came at the Bank Austria GolfOpen (European Tour), Singapore Open (Asian Tour), Nagashima Shegio Invitational Sega Sammy Cup and Golf Nippon Series JT Cup (both on the Japan Golf Tour). He also recorded the two best finishes by an Indian at a Major, tied ninth at the PGA Championship and tied 25th at the US Masters. Besides he posted runner-up finishes at the Enjoy Jakarta Astro Indonesia Open and the Ballantines Championship and had five other top 10s to his credit.

He finished tied second at the PGTI’s BILT Open 2008. This was his first event on the PGTI. 

Singh made his debut at the World Cup in 2008. He represented India along with Jyoti Randhawa at this event.

Singh received India's fourth highest civilian honour, the Padma Shri in 2007.

The Chandigarh golfer rounded off 2007 in style with two top-10s on the Japan Golf Tour and four top-20s on the European Tour.

He enjoyed an outstanding year in 2006, winning four times across the world and lifting his maiden UBS Asian Tour Order of Merit crown with record earnings of US$591,884. This enabled him to end the year in 37th place on the Official World Golf Rankings. 

He ended a frustrating seven-year winless drought with a one-stroke victory at the Volvo China Open in April 2006. The Volvo victory sparked a rich vein of form as he went on to win the Volvo Masters, the European Tour's season-ending event, in Spain in October and then back-to-back titles in Japan at the Casio World Open, his first triumph in Japan, and the Golf Nippon Series JT Cup. Such was his great form that he also notched no fewer than 15 other top-10s on the Asian, Japan and European Tours.

Jeev qualified and played in all four rounds at the 2006 US Open in Winged Foot. Was also named the Asian Tour’s Players' Player of the Year and won the UBS Special Achievement Award for his magical season. 

Was tied second at the 2005 Okinawa Open.

In 2002, Jeev became the first player from his country to qualify for the US Open. This was his first appearance in a Major.

Won the Asian Tour’s 1999 Lexus International in Thailand.

Received the Arjuna Award (India’s highest sporting honour) for the year 1999.

Finished runners up at the 1998 Hero Honda Masters and 1998 Thailand Open. Was tied second in the 1999 South African Open.

Jeev became the first Indian golfer to qualify for the European Tour. He won his European Tour card at the end of 1997.

Lost in a play-off in the 1997 Asia Pacific Ericsson Masters.
                                     
In 1996, he was part of the Indian team that stunned Scotland in the Dunhill Cup in St Andrews. He beat Andrew Coltart.

Had a string of successes from 1994 to 1996. Won the Shinhan Donghae Open (1994), Philippine Classic and Asian Matchplay Championship (both in 1995) and Philip Morris Asia Cup (1996). Runners-up at 1995 Passport Open.

 
Age 45
Nationality INDIA
Home Course CHANDIGARH GOLF CLUB
Professional Since 1993
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