Player Details

  SHUBHANKAR SHARMA


 
 

 
Shubhankar Sharma became the first Indian to lead the European Tour Race to Dubai when he achieved his second European Tour triumph at the Maybank Championship in Malaysia in February 2018. It was his biggest ever pay cheque of US$ 500,000. Shubhankar went on to finish a creditable tied ninth after holding the 36-hole and 54-hole lead at the WGC – Mexico Championship in his very first appearance at a PGA Tour and WGC event. He will be making his Major debut at the 2018 Masters after earning an invite for the event.

Shubhankar became the youngest Indian winner on the European Tour at the age of 21 when we bagged the Joburg Open, a tournament jointly sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours, in December 2017. The victory earned him a berth at the 2018 British Open. With a win and four other top-10s on the Asian Tour in 2017 he finished seventh on the Order of Merit in Asia. His other top result of the year was a tied fourth at the Bashundhara Bangladesh Open.

Sharma won the TAKE Open and the season-ending McLeod Russel Tour Championship on the PGTI in 2017.

In 2016, Shubhankar earned his first full card on the Asian Tour after coming through the Qualifying School. He enjoyed two top-5 results in his rookie season on the Asian Tour – third at the Bashundhara Bangladesh Open and tied fourth at the Resorts World Manila Masters – thus finishing inside the top-60 and earning an exemption for 2017.

He had an outstanding 2016 season on the PGTI having bagged three titles – PGTI Players Championship at Eagleton, Kolkata Classic and 15th TATA Open – along with seven other top-10s. He finished a career-high third on the Rolex Ranking in 2016. 

Sharma finished sixth in the 2015 Rolex Ranking with four top-3s on the PGTI. He was joint runner-up at the PGTI Cochin Masters and runner-up at the TAKE Solutions India Masters (joint sanctioned by ADT and PGTI) during the year. He lost in the playoff to compatriot Chikkarangappa at the TAKE Solutions India Masters. He also finished tied fourth at the Asian Tour’s Panasonic Open India 2015.

Shubhankar was fourth at the Panasonic Open India 2014 (Asian Tour).

Sharma’s one win and six other top-10s during the 2014 PGTI season helped him finish 13th in the Rolex Ranking. His victory at the PGTI Cochin Masters helped him set the record for becoming the youngest winner on the PGTI at 17 years and eight months. The record was later broken by Karandeep Kochhar in 2016 who achieved the feat at 17 years and five months.

In his rookie season on the PGTI in 2013, Shubhankar secured three top-10s. His best result was tied fifth at the 12th TATA Open.

Shubhankar won the All India Amateur Championship in 2013 at the age of 16.

Sharma was India’s No. 1 junior prior to turning professional in 2013.

Age 21
Nationality INDIA
Home Course DLF GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Professional Since 2013
Season  
Sr Date Tournament Status Pos Prize Money
18 Mar - 11 Mar, 2018 Hero Indian Open 2018* (European Tour & Asian Tour Joint-Sanctioned)CUT7  15,40,000
Total Prize Money  15,40,000