Hero Indian Open 2017 (European Tour and Asian Tour Co-Sanction)

Dates 9 Mar - 12 Mar, 2017
Venue DLF Golf & Country Club, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
Prize Money US $1750000
Format Stroke Play

Tournament News

  • Gurgaon, 12 Mar 2017

    SSP Chawrasia ‘seizes the day’ with stellar final round performance to successfully defend Indian Open crown

    SSP Chawrasia’s extraordinary achievements at the international stage have now become part of Indian golfing folklore. On Sunday, the plucky Indian added another glorious chapter to his glittering career as he marched to an emphatic seven-shot victory at the US$ 1.75 million Hero Indian Open 2017, to successfully defend his crown
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  • Gurgaon, 12 Mar 2017

    Chawrasia rises to 18th in Europe and second in Asia

    Here are some of the stats relating to SSP Chawrasia’s victory at the Hero Indian Open 2017
     
     
    With this win:
     
     
    SSP Chawrasia became the second Indian after Jeev Milkha Singh to bag four European Tour titles, his sixth win on the Asian Tour and overall sixth international victory.
     
     
    Became the first Indian to defend a European Tour title.


    Chawrasia climbed from 194th place to 18th position in the European Tour’s Race to Dubai and from 60th to second place in the Asian Tour Order of Merit
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  • Gurgaon, 11 Mar 2017

    Chawrasia joint leader on day three; Keeps Indian hopes alive

    Gurgaon, March 11, 2017: Defending champion SSP Chawrasia kept Indian hopes alive at the Hero Indian Open 2017 on Saturday as he led the field along with Spaniard Carlos Pigem and Englishman Eddie Pepperell. The trio was placed at six-under through 11 holes in round three when play was suspended due to fading light.

    The third round of the US$ 1
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  • Gurgaon, 10 Mar 2017

    Defending champ Chawrasia on the rise on day two; Emerges clubhouse leader

    Defending champion SSP Chawrasia of India was back in familiar territory on day two of the Hero Indian Open 2017. The three-time European Tour winner posted a sublime five-under-67 to take the second round clubhouse lead as weather interrupted play for the second straight day at the pristine DLF Golf & Country Club.

    While Chawrasia led the field at five-under-139, Englishman David Horsey was placed second at four-under-140
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  • Gurgaon, 09 Mar 2017

    Slow start for Indians in round one

    The opening day of the Hero Indian Open 2017 didn’t go as per script for the 41 Indians in the field.

    While Italian Matteo Manassero emerged clubhouse leader at four-under-68 on the weather-interrupted opening day, Shubhankar Sharma, Rahil Gangjee and amateur Rigel Fernandes, shot scores of even-par-72 to be the highest-placed among the Indians.

    The threat of lightning led to suspension of play for 90 minutes on Thursday between 1515 hrs and 1645 hrs IST
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  • Gurgaon, 08 Mar 2017

    Indian Open - Star Groupings

    Indian Open 2017
     
    Star Groupings for Round 1:
     
     
    Tee 1 - 7:50 am
     
    John PARRY (ENG)  
    Ricardo GONZALEZ (ARG)
    Arjun ATWAL (IND)

     
    Tee 10 – 7:05 am
     
    Robert ROCK (ENG)
    Alexander KNAPPE (GER)
    Shiv KAPUR (IND)
     
     
     
     
    Tee 10 – 7:15 am
     
    Paul PETERSON (USA)
    Matteo MANASSERO (ITA)
    Gaganjeet BHULLAR (IND)
     
     
    Tee 10 – 7:25 am
     
    Kiradech APHIBARNRAT (THA)
    Rafa CABRERA BELLO (ESP)
    Anirban LAHIRI (IND)

     
    Tee 10 – 7:55 am
     
    Panuphol PITTAYARAT (THA)
    Jeev Milkha SINGH (IND)
    Shubhankar SHARMA (IND)

     
    Tee 1 – 12:20 pm
     
    SSP CHAWRASIA (IND)
    Scott HEND (AUS)
    David HORSEY (ENG)

     
    Tee 10 – 1:15 pm
     
    Sam CHIEN (USA)
    Jyoti RANDHAWA (IND)
    Daniel CHOPRA (SWE)


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  • Gurgaon, 08 Mar 2017

    Olympians Lahiri & Chawrasia to renew rivalry at Indian Open 2017

    Two of India’s top golfers Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P
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  • Gurgaon, 07 Mar 2017

    Indians look to continue dominance at home Open

    It’s that time of the year again when the spotlight of the golfing world is on India as the nation hosts the prestigious Indian Open, a US$ 1.75 million event, co-sanctioned by the European Tour and the Asian Tour.

    The tournament has a new venue this year, the Gary Player-designed DLF Golf & Country Club in Gurgaon, and in addition the field will be headlined by international stars such as Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain, Australian Brett Rumford and Thai sensation Kiradech Aphibarnrat
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