City Bank American Express Chittagong Open 2017

Dates 29 Mar - 1 Apr, 2017
Venue Bhatiary Golf & Country Club, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Prize Money Rs 40 Lacs
Format Stroke Play

Tournament News

  • Chittagong, 01 Apr 2017

    Siddikur Rahman wins inaugural City Bank American Express Chittagong Open with mammoth six-shot margin

    Bangladeshi golfing icon Md Siddikur Rahman lived up to the expectations of the home crowd that turned up to cheer him at the Bhatiary Golf & Country Club (BGCC) in Chittagong as he registered an imposing six-shot victory at the inaugural City Bank American Express Chittagong Open on Saturday.

    Siddikur shot a clinical two-under-70 in the final round to keep the trophy in the host nation of Bangladesh. He ended the Rs
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  • Chittagong, 31 Mar 2017

    Siddikur Rahman continues domination in round three, leads by seven

    Md Siddikur Rahman, Bangladesh’s leading golfer, continued his domination at the City Bank American Express Chittagong Open thanks to a fiery five-under-67 in round three on Friday. Siddikur thus increased his lead from six to seven shots at the Bhatiary Golf & Country Club as his total stood at 14-under-202.

    Sri Lankan Anura Rohana (68) occupied second place at seven-under-209 while the Indian trio of Khalin Joshi (69), Sanjeev Kumar (69) and Shamim Khan (69) were in joint third place at six-under-210
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  • Chittagong, 30 Mar 2017

    Siddikur takes control in round two with a blistering 66

    Bangladesh’s premier golfer Md Siddikur Rahman delighted the home crowd with a blistering six-under-66 in round two of the City Bank American Express Chittagong Open. Siddikur’s brilliant effort at the Bhatiary Golf & Country Club on Thursday helped him build a substantial lead of six shots at the halfway stage as his total read nine-under-135.

    Indians Shamim Khan (72), Sanjeev Kumar (71), Khalin Joshi (70) and Harendra Gupta (72) were bunched together in tied second at three-under-141 along with Sri Lankan Anura Rohana (72)
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  • Chittagong, 29 Mar 2017

    Indian youngsters Samarth Dwivedi, Honey Baisoya share first round lead at City Bank American Express Chittagong Open

    Indian youngsters Samarth Dwivedi and Honey Baisoya shot scores of four-under-68 to share the first round lead at the inaugural City Bank American Express Chittagong Open as the PGTI made its debut at the pristine Bhatiary Golf & Country Club.

    Bangladesh’s leading golfer Md Siddikur Rahman was one stroke behind in tied third along with Sri Lankan Anura Rohana and five Indians Anil Bajrang Mane, Harendra Gupta, Naman Dawar, Shankar Das and PGTI Order of Merit leader Shamim Khan.

    Samarth Dwivedi, playing only his second season as a professional, got off to a disastrous start with bogeys on the first two holes where he missed chip-putts
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  • Chittagong, 28 Mar 2017

    Inaugural City Bank American Express Chittagong Open tees off on March 29

    PGTI to make its debut in Chittagong

    Prize purse of Rs. 40 lakh 

    Field to feature Md Siddikur Rahman, Shamim Khan, Shankar Das, Mithun Perera, Honey Baisoya, Udayan Mane, Khalin Joshi, Md Zamal Hossain Mollah
     
    The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), the official sanctioning body of professional golf in India, makes its debut in the city of Chittagong with the staging of the inaugural City Bank American Express Chittagong Open.

    The tournament, PGTI’s second in Bangladesh this year, will be held at the magnificent Bhatiary Golf & Country Club (BGCC) from March 29 – April 1, 2017, and will carry a prize purse of INR 40 lakhs
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