TAKE Solutions Masters 2017* (PGTI-Asian Tour Joint Sanctioned)

Dates 3 Aug - 6 Aug, 2017
Venue Karnataka Golf Association, Bengaluru
Prize Money US$ 3,00,000
Format Stroke Play

Tournament News

  • Bengaluru, 06 Aug 2017

    Khalin Joshi bags career-best second at TAKE Solutions Masters, finishes two behind champion Poom Saksansin of Thailand

    India’s Khalin Joshi bagged his career-best Asian Tour finish, a second place, at the inaugural TAKE Solutions Masters, a US$300,000 event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and PGTI. Joshi posted a valiant final round of four-under-67 at his home course, the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA), to end up with a total of 14-under-270, two behind champion Poom Saksansin of Thailand.

    Khalin Joshi (68-67-68-67), whose previous best on the Asian Tour was tied second at the 2015 Bashundhara Bangladesh Open, went one better with his lone second finish in front of his home crowd on Sunday
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  • Bengaluru, 05 Aug 2017

    Bengaluru boys Joshi, Chikka, stay in the hunt, hot on leader Poom’s heels

    Overnight leader Poom Saksansin’s lead was reduced from four shots to two on the penultimate day of the TAKE Solutions Masters 2017 as the Indian duo of Khalin Joshi and Chikkarangappa, both Bengaluru lads, gave the Thai a run for his money at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course.

    While Saksansin (70) led the field at 12-under-201, Khalin Joshi’s hard-earned three-under-68 kept him in second at a total of 10-under-203 at the US$300,000 event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and PGTI. Chikka’s two-under-69 meant he closed the day in third place at eight-under-205
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  • Bengaluru, 04 Aug 2017

    Indian trio of Khalin, Chikka, Rahil, make a move, rise into contention at TAKE Solutions Masters

    While Thailand’s Poom Saksansin pulled away into a four-shot lead at the halfway stage of the TAKE Solutions Masters, the good news for India was the rise of Bengaluru boys Khalin Joshi, Chikkarangappa and Rahil Gangjee, into contention.

    Even as Poom dominated proceedings on day two of the US$300,000 Asian Tour event thanks to his four-under-67 that took him to 11-under-131, Khalin Joshi, playing at his home course, too shot a 67 to make his way up to second at seven-under-135.

    Chikkarangappa, another local lad, came up with a 68 to move into tied third at six-under-136
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  • Bengaluru, 03 Aug 2017

    Indian youngsters Viraj Madappa, Divyanshu Bajaj shine on opening day of TAKE Solutions Masters

    Round one of the Asian Tour’s inaugural TAKE Solutions Masters belonged to Indian youngsters Viraj Madappa and Divyanshu Bajaj. The Kolkata duo sparkled with matching scores of five-under-66 at the KGA course in Bengaluru on Thursday to close the first round of the US$300,000 event in joint second, two behind leader Poom Saksansin of Thailand.

    Rookie Viraj Madappa, the first player to tee off from the 10th on Thursday morning, got to three-under in no time as he sank a 15 feet eagle on the par-5 11th and followed that up with a mammoth 35 feet birdie conversion on the next
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  • Bengaluru, 02 Aug 2017

    Shiv Kapur eager to continue hot streak at TAKE Solutions Masters

    Shiv Kapur has been one of the leading performers for India on the international stage this year. The Indian is now eager to continue his hot streak in his home country as he sets his sights on the inaugural TAKE Solutions Masters, a US$ 300,000 event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the PGTI, which gets underway on Thursday.

    It has been a satisfying season so far for the Indian, who won his second Asian Tour title at the Yeangder Heritage in Chinese Taipei in April after waiting for more than 11 years
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  • Bengaluru, 02 Aug 2017

    TAKE Solutions taking Indian golf to new heights

    Professional golf in India has been on an upsurge and credit for the same goes to TAKE Solutions. TAKE's visionaries have been an integral part of the growth of the game in the country. The man behind supporting the game extensively, Srinivasan HR, Vice Chairman & Managing Director of the TAKE Solutions came into the limelight when he first started the TAKE Solutions World Corporate Golf Challenge over a decade ago for the corporate golfers
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  • Bengaluru, 02 Aug 2017

    Chawrasia and Chikka approach TAKE Solutions Masters with great hopes

    SSP Chawrasia will be aiming for another home victory at the inaugural US$300,000 TAKE Solutions Masters which should give him a huge boost in the Asian Tour Order of Merit race. Already lying second in the race for the Order of Merit, Chawrasia has been hugely successful at home, having won five of his six titles in India.

    Chawrasia needs a tied second place finish with one player to take over the Merit lead from David Lipsky, who is not in the elite field this week
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  • Bengaluru, 01 Aug 2017

    Jeev Milkha Singh looks for that spark at inaugural TAKE Solutions Masters

    Indian golfing legend Jeev Milkha Singh is excited about playing competitive golf in the city of Bengaluru after a long gap of five years as he prepares to tee it up at the inaugural TAKE Solutions Masters, an event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and PGTI, scheduled to begin at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course this Thursday.

    The two-time Asian Tour Order of Merit champion’s last appearance at a professional tournament in the Garden City was at a team event in 2012, the LP Cup.

    “It’s always a pleasure to come back to Bengaluru
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