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  • Kathmandu, 08-05-2013

    Chikkarangappa sets the course on fire at Surya Nepal Masters 2013

    Red was the colour of the day in the opening round of the Surya Nepal Masters Pvt. Ltd. 2013 as 56 under-par scores were recorded. Capitalising on excellent playing conditions at the Gokarna Forest Golf Resort, young S Chikkarangappa fired eight birdies and an eagle to sign a bogey-free card of 10-under par to end the day as the leader. In all as many as 64 players finished with a par or better score.

    It was definitely the day of the youth brigade as Rashid Khan,...
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  • Jakarta, Indonesia, 05-05-2013

    Gangjee secures tied eighth in Indonesia; Jeev ends in top-15 in China

    Rahil Gangjee (71-69-69-72) ended tied eighth at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters as he posted a total score of seven-under-281. Shiv Kapur (70-69-70-75) finished tied 23rd at four-under-284 after a poor back-nine on the final day. Bernd Wiesberger of Austria was the winner with a total of 15-under-273. Ernie Els of South Africa finished one shot behind Weisberger to claim second place.

    In Tianjin, China, Jeev Milkha Singh (72-69-73-69) carded a creditable three-...
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  • Icheon, South Korea, 28-04-2013

    Chowrasia, Randhawa in top-20 at Ballantines Championship

     
    The Indian duo of SSP Chowrasia and Jyoti Randhawa posted top-20 finishes at the European Tour and Asian Tour co-sanctioned Ballantine s Championship staged at the Blackstone Golf Club in Icheon, South Korea.

    SSP Chowrasia (71-70-73-68) totalled six-under-282 for the week to finish tied 11th. His final round of four-under-68 featured five birdies and a bogey.

    Australian Brett Rumford beat compatriot Marcus Fraser and Sco...
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  • Greater Noida, 26-04-2013

    Manav Jaini bags Jaypee Greens Open; Scripts remarkable turnaround against Mukesh Kumar

    Manav Jaini of Delhi scripted a remarkable turnaround with a three-under-69 in the final round to win the Jaypee Greens Open 2013 at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort in Greater Noida. Jaini bagged his second professional title with a total score of 13-under-275 at the Rs. 20 lakh event. Mukesh Kumar shot a one-under-71 in round four to finish runner-up with a total of 11-under-277.

    Manav Jaini (68-67-71-69) had a slow start to the day as he bogeyed the par-3 third wh...
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  • Greater Noida, 25-04-2013

    Mukesh Kumar and Manav Jaini hold the advantage ahead of final round

    Mhow golfer Mukesh Kumar and Delhi’s Manav Jaini hold the joint lead after round three of the Jaypee Greens Open 2013 being played at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort in Greater Noida. Mukesh and Manav have identical scores of 10-uner-206 after three rounds. Harendra Gupta of Chandigarh and Mandeo Singh Pathania of Greater Noida are one shot behind the joint leaders in tied third place.

    Mukesh Kumar (72-67-67) climbed from overnight tied fifth into the joint le...
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  • Greater Noida, 24-04-2013

    Manav Jaini and Mandeo Singh Pathania joint leaders at the halfway stage

    Delhi’s Manav Jaini and Mandeo Singh Pathania of Greater Noida are the joint leaders at the halfway stage of the Jaypee Greens Open 2013 being played at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort in Greater Noida. Jaini and Pathania have a total score of nine-uner-135 after two rounds. Sandeep Syal of Chennai is one shot behind the joint leaders in third place.

    The cut was declared at three-over-147. Fifty-three professionals and one amateur made the cut.
  • Greater Noida, 23-04-2013

    Mandeo Singh Pathania & Harendra Gupta share the first round lead at Jaypee Greens Open

    Mandeo Singh Pathania of Greater Noida and Chandigarh’s Harendra Gupta fired scores of five-under-67 to hold the joint lead after round one of the Jaypee Greens Open at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort on Tuesday. Manav Jaini of Delhi and Chennai’s Sandeep Syal are a shot behind the joint leaders in tied third place.

    Mandeo Singh Pathania, playing at his home course, came up with a fine round of 67 that featured seven birdies and two bogeys. He collected...
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  • Greater Noida, 22-04-2013

    Jaypee Greens and PGTI announce Jaypee Greens Open

     
    Top golfers participating include Shamim Khan, Chiragh Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Mukesh Kumar 
    Prize purse of Rs. 20 lakh

    Jaypee Greens and Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) have announced the Jaypee Greens Open which will be played at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort, Greater Noida, from April 23 &ndas...
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  • Colombo, 20-04-2013

    Feroz Ali Mollah and team win the Pro-Am event of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013

    The Pro-Am event of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013 was won by Kolkata-based professional Feroz Ali Mollah and his team comprising of amateurs Michael Magala, Mangala Niyarapola and Racheal Hameed. Their score was 114 points.

    The runner up team was consisted of Bangalore-bassed professional Chikkarangappa S as well as amateurs Subodh Dakwale, Nelson Lu and Mickey Sim. Their team total was 110 points.

    The prize for the nearest to...
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  • Colombo, 19-04-2013

    Chiragh Kumar wins thrilling encounter at Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013 had a gripping finish after four days of top class golf at The Royal Colombo Golf Club. When the dust had settled and the final putt dropped, it was Delhi’s Chiragh Kumar who took home the spoils with a stunning one shot ‘come from behind’ victory in the biggest prize money event ever to be staged by the Professional Golf Tour of India (“PGTI”) in Sri Lanka.
     
    Chiragh Kumar (72-66-67-68) carded a...
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  • Colombo, 18-04-2013

    Local favourite Mithun Perera storms into lead at Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013

    Local favourite Mithun Perera shot a brilliant seven-under-64 to open up a three shot advantage in round three of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013 at the Royal Colombo Golf Club. Colombo-based Perera now has a total score of 13-under-200. Bangladesh’s Md Zamal Hossain Mollah is placed second with a total of 10-under-203.

    Mithun Perera (69-67-64), who shot a bogey-free round on Thursday, hit a purple patch with three consecutive birdies from the fifth...
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  • Colombo, 17-04-2013

    Local star Rohana comes good with a scintillating 61 on day two of Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013

    After a steady even-par opening round on Tuesday, local Sri Lankan star Anura Rohana came roaring back in the second round of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013 with a bogey-free 10-under-61. Anura thus matched his own course record. After starting from hole no. 1, Anura collected four birdies and an eagle on the seventh before making the turn. He added four more birdies on the back nine to take his tournament total to 10-under-132.

    “It was great to hav...
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  • Colombo, 16-04-2013

    Rashid Khan grabs first round lead at Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open 2013 got underway today at The Royal Colombo Golf Club. Over 100 professional golfers, all looking for a share of the prize purse of USD 70,000 teed off along with six amateur golfers from Sri Lanka.
     
    Indian professional Rashid Khan finished day one on top of the leaderboard. The Delhi boy, who won the PGTI event at the Classic Golf Resort in the outskirts of Delhi last week, seems to have carried his good form to Colombo.
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  • Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, 12-04-2013

    Rashid Khan bags title at Classic Golf Resort

    Rashid Khan of Delhi won the PGTI Players Championship at the Classic Golf Resort in Mewat, Haryana on Friday. Rashid came up with a score of 39 points in the final round to take his total to 159 points. Chandigarh’s Gurbaaz Mann was the runner-up with a total score of 157 points.

    The stableford points scoring format was followed during the tournament. Under this scoring format, each par accounts for two points, each birdie for three points, each eagle for f...
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  • Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, 11-04-2013

    Gurbaaz Mann maintains lead in round three

    Gurbaaz Mann of Chandigarh will head into the final round of the PGTI Players Championship at the Classic Golf Resort in Mewat, Haryana with a two-point lead. Mann posted 37 points in round three on Thursday to take his total to 122 points. Delhi’s Rashid Khan is currently placed second with a total score of 120 points.

    The stableford points scoring format is being followed in the tournament. Under this scoring format, each par accounts for two points, each...
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  • Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, 10-04-2013

    Gurbaaz Mann opens up three-point lead with a brilliant 44 in round two

    Chandigarh’s Gurbaaz Mann followed up his first round effort of 41 points with a brilliant 44 in round two to open up a three-point lead at the halfway stage of the PGTI Players Championship at the Classic Golf Resort in Mewat, Haryana. Mann’s total stands at 85 points after round two. His nearest challenger is Gurgaon-based amateur Aienesh Ahluwalia with 82 points.

    The stableford points scoring format is being followed in the tournament. Under this sc...
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  • Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, 09-04-2013

    Ashok Kumar emerges round one leader

    Delhi’s Ashok Kumar leads with a score of 42 points after round one of the PGTI Players Championship at the Classic Golf Resort in Mewat, Haryana.

    The stableford points scoring format is being followed in the tournament. Under this scoring format, each par counts for two points, each birdie for three points, each eagle for four points, each bogey for one point and each double bogey (or worse) for zero points.

    Ashok Kumar’s ro...
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  • Mewat, Haryana, 08-04-2013

    PGTI Players Championship at Classic Golf Resort to begin on April 9th

    Top golfers participating include Shamim Khan, Mukesh Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Rashid Khan, Abhijit Singh Chadha, Harendra Gupta, Om Prakash Chouhan

    The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the PGTI Players Championship which will be played at the Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, from April 9 – 12, 2013. The tournament offers a prize purse of Rs. 30 lakh.
  • New Delhi, 07-04-2013

    ORMSBY TAMES NERVES TO WIN PANASONIC OPEN INDIA

    Australian Wade Ormsby claimed a nerve-jangling maiden Asian Tour title at the Panasonic Open India to deny Thai veteran Boonchu Ruangkit from a historic victory at the Delhi Golf Club on Sunday.
     
    Ormsby overcame a disastrous triple bogey on the third hole to shoot a final round one-under-par 71 to win the US$300,000 tournament by one stroke from the 56-year-old Boonchu, who was bidding to become the oldest winner on the region’s premier Tour.
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  • New Delhi, 06-04-2013

    Ormsby keeps lead ahead of Lam; Kapur third; Jyoti & Manav move up at Panasonic Open India 2013

    Australian Wade Ormsby survived a nightmarish front nine to keep a one shot lead over Lam Chih-Bing (73) at the end of the third day of the Panasonic Open India 2013. Ormsby is eighth-under 208, while Lam is seven-under 209 and the top Indian now is local DGC lad, Shiv Kapur, who battled to a even par 72 and shared the third spot with veteran Boonchu Ruangkit (73).

    Ormsby, who opened with a birdie, just as his playing partner Lam Chih-Bing (73) did but then bogeye...
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  • New Delhi, 05-04-2013

    Ormbsy looks for the breakthrough; Chowrasia lying third at Panasonic Open India

    Even as the well-travelled Australian Wade Ormsby is seeking his first professional title, the second placed Lam Chih-bing is trying to end a five-year title drought at the Panasonic Open India 2013. Right behind them is India’s own SSP Chowrasia at six-under with successive rounds of 69.

    Ormsby, 33, added a second straight 67 to move to 10-under 134, while Chih-Bing had a bogey-bogey finish to drop from 10-under to eight-under in second place.
  • New Delhi, 04-04-2013

    Pratt, Ormsby and Lam share lead; Chowrasia best Indian in 4th place

    There was a three-way tie for the lead at the end of the opening round of the Panasonic Open India 2013, as two Australians, Kieran Pratt and Wade Ormsby and Singaporean Lam Chih Bing shared the lead with rounds of five-under 67 each at the demanding and windy Delhi Golf Club on Thursday.

    Two shots behind them was the best Indian in sole fourth, SSP Chowrasia, a two-time winner of co-sanctioned events, at three-under 69, while seven players were at two-under 70 an...
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  • Colombo, 03-04-2013

    PGTI AND SRI LANKA PORTS AUTHORITY ANNOUNCE THE INAUGURAL SRI LANKA PORTS AUTHORITY OPEN

    The Professional Golf Tour of India is all set to stage the inaugural Sri Lanka Ports Authority Open at the Royal Colombo Golf Club in Colombo from April 16-19, 2013. The tournament will witness top professional golfers from India, Sri Lanka and other countries contest for a total prize purse of US$70,000 event (LKR 9,000,000.00).

    The top professionals participating in the event include the likes of Shiv Kapur, Anirban Lahiri, Himmat Singh Rai and Chiragh Kumar al...
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  • New Delhi, 19-03-2013

    Gaganjeet Bhullar achieves career-best world ranking, leads Asian Tour Order of Merit

    Gaganjeet Bhullar achieved a career-best world ranking of 85 after his runner-up finish at the Avantha Masters 2013. The 24-year-old Bhullar also leads the 2013 Asian Tour Order of Merit with earnings of US$ 262,648.

    Bhullar, a four-time winner on the Asian Tour, improved on his previous best world ranking of 88 with a superb performance at the Avantha Masters held at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort last week where he earned 12 Official World Golf Ranking points. Th...
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  • Greater Noida, 17-03-2013

    Bhullar gives Aiken a run for money, but still finishes second at Avantha Masters

    Gaganjeet Bhullar waged a magnificent battle with a stunning eight-under 64, the best card of the final day, but still lost by three shots to the steady Thomas Aiken of South Africa at the Avantha Masters in Jaypee Greens Resort Golf Club.

    The 29-year-old Aiken shot a bogeyfree 67 on the heels of a superb 62 on third day and totaled a superb 23-under 265, while Bhullar, who had predicted a 20-under total for a win, did reach that but was still well short.
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  • Greater Noida, 16-03-2013

    Aiken takes three-shot lead into the final day of Avantha Masters

    Thomas Aiken, who chose golf ahead of cricket and tennis, because it offered better scenery, could enjoy it even more on Sunday as he grabbed a three-shot lead going into the final day of the Avantha Masters at the Jaypee Greens Resort. His three-shot lead in a tournament that has been very tight thus, indicated that the lovely Avantha Masters could once again be headed to South Africa for the second year running, taking over Jbe Kruger, who missed the cut on Friday.

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  • Greater Noida, 15-03-2013

    Chadha, Gangjee seventh, Liang, Chapchai in lead

    There was a very strong Asian touch to the leaderboard as Thailand’s Chapchai Nirat and China’s Liang Wen-chong, added second successive and matching 66s to share the halfway lead at the €1.8 million (approximately US$2.3 million) Avantha Masters on Friday at the to lead at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course.

    Right on the leading duo’s heels was the current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader Chawalit Plaphol of Thailand, as he carded a 68 to share...
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  • Greater Noida, 14-03-2013

    Abhijit Singh Chadha emerges from amateur ranks, lies tied second

    Wearing his favourite Augusta Masters T-shirt, Abhijit Chadha underlined his potential with a flawless six-under 66 a day after being honoured as the ‘Emerging Player of the Indian PGTI Tour for 2012’. The big-hitting 21-year-old Chadha is tied second place behind the rampaging Thai Chinnarat Phadungsil, who shot a sensational 11-under 61 on the first day of the Avantha Masters.

    Chadha was tied second in the company of former Asian Tour Order of M...
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  • Greater Noida, 13-03-2013

    Injury-free Jeev, confident Lahiri lead Indian challenge at Avantha Masters

    Jeev Milkha Singh, the most successful Indian professional, and Anirban Lahiri, the man in red-hot form, are two of India’s main challengers at the fourth edition of the Euros 1.8 million Avantha Masters which tees off at the lush Jaypee Greens Golf Resort. Yet, that the depth in Indian golf is such that there are at least half a dozen players, who can pull off a win this week.

    Lahiri is coming fresh off his third career win last week, while Jeev, after bein...
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  • Greater Noida, 13-03-2013

    Star-studded international field ready for India’s biggest golf battle at Avantha Masters

    The fourth edition of the €1.8million Avantha Masters, which is tri-sanctioned by European, Asian and PGTI Tours will see the strongest-ever field to have assembled in India. A plethora of champions, ranging from a highly successful Ryder Cup captain to five others who have figured in Ryder Cup teams to 50 winners from European Tour and another 50-odd from the Asian Tour, will adorn the event, which is the richest in South Asia.

    But the home challenge led by...
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  • Greater Noida, 13-03-2013

    Professional Golf Tour of India Annual Rolex Awards 2012

    • Shamim Khan is named Rolex Player of the Year for 2012. Takes home over Rs. 57 lakh in prize money for the season • Rolex awards four first-time winners for 2012 • Abhijit Singh Chadha wins Emerging Player of the Year award for 2012.Takes home over Rs. 18 lakh in prize money in rookie year on PGTI • Aditya Raj Kumar Chauhan wins Order of Merit for the 2012 PGTI Feeder Tour season.The Professional Golf Tour of India Annual Rolex Awards 2012 honored the top performers of...
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  • Greater Noida, 12-03-2013

    Lankan Mithun eyes history at Avantha Masters

    Sri Lanka’s Mithun Perera hopes his wish of winning his first Asian Tour title will come true when the €1.8 million (approximately US$2.3 million) Avantha Masters gets underway at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course on Thursday.

    The talented Sri Lankan was on the verge of creating history at the Asian Tour season-opening event in Myanmar but was pipped to second place by Order of Merit leader Chawalit Plaphol of Thailand.

    Mithun, wh...
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  • Greater Noida, 12-03-2013

    First Avantha winner, Andrew Dodt loves coming back to India

    Andrew Dodt calls the Avantha Masters his favourite tournament. And he has good reason to do that for his first and thus far, the only European Tour win, came at the Avantha Masters in 2010.

    Dodt, 26, is back for more at the fourth edition of the Avantha Masters. The winner of the first edition in 2010, said, “Yeah, it’s one of my favourite events on the Tour, so I’m really looking forward to it. It’s obviously a different course this year...
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  • Greater Noida, 12-03-2013

    David Howell re-discovers form in time as he returns to Avantha

    David Howell is no stranger to India. In fact he is one of the few players, who has made India his regular stop on the European Tour’s international schedule. He has been to India for each of the four previous stagings of European Tour events in India, including the last three Avantha Masters.

    And now Howell, who once bested Tiger Wood enroute to winning the WGC-HSBC Champions in 2006, is back for the fourth edition of the Avantha, within weeks of playing th...
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  • New Delhi, 09-03-2013

    Lahiri wins play-off to retain title, beats Rashid in play-off to grab SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India in a dramatic finish

    India’s Anirban Lahiri successfully defended his title at the SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism following a thrilling play-off victory over young countryman Rashid Khan on Saturday.

    The 25-year-old Lahiri birdied the 18th hole from 10 feet in regulation play to force extra-time and then claimed his third Asian Tour victory with a four-foot birdie conversion on the same hole in front of a large gallery at the Delhi Golf Club. Read More
  • New Delhi, 08-03-2013

    Siddikur in the lead; Lahiri placed second

    Bangladeshi Md Siddikur Rahman was rock steady as he carded a third straight four-under-par 68 for a one-shot lead over title holder Anirban Lahiri of India at the SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism on Friday.
     
    Siddikur, who has honed his skills on the PGTI in recent years, put himself in prime position to win a second Asian Tour title after firing five birdies against a lone bogey at the Delhi Golf Club to lead from Lahiri, who birdie...
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  • New Delhi, 07-03-2013

    Rookie Joshi in joint lead; Rashid shoots 64 as Indians dominate SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India

    Rookie Khalin Joshi and Rashid Khan, who has virtually grown up at the Delhi Golf Club held the spotlight as the SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism reached the halfway stage on Thursday.

    Joshi followed up his first 66 with a steady three-under-par 69 to take the lead at the end of the second round. As the sun set down on the DGC, Joshi was joined in the lead by American-Korean Chan Kim (67-68), who finished with a flourish, with four...
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  • Delhi, 06-03-2013

    Rookie Khalin Joshi shares lead with Thailand’s Chapchai Nirat

    Rookie Khalin Joshi got off to a dream debut on the Asian Tour with a six-under 66 on his first day of the SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism, as he shared the lead with former champion and world record holder, Thailand’s Chapchai Nirat in the first round of the tournament that got underway at the fabulous Delhi Golf Club on Wednesday.

    Chapchai and Joshi lead by one shot over Qualifying School winner Chan Kim of the United State...
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  • Delhi, 05-03-2013

    Defending champ Lahiri leads strong home challenge at SAIL-SBI Open

    Defending champion Anirban Lahiri will lead a strong home challenge, but the in-form Shiv Kapur, who has won each of his last two starts, world record holder Chapchai Nirat and four-time Asian Tour winner Gaganjeet Bhullar, will be formidable opponents in the sixth edition of the SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India.

    The event carrying a purse of $ 300,000 tees off at the venerable Delhi Golf Club on Wednesday. The field has nearly 30 past winners of Asian...
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  • Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, 01-03-2013

    Shamim Khan edges out Mukesh Kumar in playoff

    Shamim Khan of Delhi edged out Mukesh Kumar of Mhow in a playoff to win the PGTI Players Championship played at the Classic Golf Resort in Mewat, Haryana. Shamim and Mukesh headed to a playoff after finishing the regulation 72 holes with matching totals of 12-under-276.

    Chikkarangappa S of Bangalore finished third at 11-under-277.

    Shamim Khan (66-70-70-70), who was in third position overnight placed three strokes behind the leader Mukesh...
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  • Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, 28-02-2013

    Mukesh Kumar continues to lead in round three

    Mukesh Kumar of Mhow fired a 68 and held on to his lead in round three of the PGTI Players Championship at the Classic Golf Resort in Mewat, Haryana. Mukesh’s total stands at 13-under-203 after three rounds. Delhi’s Rashid Khan is a stroke behind in second place.

    Mukesh Kumar (68-67-68) held on to his overnight lead after a solid round that featured six birdies and two bogeys. Mukesh was on fire on the front-nine as he sank four birdies. The 47-year-ol...
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  • Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, 27-02-2013

    Mukesh Kumar seizes the lead with a sublime 67

    Mukesh Kumar of Mhow went ahead by one stroke in round two of the PGTI Players Championship at the Classic Golf Resort in Mewat, Haryana after firing a five-under-67. Mukesh thus took his total to nine-under-135. Delhi golfers Shamim Khan and Rashid Khan are one stroke off the lead in tied second.

    Mukesh Kumar (68-67), the winner at PGTI’s last event in Chandigarh last week, climbed from overnight tied fourth into the sole lead thanks to a sublime 67 on Wedn...
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  • Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, 26-02-2013

    Shamim & Rashid hold joint lead in round one

    The Delhi duo of Shamim Khan and Rashid Khan shot scores of six-under-66 to hold the joint lead in round one of the PGTI Players Championship at the Classic Golf Resort in Mewat, Haryana. Gaurav Ghei, another Delhi golfer, is a stroke behind the joint leaders in third place.

    Shamim Khan, who had a bogey-free round, made a terrific start with birdies on the first two holes as he landed his shots within six feet of the pin. The 2012 Rolex Rankings champion collected...
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  • Mewat, Haryana, 25-02-2013

    PGTI Players Championship at Classic Golf Resort to begin on February 26th

    Top golfers participating include Shamim Khan, Mukesh Kumar, Chiragh Kumar, Ashok Kumar

    The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the PGTI Players Championship which will be played at the Classic Golf Resort, Mewat, Haryana, from February 26 – March 1, 2013. The tournament offers a prize purse of Rs. 25 lakh.

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  • Yangon, Myanmar, 24-02-2013

    Gangjee finishes tied seventh in Myanmar, Lankan Perera claims runner-up spot

    Rahil Gangjee finished tied seventh at the Zaykabar Myanmar Open presented by Alpine on Sunday. The Kolkata golfer, who suffered an early setback in the form of a double bogey on the par-5 second hole, carded a two-under-70 in the final round to end up with a total of 14-under-274.

    Among the other Indians in the fray, Himmat Singh Rai finished with a 68 and moved to a creditable tied 13th at 12-under-276. Sujjan Singh, recovering from an injury, shot a 67 to end t...
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  • Chandigarh, 22-02-2013

    Mukesh ends with a flourish to capture title

    Mukesh Kumar of Mhow walked away with the trophy at the PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club after posting an immaculate six-under-66 in the final round. Mukesh totaled 13-under-275 for the tournament to register a four-stroke win. Rookie Ashbeer Saini of Kapurthala had a creditable runner-up finish on his PGTI debut with a nine-under-279 total.

    Mukesh Kumar (67-67-75-66) made a remarkable comeback after a disastrous 75 in round three to bag yet anoth...
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  • Chandigarh, 21-02-2013

    Lohan & Saini in with a chance, share lead with Mukesh

    Abhinav Lohan of Faridabad and Kapurthala’s Ashbeer Saini shot scores of 68 and 71 respectively to climb into the joint third round lead along with overnight leader Mukesh Kumar of Mhow who fired an ordinary 75 on Thursday. The three golfers have matching total scores of seven-under-209 after three days of competition at the PGTI Players Championship being played at the Chandigarh Golf Club.

    Chandigarh’s Harendra Gupta and Chikkarangappa of Bangalore w...
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  • Chandigarh, 20-02-2013

    Spurred on by hole-in-one Mukesh marches ahead

    Spurred on by a hole-in-one on the 11th, ‘King of the Indian greens’ Mukesh Kumar marched ahead into a four-stroke lead at the PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club. The man from Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, carded a second straight 67 to take his two-day total to 10-under-134. Chandigarh’s Harendra Gupta and Kapurthala-based rookie Ashbeer Saini were in joint second at six-under-138.

    The 47-year-old Mukesh Kumar (67-67) picked up birdies on...
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  • Chandigarh, 19-02-2013

    Youngster Siddharth Seth & veteran Mukesh Kumar steal the show on day one

    Twenty-three-year-old Siddharth Seth of Delhi and veteran Mukesh Kumar of Mhow emerged as joint leaders in round one of the PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club on Tuesday. Both the players fired identical scores of five-under-67 to steal the show on the opening day.

    Siddharth Seth shot his best score since turning professional in early 2012 to grab a share of the lead. Seth had a tally of seven birdies and two bogeys in perfect weather conditions at...
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  • Chandigarh, 18-02-2013

    Nineteen rookies to make PGTI debut in Chandigarh

    Nineteen rookies will make their debut on the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) during the PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club which begins on February 19.

    The nineteen players making their professional debut in Chandigarh qualified to play on the PGTI through the PGTI’s 2013 Qualifying School which was held in December 2012 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Kolkata. All these players received their PGTI badges from Mr. Uttam Singh Mundy (D...
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  • Chandigarh, 18-02-2013

    PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club to begin on February 19th

    Shamim Khan, Mukesh Kumar & Rashid Khan top names in the field
    Defending champion Harendra Gupta, Abhijit Singh Chadha, Harmeet Kahlon, Ranjit Singh and Gurbaaz Mann to lead the local challenge
      
    The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the PGTI Players Championship which will be played at the Cha...
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  • Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida, 17-02-2013

    Silverglades Delhi trounce DLF Gurgaon in Louis Philippe Cup final

    The Silverglades Delhi team comprising of Himmat Singh Rai, Shamim Khan and Rashid Khan, put up a resilient performance to trounce the DLF Gurgaon team consisting of Jyoti Randhawa, Digvijay Singh and Abhinav Lohan, by a 3-0 margin in the final of the Rs. 1.24 crore Louis Philippe Cup 2013. 

    The matches resumed at 7:15 am on Sunday after being suspended due to rain on Saturday. 

    In the highly anticipated final encounter, two of Silverg...
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  • Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida, 16-02-2013

    DLF Gurgaon enjoys slight advantage over Silverglades Delhi as rain takes tournament into an extra day

    The DLF Gurgaon team enjoyed a slight advantage over Silverglades Delhi in the final of the Louis Philippe Cup 2013 when play was suspended at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort on Saturday due to heavy rain that led to unplayable course conditions.

    Play was suspended at 12:40 pm on Saturday. The matches will resume at 7:15 am on Sunday. 

    When play was called-off, DLF Gurgaon and Silverglades Delhi were engaged in a keen tussle. Gurgaon&...
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  • Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida, 15-02-2013

    Silverglades Delhi to face-off against DLF Gurgaon in Louis Philippe Cup final

    Silverglades Delhi and DLF Gurgaon made it to the final of the Louis Phillipe Cup 2013. While Silverglades Delhi defeated defending champions Navratna Ahmedabad 2-1, DLF Gurgaon overcame hosts Jaypee Greens Greater Noida by the same margin in the semi-finals. 

    In the first match of the semi-final encounter between Silverglades Delhi and Navratna Ahmedabad, Rashid Khan shot a 73 against Vikrant Chopra’s 75 to give the Delhi team a 1-0 lead. The Ahmedabad...
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  • Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida, 14-02-2013

    Bhullar, Murthy take hosts Greater Noida to the top in Louis Philippe Cup 2013

    Gaganjeet Bhullar and R Murthy set the Greg Norman-designed Jaypee Greens Golf Course ablaze with scores of seven-under-65 and five-under-67 respectively to catapult hosts Jaypee Greens Greater Noida to pole position after the second round of the Louis Philippe Cup 2013, India’s premier pro team golf event.
     
    While Indian ace and team leader Gaganjeet Bhullar was at the top of his game in round two, Bangalore-based R Murthy, a last minute replacement for the i...
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  • Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida, 13-02-2013

    Navratna Ahmedabad, Silverglades Delhi share the spoils on day one of LP Cup

    Holders Navratna Ahmedabad began their quest to retain the Louis Philippe Cup Inter-City Golf crown in style with an aggregate score of six-under-138 to be tied at the top with Silverglades Delhi at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort in Greater Noida.
     
    Navratna Ahmedabad, the reigning champions, rode on the scintillating five-under-67 from their Sri Lankan recruit Mithun Perera, who had a bogey-free round. Captain Vikrant Chopra and Vinod Kumar, the other two members of...
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  • Dubai, UAE, 03-02-2013

    Jeev Milkha Singh finishes tied 10th at Dubai Desert Classic

    Jeev Milkha Singh fired an even-par-72 in the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic to finish tied 10th at the US$ 2.5 million European Tour event. Jeev, who posted a tournament total of 14-under-274, finished eight strokes behind the winner Stephen Gallacher of Scotland.

    Jeev shot scores of 68, 67, 67 and 72 in Dubai. He made three birdies, a bogey and a double bogey in the final round.

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  • Ahmedabad, 03-02-2013

    Kapur holds lead to win the Gujarat Kensville Challenge, three other Indians in top-10

    After going through seven years in the wilderness, Shiv Kapur made it two-in-two winning the third edition of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge golf at the Kensville Golf and Country Club on Sunday. Going into the final round with a lead of four shots, Kapur suffered an early wobble, before steadying himself to card a one-under 71 and win by two shots over Andrew McArthur (69).

    Kapur totaled tournament record 14-under 274 and enroute he also set a new course of 65 i...
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  • Ahmedabad, 02-02-2013

    Shiv Kapur moves close to win with a four-shot lead at Gujarat Kensville Challenge golf

    Playing flawless golf, Shiv Kapur turned on the heat and carded a bogeyfree seven-under 65 to re-write the course record set less than 48 hours ago by Agustin Domingo in the first round of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge 2013 on Saturday. Holding his own under rather warm conditions, Kapur moved up to 13-under 203 and opened up a handy four-shot lead over playing Andrew McArthur (71) and five clear of Philip Archer (66).

    Tim Sluiter (70), who goes down on his stom...
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  • Ahmedabad, 01-02-2013

    Scotsman McArthur takes lead, Kapur lying second, Gangjee, Bhullar sixth at Kensville Challenge

    Andrew McArthur may not have got many birdies, but he made sure he did not drop any shots either, as he came back with a bogey-free three-under and took a two-shot into the weekend at the Gujarat Kensville Challenge on Friday. The 32-year-old Scotsman, with one Challenge Tour win dating back to 2008 against his name, is now eight-under 136 for two rounds and two shots clear of Shiv Kapur (71) and three ahead of overnight leader Spain’s Agustin Domingo (73), Dutchman Tim Sluiter (69) a...
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