Ahmedabad, 02-02-2013Playing 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...Read More
Ahmedabad, 01-02-2013Andrew 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...Read More
Ahmedabad, 31-01-2013Spanish journeyman, Agustin Domingo, was up till 3.15 am in the morning watching his home team, Barcelona draw with Real Madrid 1-1 in the first leg semi-final of the Kings Cup back in Spain. But that did not show on his scorecard on the opening day of the third edition of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge 2013 on Thursday, as he set a new course record at the Kensville Golf and Country club. He took a one-shot lead over Shiv Kapur and Scotsman Andrew McArthur, who was wearing trainers instea...Read More
New Delhi, 30-01-2013The Avantha Masters will be played at a new venue and on a different date in 2013 when the fourth edition of the tournament is held from March 14-17 at the Greg Norman-designed Jaypee Greens Golf Course, in Greater Noida near Delhi, India.The demanding 7,347 yards, par 72 Championship Course at Jaypee Greens Golf Course, which opened in 2000, is the only course in India designed by two-time Major Champion Norman.Located approxima...Read More
Hua Hin, Thailand, 26-01-2013Kolkata’s Rahil Gangjee earned playing rights for the 2013 Asian Tour season after he finished tied 21st at the Final Stage of the Asian Tour Qualifying School held at Hua Hin, Thailand. Gangjee, who totalled five-under-280 for the tournament, emerged as the only Indian to earn a full card. The top 41 players earned cards for the 2013 season.The 34-year-old Gangjee (72-68-72-68) had an inspiring final stretch in round four as he made four birdies on t...Read More
Hua Hin, Thailand, 22-01-2013A strong Indian contingent of 18 golfers will tee it up at the Final Stage of the Asian Tour’s Qualifying School for the 2013 season at Hua Hin, Thailand. The final stage will be played from January 23 – 26, 2013 at two golf courses – Imperial Lakeview Golf Club and Springfield Royal Country Club – in Hua Hin, Thailand. The top 40 players and ties will earn Asian Tour cards out of a total of 248 players.Leading the Indian charge will be Ch...Read More
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20-01-2013SSP Chowrasia returned a two-under-70 on the final day of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship to finish tied 17th at the $2.7 million European Tour event. Chowrasia, who posted a tournament total of seven-under-281, finished seven strokes behind the winner Jamie Donaldson of Wales.Chowrasia (73-73-65-70), who had fired the best score of the week, a seven-under-65, in the third round, produced five birdies and three bogeys in the final round.
New Delhi, 08-01-2013Following its highly acclaimed inaugural edition in March 2012, the Louis Philippe Cup, golf’s equivalent of the IPL, is set to be contested by 9 teams of India’s top professional golfers at a new venue at Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida from February 11th to 16th 2013. The Louis Philippe Cup is sanctioned by the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) for three years as the exclusive professional team golf tournament in India and conceptualised by RN Golf Management.
New Delhi, 07-01-2013• Major winner Rich Beem and Ryder Cup star Oliver Wilson to headline field• Inaugural winner Bhullar and 2012 runner-up Gangjee return for the Challenge• Cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar to visit event...Read More
New Delhi, 24-12-2012• Packed calendar till May 2013 End• Strong international flavour• Season tees-off on 31st January with Euro 200,000 European Challenge Tour EventThe Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced its calend...Read More
Shiv Kapur ends seven-year-title drought with win over old friend Daniel Chopra at Shubhkamna Champions GolfShiv Kapur ended a seven-year drought with a masterly final round of seven-under 65 that saw him finish at 17-under and win the inaugural Shubhkamna Champions Tournament hosted by Jeev Milkha Singh. Kapur, whose last win came in 2005 at the Volvo Masters of Asia, rounded off a string of top-5 and top-10 finishes on Asian Tour with a win by three strokes over his old friend and ‘senior’ Daniel Chopra, who was unable to celebrate his 39th birthday with a title victory.<...Read More
Nusajaya, Malaysia, 16-12-2012Shiv Kapur and SSP Chowrasia carded identical totals of 10-under-206 to finish tied 10th at the rain-shortened $2 million Iskandar Johor Open. Spaniard Sergio Garcia won the event after firing a final round of 11-under-61. Garcia totalled 18-under-198.While Shiv Kapur shot a three-under-69 in the final round, SSP Chowrasia returned a two-under-70.Himmat Singh Rai finished with an overall score of six-under-210 in tied 21st place alongs...Read More