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  • Mohali, Punjab, 09-09-2013

    PGTI Feeder Tour to make its debut at Forest Hills Golf Resort

    The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will make its debut at the Forest Hills Golf Resort in Mohali, Punjab, with the staging of its third event of the 2013 Feeder Tour season from 10-12 September, 2013. The tournament will carry a total prize purse of Rs. 6 lakh.

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  • Crans Montana, Switzerland, 08-09-2013

    Shiv Kapur finishes tied 26th at the European Masters

    Shiv Kapur recorded the best finish among the Indians at the European Masters in Switzerland, an event co-sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours. Kapur totaled six-under-278 for the tournament to end up in tied 26th place.

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  • Crans Montana, Switzerland, 06-09-2013

    Lahiri trails by two at European Masters, occupies tied eighth place

    India’s Anirban Lahiri put up a battling performance with a second round even-par-71 to trail Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn and Scotland’s Stephen Gallcher by two shots at the European Masters on Friday.

    The three-time Asian Tour winner grabbed the opening honours with a fin...

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  • Crans Montana, Switzerland, 05-09-2013

    Lahiri makes a dream start at European Masters

    Three-time Asian Tour winner Anirban Lahiri of India put up a class act on the opening day of the European Masters as he fired an eight-under-par to grab the first round lead on Thursday.

    Englishmen Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood and Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez are in tied second pla...

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  • 23-08-2013

    Gaganjeet Bhullar - Fact File

    Player:                         Gaganjeet Bhullar
    Country:                       India
    Date of Birth:                April 27, 1988
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  • New Delhi, 23-08-2013

    Gaganjeet Bhullar honoured with Arjuna Award

    Gaganjeet Bhullar, one of India’s leading professional golfers and winner of five international titles, has been honoured with the prestigious Arjuna Award. The announcement was made by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, on Thursday, August 22, 2013. Read More

  • Bristol, United Kingdom, 14-08-2013

    Himmat Singh Rai emerges triumphant at Jamega Tour event in England

    India’s Himmat Singh Rai emerged triumphant at a Jamega Tour event at The Players Club near Bristol in England on Tuesday. Rai shot scores of 66 and 71 to end up with a total of three-under-137 at the par-70 course. James Ruth 66-72 of England finished one stroke behind Rai in second place.

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  • Moscow, Russia, 28-07-2013

    Chowrasia finishes tied 32nd in Russia

    SSP Chowrasia finished as the top Indian at the M2M Russian Open, a European Tour event, held at the Tseleevo Golf & Polo Club in Moscow, Russia. Chowrasia fired scores of 72, 72, 72 and 71 to end up in tied 32nd place with a total score of one-under-287. Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland won the tournament with a total score of 16-under-272.

    Jeev Milkha Singh (71-71-72-75) claimed tied 42nd place at one-over-289. Anirban Lahiri totaled four-over-292 to secure...
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  • New Delhi, 21-07-2013

    Condolence Message for Zai Kipgen

     

    We regret the sad and untimely demise of professional golfer and former PGTI member Mr. Zai Kipgen on July 20, 2013.                  

    Zai was one...

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  • Muirfield, Scotland, 21-07-2013

    Kapur signs off with a solid 71, cherishes The Open experience

    Shiv Kapur ended the 142nd Open Championships with his head held high after firing a solid even-par-71 in the fourth and final round at Muirfield on Sunday. Kapur finished the week at 15-over-299 in tied 73rd place. Kapur, who opened with a stunning three-under 68 in round one, which included a starting run of six birdies on the first seven holes, shot 77 and 83 in the second and thir...

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  • Muirfield, Scotland, 15-07-2013

    KAPUR LOOKING TO MAKE AN IMPACT AT HIS SECOND MAJOR APPEARANCE

    India’s Shiv Kapur will be banking on his experience of playing in Europe in recent years in order to make an impact in his second appearance at The Open Championship. Kapur will be the only Indian in the elite field at The Open scheduled to get underway from July 18 at Muirfield in Scotland.

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  • Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore, 05-07-2013

    Lahiri sails to emphatic five-stroke victory at PGTI - Eagleburg Open

    Anirban Lahiri posted a determined three-under-69 in the final round of the PGTI ’ Eagleburg Open to sail to an emphatic five-stroke victory at his home course, the Eagleton Golf Resort, near Bangalore. Lahiri totaled 20-under-268 for the tournament. Chikkarangappa S, another local lad from Eagleton, fired a 68 in the final round to finish runner-up with a total score of 15-under-273.

    Anirban Lahiri (73-62-64-69), had an eventful start to the day. He birdied...
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  • Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore, 04-07-2013

    Lahiri asserts authority on home turf to build five-stroke lead

     
    Anirban Lahiri followed up his blistering 62 in round two with an equally impressive eight-under-64 in round three to build a five-stroke lead at the PGTI Eagleburg Open being played at the Eagleton Golf Resort near Bangalore. The local favourite’s total score now reads 17-under-199. Lucknow’s Sanjay Kumar held on to second place with a 68 in round three which moved his overall score to 12-under-204.

    Anirban Lahiri (73-62-64) had a ter...
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  • Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore, 03-07-2013

    Lahiri produces a sizzling 62 to seize the lead

     
    Local favourite Anirban Lahiri sizzled with an awesome 10-under-62 to seize the lead in round two of the PGTI Eagleburg Open being played at the Eagleton Golf Resort near Bangalore. Lahiri’s two-day total stands at nine-under-135. Lucknow’s Sanjay Kumar fired a five-under-67 on Wednesday to be placed second at eight-under-136.Anirban Lahiri (73-62) was off to a flying start in round two as he had a 30-feet eagle putt on the opening 10th where he managed to extra...
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  • Dunbar, Scotland, 03-07-2013

    Shiv Kapur qualifies for the British Open


    India’s Shiv Kapur qualified for his second Major appearance after he earned a berth for the 2013 Open Championship at the 36-hole Local Final Qualifying (LFQ) event in Dunbar, Scotland.

    The 31-year-old Kapur fired scores of 69 and 64 in wet and cold conditions to total seven-under-133 for the event. He finished the event in tied second place to become one of three players in the field to make the cut.

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  • Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore, 02-07-2013

    Gangjee, Thind & Prabagaran in three-way lead in round one

     
    Rahil Gangjee of Kolkata, Arshpreet Thind of Gurgaon and Sri Lanka’s K Prabagaran fired scores of four-under-68 to share the lead in round one of the PGTI Eagleburg Open being played at Eagleton – The Golf Resort near Bangalore. Mukesh Kumar of Mhow, Lucknow’s Sanjay Kumar, Jaipur-based Vishal Singh and Delhi golfer Kapil Kumar are in tied fourth, one stroke off the lead.

    Arshpreet Thind had an ideal start to the tournament as he...
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  • Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore, 30-06-2013

    PGTI and Eagleton - The Golf Resort announce PGTI - Eagleburg Open


    • Prize purse of Rs. 30 lakh
    • Leading professionals include Anirban Lahiri, Shamim Khan, Himmat Singh Rai, Digvijay Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Chiragh Kumar

    The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and Eagleton ’ The Golf Resort have announced the PGTI ’ Eagleburg Open, which will be played at the magnificent Eagleton Golf Resort near Bangalore from 2 - 5 July, 2013. The event boasts a prize purse of Rs. 30 l...
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  • Pune, 28-06-2013

    Lahiri eclipses Shamim in playoff to win title

     
    Anirban Lahiri of Bengaluru gave himself a great birthday present one day before his 26th birthday when he eclipsed Shamim Khan of Delhi in a playoff to win the PGTI Players Championship being played at the Oxford Golf & Country Club in Pune. The two players headed for a playoff after being tied at the top of the leaderboard with total scores of 10-under-278 at the end of the regulation 72 holes. Anirban finally won after making birdie on the playoff hole even as Shamim...
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  • Pune, 27-06-2013

    Shamim Khan shines in round three to emerge leader

     
    Shamim Khan of Delhi carded a resolute four-under-68 to emerge leader in round three of the PGTI Players Championship being played at the Oxford Golf & Country Club in Pune. Shamim’s total moved to 10-under-206 after his superb third round effort. Rahil Gangjee of Kolkata returned the day’s best score of five-under-67 to be placed second. Gangjee is now breathing down Shamim’s neck with a nine-under-207 total.

    Shamim Khan (71...
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  • Pune, 26-06-2013

    Rashid & Shankar on top at halfway stage

     
    Delhi’s Rashid Khan and Kolkata’s Shankar Das share the lead after round two of the PGTI Players Championship being played at the Oxford Golf & Country Club in Pune. Rashid shot a five-under-67, the day’s joint best score, to join Shankar Das at the top of the leaderboard at seven-under-137. Shankar fired a two-under-70 on Wednesday. 

    Bengaluru’s Anirban Lahiri is one stroke off the lead in tied third along with th...
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  • Pune, 25-06-2013

    Shankar Das posts a gallant 67 for the first round lead

     
    Shankar Das of Kolkata posted a gallant five-under-67 in difficult weather conditions to grab the first round lead at the PGTI Players Championship being played at the Oxford Golf & Country Club in Pune. Md Zamal Hossain Mollah of Bangladesh is two strokes off the lead in second place.

    The scoring conditions were tough as the day witnessed light rain accompanied by a gentle breeze. As a result it turned out to be a high-scoring day.  Read More
  • Pune, 24-06-2013

    PGTI announces PGTI Players Championship at Oxford Golf & Country Club

     
    Prize purse of Rs. 30 lakh
    Leading professionals include Anirban Lahiri, Shamim Khan, Himmat Singh Rai, Digvijay Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Chiragh Kumar, Om Prakash Chouhan, Mithun Perera  

    The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the PGTI Players Championship which is scheduled to be hel...
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  • Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 23-06-2013

    Anirban Lahiri finishes runner-up at Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters

     
    Anirban Lahiri of India was the runner-up at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters as he finished one stroke behind the eventual champion Pariya Junhasavasdikul of Thailand.

    Anirban Lahiri shot scores of 73, 68, 67 and 68 to end up with a total of eight-under-276 at the RM 1.2 million (approximately US$400,000) Asian Tour event played at the Seri Selangor Golf Club.

    Lahiri, who was chasing his fourth Asian Tour win and...
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  • Atzenbrugg, Austria, 10-06-2013

    Shiv Kapur finishes tied 10th in Austria

     
    Delhi’s Shiv Kapur bagged tied 10th place at the Lyoness Open in Atzenbrugg, Austria. Shiv finished eight strokes behind the winner Joost Luiten of The Netherlands.

    The 31-year-old Kapur shot scores of 68, 72, 71 and 68 to end up with a total score of nine-under-279 for the tournament. His final round of four-under-68 included an eagle on the par-five 10th hole, five birdies and three bogeys.

    Gaganjeet Bhullar fini...
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  • Jaipur, 30-05-2013

    Rookie Angad Cheema bags maiden professional title

     
    Rookie Angad Cheema of Panchkula won the second leg of the 2013 PGTI Feeder Tour at the Rambagh Golf Club in Jaipur on Thursday after he fired an even-par-70 in the third and final round. Cheema totaled five-under-205 for the tournament to bag his maiden professional title. Dehradun’s Richard Stephen Hilton was the runner-up as he finished one stroke behind the winner.
     
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  • Jaipur, 29-05-2013

    Honey Baisoya stays ahead in round two

    Honey Baisoya of Delhi fired a two-under-68 to stay in the lead in round two of the PGTI Feeder Tour event being played at the Rambagh Golf Club in Jaipur. Baisoya now has a total of six-under-134. Angad Cheema of Panchkula is one stroke behind the leader in second place.

    The cut was declared at six-over-146. Thirty-eight professionals made the cut for the third and final round scheduled to be played on Thursday, May 30.

    Honey Baisoya (6...
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  • Jaipur, 28-05-2013

    Rookies Ashbeer Saini and Honey Baisoya shine in round one

    Ashbeer Saini of Kapurthala and Delhi’s Honey Baisoya, both playing in their first season on the PGTI, shot scores of four-under-66 to be the joint leaders in the first round at the PGTI Feeder Tour event being played at the Rambagh Golf Club in Jaipur. Dipankar Kaushal of Noida was in third place having posted a three-under-67.

    While Ashbeer Saini fired a bogey-free 66, Honey Baisoya’s round featured six birdies and two bogeys.

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  • Faridabad, 23-05-2013

    Arjun Singh Chaudhri registers emphatic five-stroke win

     
    Noida’s Arjun Singh Chaudhri claimed his second professional title with an emphatic five-stroke victory at the Aravalli Golf Club in Faridabad on Thursday. Chaudhri shot a one-under-71 in the third and final round to total eight-under-208 at the inaugural event of the 2013 PGTI Feeder Tour season. Faridabad’s Abhinav Lohan fired an even-par-72 to finish second at three-under-213.

    The 33-year-old Arjun Singh Chaudhri (69-68-71), who enj...
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  • Faridabad, 22-05-2013

    Arjun Singh Chaudhri establishes four-shot lead in round two

    Arjun Singh Chaudhri of Noida took a four-shot lead in round two of the PGTI Feeder Tour event being played at the Aravalli Golf Club in Faridabad. Chaudhri carded a four-under-68 on Wednesday that took his total to seven-under-137. Abhinav Lohan of Faridabad and the Delhi duo of Kapil Kumar and Wasim Khan are in tied second at three-under-141.

    The cut was declared at 11-over-155. Thirty-nine professionals made the cut.

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  • Faridabad, 21-05-2013

    Kapil Kumar takes the round one lead with a 67

    Kapil Kumar of Delhi shot a five-under-67 to take the round one lead in the PGTI Feeder Tour event being played at the Aravalli Golf Club in Faridabad, Haryana. Abhinav Lohan of Faridabad is one shot behind the leader in second place.

    Kapil Kumar got going on the par-5 third hole as he landed the ball in two shots on the green. Even though Kapil missed a 10-footer for eagle, he salvaged a birdie on the third. The 20-year-old then drove the green on the par-4 ninth...
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  • Kathmandu, 11-05-2013

    Shivaram Shrestha rewrites history with Surya Nepal Masters victory

    It could not have been a better finish to the 20th edition of the Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd., Masters 2013 as Shivaram Shrestha held aloft the coveted trophy after a dramatic finish at the Gokarna Forest Golf Resort here on Saturday. Beginning three shots behind the overnight leader and defending champion Abhijit Singh Chadha, the Nepali No.1 golfer fought his way in contention and scripted a fairytale victory with a superlative effort of 5-under 67 on the final day to force a play-off before pr...
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  • Kathmandu, 10-05-2013

    Shivaram stakes claim for Surya Nepal Masters title

    Local favourite Shivaram Shrestha with some brilliant display of golf inched towards staking a claim to the honours in the 20th edition of the Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd Masters 2013 at the Gokara Forest Golf Resort. Shiva shot a 4-under par in the third round to be just three strokes behind the leader Abhijit Chadha, who made a bogey each on the last two holes and yet led a crowded field of contenders to inch towards successfully defending the title.
     
    The overnight leade...
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  • Kathmandu, 09-05-2013

    Abhijit Singh Chadha sounds warning with 10-under at Surya Nepal Masters

    Defending champion Abhijit Singh Chadha sounded a warning with a thunderous round of 10-under 62 to jump to the top of the leader board at the half-way stage of the Nepali Rs 4.8 million prize money Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd., Masters 2013 being played at the par-72 Gokarna Forest Golf Resort here on Thursday. 

    After shooting a 5-under 67 in the opening round, the 21-year-old was 15-under 129 for the tournament and led by two shots from overnight leader S Chikkara...
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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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