Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-03-2014Jeev Milkha Singh is one of the five nominees for the Asian Tour’s Player of the Decade Award.Following its milestone 10th Asian Tour season celebration in 2013, the Asian Tour has created a Player of the Decade award (2004-2013) for which the winner will be announced during the Annual Awards Night in Jakarta on April 22, 2014.Read More
Agadir, Morocco, 16-03-2014
Shiv Kapur (70-71-67-73) posted a one-over-73 in the final round of the European Tour's Trophee Hassan II in Morocco to bag tied 17th place with a total of seven-under-281. Spanirad Alejandro Canizares won the tournament with a 19-under-269 total.
Kapur, who had shot 67 in round three, slipped from overnight tied fourth to tied 17th in the final round.
Agadir, Morocco, 14-03-2014Gaganjeet Bhullar (67-73) followed up his first round 67 with a 73 in round two of the Trophee Hassan II to drop from overnight tied eighth to tied 20th. Bhullar's four-under-140 total placed him 10 shots behind the leader Alejandro Canizares of Spain.Bhullar had three birdies to show against four bogeys in his round on Friday.Read More
Manila, The Philippines, 14-03-2014India’s SSP Chowrasia (68-68) registered a second straight 68 to lie third at the halfway stage of the US$300,000 Solaire Open in the Philippines. Chowrasia’s six-under-136 total placed him one shot behind the joint leaders, the Filipino duo of Angelo Que and Miguel Tabuena.Chowrasia, winner of two events co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour an...Read More
Agadir, Morocco, 13-03-2014India's Gaganjeet Bhullar was off to a flying start at the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco with a five-under-67 in the first round. Bhullar ended day one in tied eighth place, five strokes behind the leader Alejandro Canizares of Spain.Bhullar fired eight birdies against a bogey and a double-bogey in round one.Read More
Anirban Lahiri broke into the top-100 of the world in the latest official world golf rankings released on Tuesday. He has now achieved his career-best ranking of 99.
The 26-year-old Lahiri, a three-time winner on the Asian Tour, recently had a fantastic run of four wins from four starts on the PGTI. Anirban, currently the highest-ranked Indian in the world, finished third on the Asian Tour Order of Merit in 2013. He will be representing Team Asia at the inaugural EurAsia Cup in Malaysia...
Chonburi, Thailand, 07-03-2014
The five Indians in the field missed out on qualifying for the 2014 British Open after finishing outside the top-4 at the Open Qualifying Series in Thailand at the Amata Spring Country Club. Rahil Gangjee (71-72) posted an even-par-72 in the second and final round of the event to finish as the highest-placed Indian at tied 15th with a total score of one-under-143.
Among the other Indians in the field, SSP Chowrasia (78-70) was placed t...
Chonburi, Thailand, 06-03-2014
Rahil Gangjee was the highest-placed Indian after round one of the Open Qualifying Series - Thailand at the Amata Spring Country Club. Gangjee fired a one-under-71 to be placed tied 15th, three shots behind the leader Hiroshi Iwata of Japan. At the end of the two-day qualifying event, the top four players will qualify for this year's British Open which will be held in July.
Among the other Indians in the field, Chiragh Kumar poste...
New Delhi, 03-03-2014Here’s a look at some of the records established after Rashid Khan’s breathtaking win at the SAIL-SBI Open 2014:• Rashid Khan became the 18th Indian to win an international tournament• Rashid’s win was the 59th by an Indian at the international leve...Read More
Centurion, South Africa, 02-03-2014Shiv Kapur (67-74-70-69) bagged tied 15th place at the European Tour’s Tshwane Open in South Africa after returning a 69 in the final round. Kapur finished with a tournament total of eight-under-280, 12 shots behind the winner Ross Fisher of England.Kapur’s final round of 69 consisted of four birdies and a bogey and helped him secure his s...Read More
Centurion, South Africa, 01-03-2014Gaganjeet Bhullar (70-65-74) carded a two-over-74 in round three of the Tshwane Open in South Africa to slip from overnight joint ninth to tied 23rd at seven-under-209. Bhullar trails the leader Ross Fisher of England by 11 strokes.Gaganjeet made three birdies, three bogeys and a double-bogey on Saturday.Read More
Here's a look at Rashid Khan's career-graph so far.
Player: Rashid Khan
New Delhi, 01-03-2014
India’s Rashid Khan won a thrilling playoff against Md Siddikur Rahman of Bangladesh at the SAIL-SBI Open 2014 presented by Incredible India Ministry of Tourism to lift his first Asian Tour title. The 23-year-old Rashid won at his home course, the Delhi Golf Club, after making birdie on the first playoff hole at the US$ 300,000 event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and PGTI. Rashid and Siddikur had earlier ended the regulation 72 holes with matching...
Centurion, South Africa, 28-02-2014India's Gaganjeet Bhullar (70-65) posted a brilliant seven-under-65 in round two of the Tshwane Open in South Africa to climb from overnight tied 36th to joint ninth at nine-under-135. Bhullar trails the leader Ross Fisher of England by four strokes.Bhullar had a fantastic run of eight birdies against a lone bogey in the second round.Read More
New Delhi, 28-02-2014Sri Lanka’s Mithun Perera tied overnight leader Rashid Khan of India for the lead at the Asian Tour’s season-opening SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India Ministry of Tourism before a thunderstorm forced the suspension of the third round on Friday.The straight-shooting Perera, bidding to become the first Sri Lankan to win on the Asia...Read More
Centurion, South Africa, 27-02-2014Shiv Kapur made a brilliant start at the European Tour's Tshwane Open in South Africa with a five-under-67 on the opening day. Kapur, who fired six birdies and a bogey on Thursday, currently lies tied eighth. Englishman Simon Dyson and South African Trevor Fisher Jnr are the joint clubhouse leaders with scores of seven-under-65.Round one could no...Read More
New Delhi, 27-02-2014India’s Rashid Khan posted a three-under-69 in round two to stay four ahead of the rest of the field at the SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India Ministry of Tourism being played at the Delhi Golf Club. Rashid, who had shot a breathtaking 61 on the opening day, closed round two with a total of 14-under-130 at the US$ 300,000 event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and PGTI. PGTI members Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka and Bangladeshi Md Siddikur Ra...Read More
New Delhi, 26-02-2014Rashid Khan began his 2014 Asian Tour season with a bang as he recorded a personal best of 11-under-61 in the opening round of the SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India Ministry of Tourism. Rashid’s first round exploits at his home course, the Delhi Golf Club, helped him establish a daunting five-stroke lead at the US$ 300,000 event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and PGTI. PGTI member Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka fired a six-under-66 to be ti...Read More
New Delhi, 25-02-2014
Anirban Lahiri and Anura Rohana lead their respective teams to victory at the Pro-Am event of the SAIL-SBI OPEN 2014 presented by Incredible India Ministry of TourismThe Pro-Am event of the SAIL-SBI Open 2014 presented by Incredible India Ministry of Tourism provided amateur golfers from the capital an opportunity to tee-off along with some of the top professional golfers in Asia.The Pro-Am of India’s second-longest running international tournament featured a field of 250 players. The youngest participant wa...Read More
New Delhi, 24-02-2014The SAIL-SBI Open presented by Incredible India Ministry of Tourism returning for its seventh edition in India will mark the beginning of the 2014 Asian Tour season. The US$ 300,000 tournament will be staged at the venerable Delhi Golf Club from February 26 - March 1, 2014. The Pro-Am event is scheduled for February 25.The Steel Authority of India Ltd...Read More
Mumbai, 22-02-2014Navratna Ahmedabad claimed top honours in the Rs 1.2 crore prize money Louis Philippe Cup 2014. The Ahmedabad team won the third edition of the tournament after defeating strong contenders Puravankara Bangalore by a 2-1 margin in the strokeplay final played at the par-70 Bombay Presidency Golf Club in Chembur, Mumbai on Saturday.The Navratna team had...Read More
Mumbai, 21-02-2014Vikrant Chopra pulled a rabbit out of the hat to help Navratna Ahmedabad edge out Krrish Colombo 2-1 in a nail-biting semi-final contest of the 3rd Louis Philippe Cup at the par-70 Bombay Presidency Golf Club, Chembur on Friday. In Saturday’s final, Navratna will take on Puravankara Bangalore, who comfortably defeated AVT Kolkata 3-0 in the other semi-final.Read More
Mumbai, 20-02-2014Rahil Gangjee failed to match his opening day’s performance, however the joint efforts of his team were enough to see AVT Kolkatta card a tied first place score of 15 under 269, which on the countback placed them overall second and fetched them a semi-final spot in the Louis Philippe Cup at the par-70 Bombay Presidency Golf Club, Chembur on Thursday.Read More
Mumbai, 19-02-2014Rahil Gangjee of AVT Kolkata stole the opening day honours as he fired a new course record of 62 (8-under) in Round One of the Louis Philippe Cup at the par-70 Bombay Presidency Golf Club, Chembur on Wednesday. His blazing effort bettered the previous record of 63 (7-under) set by Gurbaaz Mann in 2010.The 35-year-old Gangjee’s remarkable feat en...Read More
Mumbai, 18-02-2014Professional golfer Rashid Khan led his team Shubhkamna Delhi to victory in the Pro-Am event of the 3rd Louis Philippe Cup at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club (BPGC), here, on Tuesday.Rashid and his teammates Deepak Yadav, Sharad Anand and Ashish Aggarwal carded a nett team score of 25-under to emerge winners. They were followed home by Vikrant Chopra'...Read More
Mumbai, 17-02-2014The strongest ever line up of Indian and Asian golfers will feature in the 3rd edition of the Louis Philippe Cup, India’s Official Pro Golf league, which will be played at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club from February 18 to 24, 2014. The four-day tournament with a purse of Rs 1.2 crore, is sanctioned by the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), and conceived and promoted by RN Golf Management.Read More
East London, South Africa, 16-02-2014Gaganjeet Bhullar (67-67-68-71) shot an even-par-71 in the final round of the Africa Open to secure tied 34th place with a total score of 11-under-273.Thomas Aiken of South Africa won the tournament after defeating England's Oliver Fisher in a playoff. Aiken and Fisher had earlier ended the regulation 72 holes with identical scores of 20-under-26...Read More
Hua Hin, Thailand, 15-02-2014India’s Chikkarangappa S came agonizingly close to earning his card for the 2014 Asian Tour season after posting a sedate two-over-73 in round four of the Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage. Chikkarangappa finished the week in tied 41st place with a total score of three-under-282 and missed qualification by one shot. Khalin Joshi, the other Indian to make the halfway cut, came up with a one-over-72 in the final round to finish tied 66th at t...Read More
Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore, 15-02-2014Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka came up with a resolute one-under-71 in the final round of the PGTI Eagleburg Open to bag his second title in two weeks. Perera signed off with a tournament total of 22-under-266 to register a three-shot win despite defending champion Anirban Lahiri’s spirited challenge on the final day at Eagleton – The Golf Resort near Bangalore. Local favourite Lahiri secured runner-up position after a four-under-68 in round fou...Read More
East London, South Africa, 14-02-2014Gaganjeet Bhullar (67-67) fired a second consecutive four-under-67 to be placed tied 19th at the end of day two of the Africa Open. Bhullar at eight-under-134 was eight strokes behind the clubhouse leader American John Hahn when play was suspended due to bad light on day two. The second round will be completed on Saturday.Bhullar's second round i...Read More
Hua Hin, Thailand, 14-02-2014India’s Chikkarangappa S raised his Asian Tour card hopes with an inspiring four-under-67 in round three of the 2014 Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage. Chikkarangappa ended the day in tied 24th place at five-under-209, seven strokes behind the leader Nathan Holman of Australia. Khalin Joshi, the other Indian in the fray, posted a three-over-74 to be placed tied 70th.Read More
Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore, 14-02-2014
Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka seemed to be unstoppable in round three of the PGTI Eagleburg Open as he carded a splendid eight-under-64 to build a massive six-stroke lead. Mithun’s total now stands at 21-under-195 after the penultimate day’s action at Eagleton – The Golf Resort near Bangalore. Local favourite Anirban Lahiri is a distant second at 15-under-201 after his third round effort of four-under-68.
East London, South Africa, 13-02-2014Gaganjeet Bhullar began his campaign at the Africa Open with a four-under-67 to be five off the pace in tied 30th place. Ricardo Santos of Portugal was the round one leader at nine-under-62.Gaganjeet made five birdies and a bogey en route to his 67 on Thursday at the East London Golf Club.
Hua Hin, Thailand, 13-02-2014Khalin Joshi and Chikkarangappa were the two Indian golfers who made the halfway cut at the Final Stage of the 2014 Asian Tour Qualifying School. Joshi was the highest-placed Indian in tied 54th with a two-day total of two-under-141. Chikkarangappa was next best in tied 71st position as his total stood at one-under-142. PGTI member Kunal Bhasin of Australia lies tied sixth at seven-under-136. Americans Jarin Todd and Paul Peterson were the joint leaders...Read More
Bangalore, 13-02-2014Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka held on to his overnight two-shot lead after returning a clinical six-under-66 in round two of the PGTI Eagleburg Open being played at Eagleton – The Golf Resort near Bangalore. Perera’s total score thus moved to 13-under-131. Bangalore’s Anirban Lahiri shot the day’s best score of seven-under-65 to close the day in second place at 11-under-133.The cut fell at one-over-1...Read More
Bangalore, 12-02-2014Sujjan Singh fired a four-under-68 to be the best-placed Indian after round one of the Final Stage of Asian Tour’s Qualifying School for 2014. Sujjan lies tied fifth at the close of round one. Sujjan made five birdies and a bogey on Wednesday. Nathan Holman of Australia was the leader with a score of 63.A total of 238 players teed off in the all...Read More
Bangalore, 12-02-2014Sri Lankan Mithun Perera took top honours in round one of the PGTI Eagleburg Open being played at Eagleton – The Golf Resort near Bangalore. Perera posted a seven-under-65 in the opening round to establish a two-stroke lead at the top. Delhi golfers Naman Dawar and Vinod Kumar closed the day in joint second place with scores of five-under-67.Mit...Read More
Bangalore, 11-02-2014Prize purse of Rs. 30 lakhLeading professionals include Anirban Lahiri, Md Siddikur Rahman, Himmat Singh Rai, Rahil Gangjee, Chiragh Kumar, Mithun Perera, Shamim Khan, Mukesh KumarThe Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and Eagleton – The G...Read More
New Delhi, 11-02-2014The SAIL-SBI Open, an event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), will launch the 2014 Asian Tour season at the Delhi Golf Club from February 26 - March 1 (Wednesday to Saturday).The US$300,000 tournament will be celebrating its seventh edition with local hero Anirban Lahiri, who finished third on the 2013 Asian T...Read More
Johannesburg, South Africa, 09-02-2014Gaganjeet Bhullar (71-67-71-74) ended the week in tied 59th place at the European Tour's Joburg Open after scoring a three-over-74 in the final round. Bhullar had a total score of four-under-283.George Coetzee of South Africa won the tournament with a total score of 19-under-268.
Colombo, Sri Lanka, 09-02-2014Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka defended his title at the Standard Chartered Open after signing off with a final round of five-under-66 at the Royal Colombo Golf Club. Perera ended the week with a total score of 22-under-262 at his home course. N Thangaraja, another local lad, produced a six-under-65 in round four to claim the runner-up spot at 19-under-265.Read More
Johannesburg, South Africa, 08-02-2014Gaganjeet Bhullar (71-67-71) closed round three of the Joburg Open in tied 46th place after shooting a one-under-71. Bhullar, who had shot a solid 67 in round two, totaled six-under-209 for three days. He trails the joint leaders South Africans Justin Walters and Thomas Aiken by eleven strokes.Gaganjeet made three birdies and two bogeys during his thi...Read More
Colombo, Sri Lanka, 08-02-2014Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka fired a six-under-65 in round three to take a two-stroke lead at the Standard Chartered Open, a PGTI event, being played at the Royal Colombo Golf Club in Colombo. Perera's total score reads 17-under-196 after the penultimate round. India's Rashid Khan carded a scintillating nine-under-62 to end the day in second position at 15-under-198.Read More
Colombo, Sri Lanka, 07-02-2014Chiragh Kumar of India shot the day’s joint best score of seven-under-64 to share the three-way lead along with Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka and Nepal’s Shivaram Shrestha at the end of round two of the Standard Chartered Open, a PGTI event, being played at the Royal Colombo Golf Club in Colombo. The three golfers have matching total scores of 11-under-131.Read More
Johannesburg, South Africa, 06-02-2014Gaganjeet Bhullar was in tied 92nd place after round one of the Joburg Open, a European Tour event. Bhullar, the lone Indian at the event, fired a one-under-71 in the opening round. Playing at the East Course of the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club, Gaganjeet made four birdies and three bogeys.The four-way lead was shared by the Scottish du...Read More
Colombo, Sri Lanka, 06-02-2014Local favourite Mithun Perera returned a sizzling eight-under-63 at the Royal Colombo Golf Club to take the opening round lead at the Standard Chartered Open 2014, an event sanctioned by the PGTI. Nepal’s Shivaram Shrestha and India’s Karan Vasudeva carded scores of six-under-65 to be placed joint second.Defending champion Mithun Perera we...Read More
Colombo, Sri Lanka, 05-02-2014The Standard Chartered Open 2014 will once more bring a professional golf event sanctioned by the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) to Sri Lanka. The four-day tournament scheduled from February 6 - 9, 2014 at the Royal Colombo Golf Club will field around 100 professional golfers who will compete for the prize of USD 50,000. Standard Chartered Open 2012 winner Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka and top Indian professionals Rashid Khan, Chiragh Kumar and Sha...Read More
Dubai, UAE, 02-02-2014
Shiv Kapur (72-70-70-71) posted a solid one-under-71 in the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic to secure tied 48th position. Scotsman Stephen Gallacher won the European Tour event with a 16-under-272 total.
Kapur, the lone Indian to make the cut, made four birdies and three bogeys in his final round of 71 and dropped one place from his overnight tied 47th position.
Ahmedabad, 02-02-2014The Pro-Am event of the PGTI Ahmedabad Masters presented by Kalhaar Blues & Greens was won by Chandigarh-based professional Harendra Gupta and his team on Sunday. The leading amateur golfers from Ahmedabad competed at the Pro-Am event.The Pro-Am was played in the team scramble format where the team’s best ball was chosen on every shot includ...Read More
Hua Hin, Thailand, 01-02-2014
Karan Taunk qualifies for Final Stage of Asian Tour Qualifying School after second place finish at First Stage Section AKaran Taunk (72-69-73-72) of India finished tied second at the Asian Tour Qualifying School First Stage Section A and progressed to the Final Stage. Taunk, who hails from Jamshedpur, returned an even-par-72 in the final round to total two-under-286 for the week.Simon Griffiths of England finished on top with a total of 16-under-272. Griffiths led a to...Read More
Dubai, UAE, 01-02-2014Shiv Kapur (72-70-70) carded a two-under-70 in round 3 of the Dubai Desert Classic to be placed tied 47th at four-under-212. Kapur trails the leader Stephen Gallacher of Scotland by 12 shots.Kapur, the lone Indian to make the cut, made four birdies and two bogeys in his third round on Saturday.
Anirban Lahiri cruises to six-stroke win, makes it four wins in four starts on PGTI, earns 900 Super Series pointsAnirban Lahiri cruised to a six-stroke win at the PGTI Ahmedabad Masters presented by Kalhaar Blues & Greens on Saturday to make it four wins out of four starts on the PGTI. The Bangalore-based professional signed off with a three-under-69 in the final round to end up with a tournament total of 14-under-274 at the Rs. 50 lakh PGTI Super Series event. Kolkata’s Rahil Gangjee claimed the runner-up position at eight-under-280 after submitting a c...Read More
Hua Hin, Thailand, 31-01-2014Karan Taunk's birdies on the last two holes helped him move into second spot in the Asian Tour Qualifying School’s First Stage Section A at the Royal Thai Army Sports Center. Taunk, who was lying third after the second round, carded a one-over-73 in round three to end the day with a two-under-214 total.Taunk lies 14 shots behind runaway lea...Read More
Dubai, UAE, 31-01-2014
Shiv Kapur (72-70) was the lone Indian to make the cut at the Dubai Desert Classic. Shiv signed a card of two-under-70 in the second round to end up with a two-day total of two-under-142. Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland continued in the lead with a total of 11-under-133.
Shiv Kapur managed to make the cut of two-under-142 after posting four birdies and two bogeys in his second round on Friday.
Jeev Milkha Singh (75-69) totaled even-par-144 after his three-under-69 in round two. H...
Lahiri enjoys four-shot advantage going into the final round, stares at fourth win in four starts on the PGTI
Bangalore’s Anirban Lahiri enjoys a four-shot advantage going into the final round of the PGTI Ahmedabad Masters presented by Kalhaar Blues & Greens, a PGTI Super Series event. Lahiri carded a sedate one-under-71 in tough scoring conditions on Friday to extend his overnight lead by two shots and take his total to 11-under-205. Kolkata’s SSP Chowrasia shot the day’s best score of 67 to occupy second place at seven-under-209 at the Rs. 50 lakh event.
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Dubai, UAE, 30-01-2014
Shiv Kapur's even-par-72 round on day one of the Dubai Desert Classic placed him tied 69th. Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland took the lead with a stunning nine-under-63 in round one at the $2.5 million European Tour event.
Kapur made a birdie and a bogey in his opening round.
Jeev Milkha Singh's three-over-75 placed him tied 111th while Gaganjeet Bhullar's five-over-77 meant he closed the day at tied 125th.
Ahmedabad, 30-01-2014Anirban Lahiri of Bangalore continued in the lead in round two of the PGTI Ahmedabad Masters presented by Kalhaar Blues & Greens. Lahiri posted a fighting two-under-70 on Thursday to stay two-strokes ahead of the rest of the field at 10-under-134. Faridabad’s Abhinav Lohan was placed second at eight-under-136 after he returned a brilliant 68 on day two.The cut fell at seven-over-151. Fifty-five professionals and three amateurs made the cut.
Anirban Lahiri burnt the course with a dazzling eight-under-64 to take the round one lead at the PGTI Ahmedabad Masters presented by Kalhaar Blues & Greens, a PGTI Super Series event. The Bangalorean’s round one exploits helped him set the course record at the Kalhaar Blues and Greens Golf Club which is staging its first ever professional event. Angad Cheema of Panchkula posted a creditable six-under-66 to lie second on day one of the PGTI&rsquo...
Ahmedabad, 28-01-2014• PGTI’s Season Opener carries prize purse of Rs. 50 lac• First of seven Super Series events in 2014•...Read More
Doha, Qatar, 25-01-2014Gaganjeet Bhullar (67-70-73-69) finished tied 22nd at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters with a nine-under-279 total.Sergio Garcia of Spain defeated Finland's Mikko Ilonen in a playoff after the two players had ended the regulation 72 holes with matching scores of 16-under-272.