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JEEV MILKHA SINGH

  • Nationality: India
  • Home Course: CHANDIGARH GOLF CLUB
  • Professional Since: 1993
  • Age: 50 years

Season history

Sr Date Tournament Status Pos Prize Money
1 15 Mar - 18 Mar,2022 TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club CUT 17 ₹ 70,250
2 24 Mar - 27 Mar,2022 The DGC Open 2022 presented by Mastercard* (PGTI & Asian Tour Joint-Sanctioned) CUT 49 ₹ 1,68,750
₹ 2,39,000

About

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


•    Jeev Milkha Singh posted three top-10s on the Asian Tour in 2016 which included a tied second finish at the Bank BRI-JCB Indonesia Open.


•    Jeev was the Non-Playing Captain for Team Asia at the EurAsia Cup 2016. 


•    Singh won the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in 2012. It accounted for his fourth European Tour title and third victory on European soil. He claimed 32nd place on the European Tour Order of Merit.


•    He made four appearances for Asia (2007, 2010, 2011, 2012) against Europe at the Royal Trophy. Asia defeated Europe in 2012.


•    Jeev had four top-10s on the Asian Tour in 2011.


•    He finished tied ninth at the WGC-Accenture Matchplay Championship in 2010.


•    He posted five top-10s in 2009. His best performances in 2009 included a fourth place finish at the WGC-CA Championship and a tied fifth finish at The European Open.


•    Singh achieved his career-best world ranking of 28 in March 2009. This is the highest world ranking achieved by an Indian till date.


•    Jeev came up with the best performances of his career in the year 2008 and as a result won the Asian Tour Order of Merit for the second time. In 2008, the Chandigarh golfer became the first man in Asian golf history to win over US$ 1 million during a season, eventually earning US$ 1.45 million which was a new Tour record. He ended the year in 12th place on the European Tour Order of Merit. It is the best finish by an Indian on the European Tour money list.


•    Jeev’s victories in 2008 came at the Bank Austria GolfOpen (European Tour), Singapore Open (Asian Tour), Nagashima Shegio Invitational Sega Sammy Cup and Golf Nippon Series JT Cup (both on the Japan Golf Tour). He also recorded exceptional finishes at two of the Majors that year - tied ninth at the PGA Championship and tied 25th at the US Masters. His tied 25th continues to be the best result by an Indian at the Masters. Besides, he posted runner-up finishes at the Enjoy Jakarta Astro Indonesia Open and the Ballantines Championship and had five other top 10s to his credit.


•    He finished tied second at the PGTI’s BILT Open 2008. This was his first event on the PGTI. 


•    Singh made his debut at the World Cup of Golf in 2008. He represented India along with Jyoti Randhawa at this event in 2008 and 2009.


•    Singh received India's fourth highest civilian honour, the Padma Shri in 2007.


•    Jeev’s alma mater Abilene Christian University (ACU) inducted him into its Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.


•    The Chandigarh golfer rounded off 2007 in style with two top-10s on the Japan Golf Tour and four top-20s on the European Tour.


•    He enjoyed an outstanding year in 2006, winning four times across the world and lifting his maiden Asian Tour Order of Merit crown with record earnings of US$591,884. This enabled him to end the year in 37th place on the Official World Golf Rankings. He secured 16th place on the European Tour Order of Merit.


•    He ended a frustrating seven-year winless drought with a one-stroke victory at the Volvo China Open in April 2006. The Volvo victory sparked a rich vein of form as he went on to win the Volvo Masters, the European Tour's season-ending event, in Spain in October and then back-to-back titles in Japan at the Casio World Open, his first triumph in Japan, and the Golf Nippon Series JT Cup. Such was his great form that he also notched no fewer than 15 other top-10s on the Asian, Japan and European Tours.


•    His triumph at the Volvo Masters made him the first Indian player to win on European soil.


•    Jeev qualified and played in all four rounds at the 2006 US Open in Winged Foot. Was also named the Asian Tour’s Players' Player of the Year and won the UBS Special Achievement Award for his magical season. 


•    Was tied second at the 2005 Okinawa Open.


•    He represented Asia at the Dynasty Cup 2003. Asia went on to defeat Japan that year.


•    In 2002, Jeev became the first player from his country to qualify for the US Open. This was his first appearance in a Major.


•    Won the Asian Tour’s 1999 Lexus International in Thailand.


•    Received the Arjuna Award (India’s highest sporting honour) for the year 1999.


•    Finished runners-up at the 1998 Hero Honda Masters and 1998 Thailand Open. Was tied second in the 1999 South African Open.


•    Jeev became the first Indian golfer to qualify for the European Tour. He won his European Tour card at the end of 1997.


•    Lost in a play-off in the 1997 Asia Pacific Ericsson Masters.
                                     

•    In 1996, Jeev was part of the Indian team (along with Gaurav Ghei and Ali Sher) that stunned Scotland in the Alfred Dunhill Cup in St Andrews. He beat Andrew Coltart. Singh represented India at the tournament again in 1999 (along with Jyoti Randhawa and Vijay Kumar).


•    Won the 1996 Philip Morris Asian Cup on the Asian Tour.


•    In the 1995 Asian Tour season, won the Philippine Classic and Asian Matchplay Championship and finished runner-up at the Passport Open.


•    In 1995, won the Thailand PGA Championship and Toyota Crown Open on the Thailand Tour.


•    Won the 1994 Shinhan Donghae Open on the Korean Tour.


•    In 1993, won the Southern Oklahoma State Open in the US and the Bukit Kiara Golf Championship in Malaysia.


•    Singh attended college in the United States at the Abilene Christian University (ACU) in Texas. He made quite a name for himself as a golfer during his college days in the US as he won the NCAA Division II Individual Golf Championship in 1993 and was also named in the NCAA Division II All-America Golf Team in 1992.

 

•    Represented India at the 1990 Beijing Asian Games and at the Eisenhower Trophy in 1988 and 1992.

 

 

International Wins

Philippine Classic 1995 (Asian Tour)
Asian Matchplay Championship 1996 (1995 Season) (Asian Tour)
Philip Morris Asian Cup 1996 (Asian Tour)
Lexus International 1999 (Asian Tour)
Volvo China Open 2006 (European Tour & Asian Tour co-sanctioned)
Volvo Masters 2006 (European Tour)
Casio World Open 2006 (Japan Golf Tour)
Golf Nippon Series JT Cup 2006 (Japan Golf Tour)
Bank Austria Golf Open 2008 (European Tour)
Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup 2008 (Japan Golf Tour)
Golf Nippon Series JT Cup 2008 (Japan Golf Tour)
Barclays Singapore Open 2008 (Asian Tour)
Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open 2012 (European Tour)

 

Other Wins

Southern Oklahoma State Open 1993
Bukit Kiara Golf Championship 1993 (Malaysia)
Shinhan Donghae Open 1994 (Korean Tour)
Thailand PGA Championship 1995
Toyota Crown Open 1995 (Thailand)

 

Indian Tour Wins till 2005-06 season (Prior to PGTI)

Northern Indian Open 1993-94
Mahindra BPGC Open 1994-95