- Nationality: India
- Home Course: TOLLYGUNGE CLUB, KOLKATA
- Professional Since: 2017
- Age: 24 years
|1||15 Mar - 18 Mar,2022||TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by Tollygunge Club||CUT||2||₹ 5,58,250|
|2||24 Mar - 27 Mar,2022||The DGC Open 2022 presented by Mastercard* (PGTI & Asian Tour Joint-Sanctioned)||CUT||34||₹ 2,51,484|
• In the 2020-21 PGTI season, Viraj Madappa has so far bagged five top-10s to be placed ninth in the Order of Merit. He took the runner-up spot at the Gujarat Open Golf Championship 2021 Presented by Gujarat Tourism, was tied second at the Vooty & Haldi Presents Golconda Masters Golf Championship 2020 Powered by Telangana Tourism and finished third at the Bengal Open Golf Championship 2020.
• In 2019, Viraj’s season-best finish on the Asian Tour was tied ninth at the Mercuries Taiwan Masters.
• Madappa won the TAKE Solutions Masters 2018, an event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and PGTI. He thus became the youngest Indian to win an international event at the age of 20 and only the third Indian rookie to win on the Asian Tour. In 2018, Viraj recorded two more top-10s on the Asian Tour as he was fourth at the Yeangder TPC and tied ninth at the BNI Indonesian Masters.
• Madappa’s win at the TAKE Solutions Masters 2018 along with his tied fifth finish at the Golconda Masters and three other top-20s on the PGTI in the same season helped him claim second place in the 2018 PGTI Order of Merit.
• In his rookie season on the PGTI in 2017, Viraj clinched six top-5 finishes to end up a creditable ninth in the 2017 PGTI Order of Merit. He also went on to win the 2017 PGTI Emerging Player of the Year title. His best results in the season came at the 16th TATA Open (tied second), CG Open (tied third) and Jaipur Open 2017 Presented by Rajasthan Tourism (tied third).
• Ranked No. 3 among amateurs in India in 2015.
• Viraj won six amateur events including the Northern India Amateur and Eastern India Amateur. He won the Taiwan Open 2015 and finished third at the Singapore Amateur 2016. He also claimed tied fourth place at the Sage Valley Junior Invitational 2015 staged in USA. His highest amateur world ranking has been 45.
• He finished runner-up at the All India Amateur in 2012 as a 15-year-old.
• Represented India at the Nomura Cup in 2013 and the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship from 2013 to 2016.
• He won a total of 20 events at the junior level which included two victories at the All India Junior.
TAKE Solutions Masters 2018 (Asian Tour & PGTI co-sanctioned)