N Thangaraja comes through in a battle of nerves to win season-opener at Panchkula, earns Indian Open berth
Mukesh Kumar is runner-up
N Thangaraja of Sri Lanka came through in a battle of nerves to win the season-opening PGTI Players Championship presented by Panchkula Golf Club by one shot. Thangaraja, who totaled five-under-277 for the week, finished one shot ahead of Mhow golfer Mukesh Kumar who was runner-up at four-under-278. Both players fired scores of one-over-73 in the final round of the Rs. 30 lakh event on Friday.
Panchkula's Angad Cheema and Chandigarh-based Abhijit Singh Chadha claimed a share of third place along with Delhi's Ashok Kumar at three-under-279.
Thangaraja surges ahead in round three at Panchkula
Mukesh Kumar close on the leader's heels
Sri Lankan N Thangaraja surged ahead in round three at the PGTI Players Championship presented by Panchkula Golf Club thanks to a bogey-free four-under-68. Thangaraja leads the field with a six-under-204 total. Mhow-based Mukesh Kumar was one shot off the lead in second place as he submitted an error-free card of three-under-69.
The second round was completed on Thursday morning and the cut was declared at eight-over-146. Sixty professionals made the cut. The third round began at 10:15 am on Thursday. The par for the course is back to the original 72 for the last two rounds. It had been reduced to 69 for the first two...
Panchkula, Haryana, 04-02-2015
Shubhankar Sharma dominates round two at Panchkula
Shubhankar Sharma of the DLF Golf & Country Club, Gurgaon, took a massive five-shot lead in round two of the PGTI Players Championship presented by Panchkula Golf Club. Shubhankar followed up his first round of three-under-66 with a brilliant five-under-64 in the second round to take his total to eight-under-130. Angad Cheema of Panchkula was placed second at three-under-135 along with Noida's Amardip Sinh Malik.
The second round was completed on Thursday morning and the cut was declared at eight-over-146. Sixty professionals made the cut....
Panchkula, Haryana, 03-02-2015
Mukesh Kumar and Shubhankar Sharma are joint round one leaders
Arjun Singh placed third
Gurgaon-based Shubhankar Sharma and Mukesh Kumar of Mhow fired scores of three-under-66 to emerge joint round one leaders at theÃ‚Â Ã‚Â PGTI Players Championship presented by Panchkula Golf Club on Wednesday. Delhi's Arjun Singh, who had taken the clubhouse lead on the rain-marred opening day, was in third place at one-under-68.
The 12 players tied for fourth at even-par-69 were the Panchkula-based duo of brothers Ranjit Singh and Randhir Singh Ghotra, Chandigarh's Abhijit Singh Chadha, Noida-based professionals Amardip Sinh Malik and Rahul Bajaj, Delhi's Dinesh Kumar, Naman Dawar and Shamim Khan, Gurgaon-based Arshdeep Tiwana and Deepinder Singh Kullar, K...
Panchkula, Haryana, 02-02-2015
PGTI Players Championship presented by Panchkula Golf Club to tee off 2015 PGTI season
Himmat Singh Rai, Shamim Khan, Mukesh Kumar, Harendra Gupta, Amardip Sinh Malik, Angad Cheema, Abhijit Singh Chadha top names in the field
The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and the Panchkula Golf Club will jointly host the PGTI Players Championship presented by Panchkula Golf Club from February 3 – 6, 2015. The 2015 season opener offers a prize purse of Rs. 30 lakh. The tournament will be followed by the first leg of the Volvo World Golf Challenge India 2015 on February 7.
The PGTI Players Championship will feature top Indian professionals such as Himmat Singh Rai, Shamim Khan, Mukesh Kumar, Amardip Sinh Malik, Sanjay Kumar, Khalin Joshi and Shubhankar Sharma, to name a...