Tata Steel PGTI Players Championship 2020 presented by Panchkula Golf Club
- Golf Course: Panchkula & Chandigarh Golf Clubs
- Venue: Panchkula & Chandigarh
- Prize Money: INR 30 Lacs
- Start Date: 04-Nov-2020
- End Date: 07-Nov-2020
- Tour Format:
Chandigarh’s Akshay Sharma registered a resounding five-shot victory after coasting home with a final round of five-under-67 at the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2020 Presented by Panchkula Golf Club.
The 30-year-old Akshay captured his second title in style by taking his tournament tally to 24-under-264 which also equaled the record for the lowest winning total on the PGTI previously jointly held by Anirban Lahiri and Rashid Khan.
It was a wire-to-wire win for Sharma who led from the first round till the end at the Rs. 30 lakh event, the first tournament to be staged on the PGTI in eight months.
Chandigarh’s Akshay Sharma emerged as the outright favourite for the title after extending his lead to a commanding five shots in round three of the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2020 Presented by Panchkula Golf Club.
Akshay, the overnight leader by three shots, came up with a composed five-under-67 on Friday despite some early jitters in his round. The 30-year-old who has led the field for the first three days now has a tournament tally of 19-under-197.
Karandeep Kochhar, also hailing from Chandigarh, struck a 69 to continue in second place at 14-under-202.
Bengaluru’s Chi...Read More
Chandigarh’s Akshay Sharma was confident of capitalizing at his home course in Chandigarh ahead of round two and that’s exactly what he did. After a superb 64 in the first round at Panchkula, the 30-year-old Akshay made merry in familiar conditions at the Chandigarh Golf Club with a six-under-66, a second straight bogey-free round.
Sharma thus stretched his overnight lead to three shots at 14-under-130 at the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2020 Presented by Panchkula Golf Club.
Karandeep Kochhar, another Chandigarh-based golfer, who played at Panchkula on Thursday, shot the day’s best overall sc...Read More
Akshay Sharma of Chandigarh celebrated the resumption of events on the PGTI with some fireworks of his own as he shot a blistering eight-under-64 to take the round one honours at the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2020 Presented by Panchkula Golf Club.
Asian Tour regular Chikkarangappa of Bengaluru occupied second place at six-under-66.
The tournament has a unique format as it is being played across two venues in close proximity - Panchkula Golf Club (in Haryana) and Chandigarh Golf Club – both located in the Chandigarh Tricity region.
The format for the event is as follows: One half of the field will play their f...Read More
The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) is all set to stage its first event since March 2020 as the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2020 Presented by Panchkula Golf Club gets underway from November 4.
The TATA Steel PGTI thus resumes events after its forced break of about eight months due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the consequent lockdown. The current season has been extended till 2021.
The PGTI has formulated strict regulations and guidelines in order to take all precautions against Covid-19 and ensure a safe and healthy environment during tournaments.
The TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2020 Presented by Panchkula Golf Club will be...Read More