Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023* (PGTI & Challenge Tour Joint-Sanctioned)
- Golf Course: Karnataka Golf Association
- Venue: Bengaluru
- Prize Money: US$ 3,00,000
- Start Date: 23-Mar-2023
- End Date: 26-Mar-2023
- Tour Format: Stroke Play
Chouhan secures Challenge Tour card for 2023 season, first international win by an Indian in India since 2018
India’s Om Prakash Chouhan produced a nerveless seven-under 65 on the final day to earn his first international title as he finished two shots ahead of the rest of the field much to the delight of the home crowd at the US$300,000 Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023 at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) golf course in Bengaluru on Sunday.
The 36-year-old Om Prakash Chouhan (70-67-66-65), who hails from Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, fired the last day’s best score to total 20-under 268 for the week while joint runners-up Ashley Chesters (67-68-68-67) of England and Victor Pastor (72-64-67-67) of Spain had a tally of 18-under 270 at the event co-sanctioned by the European...Read More
Italy’s Lorenzo Scalise shot the third day’s best score of seven-under 65 to take a two-shot lead at 15-under 201 at the US$300,000 Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023 being played at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course in Bengaluru.
The big news for India was that Om Prakash Chouhan fired a 66 to zoom 11 spots to tied second at 13-under 203 and thus emerge as the highest-placed golfer from the host country at the event co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and PGTI.
Chouhan was in a four-way tie for the second spot along with Spain’s Victor Pastor (67), England’s Ashley Chesters (68) and Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg (69).
While Spain’s Manuel Elvira followed up his sensational first round 63 with a 70 on day two to continue in the lead at 11-under 133, Indian hopes were kept alive by Aman Raj (67-68) placed tied third and rookie Aryan Roopa Anand (68-68) placed tied seventh at the halfway stage of the US$300,000 Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023 being played at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) in Bengaluru.
Elvira kept his overnight one shot lead with Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg (68-66), a two-time winner in India, lying second at 10-under 134 at the event co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and PGTI.
Aman Raj was the best-placed Indian as he continued in tied third p...Read More
Spaniard Manuel Elvira made it a memorable first trip to India with a nine-under 63 in the opening round of the Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge 2023 that gave him the lead at the US$300,000 event co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and PGTI.
Elvira’s 63 featuring 10 birdies and a bogey happens to be the lowest round in a professional event at the KGA. The 26-year-old Manuel from Santander in Spain was one shot ahead of Welshman Oliver Farr who was placed second after an error-free 64.
The Indian duo of M Dharma and Aman Raj were among the nine players bunched in tied third at 67.
Manuel Elvira continued his impressive start to the season, which has s...Read More
The stage is set for the best talents of the European Challenge Tour and the PGTI to go head to head at the inaugural Duncan Taylor Black Bull Challenge which will be held at the KGA in Bengaluru from March 23 – 26.
The tournament co-sanctioned by the Challenge Tour and PGTI, will witness the return of the Challenge Tour to Indian shores after a decade. The last Challenge Tour event staged in India was held in Ahmedabad in February 2013.
The excitement is palpable as the PGTI also returns to the world-class KGA after three years. The field of 156 players including 153 professionals and three amateurs will feature 52 Indian professionals.
The field is be...Read More
The European Challenge Tour, TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and Black Bull Scotch Whisky to...Read More