Randhir Singh Ghotra upstaged Gaurav Ghei while Vinod Kumar pulled the rug from under Harendra Gupta’s feet to sail into the semifinal of the SRF All India Professional Golf Matchplay Championship.
Chandigarh pro Sujjan Singh outclassed Sri Lanka’s Anura Rohana via playoff to lift his maiden professional title at the Aircel-PGTI Players Championship here on Sunday.
Rahil Gangjee’s fairytale story in Avantha Masters came unstuck over the last five holes and the nervy Indian golfer finished a lowly tied 14th in the USD 2.1 million tri-sanctioned event here today.
Mukesh Kumar, Ashok Kumar and Digvijay Singh lead the pack who would vie for top honours in the Aircel-PGTI Players Championship which begins at Tollygunge Golf Club here on February 2.
Kunal Bhasin qualified as a full card holder for the 2010 Asian Tour season by virtue of his tied 11th finish in the Qualifying School Final Stage in Thailand.
Country’s top golfer Jeev Milkha Singh has been awarded the honorary life membership of the Professional Golf Tour of India while Bangalore pro Anirban Lahiri was named the Player of the Year.
Anirban Lahiri set the Jaypee Greens on fire, blasting a phenomenal seven-under 65 to open up a three-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the BILT Open golf tournament here on Friday.
A disappointing two-over 74 in the final round prevented Rashid Khan from finishing inside top-10 in the inaugural Asian Amateur golf Championships at Mission Hills.
Asian Tour hot shot Gaganjeet Bhullar will spearhead the Indian challenge in the Iskandar Johor Open golf tournament here from October 22.
Overnight leader Mohd Siddikur Rahman of Bangladesh bagged his third title on the PGTI tour, turning in a one-under 71 to win the Bangalore Open by one stroke here on Saturday.
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri put himself in contention for a top-five finish with a five-under 66 in the penultimate round that catapulted him to the eighth spot in the USD 300,000 Queen’s Cup on Friday.
India’s teenage golfer Gauri Monga is all set to take on some of the big international stars at the 200,000-euro Finnair Masters Ladies European Tour in Helsinki later this month.
Day in Pics: 20th September
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