Chikkarangappa, Angad Cheema & Abhijit Singh Chadha earn their maiden Asian Tour cards Himmat Singh Rai regains his card
Hua Hin, Thailand 24 Jan 15
Indian youngsters Chikkarangappa, Angad Cheema and Abhijit Singh Chadha finished inside the top-40 after the final round of the Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage and thus earned their maiden Asian Tour cards. Himmat Singh Rai, a former winner on the Asian Tour, also regained his card after finishing inside the top-40.
Chikkarangappa (66-66-76-68), a winner on the Asian Development Tour in 2014, finished as the highest-placed Indian at the event as he claimed fourth position at nine-under-276. Chikka, who shot a creditable three-under-68 on Saturday, finished six shots behind the winner Daniel Chopra of Sweden Read More>>
Ravinder Tavel wins PGTI Qualifying School 2015 after playoff victory over Trishul Chinappa Thirty-eight players earn full cards for 2015 season
Eagleton - The Golf Resort, Bangalore 23 Jan 15
Ravinder Tavel (69-72-69-70) of Chandimandir, Haryana, prevailed in a playoff against Bangalore’s Trishul Chinappa (75-69-69-67) to win the PGTI’s Final Qualifying Stage for the 2015 season being held at Eagleton - The Golf Resort near Bangalore. Tavel defeated Chinappa on the second playoff hole after the two golfers ended the regulation 72 holes with matching totals of eight-under-280.
At the end of round four, the top 38 players earned their cards for the 2015 PGTI season as five players were tied in 34th place at seven-over-295.
Ravinder Tavel, who started the day two shots off the lead in joint second, emerged a major contender for the title after a solid front-nine where he made three birdies and a lone bogey Read More>>
Cheema, Rai & Chikka on course to secure Asian Tour cards, lie tied sixth after round three of Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage
Hua Hin, Thailand 23 Jan 15
The Indian trio of Angad Cheema, Himmat Rai and Chikkarangappa are ready for the final push as they put themselves in a favorable position heading into the all-important final round of the Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage where the top-40 and ties will earn an Asian Tour card for the 2015 season. The three Indians currently lie tied sixth at six-under-208 and trail the leader Daniel Chopra of Sweden by six shots.
While Cheema (69-71-68) and Chikka (66-66-76) will be looking to secure their first ever Asian Tour card, Rai (70-67-71), a winner on the Asian Tour, will be aiming to regain his card.
Angad, who fired a 68 on Friday to climb 16 places from overnight tied 22nd, said, “I came in with very little expectations because I know the more pressure you put on yourself, the worse it will get Read More>>
Ajay Baisoya takes two-shot lead in round three of Final Qualifying Stage Wilson Raj D Mello aces par-4 17th, Ali Sher also makes hole-in-one
Eagleton - The Golf Resort, Bangalore 22 Jan 15
Delhi’s Ajay Baisoya shot a four-under-68 to hold a two-shot lead in round three of the PGTI’s Final Qualifying Stage for the 2015 season being held at Eagleton - The Golf Resort near Bangalore. Baisoya’s three-day total stood at eight-under-208. Ravinder Tavel of Chandimandir, Haryana, and Sri Lankan Vijitha Bandara were tied second at six-under-210.
Ajay Baisoya (70-70-68), who was overnight tied second, made a slow start on Thursday as he bogeyed the first hole Read More>>