Golconda Masters 2016

Dates 25 Feb - 28 Feb, 2016
Venue Hyderabad Golf Club, Hyderabad
Prize Money Rs 40 Lacs
Format Stroke Play

Tournament News

  • Hyderabad, 28 Feb 2016

    Ajeetesh Sandhu ends cold streak with dazzling wire-to-wire win at Golconda Masters

    Chandigarh’s Ajeetesh Sandhu left a lasting impression among golf fans in Hyderabad who saw him dominate the Golconda Masters 2016 from start to finish. Ajeetesh made it a memorable week for himself with his final round of six-under-65 that took his tournament tally to 23-under-261 and helped him finish with a victory margin of four strokes at the Hyderabad Golf Club (HGC).

    Gurgaon’s Shubhankar Sharma, the winner at last week’s PGTI event, recorded another brilliant finish as he ended runner-up at 19-under-265 after a final round of three-under-68 at the Rs
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  • Hyderabad, 27 Feb 2016

    Ajeetesh Sandhu carries one-shot advantage into last round as Golconda Masters heads for pulsating finale

    The Golconda Masters 2016 seems to be heading for a pulsating finale as three names emerged as top contenders for the crown on the penultimate day of the event at the picturesque Hyderabad Golf Club (HGC).

    While Chandigarh lad Ajeetesh Sandhu managed to hold on to his lead for the third consecutive day with a determined five-under-66 that took his total to 17-under-196, Gurgaon’s Shubhankar Sharma and Kolkata’s Feroz Ali Mollah were within striking distance at 16-under-197 and 15-under-198 respectively after they shot matching scores of six-under-65.

    Ajeetesh Sandhu (62-68-66), looking to break a three-year winless streak, carried a one-shot advantage into the final round of the Rs
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  • Hyderabad, 26 Feb 2016

    Ajeetesh Sandhu stays ahead with hard fought 68

    It was match no. 4 that hogged all the limelight on Friday at the Golconda Masters 2016 as it featured both Ajeetesh Sandhu and Shubhankar Sharma, the two pros who ended the second round in first and second positions with totals of 12-under-130 and 10-under-132 respectively. 

    While Chandigarh lad Ajeetesh, who had fired a phenomenal opening round of nine-under-62, a course record, kept his two-stroke lead for the second day running as he battled to a three-under-68, Gurgaon’s Shubhankar Sharma submitted a second successive five-under-66 to be hot on the leader’s heels on a relatively cooler and windier day at the Hyderabad Golf Club (HGC)
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  • Hyderabad, 25 Feb 2016

    Ajeetesh Sandhu sets the bar with opening 62 at Golconda Masters

    Chandigarh’s Ajeetesh Sandhu set the bar at an imposing nine-under-62 in round one of the Golconda Masters 2016 being played at the Hyderabad Golf Club (HGC). Abhijit Singh Chadha, another Chandigarh-based professional, ended the day in second place, two strokes behind the leader at seven-under-64 at the Rs. 40 lakh event
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  • Hyderabad, 24 Feb 2016

    Vinod Kumar’s team emerges victorious at Pro-Am event of Golconda Masters Golf Championship 2016

    The Pro-Am event of the Golconda Masters Golf Championship 2016 served as the curtain-raiser for the tournament’s second edition which begins on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The Pro-Am event played at the Hyderabad Golf Club on Wednesday was won by Delhi-based professional Vinod Kumar’s team.

    The Pro-Am was played in the Texas Scramble format where the team’s best ball was chosen on every shot including the putting green
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  • Hyderabad, 24 Feb 2016

    Harendra Gupta gears up for title defence at Golconda Masters 2016

    Harendra Gupta of Chandigarh is looking to make a fresh start to his 2016 PGTI season with a spirited title defence at the second edition of the Golconda Masters which begins at the Hyderabad Golf Club (HGC) on Thursday. 

    Gupta, a winner of eight titles, has faced turbulent times in the last few months since withdrawing from a PGTI event in early October 2015 due to a neck injury. The 31-year-old has since skipped two tournaments, missed the cut on four occasions and not posted a single top-20
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  • Hyderabad, 23 Feb 2016

    GOLCONDA MASTERS RETURNS FOR ITS SECOND EDITION

    •       Prize Purse of Rs. 40 lakh

    Field to feature Shubhankar Sharma, Khalin Joshi, Udayan Mane, defending champion Harendra Gupta

    The Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), the official sanctioning body of professional golf in India, today announced the second edition of the Golconda Masters Golf Championship which will be held at the Hyderabad Golf Club from February 25 - 28, 2016, and will carry a prize purse of Rs. 40 lakh
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