Golconda Masters 2017

Dates 16 Feb - 19 Feb, 2017
Venue Hyderabad Golf Club, 7 Tomb Road, Hyderabad
Prize Money Rs 40 Lacs
Format Stroke Play

Tournament News

  • Hyderabad, 19 Feb 2017

    Ajeetesh Sandhu retains title in style with playoff win over Khalin Joshi

    Chandigarh’s Ajeetesh Sandhu continued his love affair with the city of Hyderabad as he won the Golconda Masters, a Rs. 40 lakh event, for the second year running at the picturesque Hyderabad Golf Club (HGC) on Sunday.

    Sandhu (70-67-73-63), lying a lowly 17th, five shots off the lead, after the penultimate round, literally pulled a rabbit out of the hat on day four as he fired a dazzling eight-under-63 to take his total to 11-under-273 and as a result earn his place in the playoff against Bengaluru’s Khalin Joshi (65-70-70-68) in the second event of the 2017 PGTI season
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  • Hyderabad, 18 Feb 2017

    Himmat Singh Rai & Khalin Joshi take pole position in round three

    Delhi’s Himmat Singh Rai and Bengaluru’s Khalin Joshi carded matching one-under-70s in round three of the Rs. 40 lakh Golconda Masters 2017 to enjoy a slender one-shot lead at eight-under-205 and set up a fascinating final day at the Hyderabad Golf Club (HGC).

    Shamim Khan of Delhi and Bengalurean Mari Muthu carded the day’s best scores of six-under-65 to be joint third along with veteran Mukesh Kumar (71) of Mhow at seven-under-206
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  • Hyderabad, 17 Feb 2017

    Kunal Bhasin shines with a 66, in five-way lead with Mukesh Kumar, Abhijit Singh Chadha, Himmat Singh Rai & Khalin Joshi

    Round two of the Golconda Masters 2017 witnessed a leaderboard logjam as five players shared the lead at seven-under-135. Australia’s Kunal Bhasin produced a masterclass five-under-66 to be the joint leader along with Mukesh Kumar (67) of Mhow, Chandigarh’s Abhijit Singh Chadha (67), Delhi’s Himmat Singh Rai (68) and Bengalurean Khalin Joshi (70). 

    Reigning champion Ajeetesh Sandhu (67) was bunched together in tied sixth at five-under-137 along with Samarth Dwivedi (68), Angad Cheema (71), round one leader Sameer M Shaikh (74), Digvijay Singh (67), M Dharma (69) and Sri Lankan Anura Rohana (67)
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  • Hyderabad, 16 Feb 2017

    Sameer Shaikh flies high with career-best eight-under-63, takes round one lead at Golconda Masters 2017

    Pune’s Sameer Shaikh produced the best round of his professional career, a fiery bogey-free eight-under-63, to take the lead and stamp his authority on day one of the Golconda Masters 2017 being played at the Hyderabad Golf Club’s pristine par-71 course.

    Bengaluru’s Khalin Joshi, a three-time winner on the PGTI, also posted an impressive six-under-65, to occupy second place at the end of round one of the Rs. 40 lakh event
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  • Hyderabad, 15 Feb 2017

    Golconda Masters 2017 tees off on February 16

    Prize Purse of Rs. 40 lakh

    Field to feature Khalin Joshi, Honey Baisoya, defending champion Ajeetesh Sandhu, Mukesh Kumar, Mithun Perera, Himmat Singh Rai
    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 third edition of the Golconda Masters Golf Championship which will be held at the Hyderabad Golf Club (HGC) from February 16 - 19, 2017, and will carry a prize purse of Rs. 40 lakh
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