McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2016

Dates 22 Dec - 25 Dec, 2016
Venue Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Kolkata
Prize Money Rs 1.5 Crore
Format Stroke Play

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McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: The press conference held on Monday marked the announcement of the tournament's fifth edition

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: The media in full attendance at the press conference

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Mr. Gaurav Ghosh, General Committee Member, RCGC, shares his thoughts on the event

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Mr. Uttam Singh Mundy, Director, PGTI, reacts to a question from the media

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Mr. Rajeev Takru, Director, McLeod Russel, makes the opening speech at the press conference as Mr. K K Baheti, Director, McLeod Russel, listens intently

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: (L - R) G Ghosh (RCGC), U S Mundy (Director, PGTI), R Takru (Director, McLeod Russel), K K Baheti (Director, McLeod Russel), Col D Singhal (RCGC) pose with the trophy

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Shiv Kapur tees off during the first Pro-Am on Tuesday

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Jyoti Randhawa, SSP Chawrasia & Jeev Milkha Singh pose for the cameras during their practice session at the RCGC on Tuesday

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Two-time Asian Tour winner Pariya Junhasavasdikul of Thailand will lead the foreign challenge this week

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Jyoti Randhawa will look to improve upon his tied second finish from last year

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Gaganjeet Bhullar, also a winner of two international events this year, will be another prime contender

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: SSP Chawrasia, a winner of two international events this year, will look to end the year on a high with a victory at his home course

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Indian golf's 'Big 3' - Jeev Milkha Singh, Arjun Atwal & Jyoti Randhawa - will make up the star grouping in round 1, they tee off at 11:20 am on Thursday

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Indian stars SSP Chawrasia, Gaganjeet Bhullar & Shiv Kapur made up the penultimate group on day 1

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Indian golf's 'Big 3', Arjun Atwal, Jeev Milkha Singh & Jyoti Randhawa, the star grouping in round 1, teed off last

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Jeev Milkha Singh made a solid start with a 69 to be tied fifth

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Amardip Sinh Malik, playing with a dislocated finger, shot a gallant opening round of 68 that included a hole-in-one on the second, he was placed tied third

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Khalin Joshi reignited his Rolex Ranking campaign with a 67 in round 1 to be placed second

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Thailand's Pariya Junhasavasdikul, playing his first event at the RCGC, topped the leaderboard on day 1 thanks to a masterly six-under-66

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: The cream of Indian golf is at the RCGC this week (l - r) Shiv Kapur, SSP Chawrasia, Gaganjeet Bhullar, Jeev Milkha Singh, Arjun Atwal, Rahil Gangjee, Jyoti Randhawa

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Ranjit Singh made a hole-in-one on the second during round 2, he closed the day in tied third

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Pariya Junhasavasdikul shared the second round lead with Rashid Khan

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Rashid Khan shot a scorching eight-under-64 to storm into the joint second round lead

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Rookie Aman Raj was placed tied 10th on day 3, as things stand, he is the best placed to win the PGTI Emerging Player of the Year title

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Rolex Ranking leader Shubhankar Sharma was in fourth place after round three, as things stand, he is the best placed to win the Rolex Player of the Year title

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Local favourite SSP Chawrasia, champion of the inaugural edition in 2012, lurks in third place, five off the lead

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Rashid Khan stayed in touch with the leader after a third round of 70 to be placed second, he thus kept his Rolex Ranking title hopes alive

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Thailand's Pariya regained the sole lead with the day's best score of 68, he is two ahead going into the final round

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Pariya, Rashid & SSP will once again make up the leader group in Round 4

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: The elite field of 64 professionals

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Gaganjeet Bhullar finished tied third along with Shamim Khan & SSP Chawrasia

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Aman Raj finished tied 10th this week, he won the PGTI Emerging Player of the Year title with highest earnings among the rookies

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Shamim Khan finished tied third at the season-ender after matching the course record with his final round 63, he took second place in the Rolex Ranking

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Rashid Khan was runner-up and as a result topped the Rolex Ranking for the second time after 2013

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Pariya Junhasavasdikul cruised to a three-shot triumph to become the first foreign winner of the event and the first Thai winner on the PGTI

McLeod Russel Tour C'ship: Pariya J receives the winner's cheque from Rajeev Takru, Director, McLeod Russel (right) & Akhil Khaitan also representing McLeod Russel (centre)