Mukesh Kumar of Mhow walked away with the trophy at the PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club after posting an immaculate six-under-66 in the final round. Mukesh totaled 13-under-275 for the tournament to register a four-stroke win. Rookie Ashbeer Saini of Kapurthala had a creditable runner-up finish on his PGTI debut with a nine-under-279 total.
Mukesh Kumar (67-67-75-66) made a remarkable comeback after a disastrous 75 in round three to bag yet another title at one of his favourite golfing venues. Mukesh began with a bogey on the first where he found the jungle. He the added two birdies to his card with putts from 10 and 15 feet on the third and...
Lohan & Saini in with a chance, share lead with Mukesh
Gupta, Chikka on the joint leadersâ€™ tail
Abhinav Lohan of Faridabad and Kapurthala’s Ashbeer Saini shot scores of 68 and 71 respectively to climb into the joint third round lead along with overnight leader Mukesh Kumar of Mhow who fired an ordinary 75 on Thursday. The three golfers have matching total scores of seven-under-209 after three days of competition at the PGTI Players Championship being played at the Chandigarh Golf Club.
Chandigarh’s Harendra Gupta and Chikkarangappa of Bangalore were one shot behind the joint leaders in tied fourth place.
Abhinav Lohan’s (70-71-68) four-under-68, the best score of round three, catapulted him from overnight tied...
Spurred on by hole-in-one Mukesh marches ahead
Local lad Gupta, Saini in joint second; Rookie Chikkarangappa fires best score of the day
Spurred on by a hole-in-one on the 11th, ‘King of the Indian greens’ Mukesh Kumar marched ahead into a four-stroke lead at the PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club. The man from Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, carded a second straight 67 to take his two-day total to 10-under-134. Chandigarh’s Harendra Gupta and Kapurthala-based rookie Ashbeer Saini were in joint second at six-under-138.
The 47-year-old Mukesh Kumar (67-67) picked up birdies on the fifth and sixth, courtesy conversion of putts from a range of 10 to 15 feet. He dropped a bogey on the seventh against the run of play but came roaring back with a 20-footer for birdie on the eig...
Youngster Siddharth Seth & veteran Mukesh Kumar steal the show on day one
Twenty-three-year-old Siddharth Seth of Delhi and veteran Mukesh Kumar of Mhow emerged as joint leaders in round one of the PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club on Tuesday. Both the players fired identical scores of five-under-67 to steal the show on the opening day.
Siddharth Seth shot his best score since turning professional in early 2012 to grab a share of the lead. Seth had a tally of seven birdies and two bogeys in perfect weather conditions at the Chandigarh Golf Club. The professional from the Delhi Golf Club was off to a flying start with birdies on the second, fifth, sixth and seventh. He sank a 25-footer on the fifth and landed his thir...
PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club to begin on February 19th
•Shamim Khan, Mukesh Kumar & Rashid Khan top names in the field
•Defending champion Harendra Gupta, Abhijit Singh Chadha, Harmeet Kahlon, Ranjit Singh and Gurbaaz Mann to lead the local challenge
The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the PGTI Players Championship which will be played at the Chandigarh Golf Club from February 19 – 22, 2013. The tournament offers a prize purse of Rs. 25 lakh.
The PGTI Players Championship will feature some of the top names of...
Nineteen rookies to make PGTI debut in Chandigarh
Nineteen rookies will make their debut on the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) during the PGTI Players Championship at Chandigarh Golf Club which begins on February 19.
The nineteen players making their professional debut in Chandigarh qualified to play on the PGTI through the PGTI’s 2013 Qualifying School which was held in December 2012 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Kolkata. All these players received their PGTI badges from Mr. Uttam Singh Mundy (Director, PGTI) at the Chandigarh Golf Club on Monday.
These players include some of the top Indian amateurs in recent years such as the Bangalore duo of Khalin Joshi (2013 P...