Chikkarangappa lifts Surya Nepal Masters trophy after playoff win over Shankar Das
Chikkarangappa S (69-65-67-72) of Bangalore lifted the Surya Nepal Masters 2014 trophy after defeating Kolkata’s Shankar Das (67-70-68-68) in a playoff at the Gokarna Forest Golf Resort in Kathmandu. Chikkarangappa and Das went into the playoff after both players ended up with the tournament’s best total scores of 15-under-273 from the regulation 72 holes. Abhijit Singh Chadha of Chandigarh and Faridabad golfer Abhinav Lohan were in tied third at 14-under-274.
Chikkarangappa and Shankar made pars on the first playoff hole but the second hole proved to be decisive as Chikkarangappa landed it within seven fe...
Kathmandu, Nepal, 25-04-2014
Chikkarangappa takes three-shot lead in round three
Chikkarangappa (69-65-67) of Bangalore submitted a card of five-under-67 to take a three-shot lead in round three of the Surya Nepal Masters 2014 being played at the Gokarna Forest Golf Resort in Kathmandu. Chikkarangappa's total stood at 15-under-201 at the end of the penultimate round. Abhinav Lohan (69-69-66) of Faridabad occupied second place at 12-under-204.
Chikkarangappa, who was overnight tied second, took centrestage on day three after a brilliant round of 67 that was dotted with seven birdies and two bogeys. The 20-year-old, looking for his second title, had a sedate front nine with three birdies and two bog...
Kathmandu, Nepal, 23-04-2014
Angad Cheema tops the leaderboard with an eight-under-64 on day one
Angad Cheema of Panchkula was on top of the leaderboard with an eight-under-64 after round one of the Surya Nepal Masters 2014. Close on the leader’s heels was Delhi’s Vinod Kumar who carded a 65 on Wednesday. A further stroke adrift was former champion Shamim Khan of Delhi who opened with a 66.
Defending champion and local favourite Shivaram Shrestha shot a 67 that kept him in the hunt as he joined Kolkata’s Shankar Das, Ranjit Singh of Chandigarh, Jamshedpur-based rookie Karan Taunk and the seasoned Gaurav Ghei of Delhi in joint fourth spot.
Vinod Kumar steers his team to victory at the Pro-Am event of the Surya Nepal Masters
Vinod Kumar of Delhi steered his team to victory at the Pro-Am event of the Surya Nepal Masters 2014 at the Gokarna Forest Golf Resort. A record number of amateurs from across Nepal participated in the event.
The popularity of Surya Nepal Masters Pro-Am is growing by the year as it provides the amateurs with the golden opportunity of playing with prominent professionals in the SAARC golf space.
The event featured 34 teams each comprising of one pr...
Kathmandu, Nepal, 21-04-2014
SURYA NEPAL MASTERS TEES OFF ON APRIL 22
The Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd. Masters tees-off from April 22nd at the Gokarna Forest Golf Resort in Kathmandu, Nepal. The 21st edition of the tournament boasts of the richest prize money ever seen in the history of golf in Nepal with a total prize fund of NPR 4.8 Million (INR 30 Lacs). While the main event will be played from 23-26 April 2014, the Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd. Pro-Am will raise the curtains on the 22nd of April.
The coveted event which is co-sanctioned by the Nepal Professional Golfers Association and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI)...