Shubhankar Sharma snatches victory in classic encounter with Rashid Khan at McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017; Makes it Ã¢â‚¬Ëœicing on the cake' to dream season
Shamim Khan bags his second PGTI Order of Merit title; Viraj Madappa is Emerging Player of the Year
Shubhankar Sharma snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in the final round of the Rs. 1.5 crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017 to make it the ‘icing on the cake’ to a dream season which saw him win three titles.
The 21-year-old from Chandigarh, who recently became the youngest Indian to win on the European Tour, prevailed over Delhi’s Rashid Khan by one shot in a classic encounter at the PGTI’s year-end championship played at the revered Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC).
Shubhankar, trailing by two shots till the 14th hole, turned it around in the final stages...
Rashid Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Shubhankar face off in final round of McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017
Rashid Khan cards third straight 67 to extend lead to two; Shamim Khan shoots day's best 66, on cusp of sealing Order of Merit title
It’s going to be a face-off between Indian golf’s young guns, Delhi’s Rashid Khan and Chandigarh’s Shubhankar Sharma, in the final round of the Rs. 1.5 crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017.
The 26-year-old Rashid, a two-time Asian tour winner, extended his lead to two shots in round three of the PGTI’s year-end championship as a result of his third straight five-under-67 that took his score to 15-under-201 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC).
Rashid Khan shoots day's best 67 to emerge halfway leader at McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017
Rahil Gangjee stays bogey-free after 36 holes, occupies second; Shubhankar Sharma drops to third
Delhi’s Rashid Khan shot the second day’s best score of five-under-67 to emerge halfway leader at the Rs. 1.5 crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017. Khan, who had a dream start to the day as he birdied the first four holes, totaled 10-under-134 after 36 holes to lead by one shot at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC).
Bengaluru’s Rahil Gangjee, the only golfer to be bogey-free through the first 36 holes, registered a 68 to occupy second place at nine-under-135. Round one leader Shubhankar Sharma of Chandigarh dropped to third...
Shubhankar Sharma lives up to Ã¢â‚¬Ëœfavourite' tag with a scorching 66 for first round lead at McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017
Rahil Gangjee, Rashid Khan also off to impressive starts, share second place at 67
Chandigarh lad Shubhankar Sharma, fresh from his maiden international win last week, lived up to the tag of being the pre-tournament favourite at the McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017 with a scorching opening round of six-under-66 that gave him the lead.
Bengaluru’s Rahil Gangjee, playing at his former home course, the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC), and Rashid Khan of Delhi also got off to impressive starts with scores of five-under-67 to share second place at the PGTI’s season-ending event worth Rs. 1.5 crore.
India's emerging stars Shubhankar Sharma and Ajeetesh Sandhu look to continue hot streak at McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017
The Indian challenge at the Rs. 1.5 crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017 will be led by the trio of Shubhankar Sharma, Ajeetesh Sandhu and SSP Chawrasia, all international winners in 2017.
While reigning Indian Open champion Chawrasia will yet again be one of the firm favourites at his home course, Shubhankar Sharma and Ajeetesh Sandhu will also take centre-stage having posted their maiden victories on the global stage only recently.
Strong international flavor at McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017; Aussie duo of Blyth & Fox and Japan's Kawamura the names to watch out
The sixth edition of the McLeod Russel Tour Championship, the PGTI’s season-ending championship, boasts of a strong international flavor.
The Rs. 1.5 crore event scheduled to be played from December 21 – 24, will witness established names from Australia and Japan tee it up on the hallowed turf of the famed Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC).
Among the foreign professionals, leading the charge would be the Australian duo of Adam Blyth and...
McLeod Russel Tour Championship - Race to Royal Calcutta Golf Club 2017 to provide fascinating finale to highly competitive PGTI season
PGTI’s Year Ending Championship
Prize purse of Rs. 1.5 Cr
Only top 50 players on the PGTI Order of Merit to be eligible
Sponsor invites include Indian stars Jyoti Randhawa, SSP Chawrasia, Rashid Khan, Chiragh Kumar, Rahil Gangjee, Chikkarangappa and Shubhankar Sharma (newly-crowned Joburg Open champion) and foreign players Adam Blyth, Danie...