Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational 2020 presented by TAKE
- Golf Course: Chandigarh Golf Club
- Venue: Chandigarh
- Money: INR 1.5 Crore
- Start Date: 03-Dec-2020
- End Date: 06-Dec-2020
- Tour Format:
Kochhar’s win on third extra hole makes it back-to-back titles for him, takes him into the lead in PGTI Order of Merit, propels him 87 spots to 355 in the world rankings
Chandigarh’s Karandeep Kochhar fashioned a remarkable come-from-behind win at his home course, the Chandigarh Golf Club, after prevailing in the playoff against Indian star Anirban Lahiri thus lifting the trophy at the Rs. 1.5 crore Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational 2020 Presented by TAKE Sports. The tournament was decided in a playoff for the third year in succession.
Twenty-one-year-old local favourite Kochhar, who began the tournament with a disastrous four-over-76 to lie tied 76th after round one, made a grand comeback with his next three rounds of 66, 67 and 68 to end up in a playoff with pre-tournament favourite Lahiri after both totaled 11-under-277 for the week.
Kochhar makes grand comeback, Lahiri stays the course before fading light pushes playoff into extra day
The Rs. 1.5 crore Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational Presented by TAKE Sports, in its third edition this year, continues to delight golf fans with pulsating finishes year after year at the revered Chandigarh Golf Club.
This year’s tournament has again produced a playoff like the two previous editions and to add to the drama the duel between Indian star and former Asia No. 1 Anirban Lahiri (70-68-70-69) and local favourite Karandeep Kochhar (76-66-67-68) has been extended into Monday due to fading light. The third extra hole of the playoff resumes at 9 am on Monday, December 7.
The protagonists Kochhar and Lahiri ended the regulation 72 holes with matching totals of 11-un...Read More
Amardeep Malik one behind in second place; Anirban Lahiri, Aman Raj and Veer Ahlawat occupy tied third
Chandigarh’s Akshay Sharma capitalized on his familiarity with his home conditions once again as he managed to pull himself out of trouble on day three to continue as the frontrunner in the title race for the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational 2020 Presented by TAKE Sports.
Thirty-year-old Akshay, the overnight leader by one shot, carded a hard-fought one-under-71 on a day that witnessed swirling winds at the Chandigarh Golf Club to take his tournament total to 10-under-206, one ahead of the rest, at the Rs. 1.5 crore event.
However, the leader Sharma, who won the last of his two titles on the PGTI a month back, has his task cut out with a number of strong contenders bre...Read More
Amardeep Malik, Veer Ahlawat in tied second; Anirban Lahiri moves into tied fifth, Jeev Milkha Singh misses cut
Local favourite Akshay Sharma, riding on the confidence of his win on the PGTI last month, came up with yet another top-notch performance, a four-under-68 in testing conditions at the Chandigarh Golf Club, to take the halfway lead at the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational 2020 Presented by TAKE Sports.
Thirty-year-old Akshay, thriving in home conditions, took his tournament tally to nine-under-135 to gain one spot from his overnight tied second at the Rs. 1.5 crore event.
Noida’s Amardeep Malik and Gurugram-based Veer Ahlawat shot scores of 68 for the second day in succession to be one off the lead in tied second.
Eighteen-year-old Delhi-based rookie golfer Harsh...Read More
Akshay Sharma and M Dharma in tied second
Bengaluru’s Khalin Joshi braved an injured wrist and some inconsistent putting to put up the first round’s best score of six-under-66 at the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational 2020 Presented by TAKE Sports.
The 28-year-old Khalin, a winner of four titles including one on the Asian Tour, had an eventful day as he sank two eagles, five birdies and three bogeys en route his 66 to take a one-shot lead at the Rs. 1.5 crore event being held at the Chandigarh Golf Club.
Local lad Akshay Sharma occupied tied second place at five-under-67 along with another Bengalurean M Dharma.
Among the prominent names, Anirban Lahiri (70) was tied 10th, SSP Chawrasia (71) was tie...Read More
India’s international stars to descend on Chandigarh with field set to feature Jeev Milkha Singh, Anirban Lahiri, Gaganjeet Bhullar, SSP Chawrasia, Jyoti Randhawa; Prize Purse of Rs. 1.5 crore
TAKE Sports and the TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will be staging the third edition of the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational Presented by TAKE Sports at the esteemed Chandigarh Golf Club from December 3 – 6, 2020. The main event will be preceded by the Pro-Am event on December 2.
The tournament had been jointly launched by TAKE Sports and TATA Steel PGTI in 2018 as a gesture to honour Indian golfing legend Jeev Milkha Singh.
The much-anticipated tournament will be staged at Jeev’s home course, the Chandigarh Golf Club, for the third year in succession and will offer an attractive prize purse of Rs. 1.5 crore. The field will feature 120 pa...Read More