2014 Asian Tour

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Re: 2014 Asian Tour

Post by PKBasu » Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:02 pm

Shankar Das must have had a spectacular 7-under round on Day 3!!

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Re: 2014 Asian Tour

Post by prajgolf » Sun Dec 28, 2014 11:15 am

Rs 1.5 Cr MCLEOD RUSSEL TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 (PGTI event)

Final scores:

1 SHANKAR DAS -16
T2 GAGANJEET BHULLAR -13
T2 ABHINAV LOHAN -13
4 CHIKKARANGAPPA S -12
5 SHAMIM KHAN -11
6 SHUBHANKAR SHARMA -8
T7 K PRABAGARAN -7
T7 SSP CHOWRASIA -7
9 ARJUN ATWAL -6

Shankar Das of Kolkata won the Rs. 1.5 crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship after his final round of three-under-69 at his home course, the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC). Shankar as a result of his win also topped the Rolex Rankings and bagged the Rolex Player of the Year award for 2014

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Re: 2014 Asian Tour

Post by PKBasu » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:06 am

Nice rags to riches story of someone for whom the RCGC was truly his home course: he grew up living next to it, was introduced to RCGC as a ball boy by his caddie brother (I presume a ball boy fetches golf balls…like they do on tennis courts!), became a caddie there, then a pro:

http://zeenews.india.com/sports/golf/ba ... 21738.html

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Re: 2014 Asian Tour

Post by prajgolf » Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:29 am

Top 10 Indian golfers based on Official World Golf Rankings:

64 Anirban Lahiri
200 Rashid Khan
224 S.S.P. Chowrasia
233 Shiv Kapur
288 Jyoti Randhawa
330 Rahil Gangjee
387 Gaganjeet Bhullar
432 Arjun Atwal
703 S Chikarangappa
738 Chiragh Kumar

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