Ajeetesh Sandhu News
India's Ajeetesh Sandhu opened with a solid three-under 69, even as compatriot Shubhankar Sharma fought back superbly on the second nine to card two-under 70 in the first round of the Dutch Open golf tournament.
At four-under 140 overall, Chawrasia is fifth, three shots behind the leader, Alejandro Canizares (67-70).
Panasonic Open India: Khalin Joshi shows amazing strength to bounce back, clinches maiden Asian Tour title
On Sunday, Khalin Joshi crossed over from being a ‘nearly man’ to an actual champion at the Panasonic Open India. In the process, he showed great heart, amazing strength to bounce back and finally closed in style with four birdies in last five holes.
On Saturday, the traditional moving, Joshi did not just move, but galloped. He had nine birdies – as against three on first day and six on second – against one bogey and from 5-under in T-15th position he is now in shared lead with Bangladesh’s Siddikur Rahman
Panasonic Open India: Ajeetesh Sandhu best Indian at third sport; Jeev Milkha Singh rolls back the years to move to T-6
Veteran Jeev Milkha Singh, who has made just two cuts in 15 starts in 2018 and has just one Top-5 finish since his win in 2012 Scottish Open, rolled the years back and was T-6th with M Dharma (70-67) and four others.
Panasonic Open: Siddikur Rahman renews love affair with Delhi Golf Club; defending champion Shiv Kapur in T-16th
Siddikur, who has an incredible 12 Top-10s in 15 starts at the DGC since 2010, showed that he is ready for his second win at the DGC, five years after he won the Hero Indian Open.
In this new format, Shot Clock' every player is on the clock for every shot. Players are penalised a stroke if they do not play their shot in the allotted time.
Indian Open 2018: Ajeetesh Sandhu cards solid four-under 68, Anirban Lahiri, Shubhankar Sharma struggle
Besides Ajeetesh Sandhu, two-time defending champion SSP Chawrasia (74), 2015 winner Anirban Lahiri (72), and former Indian champions Jyoti Randhawa (72) and Feroz Ali (one over at 14th hole) had a tough day in office.
Shubhankar Sharma's soaring career graph is proof of the success of indigenous training in Indian golf
Shubhankar's career graph continues to soar and on Tuesday he checked in at No 72 in the official world golf rankings, thereby narrowly overtaking his senior country-mate and PGA Tour member Anirban Lahiri who sits at No 76.
Shubhankar Sharma rises to 72nd position in world rankings to become the best Indian golfer in the world
Shubhankar Sharma on Monday emerged as the best Indian golfer in the world, grabbing the 72nd position in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) after his recent title triumph at Maybank Championship.
Year in Review 2017: Shiv Kapur, Shubhankar Sharma among those who made year unforgettable for Indian golf
As the 2017 season comes to a close, here’s a look at the golfers who made the year a standout season for India:
Shiv Kapur had won the Yeangder Heritage in April and finished second at the Thailand Open this season.
Bhullar now has nine international wins to his credit including one on the European Challenge Tour.