Golf’s Asian Tour said on Sunday it is planning to resume its 2020 season in September with the Shinhan Donghae Open in South Korea as governments around the region move to loosen measures aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Two tournaments, which have been on the schedule for long stay on, while a new event is also on cards besides the likelihood of a PGTI Tour being upgraded. If the vision of Cho Minn Thant, the CEO of Asian Tour, goes through as planned, India could have a series of events from sometime in the middle of October.
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The first round of the Panasonic Open India resumed at 11am with players, who were scheduled for the afternoon rounds on the opening day, beginning their challenge at the Classic Golf and Country Club here.
Randhawa who turned professional in 1994 has since gone on to win eight titles on the Asian Tour including five at home.
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Shiv Kapur of India ended an 11-year and four months wait for a second Asian Tour title when he claimed a convincing victory at the inaugural Yeangder Heritage on Sunday
Golfer SSP Chawrasia lifted his first Asian Tour title outside India after prevailing at the second play-off hole to win the Resorts World Manila Masters.
India's Gaganjeet Bhullar overcame a five-shot overnight deficit with a sublime final round of four-under-67 to record his sixth Asian Tour triumph at the Shinhan Donghae Open on Sunday
Lahiri triumphed at the Maybank Malaysian and Hero Indian Open before going on to finish tied fifth at the PGA Championship last year
Lahiri, who was paired with the defending champion and world number one Jordan Spieth, started on the right note with a one-under on the first hole
Lahiri, lying sole third on Saturday, admitted 'running out of gas' and ended with a rare over-par round of 71.
Jeev needs a top-3 finish to keep his European Tour card.
Asian Tour chairman Kyi Hla Han today lavished praise on Anirban Lahiri for his superb tied fifth finish at the prestigious PGA Championship, saying the Indian star will inspire a new generation of golfers in the region to take on the world.
Chowrasia, a three-time Indian Open runners-up, was closely followed by Bangladesh's Siddikur Rahman, who turned in a three-under 68, to lie one stroke adrift of the leader.
Kapur, after a 66 on first day, is now five-under 139 and in tied 29th place after being tied fifth overnight.