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India's Sujjan Singh and Arjun Prasad seal Asian Tour qualification

Indian young golfers Sujjan Singh and Arjun Prasad earned their playing rights for 2017 Asian Tour after finishing tied 13th at the final qualifiers at the Suvarnabhumi Golf and Country Club on Saturday.

While Sujjan posted a final round of six-under 66 for the four-day tally of 18-under 270, Prasad carded 68 in the final round of the Qualifying School final stage to push his case for playing in the continent's premier golf tour.

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Pariya wins McLeod Russel Tour Championship

It was a Christmas to remember for Thailand's Pariya Junhasavasdikul as he became the first foreign golfer to win the McLeod Russel Tour Championship on the final day at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) on Sunday. The 32-year-old drove home the overnight two-shot advantage with an unwavering final round of one-under 71 for a wire-to-wire winning tally of 15-under 273 to win the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI)'s year-ending event.

"This was my first time here (in Kolkata)," Pariya said at the presentation ceremony.

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Pariya reclaims lead from Rashid at McLeod Russel Tour Championship

Thailand's Pariya Junhasavasdikul regained the sole lead in the third round of the McLeod Russel Tour Championship after he shot the day's best score of four-under 68 on Saturday. Pariya, the leading foreign player in the field, totaled 14-under 202 after the penultimate round to enjoy a two-shot lead over second-placed Rashid Khan, who scored a 70.

Olympian S.S.P. Chawrasia, the winner of the tournament's inaugural edition in 2012, came up with a third round of 69 to lurk in third place at nine-under 207 total.

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Rashid Khan storms into share of the lead at McLeod Russel Tour Championship

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Golfer Rashid Khan's sensational eight-under 64 in the second round catapulted him to the top spot along with Thailand's Pariya Junhasavasdikul at the McLeod Russel Tour Championship on Friday.

Delhi's Rashid and Pariya, who shot a four-under 68, opened up a four-shot lead at the top with their total scores of 10-under 134 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC). Chandigarh's Ranjit Singh sank the second hole-in-one of the tournament during his second round of 70.

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Chawrasia hits out at IOA for non-payment of Olympic fees

Olympian S.S.P Chawrasia on Thursday expressed disappointment at the shabby treatment meted out to him and fellow golfer Anirban Lahiri by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), after the Rio Olympics.

Both Anirban - India's highest ranked player at the moment - and Chawrasia were promised around Rs 30 lakh each by the IOA after the Rio Olympics but till date all Chawrasia has received is approximately Rs 5.5 lakh.

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Chawrasia backs Aditi Ashok to put India on International Golfing Map

Seasoned golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia on Thursday heaped praise on Olympian Aditi Ashok who has been the toast of golf this season, saying the 18-year-old will go far.

"After Smriti Mehra, she is the first female golfer going abroad and doing so well," said Chawrasia, who finished tied 7th on the first day of the PGTI season-ending McLeod Russel Tour Championship which started at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) here.

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Pariya leads Joshi by 1 at McLeod Russel Tour Championship

Thailand's Pariya Junhasavasdikul seized the round one lead at the McLeod Russel Tour Championship golf, courtesy a masterly six-under-66 here on Thursday.

Pariya, playing on a sponsor invite and making his debut at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC), was one shot ahead of second-placed Khalin Joshi of Bengaluru who is a major contender for the ranking title.

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Chawrasia, Bhullar contenders at McLeod Russel Tour Championship

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S.S.P. Chawrasia and Gaganjeet Bhullar, winners of two titles each in Asia this year, will be the men to beat in the start-studded field of 64 golfers at the Rs 1.5 crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2016 which begins at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) on Thursday.

The duo is riding high on confidence ahead of the year-ending tournament of the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) having posted international wins just about a month back.

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India's best golfers descend on Kolkata for McLeod Russel Tour Championship

Veterans Jeev Milkha Singh, Arjun Atwal and Jyoti Randhawa will be playing together for the first time in a Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) event when a strong field of 65 players vies for top honours in the season-ending fifth edition of the McLeod Russel Tour Championship from December 22.

This will be a debut event for both Jeev, the most successful Indian golfer on the European Tour, and Shiv Kapur, with the duo also playing in Kolkata at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) after almost a decade. 

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Diksha Dagar and Tvesa Malik favourites at All India Ladies Amateur Golf Championship

Diksha Dagar and Tvesa Malik will be among the favourites when the 100th edition of the USHA All India Ladies Amateur Golf Championship starts in New Delhi on Monday.

The duo, who are the top two in the national ladies rankings, are inspired by Aditi Ashok who represented India at the Rio Olympics. They are aiming to win the upcoming tournament at the Delhi Golf Club and go on to emulate their idol's exploits at the international stage.

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