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European Tour - Joburg Open 2018

Joburg Open 2018

Question: Who won the title of the recently concluded golf competition, Joburg Open 2018?
(a) Arjun Atwal
(b) Shubhankar Sharma
(c) Erik van Rooyen
(d) Justin Thomas
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • Golf Tournament Joburg Open, 2018 concluded at Rand Park Golf Club, Johannesburg, South Africa (7-10 December, 2017)
  • Competition Results:
    Winner- Shubhankar Sharma (India)
    Runner up- Erik van Rooyen (South Africa)
  • Shubhankar Sharma is the first Indian golfer to win the Joburg Open.
  • It is also his first European tour title.

Reference:
http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2018/tournamentid=2017098/news/newsid=339223.html
http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2018/tournamentid=2017098/

मकाऊ ओपन, 2017

MACAO OPEN-2017

Question: Who won the title of the recently concluded golf tournament Macao Open, 2017?
(a) Arjun Atwal
(b) Jyothi Randhawa
(c) Jeev Milkha Singh
(d) Gaganjeet Bhullar
Answer: (d)
Related Facts:

  • Golf Tournament Finished Macao Open, 2017 (October 22, 2017)
  • Competition Results:
    Winner – Gaganjeet Bhullar (India)
  • It was Bhullar overall 8th Asian Tour title and second Macau Open (first 2012) title.
  • From this win, Bhullar came equal to Arjun Atwal and Jyoti Randhawa, who has eight-eight Asian titles.

Reference:
http://themacaoopen.com/brilliant-bhullar-hits-lucky-numbers-macao-open/#8UhzXG8zo3rooLMT.97
http://www.golfchannel.com/tours/asian-tour/2017/venetian-macau-open/

Yeangder Golf Tournament,2017

Yeangder Golf Tournament

Question: Which of the following Indian golfer won the title of the recently concluded Yeangder Golf Tournament, 2017?
(a) Gaganjeet Bhullar
(b) SSP Chaurasia
(c) Ajeetesh Sandhu
(d) Shriram Niwas
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • Indian golfer Ajeetesh Sandhu won his first Asian Tour title. (October 8, 2017)
  • Ajeetesh won this title by making a score of two-under-par 70 in the Yeangder Golf Tournament in Chinese Taipei.
  • After Gaganjeet Bhullar, Sandhu is the second Indian to win a Yeangder Tournament.
  • Along with this, Ajeetesh became the second player to win the Asian Tour title without getting the full tour card.

Reference:
http://www.asiantour.com/2017/10/09/sandhu-celebrates-birthday-with-breakthrough-win/
https://sports.ndtv.com/golf/indias-ajeetesh-sandhu-takes-first-asian-tour-win-in-taiwan-1760215
http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/chandigarh-golfer-ajeetesh-sandhu-wins-maiden-title-on-asian-tour-4881044/

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