सामयिक विषय: Golf

Golconda Masters 2018

Golconda Masters- 2018

Question- Who won the title of Golconda Masters, 2018, a golf tournament, concluded recently?
(a) Shamim Khan
(b) Udayan Mane
(c) Abhijit Singh Chadha
(d) N. Thangaraja
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • India’s Professional Golf Tour (PGTI) competition Golconda Masters, 2018 concluded in Hyderabad. (February 22nd-25th, 2018)
  • Udayan Mane won the title of Golconda Masters, 2018, defeating close rivals in four golfers’ playoffs.
  • This is the sixth professional title of Udayan.
  • In the playoffs Mane defeated Shamim Khan of Delhi, Abhijit Singh Chadha (Chandigarh) and Sri Lanka’s N. Thangaraja, all of whom had a score of 14.
  • Mane got a check Rs 4, 50,000.
  • With this win, he reached at the third place from the 39th place in the 2018 PGTI Order of Merit List.


Sharmila wins second leg of Hero WPGT

2018 Hero WPGT

Question: On January 25th, 2017, which of the following women’s golfer won the title of 2nd Leg of the 2018 Hero WPGT in Mumbai?
(a) Sharmila Nicollet
(b) Neha Tripathi
(c) Tvesa Malik
(d) Gursimar Badwal
Answer: (a) 
Related Facts:

  • Second Leg of 2018 Hero WPGT concluded at Presidency Golf Club, Mumbai. (January 25, 2018)
  • Woman Golfer Sharmila Nicollet defeated Neha Tripathy in the play-off, winning the second leg of WPGT.
  • Sharmila has won the title last time in August, 2016 in Hyderabad.


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.


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