Avantha Masters

  • India lose Avantha Masters due to economic crisis September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: India will not be hosting $2.3 million Avantha Masters from next year after the sponsors - Avantha Group - decided against renewing the contract with the European tour because of current economic condition. The Avantha Group had been the sponsors of the tri-sanctioned event in New Delhi for the...
  • Immediate goal is to win Asian Order of Merit: Bhullar April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar Wednesday said that his immediate goal is to win the Asian Order of Merit and finish the season as continent's No 1 pro. "I am currently placed second and my aim is to win the Asian Order of Merit title. Secondly, having done well at...
  • Aiken holds off barnstorming Bhullar to take Avantha Masters March 17, 2013

    Greater Noida: Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar did his best but it wasn't enough as South Africa's Thomas Aiken took the fourth edition of the 1.8m euro Avantha Masters here at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort on Sunday. It was Aiken's second European Tour win after the Spain Open in 2011. It...
  • Aiken storms to Avantha lead as Indians disappoint March 16, 2013

    Greater Noida: South Africa's Thomas Aiken was the new leader at the 1.8m-euro Avantha Masters after the penultimate round here at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort on Saturday. The 29-year-old shot a 10-under 62 to open up a three-stroke lead over China's Lian Wenchong following the dominance of Thai duo Chinnarat...
  • Nirat, Liang take Day 2 honours at Avantha Masters March 15, 2013

    Greater Noida: Thai Chinnarat Phadungsil went down like a lead balloon as his compatriot Chapchai Nirat went from strength to strength on day two of the 1.8m-euro Avantha Masters here on Friday. Phadgungsil, who shot a career-best 11-under 61 Thursday, came up with a pathetic 74 but Chapchai and China's...
  • Chinnarat stands out in Avantha Masters round one March 14, 2013

    Greater Noida: Thailand's Chinnarat Phadungsil made the most of his luck to storm to a big lead in the opening round of the 1.8m euro Avantha Masters at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort here on Thursday. Chinnarat started his round in the second half when the wind had slowed down to...
  • Lahiri confident of defending Avantha Masters title March 13, 2013

    Greater Noida: Three-time Asian Tour winner Anirban Lahiri of India is confident his mental strength will make the difference as he goes in search of a back-to-back victory at the 1.8 million euro Avantha Masters which tees off here on Thursday. Fresh from securing his third Asian Tour win through yet...
  • Indians up against Europe and Asia's best at Avantha Masters March 13, 2013

    Greater Noida: Half a dozen Ryder Cup stars will pose an intimidating challenge but India's in-form golfers would be up for it after confidence-boosting starts to the year when the tri-sanctioned Avantha Masters rolls off Thursady at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course here. The event's first and only Indian winner is...
  • SSP Chowrasia hopeful of coming back to form in Avantha Masters March 13, 2013

    The Avantha Masters this week is the only European tour event played in India. As many as 50 winners on the tour are here, but the focus is on the Indian challenge. ...
  • Chowrasia aims to break barren spell at Avantha Masters March 12, 2013

    SSP Chowrasia hasn't won a tournament now for two years as his last win infact was this tournament in 2011. ...
  • Howell rediscovers form in time as he returns to Avantha March 12, 2013

    Noida: David Howell, who once bested Tiger Wood en-route to winning the WGC-HSBC Champions in 2006, is back for the fourth edition of the Avantha Masters within weeks of playing the inaugural Golf Premier League last month. Howell has been to India for each of the four previous stagings of...
  • Inaugural Avantha winner Dodt eyes second title March 12, 2013

    Noida: Inaugural Avantha Masters winner Andrew Dodt of Australia is eyeing his second European Tour title this weekend and says he can't wait to come back to India for his "favourite" tournament. "Yeah, it's one of my favourite events on the Tour, so I'm really looking forward to it. It's obviously...
  • Mithun Perera eyes history at Avantha Masters March 12, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sri Lanka's Mithun Perera hopes his wish of winning his first Asian Tour title will come true when the 1.8 million euro Avantha Masters gets underway at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course here on Thursday. The Sri Lankan was on the verge of creating history at the Asian Tour...
  • Asian Tour stars set for Avantha Masters March 10, 2013

    Greater Noida: Asian Tour's leading players are set to reignite their battle with their rivals from the European Tour when the Avantha Masters tees off at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course next week. The 1.8 million euro showpiece, the first event to be tri-sanctioned by the Asian Tour, European Tour and...
  • Ryder Cup stars line up for the Avantha Masters March 8, 2013

    Greater Noida: The creme de la creme of European golf, including six Ryder Cup stars, would be in action when the fourth edition of the Avantha Masters tees off next week at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course here. Ryder Cup stars Edoardo Molinari of Italy, Ignacio Garrido of Spain, England's David...
  • Colin Montgomerie to make Avantha Masters debut February 26, 2013

    Greater Noida: Colin Montgomerie, the most prolific British winner in European Tour history, will make his first appearance in the 1.8 million euro Avantha Masters golf event being held here March 14-17. The Scot, who captained Europe to Ryder Cup glory in 2010, has won 31 European Tour titles - two...
  • Bhullar upbeat ahead of Avantha Masters February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Four-time Asian Tour winner Gaganjeet Bhullar of India is hoping his attachment to Jaypee Greens Golf Course will give him an advantage when the New Delhi venue hosts the Avantha Masters for the first time from March 14-17. Bhullar has won as an amateur at Jaypee Greens but not...
  • Plenty of action awaits Indian golfers in the coming weeks February 19, 2013

    India golfers gear up for three big upcoming tournaments - the Bilt Open, the Avantha Masters and the Panasonic Open. ...
  • Kapur targets Indian double at Avantha Masters February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: His season off to a flying start with a debut European Challenge Tour title, Shiv Kapur is now targetting the "crown jewel among all golf tournaments in India" -- the tri-sanctioned Avantha Masters from March 14 to 17. A fortnight ago, Kapur became the second home player, after the...
  • Jeev to lead Indian field at Avantha Masters February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Jeev Milkha Singh will again spearhead the home challenge at the fourth edition of the Avantha Masters, which will be played from March 14-17 at a new venue, Jaypee Greens Golf Course in Greater Noida near here. Singh is India's most successful golfer, having accrued a total of four...
  • Avantha Masters shifted from DGC to Jaypee Greens January 30, 2013

    Greater Noida: India's richest golf event, the European and Asian Tour co-sanctioned Avantha Masters, has been shifted from DLF to Jaypee Greens Course this year and will be played from March 14 to 17 instead of the traditional February slot. The demanding 7,347 yards, par-72 Championship Course at Jaypee Greens Golf...
  • It's Kruger all the way at Avantha Masters February 19, 2012

    Gurgaon: South Africa’s Jbe Kruger was the last man standing at the Avantha Masters at the DLF Golf and Country Club on Sunday. The overnight leader shot a 69 in the last round to take his total to 14-under 274 and beat Spain’s Jorge Campillo and Germany’s Marcel Siem by two...
  • Whiteford disqualified from Avantha Masters February 19, 2012

    Gurgaon: Scottish golfer Peter Whiteford, who was overnight tied second at the tri-sanctioned Avantha Masters here, was today disqualified from the final round for moving the ball during the third round. Whiteford, who was a stroke off the pace at 10-under 206, was disqualified after a review of yesterday's recording which...
  • One step forward, two steps behind for Whiteford February 18, 2012

    Gurgaon: Having led the 2012 Avantha Masters at the end of the first two rounds, Scotland’s Peter Whiteford had to be content with tied second along with Jean-Baptiste Gonnet of France and Germany’s Marcel Siem, after finishing the day on an even par-72 for an aggregate of 10-under 206 at...
  • Kruger enjoys narrow lead at Avantha Masters February 18, 2012

    Gurgaon: South Africa’s Jbe Kruger held the Avantha Masters lead by one stroke after the third round at the DLF Golf and Country Club on Saturday. Kruger shot a 66 to take his total to 11-under 205 to go ahead of German Marcel Siem, Scot Peter Whiteford and Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Gonnet. Spain’s...
  • Whiteford takes the lead at Avantha Masters February 18, 2012

    Gurgaon: Scotland's Peter Whiteford shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead at the end of round two of the 2012 Avantha Masters, at the DLF Golf and Country Club on Friday. Whiteford who shared the lead with Alejandro Canizares of Spain on round one, currently stands at an aggregate score...
  • Injured Daly withdraws from Avantha Masters February 17, 2012

    New Delhi: American John Daly has withdrawn from the $2.4 million Avantha Masters golf tournament after an elbow injury sustained during the first round. Daly had said after his first round of 7-over 79 on Thursday that he had probably torn ligaments in his right elbow. The 45-year-old said on Twitter that...
  • Canizares, Whiteford share Avantha lead February 16, 2012

    Gurgaon: Alejandro Canizares of Spain and Peter Whiteford of Scotland with scores of 6-under 66 par were joint leaders at the end of round one of the third Avantha Masters golf tournament at the DLF Golf and Country Club on Thursday. Federico Colombo of Italy with a 67 was third, while...
  • Avantha Masters set to begin in Gurgaon February 16, 2012

    Jeev Milkha Singh will lead the Indian challenge in a field that includes former British Open champion John Daly. ...
  • Chowrasia injures wrist ahead of Avantha Masters February 15, 2012

    Gurgaon: SSP Chowrasia's title defence at the Avantha Masters suffered a setback after the Indian golfer injured his wrist during practice on the eve of the tournament, here on Wednesday. Chowrasia complained of pain in his left wrist while practicing at the DLF Golf and Country Club for the richest golf...