This article is about a professional golf player of India who is regarded as the best golfer from India. This is none other than Jeev Milkha Singh, the son of former indian athlete Milkha Singh. A detailed overview of his profile, and career is given here.
Career of JEev Milkha Singh
Jeev Milkha Singh is an Indian professional golf player who is regarded as the best golfer India have ever produced. He become the first Indian to play on European Tour in year 1994. He also become the first Indian to be in the Top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking.
Jeev started his professional career in 1993. He won Oklahoma State Open and Bukit Kaira Golf Championship in that year. In 1994, he started playing on European Tour. He ended up as 10th on Order of Merit of European Tour in 2008. Apart from this he has also been the winner of the Order of Merit on Asian Tour two times. First in 2006 and secondly in year 2008.
Major Championship In 2008 PGA Championship, which is one of the four major championships, Jeev finished at Tied 9th position in the tournament. This is the best performance by an Indian in any major championship event.
Personal Life and Awards Jeev Milkha Singh is the son of famous Indian athlete Milkha Singh. He born in Chandigarh city on 15 December, 1971. In 2007, Jeev received Padma Shri by the government, which is a reputed civilian awrd of India.
Profile of Jeev Milkha Singh
Full Name - Jeev Milkha Singh
Birth Date - 15 December, 1971
Birth Place - Chandigarh (India)
Nationality - Indian
Turned Professional in - 1993
Tours - European Tour, Asian Tour, PGA Tour, Japan Golf Tour
Records and Statistics of Jeev Milkha Singh
Total Professional wins - 19
Southern Oklahoma State Open, Bukit Kaira Golf Championship (1993)
Shinhan Donghae Open, Northern Indian Open (1994)
Thailand PGA Championship, Mahindra BPGC Open, Toyota Crown Open, Philippine Classic, Asian Matchplay Championship (1995)
Philip Morris Asia Cup (1996)
Lexus International (1999)
Casio World Open, Golf Nippon Series JT Cup, Volva China Open, Volvo Masters (2006)
Barclays Singapore Open, Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup, Golf Nippon Series JT Cup, Bank Austria Golf Open (2008)