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Jyotinder Singh Randhawa (born 4 May 1972) is an Indian professional golfer. He plays on the Asian Tour where he won eight times between 1998 and 2009. He was ranked in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking several times between 2004 and 2009.[1]

Jyoti Randhawa
Jyoti Rhandawa, golfer.JPG
Personal information
Full nameJyoti Singh Randhawa
Born (1972-05-04) 4 May 1972 (age 47)
New Delhi, India
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight159 lb (72 kg; 11.4 st)
Nationality India
ResidenceNew Delhi, India
SpouseChitrangada Singh
(m.2001–2014; divorced - 1 child)
ChildrenZorawar
Career
Turned professional1994
Current tour(s)Asian Tour (joined 1995)
Former tour(s)European Tour (2005–10)
Professional wins16
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour1
Asian Tour8
Other<7
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipCUT: 2008
U.S. OpenCUT: 2006
The Open ChampionshipT27: 2004
Achievements and awards
Asian Tour
Order of Merit
2002

Contents

CareerEdit

Randhawa turned professional in 1994. He plays on the Asian Tour, having played on the European Tour from 2005 to 2010. In 2002, he finished top on the Asian Tour money list. His best finish on the European Tour is tied second in the 2004 Johnnie Walker Classic.

Personal lifeEdit

Randhawa was married to actress Chitrangada Singh.[2] Their son is named Zorawar Randhawa. The couple divorced in April 2014 and their son's custody has been granted to Chitrangada.[3]

He was arrested in connection with poaching of endangered animals and birds in Katarniaghat wildlife sanctuary on 26 December 2018.[4]

Professional wins (16)Edit

Asian Tour wins (8)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 8 Nov 1998 Hero Honda Masters −13 (69-67-73-66=275) 4 strokes   Jeev Milkha Singh
2 31 Oct 1999 Hero Honda Masters −11 (69-69-69-70=277) 1 stroke   Sammy Daniels
3 19 Mar 2000 Wills Indian Open −15 (66-68-70-69=273) Playoff   Sammy Daniels
4 10 Dec 2000 Singapore Open −20 (72-64-65-67=268) 3 strokes   Hendrik Buhrmann
5 12 Dec 2004 Volvo Masters of Asia −14 (63-70-74-67=274) Playoff   Terry Pilkadaris
6 23 Oct 2006 Hero Honda Indian Open −18 (69-67-64-70=270) Playoff   Shiv Chowrasia,   Vijay Kumar
7 14 Oct 2007 Hero Honda Indian Open −13 (70-69-67-69=275) 3 strokes   Chang Tse-peng
8 8 Mar 2009 Singha Thailand Open −17 (68-68-62-65=263) 2 strokes   Rhys Davies

Japan Golf Tour wins (1)Edit

Professional Golf Tour of India wins (7)Edit

  • 2007 AIS Golf Open, DLF Masters
  • 2008 DLF Masters, BILT Open
  • 2011 PGTI Players Championship, CG Open
  • 2012 PGTI Players Championship

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship CUT CUT T27
PGA Championship WD CUT

Note: Randhawa never played in the Masters Tournament.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew
"T" = tied

Team appearancesEdit

Amateur

Professional

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Official World Golf Ranking, 1 February 2004
  2. ^ "Who am I to stop Chitrangda: Jyoti Randhawa". Times of India. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  3. ^ "Chitrangada Singh and Jyoti Randhawa's divorce finalised?". India Today. 18 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Golfer Jyoti Randhawa arrested on charge of poaching in U.P.'s Bahraich district". The Hindu. 26 December 2018.

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