Yashas, Aalaap of Mysuru fare well
Delhi’s Shamim Khan coasted to a comfortable three-shot win at the Kensville Open 2019 Presented by TATA Steel PGTI, a Rs.40 lakh event, played at the Kensville Golf & Country Club near Ahmedabad on Sunday.
The experienced Shamim, the overnight leader by two shots, posted a tenacious two-under-70 in the final round to emerge as the wire-to-wire champion with a winning total of 13-under-275. Khan thus lifted his 15th trophy on the TATA Steel PGTI which also accounted for his overall 17th professional win.
Mysuru lad M.S. Yashas Chandra (JWGC) finished tied 26th with a four-day aggregate score of 2-over-290.
Udayan Mane secured the runner-up spot with a 10-under aggregate score of 278. Chandigarh’s Abhijit Singh Chadha shot the day’s joint lowest round of 68 to claim tied third place at six-under-282 along with Om Prakash Chouhan (71) of Mhow.
Gurugram’s Veer Ahlawat, the winner on the PGTI last week, took a share of fifth place along with Kolkata’s Sunit Chowrasia at five-under-283.
Another Mysuru lad I.L. Aalaap (JWGC) also fared well by carding a four-day aggregate score of 5-over-293 and finished 35th in the final rankings.