In the Avantha Masters golf tournament at Jaypee Greens course in Greater Noida on 17 March 2013, India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar finished at the runners-up position. Thomas Aiken of South Africa won the Avantha Masters golf tournament. At the third position was China’s Liang Wen-Chong who finished two spots behind Bhullar.
Gaganjeet Bhullar won a total prize money of 2 lakh Euros or 1 crore 34 lakh Rupees. Thomas Aiken won by three-stroke margin, claiming 3 lakh Euros or 2 crore Rupees.
The score of Gaganjeet Bhullar was 20 under 268. On the other hand, Thomas Aiken scored 23-under 265. Among other Indians who gained good position was, Himmat Rai who finished at ninth spot. His tally was 14-under 274. Jeev Milkha Singh also claimed limelight in the event with 23rd position in the tournament.
Gaganjeet Bhullar’s other titles
• 2009 Indonesia President Invitational
• 2010 Asian Tour International, Thailand
• 2012 Yeangder Tournament Players' Championship
• 2012 Venetian Macau Open
• Five wins on 2009 PGTI
• 2011 Gujarat Kensville Challenge, India
• 2011 Aircel PGTI Players Championship, India
About Avantha Masters golf tournament
• Avantha Masters golf tournament is the professional tournament of golf which is co-sanctioned by the Professional Golf Tour of India, the European Tour and the Asian Tour.
• From 2010 to 2012, this tournament was played at DLF Golf and Country Club in Delhi. But in 2013, the tournament was played in Jaypee Greens Golf Club in Greater Noida.