(Last Updated on : 16/10/2014)
Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar is an Indian golfer born on 27th April in the year 1988. He plays on the Asian Tour. He was awarded Arjuna Award for contribution in 2013.
Personal Life of Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar
Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar was born to Sikh parents in Kapurthala. He was one of the amateur golf players in 2004 and 2006 and was part of the Indian team that won the silver medal at the 2006 Asian Games. He finished in a tie for seventh in the individual competition. Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar turned professional golf player in the year 2006.
Sports Career of Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar
Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar started his professional career on the Professional Golf Tour of India. He played in seven events in the 2006-2007 season. There he never finished lower than T-18. He also recorded three top ten finishes, including two runner-ups. He finished fifth on the tour's Order of Merit list. In 2007-2008 season, he played in 14 events and recorded 10 top-10 finishes, including three runner-ups.
For the second year in a row, Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar finished in fifth on the Order of Merit. The year 2009 has been the most successful year on tour of Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar. But he has played in fewer tournaments due to his concentration on the Asian Tour.
Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar has won in three of the four tournaments that he has played in. He won the PGTI Players Championship at Panchkula
Golf Club in March, which was his first professional victory. He also won the PGTI Players Championship presented by Rambagh Golf Club and the PGTI Players Championship presented by Aamby Valley Golf Club in back to back weeks in May. He finished in a tie for second at the SAIL Open which was co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour.
In January 2011, Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar won the Gujarat Kensville Challenge. After that he was made the first Indian player to win a tournament on the Challenge Tour. On 29 January 2011, Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar won the Bangladesh Open on the Professional Golf Tour of India.
Later, Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar won the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship on 17 September 2012. The 2013 season of Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar started as the runner-up at Avantha Masters.
For his contribution in Indian Golf, he became the seventh golfer to receive the Arjuna Award.
Later in December, Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar won his fifth Asian Tour title with the victory at Indonesia Open. Gaganjeet Singh Bhullar defeated Malaysian Nicholas Fung and Chapchai Nirat from Thailand.