(Last Updated on : 25/08/2016)
Digvijay Singh is an Indian professional golf player hailing from New Delhi
and he is currently playing on the Professional Golf Tour of India and the Asian Tour.
Early Life of Digvijay Singh
Digvijay Singh was born on 30th January in the year 1972. Digvijay Singh was born in New Delhi to an Indian Army officer Col Niranjan Singh in a Jat family. He had a solid amateur campaign, winning the Sri Lankan Amateur Championship in 1996 and 1997.
Career of Digvijay Singh
Digvijay Singh also represented India in 1996 and 1998, and also the Nomura Cup in 1995 and 1997. Digvijay Singh also played in the Asian Games in Bangkok in 1998. He turned professional in 1999. He is a professional golfer from India currently playing on the Professional Golf Tour of India and the Asian Tour.
Later Career of Digvijay Singh
Digvijay Singh currently holds 12 career wins on the Professional Golf Tour of India
(PGTI,) where he has had most of his success. He played his first full season on the Asian Tour in 2008 after 8 previous attempts to obtain his card. Digvijay Singh enjoyed a 4th place finish in his debut event in 2008 at the Indian Masters. He finished 2008 with $186,000 in earning and a 30th place finish on the Order of Merit.
Digvijay Singh in DDA 2006
Digvijay Singh won the DDA Open in 2006 after Ashok Kumar made a crucial mistake on the 16th hole on Sunday. His first win on the PGTI came in 2008 at the Players Championship. It was his first professional win in over 2 years and also his 12th professional win.
Personal Life of Digvijay Singh
Digvijay Singh is married to Chitra Sarwara daughter of former Haryana revenue minister Nirmal Singh, herself being an international volleyball player and currently serving as the municipal corporation for Ambala Nagar Nigam in Haryana
. Jyoti Randhawa is Singh's former brother-in-law. His sister Chitrangada Singh
was married to Randhawa before they were divorced. Randhawa introduced Digvijay Singh to the game at the age of 17 years and he is the one who encouraged Digvijay Singh to turn professional.
Golf in India
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