Jeev Milkha Singh
Born: 15 December 1971
- He is an Indian professional golfer who became the first player from India to join the European Tour in 1998.
- He has won four events on the European Tour, becoming the most successful Indian on tour.
- He was the first Indian golfer to break into the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking in October 2006.
- The Government of India awarded him the civilian honor of Padma Shri in 2007.
- He became the third golfer to receive Arjuna Award in 1999.
- In 2009, he finished the WGC-CA Championship in fourth place, after leading round one.
- He played on the Nationwide Tour in 2003.
- He played on the PGA Tour from 2007 to 2010, where his best finish was 4th place at the 2009 WGC-CA Championship.
- He received India’s fourth highest civil honor, the Padma Shri, in 2007.
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December 15, 2019