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Shubhankar Sharma wins his first European Tour golf title

India’s promising golfer Subhankar Sharma won his first European Tour title as he claimed the $1.2 million Joburg Open. Sharma who is ranked 462 in the men’s golf rankings won the glory as he shot a final round 3 under par 69 to finish three shots ahead of South African Erik van Rooyen.

21-year-old Subhankar became the first Asian to win the Joburg Open in his first appearance in South Africa. This win has given him the chance to play next year’s Open Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland.

The young golfer will be among the top attractions in the sixth McLeod Russel Tour Championship which is the year’s last professional golf tournament in India. The tournament will be played over the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) course from December 21-24, 2017. He finished tied 10th here last year.

 

 

About Poulomi Kundu

PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata. After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata. In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer. Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream. So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.

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