India’s latest golf sensation, Shubhankar Sharma, won the PGTI season-ending championship at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club. In a one shot thrilling finish, Shubhankar prevailed over Rashid Khan to snatch Rs 1.5 crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017.
Trailing by two shots till the 14th hole, Shubhankar turned it around in the final stages to end up with a round of 68 and a winning total of 17-under-271. He equalled the lowest winning score at the McLeod Russel Tour Championship earlier set in 2013 by Anirban Lahiri.
The 21-year old Shubhankar Sharma, who hails from Chandigarh, won his sixth professional trophy with this win. He recently became the youngest Indian to win on the European Tour when he won Joburg Open.