|Date of Birth||1978-05-15|
Order of Merit
Asian Tour Victories
(6) 2008 EMAAR-MGF Indian Masters, 2011 Avantha Masters, India, 2014 Panasonic Open India, 2016 Hero Indian Open, 2016 Resorts World Manila Masters, 2017 Hero Indian Open.
10 titles on the local circuit
• Successfully defended his Hero Indian Open title in 2017 with a seven-shot victory. • Became only the third player to make a successful defence of his National Open. • Won his fourth victory on the Asian Tour at the Hero Indian Open and claimed his first victory outside of India when he clinched the Resorts World Manila Masters in 2016. • Defeated Rahil Gangjee and Mithun Perera with a birdie on the first play-off hole to win the 2014 Panasonic Open India. • Won the Avantha Masters on home soil, an event co-sanctioned with Europe in 2011. • Came close to winning his second Asian Tour title at the SAIL Open in Delhi when he finished fourth in 2010. • Produced a memorable triumph with his breakthrough at the Indian Masters at Delhi Golf Club in 2008. • Was denied victory at the Hero Indian Open when he lost on the first play-off hole to Anirban Lahiri in 2015 but thanks to three other top-10 results, he finished fourth on the Order of Merit and qualified for the 2016 EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM. • Challenged compatriot Jyoti Randhawa for the Hero Honda Indian Open title before losing in a play-off that included Vijay Kumar in 2006. • Emerged runner-up to Arjun Atwal at the 1999 Indian Open.
• His father was the greenskeeper at Royal Calcutta Golf Club which was where SSP picked up the game at the age of 10. • The self-taught golfer is nicknamed "Chipputtsia" because of his superb short game. • Used to sneak onto the golf course to play a few holes before being chased off the course by staff members and has now bought a house near the club.
2016 EurAsia Cup presented by DRB-HICOM.