• Gaurav GHEI

    IND

    • Date of birth Sep 25, 1968
    • Turned Pro 1991
    • Residence New Delhi
    • Family Married

Biography

Career Highlights

  1. Gaurav is one of India’s top stars, with three victories on the Asian Tour in a career spanning back to 1995
  2. He won the 1995 Gadgil Western Masters on home soil|2006 Mercuries Taiwan Masters and 2007 Pine Valley Beijing Open
  3. He has since cut back on his schedule abroad in recent times
  4. He was unlucky to miss out on his full card in 2009, finishing one rung too low in 66th place on the Order of Merit
  5. His season was marred with a wrist injury and his best finish was a tied fifth place at the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters in Malaysia
  6. In 2010, his best outing was tied 12th at the SAIL Open in India
  7. In 2008, he was rock-steady, finishing in the top-10 at the Emaar-MGF Indian Masters and Worldwide Selangor Masters
  8. He only missed three cuts all year long to finish in 23rd place on the Order of Merit
  9. In 2007, he claimed his third career victory at the Pine Valley Beijing Open en route to a glorious season
  10. His success came seven months after he had ended a frustrating 11-year drought
  11. The Indian credited his return to form to the hard work that he put in with swing coach Claude Harmon
  12. He also contended at the Macau Open and Iskandar Johor Open before finishing third and fourth respectively
  13. Was the top Asian at sixth place at the Johnnie Walker Classic, thanks to a course record equaling 64 in the final round at Blue Canyon
  14. Gaurav’s form dipped towards the end of the year, no thanks to a nagging shoulder injury
  15. The other highlight of the year was when he played in the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in China alongside Jyoti Randhawa, finishing tied 20th
  16. In 2006, he was delighted to win the Mercuries Taiwan Masters which signaled his return to form after spending several years on the sidelines with injuries
  17. He also posted top-10s in the TCL Classic in China, Aamby Valley Asian Masters on home soil and Hero Honda Indian Open
  18. In 2005, a second place finish in the Hero Honda Indian Open was his best finish while in 2004, Gaurav enjoyed two successive top-10s at the Mercuries Taiwan Masters and Taiwan Open, which he finished joint third and tied ninth
  19. Gaurav is a history-maker
  20. He became the first player from India to qualify for the British Open in 1997 after shooting a two-day score of 135 to finish second in his qualifying venue and earn a place in the starting line-up at Royal Troon
  21. A year before his historic appearance in the British Open, Gaurav made international headlines when he defeated Colin Montgomerie in the Alfred Dunhill Cup at St Andrews as India stunned Scotland at the Home of Golf
  22. His maiden Asian Tour title came in 1995 when he claimed the Gadgil Western Masters
  23. He dramatically chipped in for an eagle at the 72nd hole for victory, which sparked memorable and wild scenes
  24. Finished second in the 1997 Hero Honda Masters, India, tied third in the 2000 Myanmar Open and Indian Open and joint fifth in the 2000 Macau Open
  25. He had wretched seasons in 2001 and 2003 because of injuries but showed signs of improvement in early 2002 by finishing tied ninth at the Hero Honda Masters and joint 10th at the Singapore Masters
  26. During his amateur days, he represented India in the Asian Games and Nomura Cup.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. Asian Tour victories: (3) 1995 Gadgil Western Masters, India
  2. 2006 Mercuries Taiwan Masters
  3. 2007 Pine Valley Beijing Open.

Other wins

  1. Other win: (5)
  2. 1991 East India Amateur
  3. 1991 West India Amateur
  4. 1991 North India Amateur
  5. 1994 Desaru Classic, Malaysia
  6. 1999 Asian Nations Cup, Malaysia .
 

Tournament Results

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