• Date of birth May 04, 1972
    • Turned Pro 1994
    • Residence New Delhi
    • Family Married


The son of a retired army general, Jyoti is also an excellent marksman and enjoys riding horses, biking, skydiving and diving. He regularly practices yoga, which played a major role in his recovery from injury in 2002.

Career Highlights

  1. Jyoti became India’s first ever Asian Tour number one when he won the Order of Merit in 2002. Holds eight career wins on the Asian Tour, joint highest as an Indian winner with Arjun Atwal and Gaganjeet Bhullar, and has one title in Japan. Contended at the Resorts World Manila Masters and Panasonic Open India in 2016, finishing tied fourth and equal second respectively. In 2015, he finished tied fourth at the Panasonic Open India. Also finished second in the 2014 Chiangmai Golf Classic
  2. In 2007, he made history at the Hero Honda Indian Open when he successfully defended his title for his third triumph in the event, which equaled the feat of Australian legend Peter Thomson
  3. Jyoti ended a two-year winless run by lifting a second Hero Honda Indian Open crown in a play-off in 2006, which extended to Monday where he beat countryman S.S.P. Chawrasia
  4. Was the recipient of the Arjuna Award, India's most prestigious sporting award, in 2005
  5. Partnered Arjun Atwal to ninth place in the WGC-World Cup in Portugal where they were the first round co-leaders in 2005
  6. In 2002, Jyoti became the first Indian to win the Order of Merit title in Asia after making a brave comeback from injury
  7. The Indian broke his collarbone following a motorcycle accident in March and was out of action until August but returned to the Tour stronger than ever
  8. He did not win that year but finished in the top-15 in 10 events
  9. His superb season earned him the praise of his peers who voted him the Players’ Player of the Year.

Asian Tour Victories

  1. Asian Tour victories: (8)
  2. 1998 & 1999 Hero Honda Masters, India
  3. 2000 Wills Indian Open
  4. 2000 Singapore Open
  5. 2004 Volvo Masters of Asia, Malaysia
  6. 2006 Hero Honda Indian Open
  7. 2007 Hero Honda Indian Open
  8. 2009 Singha Thailand Open.

Other wins

  1. Other win: (1)
  2. 2003 Suntory Open,

Tournament Results

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