CHAWRASIA S.S.P

S.S.P CHAWRASIA

IND

Biography

ResidenceCalcutta, India
AttachmentRoyal Calcutta GC
Date of Birth:15/05/1978
Place of BirthCalcutta, India
Height & Weight5ft 5¾in 10st 1lb (165cm 64kgs)
InterestsMusic, movies
Turned Pro1997 (scratch)
Qualifying School2014

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Biography

His career was inspired by his father’s role as a greenkeeper at Calcutta Golf Club. Aged ten, he u sed to practise by sneaking onto the historic course – believed to be the oldest outside Britain. He subsequently became a caddie, before embarking on a career which now sees him divide his time between Europe and Asia. Created European Tour history in 2008 by becoming the first player to win on his maiden appearance as an Affiliate Member when he triumphed on home soil at the inaugural EMAAR-MGF Indian Masters at Delhi Golf Club. Also became the third Indian golfer to win a European Tour event. Added a second European Tour victory in the 2011 Avantha Masters, before successive triumphs at the 2016 and 2017 Hero Indian Opens. His initials stand for Shiv Sankar Prasad, although he is known as SSP.

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European Tour Wins4
Wins this season1
Current Rankings
OWGR242
Race To Dubai84
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 300,000 (2011)

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Professional World Cup 2016 EURASIA CUP 2016 India Olympic 2016 Golfsixes India 2017

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