With this win - Jeev Milkha Singh

7/15/2012 5:58:50 PM
Jeev Milkha Singh shakes hands with Francesco Molinari  (Getty Images)
Jeev Milkha Singh shakes hands with Francesco Molinari (Getty Images)
SUNDAY JULY 15, 2012 - ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT SCOTTISH OPEN

"   His fourth European Tour International Schedule victory in his 273rd European Tour event.

"   Moves to €751,060 in The Race to Dubai.

"   Moved into the top 90 in the Official World Golf Ranking from 192nd.  

"   His first European Tour victory since the 2008 Bank Austria GolfOpen presented by Telekom Austria.  A gap of four years and 37 days between victories.

"   In that time has played in 95 European Tour events between victories.

"   This victory beats his previous best performance since his 2008 win of fourth in the 2009 WGC - CA Championship.

"   This victory beats his previous best 2012 performance of tied seventh at the Nordea Masters.

"   Becomes the first Indian to win the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

"   India becomes the 14th different nation to win the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

"   This victory comes in his tenth appearance in the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

"   This victory beats his previous best performance in the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open of tied ninth in 2008.

"   His five shot final round winning comeback is the largest winning comeback on The European Tour in 2012. He beat the four of Francesco Molinari (Reale Seguros Open de España), Ricardo Santos (Madeira Islands Open - Portugal) and Webb Simpson (US Open Championship).

OTHER FACTS

"    The ninth Indian win in European Tour history.

"   The first Indian to win on The European Tour since S S P Chowrasia at the 2011 Avantha Masters.

"   Moves to the top of the list for most Indian victories on The European Tour with four, moving ahead of Arjun Atwal, who has three.

"   At aged 40, is the third over 40 to win on The European Tour in 2012. He follows Paul Lawrie (43 -Commercialbank Qatar Masters presented by Dolphin Energy) and Thongchai Jaidee (42 - ISPS Handa Wales Open).

"   Moves over €6 million in European Tour Official Career Earnings.

"   Claims his 19th win as a professional.

"   Gains a three year European Tour exemption until the end of 2015.

"   Gains a place in the 2012 Open Championship, 2012 WGC - Bridgestone Invitational, 2012 WGC - HSBC Champions and 2013 Volvo Golf Champions.