Jeev foresees Indian Major winner in 5 years

The first Indian golfer to play in the prestigious Augusta Masters,Jeev Milkha Singh believes the country will have its maiden Major winner in the next five years.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: April 4, 2013 12:28:29 am

The first Indian golfer to play in the prestigious Augusta Masters,Jeev Milkha Singh believes the country will have its maiden Major winner in the next five years. With Indian golfers making rapid strides on the Asian,European and the PGA Tour,Jeev,the first from the country to break into the world top-50,feels the day is not far when an Indian triumphs at one of the four Majors. “The first thing is to break into the top-50 because that’s what you need to play in a Major. We have got a lot of talent in the country and I am sure one of the guys will do that. The first two-three Majors will give you the experience and after that you can aim for a win,” he said at the pre-tournament press conference of the Panasonic Open India starting here tomorrow. “May be in the next five years,we are going to have an Indian winner at the Majors. Our players have the game,” the veteran golfer said. Jeev,who teed up at the Masters in 2007 and was at the top of the leaderboard on the opening day,recalled his own experience.

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