Mukesh Kumar wins Sher-e-Kashmir Open

Mukesh Kumar wins Sher-e-Kashmir Open golf tournament in Srinagar.

updated: February 25, 2007 08:37 IST
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Mukesh Kumar became the first player to win back-to-back titles on the Hero Honda Indian Golf Tour 2001-02 season when he won the Rs 15 lakh Sher-e-Kashmir Open here today. On the final day, Mhow-based Mukesh shot a four-under-68 to aggregate a total of 13-under 275. The final day card gave a mammoth seven-stroke victory over Gaurav Ghei, who took the second place following a 71 today. Mukesh had earlier won the TNGF Open in Chennai. The victory purse here was worth Rs 2,43,000.