Mark Brown wins Johnnie Walker Classic

Mark Brown won his second golf tournament in India this year, when he won the coveted Johnnie Walker Classic 2008 with the fantastic 18-under scoreline at the DLF Golf and Country Club near New Delhi, yesterday.

Brown’s weekend victory follows SAIL Open golf tournament at the Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida on 24 February.

“Incredible. It’s amazing to have my name there (with greats like Tiger). I’ve worked extremely hard for this. It’s a dream come true,” said Mark Brown after receiving 276,387.23 euros in prize money.

Four birdies at the end of his final round gave Mark Brown a three-shot win.

Taichiro Kiyota, Scott Strange and Greg Chalmers shared second, with Briton Graeme Storm in a three-way tie for fifth place.

See the final Johnnie Walker Classic 2008 Leaderboard

Shamin Khan leads the Johnnie Walker Classic

India’s Shamin Khan shares the lead with Argentina’s Daniel Vancsik after the first day of the Johnnie Walker Classic in India.

Both Vancsik and Khan finished the day on 67 and top of the leaderboard, five under par, at the DLF Golf and Country Club, near New Delhi to hold a one shot lead over a group of 11 players including Adam Scott and Jeev Milkha Singh.

Shamin Khan is ranked 1,377, offical last place in the Official PGA World Golf Ranking.

Top golfers to play Johnnie Walker Classic

Top golfers from Europe and around the world are set to play the Johnnie Walker Classic golf tournament in India next month.

Spain’s Miguel Angel Jimenez and Thomas Bjorn of Denmark are the latest to confirm they will play. Miguel Angel Jimenez beat Thomas Bjorn to win the same event in 2004.

They join the likes of Lee Westwood, Nick Dougherty, Ian Poulter, Viijay Singh and Colin Montgomerie as well as 2005 winner Adam Scott of Australia . The $2.5 million event, co-sanctioned by the European, Asian and Australasian Tours, starts on 28th February at Gurgaon on the outskirts of New Delhi.