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Jeev Milkha Singh Biography, Age, Wife, Son, Father, Mother, Family, Career and much more

Jeev Milkha Singh Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Unarguably the most successful golfer India has ever produced; Jeev Milkha Singh has over 13 International career wins to his name. Jeev achieved a career-high world ranking of 28 which came in 2009, the highest by an Indian golfer till date.

Early Life

He was born on 15th December  1971 in Chandigarh in the State of Punjab India. His father is great Indian Olympic athlete Milkha Singh & his father Nirmal Kaur is a former captain of Indian Valley ball team. He attended the Abilene Christian University in the United States & has completed his degree in Business & International Studies in 1996.

Career

Professionally he won his first tournament in the  1993 Southern Oklahoma State Open. In the year 1997, he finished his in the seventh position at the European Tour. In 2006 he won the “Volvo China Open” It is men’s golf tournament held annually in China. After this achievement, he becomes the second Indian after Arjun Atwal to win European Tour. He finished the year 2006 with The Asian Tour Winning. After this winning, he becomes the first Indian to come into top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

The next year 2007 he also becomes the first Indian Golfer to participate in the Masters’ Tournaments. It is one of the four major championships held in the month of April every year in the Augusta National Golf Club. In August 2008 he achieves the highest ranking as an Indian in any major event at the 2008 PGA Champions in Oakland Hills. He achieves the rank T9. He also becomes India’s one of the best golfer. Next year in 2009 he played the WGC-CA Championships & finished the tournament with the 4th position. Anirban Lahiri played his first master’s campaign in 2015 making him only the second Indian Golfer to do the same after Him.

Family, Wife, Son

He married to Ms Kudrat in the year 2008 & the couple gave birth their beautiful son Harjai in the year 2010.

Career Stats

Asian Tour wins (6)

1995 (2) Philippine Classic, Asian Matchplay Championship

1996 (1) Philip Morris Asia Cup

1999 (1) Lexus International

2006 (1) Volvo China Open (co-sanctioned with the European Tour)

2008 (1) Barclays Singapore Open

Results in major championships

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Masters Tournament T37 T25 CUT
U.S. Open T62 T59 T36 CUT CUT
The Open Championship CUT T69
PGA Championship CUT T9 T67 CUT

*T9: Top 10

*CUT: Missed the half-way cut

*T: Tied

Summary

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
PGA Championships 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 2
Totals 0 0 0 0 1 2 14 8

 

Results in World Golf Championship

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Accenture Match Play Championship R64 R64 R16
Cadillac Championship T28 T26 4
Bridgestone Invitational T51 T64 T67

Top 10

 Did not play

QF, R16, R32, R64: Round in which player lost in match play
T: Tied

Jeev Milkha Singh Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Real Name Jeev Milkha Singh
Profession Indian Professional Golfer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 183 cm
in meters– 1.83 m
in feet inches– 6’
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper
Golf
Turned Pro Year 1993
Achievements Amateur Wins
• In 1993, NCAA Division II Individual Championship.
Professional Wins
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• In 1993, Southern Oklahoma State Open, Bukit Kiara Golf Championship (Malaysia).
• In 1994, Shinhan Donghae Open (South Korea – not an Asian Tour event), Northern Indian Open.
• In 1995, Thailand PGA Championship, Mahindra BPGC Open (India), Toyota Crown Open (Thailand) and Philippine Classic, Asian Matchplay Championship.
• In 1996, Philip Morris Asia Cup.
• In 1999, Lexus International.
• On 16 April 2006, Volvo China Open.
• On 29 October 2006, Volvo Masters.
• On 26 Nov 2006, Casio World Open.
• On 3 Dec 2006, Golf Nippon Series JT Cup.
• In 2008, Ballantine’s Championship and Barclays Singapore Open.
• On 27 Jul 2008, Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup.
• On 7 Dec 2008, Golf Nippon Series JT Cup.
• In 2012, Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.
• On 15 Jul 2012, Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

Personal Life
Date of Birth 15 December 1971
Age (as in 2016) 45 Years
Birth Place Chandigarh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chandigarh, India
School Not Known
College/University Abilene Christian University, Texas, United States
Educational Qualification A Degree in Business and International Studies from Abilene Christian University in 1996
Family Father– Milkha Singh (Athlete)
Mother– Nirmal Kaur (Vollyball Player)

Brother– None
Sisters– Sonia Sanwalka & 2 More
Religion Sikhism
Address #725, Sector 8 B, Chandigarh
Hobbies Doing Work-outs, Travelling
Favourite Things
Favourite Golfer Tiger Woods
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Kudrat
Marriage Date Year 2008
Children Son– Harjai (born, 2010)

Daughter– None
Money Factor
Net Worth $2.5 million (as in 2012)

Jeev Milkha Singh Biography

Details
Full Name
Jeev Milkha Singh
Age
47 years
Sport Category
Golf
Date of Birth
December 15, 1971
Hometown
Chandigarh
Height
6 ft.
Spouse
Kudrat Singh
Parent
Milkha Singh

 

Awards

  • The golfer was the recipient of Padma Shri in 2007.
  • Jeev also has won Arjuna Award for his incredible success in golf.
  • He has also received Asia Pacific Lifetime Achievement.
  • The golfing sensation was leading player in Order of Merit Winners in 2006 as well as in 2008.

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