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Madappa youngest Indian golfer to win Asian Tour title

Bengaluru: Twenty-year-old Viraj Madappa delighted the home crowd with a four-under-par 67 to claim a two-shot victory at the TAKE Solutions Masters here on Sunday, becoming the youngest Indian golfer to win on the Asian Tour.

Madappa, who came through the Asian Tour Qualifying School in January, got his big professional breakthrough at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) Golf Course here.

The earlier record was held by Gaganjeet Bhullar, who won the Indonesia Invitational, when he was 21 years and three months, while Shubhankar Sharma won Joburg Open when he was 21 years and five months old.

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