Born:May 4, 1972 in New Delhi, India.
Multiple wins on the Asian and Japan Tours. Asian Tour Order of merit winner (2002).
Randhawa currently competes on the Asian and European Tours. He is the son of a retired army general, as well as being an excellent marksman. He also enjoys horse-riding, yoga and motorbikes. Before they divorced in 2014, Randhawa was married to the Indian film actress Chitrangada Singh (sister of Indian golf professional Digvijay Singh).
Played as the Singha Thailand Open (March 5-8; Asian Tr event; not played since 2005). Second-placed Rhys Davies (Wales) finished 2 shots behind Randhawa (Ind), who claimed his eighth Asian Tour win. [Laguna Phuket GC, Phuket, Thailand].
Played as the Hero Honda Indian Open (Oct 11-14; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Tse-peng Chang (Taiw) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Randhawa (India), who equalled Peter Thomson's record as a three-time winner of the Indian Open. [Delhi GC, New Delhi, India].
Played as the Hero Honda Indian Open (Oct 19-22; Asian Tr event). Randhawa (India) beat S.S.P. Chowrasia (India) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, early on Monday morning. Vijay Kumar (India) was eliminated at the first playoff hole on Sunday, prior to darkness forcing the suspension of further play. [Delhi GC, New Delhi, India].
Randhawa (India) recorded the season's lowest scoring average on the Asian Tour over a minimum of 40 rounds.
Played as the Volvo Masters of Asia (Dec 9-12; Asian Tr season-ending event). Randhawa (India) beat Terry Pilkadaris (Aus) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Kota Permai G&CC, Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia].
Played as the Suntory Open (a Japanese Tour event).
Randhawa (India) won the Asian Tour 2002 Davidoff Order of Merit, with earnings of US$266,264 on the Tour. Thongchai Jaidee (Thai) was second with $242,558; Arjun Atwal (India) was third with $207,625.
Played as the Singapore Open (Dec 7-10; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Hendrik Buhrmann (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Randhawa (India). [Island course, Singapore Island CC, Singapore].
Played as the Wills Indian Open (March 16-19; Asian Tr event). Randhawa (India) beat Sammy Daniels (RSA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Classic G&CC, ITC Grand Bharat Resort, New Delhi, India].
Played as the Hero Honda Masters (Oct 28-31; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Sammy Daniels (RSA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Randhawa (India). [Delhi GC, New Delhi, India].
Played as the Hero Honda Masters (Asian Tr event). Second-placed Jeev Milkha Singh (India) finished 4 shots behind Randhawa (India). [Delhi GC, New Delhi, India].
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