Jeev looks to preserve excellent Major record at Oakmont
number one Jeev Milkha Singh will be looking to preserve a proud
Major run when he challenges the world's best at the US Open starting
The Indian star's appearance at Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania
is his fourth career Major start and Singh will be buoyed by the
fact that he has always featured in all four rounds.
The 35-year-old, the Asian Tour's UBS Order of Merit champion last
season, was the first Indian to qualify for the US Open in 2002
which he subsequently qualified again last season.
His best result in a Major was a commendable tied 37th place in
the US Masters in April which was unfortunately hampered by a final
Still, the Oakmont test, which many players have dubbed as the toughest
test yet in US Open history, will get Singh's adrenaline pumping
as the Indian is a keen lover of challenging courses.
He will also enter the year's second Major in fairly confident mood
thanks to a 12th place finish at the BMW PGA Championship in England
three weeks ago.
The other Asian challengers include Korea's Choi Kyung-ju, who was
triumphant on the US PGA Tour two weeks ago when he won the Memorial
Tournament in Ohio. Choi has long been tipped as the Asian most
likely to win a Major and all eyes will be on muscular Korean this
June 13, 2007