Singh, Vijay

Singh, Vijay

(vē`jā sĭng), 1963–, Fijian golfer of Indian descent. He turned pro in 1982, but was suspended (1985) from the Asian tour after allegations of cheating, which he denied. He joined the European Professional Golf Association (PGA) tour in 1988 and the U.S. PGA tour in 1993, when he was named rookie of the year. Singh won his first major tournament, the PGA Championship, in 1998 and took the 2000 Masters title. He came into his own in the 21st cent., becoming pro golf's biggest money winner in 2003 and again in 2004, when he was the first golfer to win more than $10 million.
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Venkataraghavan, Suresh Shastri, AV Jayaprakash, Jasbir Singh, Vijay Chopra and Narendra Menon qualified to become umpires.
They don't have a deputy chief minister but there are many veteran leaders in his party like Narendra Singh, Vijay Chaudhary and Vijendra Yadav.
Besides, most of the party candidates who had won the elections at that time were its formidable leaders such as Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Janardan Singh Sigriwal, Satish Dubey, Rana Gangeshwar Singh, Vijay Kumar Mishra and Nityanand Rai.
Besides, three candidates of BSP-Thakur Jaiveer Singh, Vijay Pratap and Sunil Kumar-also filed their nominations.
The farm leaders, including BKU President Chaudhary Rakesh Takait and other leaders Chaudhary Yudhbir Singh, Vijay Jawandhia, Bhupinder Singh Mahesari, Ajmer Singh Gill addressed the farmers.
VETERAN sports officials like Suresh Kalmadi, Randhir Singh, Vijay Kumar Malhotra, Satish Sharma and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa could soon have to vacate their seats with the Delhi High Court on Tuesday endorsing a government policy limiting tenures of top administrators.
Men's rifle: Hariom Singh, Gagan Narang, Imran Hassan Khan, Abhinav Bindra; Men's pistol: Deepak Sharma, Omkar Singh, Vijay Kumar, Gurpreet Singh, Samaresh Jung, CK Chaudhary, Harpreet Singh; Men's shotgun: Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Mansher Singh, Mairaj Ahmad Khan, AD Peoples, Ronjan Sodhi, Asher Noria; Women's rifle: Suma Shirur, Kavita Yadav, Meena Kumari, Tejaswini Sawant, Lajja Gauswami; Women's pistol: Anisa Sayyed, Rahi Sarnobat, Heena Sidhu, Annuraj Singh; Women's shotgun: Seema Tomar, Shreyasi Singh