Jeev Milkha Singh: The Flying Sikh, Marathon Man & Scottish Joy

Aug 13, 2019, 12:00 AM
What are the chances of a golfer who grew up in India winning one of the European Tour’s most prestigious events at the home of golf on a links course?
 
Jeev Milkha Singh has been a ground-breaking golfer for India, and arguably his country’s most successful. 

The son of sporting internationals, Jeev tells the story of how his father overcame tragedy in the Indian partition to become one of the country's most famous athletes. And how his father, known as the Flying Sikh, paved the way for his own achievements
 
The first Indian to make the worlds top 50, conquering the Asian Tour and Japan, and then going on to make his mark in Europe and the USA. There’s the uncle whose generosity set him on his way and how that influenced him to lend a helping hand to some of his peers. He gives his thoughts his own swing, tells us who his golfing idol is and why he still harbours following in his father’s footsteps as an Olympian.