KC wins Warsteiner Golf Tournament – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

KC wins Warsteiner Golf Tournament - The Himalayan Times - Nepal's No.1 English Daily Newspaper



Sangam KC won the title of the Warsteiner Golf Tournament here at the Royal Nepal Golf Club today.

Played under stableford 3/4 handicap format, KC accumulated 41 points to finish first. Sanjeev Tiwari came second on count back after he was tied on 38 points with Lt Gen Victory SJB Rana, Hari Thapa and SSP Ashok Singh.

Hari Thapa won the gross section trophy with 33 points. Gita Gurung was the winner in women’s section with 29 points, while Arshiya Banu was second with 27 points. Lt Gen Victory SJB Rana won the senior category title with 38 points, while Maj Gen Vijay Moktan came second with 36 points. Lt Col Ishwor Budhathoki was the winner among guests with 39 points.

Mithun Rai won the most birdies award with four birdies, while Phursang Lama and Bhai Raja Pandey bagged the longest drive and closest-to-the-pin awards respectively. Tej Bahadur Rai bagged the best sportsmanship trophy.

A total of 69 players took part in the tournament sponsored by Jawalakhel Group of Industries.

JGI Chief of Sales and Marketing Prabin Nath, Chief of the Army Staff Prajwalla SJB Rana, RNGC President Prachandra Bahadur Shrestha, Captain Rajendra Man Sherchan, former President Madhukar Yakthumba and former NGA President Pradeep Kumar Shrestha handed over the prizes to the winners.

A version of this article appears in the print on November 28, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.

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