Tuesday, November 9, 2010

PGTI 1 Team including Nooraine Fazal wins the LG Race to Ireland Pro-Am

The PGTI 1 team comprising of professionals Amandeep Johl and Arjun Singh and amateurs Mr. Kapil Dev, Ms. Nooraine Fazal and Mr. K K Bajoria won the LG Race to Ireland Pro-Am at the Jaypee Greens golf course on Sunday.


The second round of the Pro-Am was played in the scramble format. In the scramble format each amateur player teed off on each hole. The better of the two tee shots were selected and both players played their second shots from that spot. Subsequently the better of the second shots was determined and then both played their third shots from that spot, and so on until the ball was holed. The professional pair followed the same process as the amateurs.

PGTI 1 (128-121) was the winning team as it ended up with a score of 249. PGTI 1 included professionals Amandeep Johl and Arjun Singh. The amateurs in the team were the legendary cricketer Mr. Kapil Dev, Ms. Nooraine Fazal and Mr. K K Bajoria. This team has now booked a berth at the Irish National Pro-Am which will be staged in 2011. The winning professionals also walked away with a prize money of Rs. 2 lakhs.

The team representing the Avantha Group (131-122) finished second with a total of 253. This team consisted of professionals Ashok Kumar and Gaurav Pratap Singh and amateurs Mr. Padamjit Sandhu, Mr. Harsh Gupta and Mr. Yudi Bahl.

Feroz Ali Mollah and Randhir Singh Ghotra won the prize for the best professional pair of round one as they had recorded a score of nine under 63 on Saturday. They took home a prize purse of Rs. 110,000.
Ashok Kumar and Gaurav Pratap Singh won the prize for the best professional pair of round two as they recorded a score of 13 under 59 on Sunday. They took home a prize purse of Rs. 110,000.

About PGTI: Formed in 2006, Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) is the recognized official body of professional golf in India. PGTI’s objective is to promote professional golf in the country as well as give players an opportunity to be involved in decision making for all aspects of the game. Headed by Mr. Gautam Thapar (President), PGTI’s governing body comprises of leading Indian golf professionals such as Jyoti Randhawa, Shiv Kapur, SSP Chowrasia, Digvijay Singh, Uttam Singh Mundy, Amritinder Singh and Ranjit Singh. PGTI currently has over 300 members.

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