Print Edition - 2016-01-31 | Sports
Thapa Magar wins
- western open pro-am
Jan 31, 2016-
The team of professional golfer Deepak Thapa Magar claimed the Surya Nepal Western Open Pro-Am title at the par-70 Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara on Saturday.
Thapa Magar was drawn with amateurs Tendi Sherpa, Buddhi Man Gurung and SSP Rajendra Shrestha to win by 136 points. Thapa Magar scored 35 points, while his teammates Gurung scored 38, Sherpa 37 and SSP Shrestha 26. The team of pro Sanjay Lama (33) and amateurs Bharat Bastakoti (36), Rabin Rana (34) and Maj LP Gurung(32) earned a total of 135 points to finish second.
The team of pro Ramesh Nagarkoti, who scored 29 points, and amateurs Inspector of Nepal Police Jiwaram Gurung (38) Balram Thapa (35) and Nar Bahadur Gurung (34) accumulated 134 points to finish third. Gurung also bagged the best individual score honour while Nayan Bista won the best individual female award with 24 points. Inspector Jiwaram Gurung claimed the closest-to-the-pin award Dhana Bahadur Thapa won the main event on Friday.
Published: 31-01-2016 10:08