Print Edition - 2016-05-01 | Sports
Mainali claims golf trophy
May 1, 2016-
Mahendra Mainali won the Calsberg Classic Golf Tournament at the Royal Nepal Golf Club on Saturday.
Played under stable ford ¾ handicap, Mainaili accumulated 47 points to get hold of the title. Mainali had the scores of 28 in the front nine and 19 in the second half. He edged Ravinder Saini by two points. Pradeep Bikram Rana won the best gross with 31 points.
Maj Gen Gajendra Bahadur Limbu took the senior golfer award scoring 39 points, while Bijay Shrestha (38 points) was the guest winner. Pratima Shrestha earned 38 points to edge Pushpa Rai by one point for the female golfer award. Pratima Sherpa won the most birdies award with four to her name.
Damodar Khadka and Maj MB Limbu won the best front nine and back nine awards with 21 points in both halves respectively. Mithun Rai had the longest drive at 11th and Shreejay Acharya was closest to the pin at 12th hole. Rabi Raj Karnikar walked away with sportsmanship honour.
Published: 01-05-2016 09:21