The Indian corporate contingent comprising Cornerstone Cup Karnataka Golf Festival winners HB Raju Gowda (0-5), Anand Srinivasan (6-10), Uday Kumar (11-15), Rajesh Joshi (16-20) and Manish Jaiswal (21-25) finished joint 12th in the World Amateur Golfers Championship (WAGC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 135 competitors from 27 countries participated in the tournament held from November 18 to 25.
The team from Vietnam emerged victorious while Indonesians finished runner-up. Participants played 4 tournament rounds and the 4 best scores out of 5 were counted towards WAGC winners.
157 other golfers from across the world played the invitational event, WAGI (World Amateur Golfers Championship – Invitational), which was won by the Malaysians themselves. Indur Hirani and Hritik Gandhi represented corporate India in the invitational. 4 world-class golf courses played host, viz. Sungai Long Golf & Country Club, The Mines Resort & Golf Club, Templer Park Country Club and Kota Permai Lang Golf & Country Club.
(Read more in the January issue of Golf Digest India. Download here.)