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Chola WCGC National Finals winners - Shiv Moola and Kushaal Thackersey

Chola WCGC National Finals winners – Shiv Moola and Kushaal Thackersey

The 21st annual edition of the Chola World Corporate Golf Challenge staged its 4th regional round in Delhi at ITC Classic Golf Resort, Gurgaon followed by the national finals the following day. 

104 senior corporate leaders teed off on a chilly morning with the course in excellent condition on Saturday. The field was a power packed gathering of who’s who of the corporate world with many welcoming back the return of the longest continuously running national level corporate golf tournament on the Indian calendar. 

National Finalists gearing up for action

National Finalists gearing up for action

The four winners from the Delhi round went on to join four winners from each of Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune rounds at the National Final. With all 16 winners from the previous leg in attendance, the competition was keen and in the end it was a brilliant round of 1 under par gross from Mumbai’s 2 handicapper Kushaal Thackersey that gave him the winner’s spot while Shiv Moola of Bangalore finished 2nd. Both Kushaal and Shiv will now represent India at the World Finals of the World Corporate Golf Challenge to be held in Portugal in summer 2022 against winners from qualifying events in 35 other countries. 

DELHI RESULTS

Winners – Category A&B – Goulein Kipgen & Ranjit Yadav 

Arun Murugappan (Director, Chola Investments & Finance Company ) awards Ranjit Yadav (Winner Cat. B)

Arun Murugappan (Director, Chola Investments & Finance Company ) awards Ranjit Yadav (Winner Cat. B)

Runners Up – Category A&B – Faraaz Shah & Navnit Singh

Arun Murugappan awards Faraaz Shah (Runner-Up Cat. A)

Arun Murugappan awards Faraaz Shah (Runner-Up Cat. A)

Best Gross – Abhyudaya Sanghi (Score – 30)

On Course Contest Winners 

White Oak Capital Straightest Drive – Rohit Chadha (1ft 4inches)

Indian Terrain Longest Drive Challenge – Zafar Baig, Rajat Kumar, Praveen Apte (300 Yards)

Prateek Pant of White Oak Capital with Mahesh Bhadangkar Prateek Pant of White Oak Capital with Zafar Baig

Prateek Pant presents the Indian Terrain Long Drive prize to Zafar Baig

Ballantine’s Longest Drive – Manav Sardana (275 Yards)

One Plus Closest To Pin – Ateet Gaur (4ft 7 inches)

Ateet Gaur (L) winner - One Plus Closest to Pin

Ateet Gaur (L) winner – One Plus Closest to Pin with Saurab Kapoor Head Marketing One Plus

All Cargo Closest to Pin on Second shot – Rajat Kumar (7ft)

Shashi Kiran Shetty (Founder Allcargo Logistics) with 2019 All India Ladies Champion Sneha Singh and Rajat Kumar (Winner – All Cargo Closes to Pin on Second Shot)

Praveen Apte of Savills (L) awards Rishi Wadhera (Lucky Draw Winner)

Praveen Apte of Savills (L) awards Rishi Wadhera (Lucky Draw Winner)

Rohit Kapoor receives his lucky draw prize

Rohit Kapoor receives his lucky draw prize

FINALS – 

Winners – 

Kushaal Thackersey (38 points)

Kushaal Thackersey with Arun Murugappan (Director, Chola Investments & Finance Company)

Kushaal Thackersey with Arun Murugappan (Director, Chola Investments & Finance Company)

Shiv Moola (35 points)

Shiv Moola with Arun Murugappan (Director, Chola Investments & Finance Company)

Shiv Moola with Arun Murugappan (Director, Chola Investments & Finance Company)


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