Club Round-up: January 2018

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JAMSHEDPUR

Kumar Wins AWS Winter Golf Event

Held at Golmuri Golf Course, the 2017 AWS Winter Golf Tournament was a gala affair with over 180 men and women golfers from Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Kolkata and Delhi. The course was well prepared and cured, and the greens were in excellent condition.

The contingent from Delhi was led by Mr. D.P. Singh, and included Mr. Vipin Malik, Mr. HGS Dhaliwal, Mr. Virender Kumar Ganad and eventual winner Mr. Balvinder Kumar who clinched the trophy in the (18-24) handicap category.

Led by Patron and three-time Jharkhand Chief Minister Mr. Arjun Munda, the Adibasi Welfare Society (AWS) has provided training and skill development of tribal youths. AWS has also helped members prepare for jobs as Caddies on the golf course and, furthermore, trained them as professional golfers. Members of the society have played in various PGTI tournaments held all over India.

BENGALURU

Top Executives Commemorate Marriott Golf Day

 

In celebration of the spirit of golf, Prestige Golfshire hosted the 3rd edition of Bengaluru Marriott Golf Day two months back.

The event witnessed a gathering of some of the most renowned faces in the corporate world. Participants included Ajay Vij (MD, Accenture), Sandeep Singh (MD, Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery), Digboloy Halder (MD, Goldman Sachs), Sreejit Roy (VP, IBM) and Praveen Sood (Director General of Police, Govt. of Karnataka) among others.

Golfers made the most of an elegant afternoon, engaging in conversations and savouring an exotic array of food and beverages.

(Read more in the January issue of Golf Digest India. Download here.)

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