Shah wins Hyundai Golf Trophy
Kathmandu, 19 March – Col Bikash Shah has won the title of seventh Hyundai Open Golf Tournament at Gokarna Forest Resort Saturday. Shah accumulated 39 points to win over Ang Norbu Sherpa by one-point.
Playing with 8 handicap, Col Bikash scored 19 points on the front nine and added 20 on the back nine and bagged Trophy, Rs 100,000 worth gift voucher and cool pad smart phone. Ang Norbu finished second with 38 points, he scored 20 points on the first half and 18 on the second half and took home trophy, Rs 50,000 worth gift vocuher and cool pad smart phone.
Ang Norbu also claimed most birdies award with four birdies and got Rs 10,000 worth gift voucher and cool pad smart phone.
Maj Nischaya Jung Rayamajhi came third on the count back as he was tied with Nirmal Dahal and Dhruba Thapa at 36 points. Rayamajhi had scored 17 on the back nine whereas Dahal scored 16 and Thapa 15. He bagged trophy, Rs 20,000 worth gift voucher and cool pad smart phone.
Wangchen Dhondup scored 33 gross points and took home the gross trophy, Rs 50,000 worth gift voucher and cool pad smart phone.
Pratima Sherpa became winner among ladies with 36 points and she bagged trophy, Rs 20,000 worth gift voucher and cool pad smart phone. Gopal Chitrakar was senior winner (age 60 and above), he got trophy, gift voucher worth Rs 20,000 and cool pad smart phone.
Jamling Ghale won on the Hyundai Owner’s category with 34 points and took home Rs 20,000 worth gift voucher, cool pad smart phone and a Trophy. Sam Doublard was winner among juniors (age 17 and under) with 18 points on 9 holes, played yesterday. Sam got trophy, Rs 20,000 worth gift voucher and cool pad smart phone.
Samyog Shahi won the longest drive and got Rs 10,000 worth gift voucher and cool pad smart phone. Nobody claimed hole in one prize the Hyundai grand I 10 car kept at hole no 10 but the person being closest from the hole Ang Tshiring Sherpa got closest to the pin award and received gift voucher worth Rs 10,000 and cool pad smart phone. Among the participant who owned Hyundai cars, Mahendra Mainali received a special prize for well maintained car and received Rs 10,000 worth service package at any Hyundai service facility.
Total of 115 players took part in the tournament sponsored by Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd. the sole authorized distributors for Hundai Motors in Nepal. the event was played under stableford format with 3/4 handicap.
South Korean Ambassador His Excellency Choe, Yong-Jin, Chairman of Laxmi Group Ganesh Bahadur Shrestha, President of Gokarna Golf Club Suhrid Ghimire and Captain Joseph Nathan gave away the prizes to the winners of the tournament.