CHANDIGARH, April 13:Former Haryana Ranji Trophy player and Customs official Rakesh Jolly annexed the Chandigarh Golf Tourism Trophy in the Gross section of in the third edition of the Chandigarh Golfing Tour here on Sunday. AS Shukla got the runner-up position.In the Stableford category, Ajay Kumar won the by securing 16 points while Prashant Bhardwaj received the runner-up trophy from Chandigarh Golf Association president CSR Reddy, IPS.In the women’s section, S Ratia emerged champion while Pauline JM Singh was third.Brian Beaupre claimed the Emaar MGF Trophy.Among those present on the occasion were Chandigarh Public Relations Director Vivek Atray, CGA General Secretary JS Cheema, Parminder Saigal and Sanjeev Vijh. Ms Cathierine King, Second Secretary Canadian High Commission praised the infrastructure available to golfers and thanked the CGA for organising such a event. Donald Banerjee received the best golf journalist award.
Results: Day One: Nett: 1 Gurmeet Singh, 2 Col SK Sharma. Gross: 1 Col AD Singh, 2 Rakesh Jolly. Ladies: 1 Pauline JM Singh, 2 Sheena Sakhon.. Longest drive: Prashant Bhardwaj. Nearest to Pin: J.S. Randhwa. Day Two: Gross: 1 Prashant Bhardwaj, 2 Col Mazmudar . Nett: 1 Capt P Prashar, 2 Col S K Sharma. Ladies: 1 Pauline JM Singh, 2 S Ratia. Longest Drive: 1 Jayat Singh 272 yards. Nearest to the Pin: Col M G Singh 13 Ft 1 Inch. Day Three: Gross: 1 Rakesh Jolly, 2 AS Shukla. Stableford: 1 Ajay Kanwar (16 pts), 2 Prashant Bhardwaj. Ladies: 1 S Ratia, 2 Pauline JM Singh. Nearest To the Pin: H P S Bedi 5 ft 2 inch. Only Eagle Of the Tournament: Karma J Thinlay.