Karan wins DGC golf tourney

New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Karan Pratap Singh kept his cool and finished off with a flourish to emerge triumphant in the Category A Boys’ section of the DGC Juniors Golf Championship at the Delhi Golf Club here on Friday.

Karan was rewarded for playing consistent golf throughout the four days as he finished off the fourth round with a two-under 70 on Friday, to finish with an aggregate of 289.

Sunhit Bishnoi finished second with a total of 299. Bishnoi, who had a nightmare third round, ended with a card of 75 on the final day while Daksh Shokeen was third with a fourth round par-72 and an even 300 aggregate.

Karan teed off with a birdie and added another on the sixth hole before dropping shots on the 13th and 14th. He however, recovered well with two more birdies on the 15th and 18th holes.

Harshjeet Singh Sethie did not let go of the grip he had on Category B, finishing with par 72 and an aggregate of 296, which not only gave him the win in his category but also placed him second on the combined A and B list.

He began in whirlwind fashion with three birdies on the first three holes and then another on the fifth before two double-bogeys, on the ninth and 12th and inconsistent play thereafter kept him at a par card. Raghav Chugh (77, 307)) and Aryaman Mahant (78, 316) were second and third respectrively.

Tanirika Singh (252) won the Girls’ Category A ahead of Japneet Kaur and Jasmann Kaur. The Category B section among the girls was won by Himadri Singh (250) ahead of Yavnika Duhan.

In the Boys’ Category C, Vedant Sirohi (256) finished ahead of Shat Mishra and Aarush Marwah. The girls’ section was won by Hitashee Bakshi (252).

–IANS

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