Mithun Perera and team win Pro-Am McLeod Russel Golf

Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan golfer Mithun Perera led his team to victory at the second Pro-Am (Professional-Amateur) event of the McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2015 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) here on Wednesday.

The Pro-Am event was played in the Strokeplay (nett) format with all amateurs receiving 3/4th of their original handicap as their allowance. Maximum strokes permitted were 18.

Two best nett scores per hole were counted towards the team total. The team score comprised the aggregate of the two best nett scores on each hole over 18 holes.

Perera’s team comprised amateurs Gaurav Ghosh, G S Atwal and Palden Dorjee and they finished with a team total of 129 (-15).

The runner-up team was led by Panchkula-based professional Angad Cheema. Cheema’s team had amateurs N S Thapa, Ravi Rungta and Arun Chakraborti. Their team total was 133 (-11).

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