Abhijit Singh Chadha wins Pune Open Golf Championship by 6 shots

Abhijit Singh Chadha wins Pune Open Golf Championship by 6 shots

Abhijit Singh Chadha maintained his dominance on the field on the final day as well to comfortably win the Pune Open Golf Championship by a big margin of six shots.

The talented man from Chandigarh, leading by one shot at the end of round three, sank four birdies on Saturday to end up with an impressive winning total of 21-under 258.

Gurugram’s Kartik Sharma, who was placed second, one shot off the lead, after round three, returned a one-over 71 on the final day to finish second at 15-under 264.

Sunit Chowrasia, the nephew of veteran Indian golfer SSP Chowrasia, shot the day’s best score for the second day in succession to finish third at 13-under 266.

Sunit Chowrasia
Sunit Chowrasia

In round four, Chowrasia’s 65 was matched by Chandigarh’s Yuvraj Singh Sandhu (tied eighth at seven-under 272), Bengaluru’s C Muniyappa (tied 17th at three-under 276) and Gurugram’s Ankur Chadha (tied 26th at two-over 281).

The par for the course was 70 during round four. Play commenced on time on Saturday.The day witnessed a light drizzle in the afternoon towards the closing stages of the tournament.

The 27-year-old Syed Saqib Ahmed finished his run at fourth place with a total of nine-under 270.

Delhi-based amateur Krishnav Nikhil Chopra, son of former cricketer Nikhil Chopra, struck a hole-in-one on the 16th hole during his final round of 67. He claimed a tied-26th place at two-over 281

Posted on: 2021 Dec 6 Mon
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