Ashbeer, Honey progress in Eastern India Matchplay golfDecember 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Most seeded players moved into the round of 16 in the Goodricke Eastern Indian Matchplay golf championships here Wednesday.
Kapurthala golfer Ashbeer Saini, winner of the strokeplay section, overcame a tough opponent Sidharth Semwal 2 and 1 and moved into second round, where another seasoned player awaits him in Simarjeet Singh. Simarjeet beat Lokesh 4 and 3 at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club.
In the other half, Delhi lad Honey Baisoya, a promising youngster, beat Lakhan 2-up and will clash with Imran Ali Mollah, who beat Simran 5 and 4 in a one-sided match.
Bangalore’s Seenappa Chikkrangappa defeated SK. Samir 5 and 4 and will meet Rakesh Kumar, whose win over Karan Taunk was the only upset of sorts in the first round. Rakesh won 1-up.
Delhi’s Gagan Verma moved past Rohan 2-up and his next match is against the talented Bangalore player Trishul Chinappa, who beat Ramun 2 and 1 in a tight match.
Among other well-known players, Khalin Joshi of Bangalore beat Surya PR 2 and 1 and his next match is against Jasjeet Singh, who beat Gurudev 1-up.
The top-32 players from stroke play qualified for the Match-play, which followed the stroke play competition. The Matchplay ends on Christmas Day.
- Baisoya joins Chikka, Angad, Khalin at Eastern India Matchplay semis - Dec 23, 2011
- Chikka, Honey on course, English players out in All-India Amateur - Jan 19, 2012
- Saini wins strokeplay, meets Semwal in Eastern India Match-play - Dec 20, 2011
- Chikka meets Baisoya in Eastern India Matchplay golf final - Dec 24, 2011
- Baisoya, Bhandari top strokeplay in All India Amateur golf - Jan 18, 2012
- Honey Baisoya stuns Chikka in Eastern India golf final - Dec 25, 2011
- All India Amateurs Golf: Chikka knocked out, Verma enters semis - Jan 20, 2012
- Khalin beats Chikka to win Samarvir Sahi golf - Mar 02, 2012
- Chikka leads Jasjit by three shots in Samarvir Sahi golf - Feb 28, 2012
- Samarvir Sahi golf: Khalin Joshi leads by two over Chikka - Mar 01, 2012
- Udayan Mane wins Maharashtra Open, Semwal, Khalin second - Oct 28, 2011
- Joshi wins strokeplay in All India Amateur golf - Feb 02, 2011
- Delhi's Semwal leads in Inter-state golf - Jun 14, 2011
- Delhi's Semwal extends lead at Inter-state Golf - Jun 16, 2011
- Chadha moves to top, Chikka lying second at Inter State Golf - Jun 16, 2011
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