Karnataka golf: Khalin Joshi fires 70

September 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS  

Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Khalin Joshi, true to his billing as India’s top amateur golfer, scored a 2-under par 70 to end with the day’s best gross score of 38 Nett under the Stableford format in the Toyota Karnataka Golf Festival at the KGA course, here Thursday.

“It was a good day for me, and it felt nice to play in this beautiful weather. It is always a pleasure to come back and play at the KGA, my home course, as the people are so supportive and encouraging,” said Joshi.

In the 0-5 handicap category Jaibir Singh emerged victorious with a score of 39 Nett, quelling the challenge from Trishul Chinappa who finished runner-up with a total score of 34 Nett.

Playing off a Handicap of 9, K.Shashidhar Reddy topped the 6-10 Handicap category with a score of 34 Nett while NK Lenka (Handicap 10) finished runner-up with a score of 34 Nett.

In the 11-15 Handicap category, Zubaer Ahmed, playing off a Handicap of 14, finished on top of the leader board (34 Nett) beating Tony Udagedara.

Munesh V, with a Handicap of 20 won in the 16-20 Handicap category with a score of 47 Nett and James Goh (Handicap 18) was the runner-up with a score of 41 Nett at the end of Day 1.

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