Kochi, 16 Apr 2017
Vishal Singh and team wins Pro-Am event of PGTI Cochin Masters presented by CIAL Golf Club 2017
The Pro-Am event of the PGTI Cochin Masters presented by CIAL Golf Club 2017 was won by professional Vishal Singh’s team.
The Pro-Am was played in the Team Scramble format where the team’s best ball was chosen on every shot including the putting green.
PGTI member Vishal Singh of Jaipur led his team to victory in the Pro-Am event with a score of 57.9 points. Vishal’s team comprised of amateurs Mr. Joseph Thomas, Cdr. Vijay Varma and Capt. V Iyer.
PGTI member Mukesh Kumar of Mhow, the winner of the main tournament, helped his team finish second with a score of 58.5 points. Mukesh’s team comprised of amateurs Vice Admiral A K Karve, Mr. Joseph Joseph and Mr. Tom Chacko.
The prize for the longest drive on hole no. 9 was won by Lt. C S Varma whose drive landed at a distance of 290 yards.
The prize for the closest to the pin on hole no. 5 was won by Mr. Jayesh whose shot landed three feet from the hole.
The prize for the closest to the pin on hole no. 14 was won by Capt. A Mookherjee whose shot landed six feet and seven inches from the hole.
The prize for the straightest drive on hole no. 18 was won by Mr. A V Srinivas who landed it at a distance of four feet from the centre of the fairway.
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