Kolkata, 25-03-2017

Shamim Khan and team win Pro-Am event of Kolkata Classic 2017

The Pro-Am event of the Kolkata Classic 2017 was won by professional Shamim Khan’s team.

The Pro-Am was played in the Texas Scramble format where the team’s best ball was chosen on every shot including the putting green.

Delhi’s Shamim Khan, who won the second edition of the Kolkata Classic on Friday, also led his team to victory in the Pro-Am event on Saturday with a score of 54.9 points. Shamim’s team comprised of amateurs Mr. Adit Bajoria, Mr. K K Baheti and Mr. Udayjit Bhalotia.

Chandigarh-based professional Sujjan Singh helped his team finish second with a score of 55.6 points. Sujjan’s team comprised of amateurs Mr. Akshay Bajoria, Mr. Mukesh Kapur and Ms. Neha Agarwal.

The prize for the closest to the pin on hole no. 2 was won by Mr. Nikhil Sanwal.

The prize for the closest to the pin on hole no. 13 was won by Mr. Atul Almal.

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