Kochi, 08-03-2015

Mukesh Kumar's team wins Pro-Am event of PGTI Cochin Masters presented by CIAL Golf & Country Club

The Pro-Am event of the PGTI Cochin Masters presented by CIAL Golf & Country Club 2015 was won by professional Mukesh Kumar’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. After the best ball was chosen all other players were to place their ball within one score card length before continuing play.

PGTI member Mukesh Kumar of Mhow, who won the main event on Saturday, led his team to victory in the Pro-Am event as well with a score of 53.5 points. Mukesh’s team comprised of amateurs Mr. Sabu Thomas, Mr. Lijo Jose and Mr. T M Shaji.

PGTI member N Thangaraja of Sri Lanka helped his team finish second with a score of 55.2 points. Thangaraja’s team comprised of amateurs Mr. Symon, Mr. Joe Kallivelil and Mr. Alexander K J.

The prize for the longest drive on hole no. 9 was won by Mr. Vivek George whose drive landed at a distance of 280 yards.

The prize for the closest to the pin on hole no. 5 was won by Mrs. Shergil whose shot landed six metres and 20 centimetres from the hole.

The prize for the straightest drive on hole no. 18 was won by Mr. Alexander K J who landed it at a distance of 20 cms from the centre of the fairway.

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