Chand wins Ba golf title

Players at the Ba Golf Club. Picture: SUPPLIED

NATIONAL squad member Asish Chand took out the G-Tech Solutions sponsored 18 holes stroke event at the Fiji Sugar Corporation Rarawai course in Ba on Sunday.

Asish claimed the overall gross section with a score of 73.

Rakesh Chand won the overall nett title with a score of 65.

Mohammed Sharif won the A Grade nett section with a score of 68.

Ba Golf Club vice-captain Rohit Chandra was second with 70 nett while Rajesh Prasad was third with 74 nett.

Manieta Delana won the B Grade nett first prize. Delana scored 70. Jyoti Lal was second with 72 nett.

Golf Fiji president Manish Patel claimed third spot with 73 nett.

Sailesh Kumar earned the C Grade nett title after scoring 72.

Joeli Dakunimata was second with 73 nett and Ravi Sharma was third with 74 nett.

Nilesh Chand hit the longest drive while Rohit won the nearest to the pin prize. Rohit said the golfers would be back in action tomorrow for the Viti Investments and Tours sponsored 18 holes stroke event.

“The tournament is sponsored by the club’s former member Shallu Singh who now resides in New Zealand,” Rohit said.

“It will be held in the memory of the Vijay Dayal Singh who was an ardent golfer. Since it will be played on the Fiji Day public holiday we have decided to make it an open event to allow golfers from other clubs to participate as well.”

The tournament will tee off at 10am and prizes will be allocated in all grades.

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