Rakiraki duo win golf in Lautoka

Lautoka Golf Club Ambrose winners Asish Kumar and Bhupendra Dass with sponsor's rep Prem Chand (right). Picture: SUPPLIED

Lautoka Golf Club Ambrose winners Asish Kumar and Bhupendra Dass with sponsor's rep Prem Chand (right). Picture: SUPPLIED

PENANG, Rakiraki golfers Asish Kumar and Bhupendra Dass won the Zee Clean Chemicals-sponsored 18 holes two men stroke Ambrose tournament at the Lautoka Golf Club course last Saturday .

The duo carded a solid nett 58 to grab top honours.

Club executive Raymond Singh, meanwhile, teamed up with Senitiki Cakau for a second place finish on 61. James Krishna and Abdul Jalal posted 63 for third place while Bill Gardiner and Prem Chand finished fourth on 63.

Nearest to the pin (NTP) were Chandar Shekar on the second hole and Asish Kumar on the ninth, while Senitiki Cakau hit the longest drive on the third hole.

Singh commended Zee Clean Chemicals for sponsoring the club’s first event of the year which attracted 30 golfers.

“The two men Ambrose is a very popular event that will be played over the next few weeks to finetune the golfers in readiness for the official season opening in April,” Singh said.

“The course was in top condition and the scores recorded were a clear reflection of how well the greens and fairways held up over the 18 holes event.”

Other results: Lawrence Naidu/ Vikash Chand – 64, Prabin Lal/ Mohinesh Kumar – 65, Dr. Vimal Murthi/ Vijay Ram -66, Suren Pillay/ Gaffar Ali – 66, James Leger / Sanjay Gopal – 67, Anil Kumar/ Chandar Shekar – 68, Alex Qiokata / Steven Leger – 69, Richard Eyre / Ray Richard – 69.