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Chand leads team to victory in Lautoka golf challenge

Maciu Malo
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

FNU vice-chancellor Dr Ganesh Chand led his Lautoka Golf Link One team to take out the Islands Electric challenge match play event at the Lautoka Golf Link greens on Sunday.

Chand teamed up with LGC chairman of trustee Raymond Singh, Charles Bhaskaran and Anthony Jones to beat former Lautoka open Prem Chand's team consisting of Abikesh Ram, Salesh Chand and Vinod Chand 2-1.

The competition was boosted with the presence of FNU students and staff members who later had training lessons from the Lautoka golfers.

Meanwhile former LGC captain James Krishna took out the Saweni Industrial Supplies-sponsored 14-hole monthly medal event over the weekend.

Krishna was in top form recording 2 under par 50 to take out top honour.

He edged fellow golfer John Krishna who recorded 53 on a count back from Surend Pillay while Vimal Murti was placed fourth.

In the beginners' category, Abikash Ram took out the top honours with a score of 55.

Ram was stretched to the wire by Sada Goundar who claimed the second position on 56.

Joe Vuluma who recorded NTP on the seocnd hole finished on third spot with 57.

John Jefrey also recorded NTP on the 9th hole while Krishna recorded the longest drive.

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