Kolkata, Jun 12 UNI | 2 months ago

Overnight leader Udayjit Bhalotia rallied on to capture his maiden title on the Tata Steel IGU East Zone Junior Sub-Junior Tour when he won the Tata Steel Tolly Juniors Cup at the Par-71 Tollygunj Club here today.


Udayjit, son of former top India professional Indrajit, played two rounds of good disciplined golf to win by a margin of nine strokes over Sharif Khan in the top category (A&B). Udayjit finished with tournament tally of 7-0ver 147.

Bibek Sardar was the winner in category B with a total score of 160 while Devansh Chadha was the runner up finishing just a stroke behind. Hassan Rahman finished third at 165.In category C, Abhikanks Basu with a score of 169 emerged as the champion followed by Rajib Ali and Manav Bansal 187 and 189 respectively.

Arav Shanghavi was the winner in Cat D with a total of 161, with Kaushal Bagrodia finishing as the the runner-upat 170 while Pranshu Poddarended up third with a score of 173.In category E, the nine hole tournament for the juniors was won by Garv Lakhmani who shot an 89 followed by Gurmehr Singh Bindra and Mitreya Milan Saikia in the second and third place respectively.

In Girls top category, Susnata Deb wore the crown of the champion while Marshneil Prasad and Mamta Saraogi finished second and third respectively.Yashodhara Bhalotia won in Category B while Catgeory C honours went to Aahana Kapoor.

Udayjit who began the day at one-over par, went about his game in a similar fashion by making pars on the opening two holes while dropping a stroke on the par-4 third hole. He regained his momentum on the next three holes by making pars on each of them.

However with bogeys on the seventh and the ninth hole, he took the turn at 3-over. Equipped with a six-shot lead, he never was really in any kind of danger from the rest of the field. He finished his round with a total of 6-over par for the day.

Top scores after 36 holes Category A&B 147 UdayjitBhalotia (A) (71, 76); 156 Sharif Khan (A) (77, 79); 157 Gurkirat Singh (A) (80, 77), Irfan Ali Mollah (A) (80, 77); 159 Rohit Kumar Bouri (A) (75, 84); 160 Bibek Sardar (B) (84, 76); 161 Devansh Chadha (B) (81, 80), Nishkarsh Sachdeva (A) (79, 82); 163 Kunal Naidu (A) (84, 79), Md Rohit (A) (80, 83) Category B 160 Bibek Sardar (84, 76); 161 Devansh Chadha (81, 80); 165 Hassan Rahman Khandokar (80, 85); 172 Manish Rajak (85, 87); 175 Kushay Kejriwal (92, 83); 176 Rohil Chokhany (86, 90); 192 Aryan Agarwal (94, 98) Category C 169 Abhikanks Basu (89, 80); 187 Rajib Ali (94, 93); 189 Manav Bansal (93, 96); 190 Yash Agarwalla (96, 94); 199 Souvik Nayak (103, 96), Tapas Sardar (100, 99); 200 Rayyan Habib (101, 99); 203 Pinku Das (101, 102) Girls Category A&B 175 Susnata Deb (B) (88, 87); 191 Marshneil Prasad (B) (96, 95); 197 Mamta Saraogi (A) (100, 97); 212 Vanika Badshah (B) (110, 102); 219 Arnaaz Ahmed (119, 100); 226 Adreeja Ghosh (A) (117, 109); 264 Vanshika Agarwal (B) (128, 136); 274 Akanksha Julka (B) (140, 134) Girls Category C 193 Yashodhara Bhalotia (100, 93); 212 Sara Muthedath (107, 105); 223 Sanaya Tulsyan (115, 108) Girls Category D 233 Aahana Kapoor (116, 117); 287 Ishika Bhomik (146, 141) Category D (18 holes) 161 Arav Shanghavi (81, 80); 170 Kaushal Bagrodia (87, 83); 173 Pranshu Poddar (86, 87); 191 Suveer Kapoor (95, 96); 192 Joysurjo Dey (98, 94), RakshikBasu (95, 97) Category E 89 Garv Lakhmani; 91 Gurmehr Singh Bindra; 92 Maitreya Milan Saikia, Rudraksha Banerjee; 97 Tanisha.

(Posted on 13-06-2014)