New Delhi, Jul 4 UNI | 24 days ago

Exhibiting stellar performance, promising golfer Shubham Narain clinched the title at the 8th Usha DGC Juniors Golf Championship, Category 'A' boys and Category 'B' boys combined after the play off at the Delhi Golf Club here today.

Shubham played a fantastic round of golf today, stitching together a string of three birdies on the 1st, 2nd and 15th hole and an eagle on the 18th hole to score a total of 297. His two bogeys on the 16th and 17th hole failed to mar his overall performance in the tournament.

Rohan Rana, the leader of the Round 3 category 'A' and 'B' Boys combined, ended up with a total score of 297. Both Shubham and Rohan had under PAR rounds today returning cards of 3 under 69 and 2 under 70 respectively.

Rohan, lovingly referred to as 'Rana ji' carded a staggering string of seven birdies, three bogeys and one double bogey at the end of the final day.

Sunhit Bishnoi displayed a fairly consistent performance in the tournament to finish at the 3rd position with a total score of 306, trailing by nine strokes behind Shubham and Rohan. Sunhit scored one eagle against one triple bogey and three bogeys on the 6th, 10th and 12th hole.

Sunhit is also the winner of Category 'B' Boys. Kartik Sharma, Mohd Wasil and Alammgir Grewal secured the 4th and joint fifth position with total scores of 307 and 310 respectively.

In Category 'C' boys, Manav Bias emerged as the winner with a total score of 304. Bharat Sharma trails behind with a score of 313.

Meawhile, in Category 'B' Girls, Sifat Sagoo won with a total score of 250, followed by Shagun Narain with a score of 263. In Category 'C' Girls, Himadri Singh won with a total score of 284.

In Category 'D' girls, Khushi Hooda snatched the winning title and in Category 'D' Boys, Shubham Jaglan wins with a good score of 192 and a total Round 1, 2, 3 and 4 combined PAR of

12. In the Special Category Boys and Girls, the highest score was 258, by Ishita, followed by Tushar Saini at 272.

(Posted on 04-07-2014)