Calcutta: The Navision Consular Corps of Calcutta invitational golf tournament was inaugurated Friday at the Tollygunge Club. Doing the honours were Jean-Louis Latour (Minister Counsellor for French Embassy in South Asia), Dr John Mitchiner (Dean of the Consular Corps and British Deputy High Commissioner) and Yash Nagpal ( Managing Director, Navision India).
Santosh Mohan Deb, former Union minister along with K.P Singh Deo and M.P. Dinesh Trivedi were the first pairing of the event. 328 entrants from 26 consulates and 56 companies will take part in the event. Eighty-seven teams teed off Friday with The Republic of South Africa represented by Gaurav Ghosh and Rajesh Singhania tied for the top honours of the day with the Royal Danish Consulate E comprising K. Chatterjee and G.Jhamb. Both teams recorded scores of 66 (four under par).
NBS Technologies lead the race for the inter company title with Ashoke Paul and Shubhankar Ghosh carding a 68. Rishi Kumar and Chandan Bose in the last group of the day brought further accolades to Royal Danish ‘C’ Team when they had the only other under par score of the day of 68 as well.