Calcutta: Eveready Industries enjoyed a six-stroke advantage at the end of the penultimate round of The Telegraph Merchants’ Cup golf meet at Tollygunge Club on Thursday.
P. Agarwal’s round of 79 brought them to a total of 237. McLeod & Co. had Vivek Bajoria return an 82.
In third place, competition continues to be very stiff with Carritt Moran at 261 and Goodricke A at 263.
The day’s best gross score was returned by Gaurav Ghosh of J. Thomas, who carded a 75.
In Division II, George Williamson (Assam) C, represented by Deepak Mehta, continues to lead with 266, six strokes ahead of B.M. Birla Heart Research Centre, for whom J.P. Singh Deo returned the lowest score of the day (in this division) with an 84 and brought them into the running with a total of 272.
In Division III, S.E. Railway, with a total of 290, continue to enjoy a 16-stroke advantage over N.G. Industries who are only one ahead of Tisco C at 307.
Today’s best nett for the divisions were won by Vivek Bajoria of McLeod & Co. for Division I (on count back) at 72, Biresh Paul of Goodricke B for Division II at 67 and Dr S.K. Barua for Eveready Industries F who had a 65 in Division III.