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Day one of Inter-School Golf Championship ends with La Martinière in pole position

The oldest and largest junior golf competition in the country is underway at Tollygunge Club

PROTOUCH SPORTS | Published 26.10.22, 08:35 PM
(L-R): Suveer Kapoor, Ramayush Ray, Anshul Mishra, Dishan Ghosh

(L-R): Suveer Kapoor, Ramayush Ray, Anshul Mishra, Dishan Ghosh

Pictures: Protouch Sports

Day one of the 18th Inter-School Golf Championship at Tollygunge Club, organised by Protouch Sports with My Kolkata as digital media partner, ended with defending champions La Martinere leading the way. As the largest and oldest junior golf competition in the country, the 2022 edition of the tournament features hundreds of young golfers across the country and will wrap up on October 27.

The opening day saw La Martinière For Boys cement a lead in the over-13 overall category through Suveer Kapoor and Ramayush Ray, who finished with a 6-under par 64, followed by three teams tied for second place — The Heritage School’s Anshul Mishra and Dishan Ghosh and two more La Martinere for Boys teams, comprising the duos of Gurmehr Bindra and Rudraksha Banerjee as well as Ahaan Gupta and Aditya Khaitan, all of whom shot 5-under par 65.

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In the over-13 girls’ category, La Martinere for Girls led the way with Anahaat Bindra and Anamika Chakravarty, who finished first after shooting 4-under par 66, followed by another team from the same school, that of Petra Law and Prisha Poddar, who shot 85.

Players from the under-nine girls' category

Players from the under-nine girls' category

Hredaan Raj Bihani and Varish Mohta of Calcutta International School shot 1-over 71 to lead the under-13 overall category when they returned to the clubhouse, followed by Manan Bangrecha and Krishiv Rungta of La Martiniere for Boys. Meanwhile, Ishikha Bansal and Samaira Chitlangia of La Martinière For Girls shot 84 to lead the under-13 girls category, followed by Julinka Roy Chowdhury of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

In the under-nine category for boys, Priyansh Dhandhania and Ayaan Mimani from La Martinière For Boys led the field after shooting 38, while the under-nine category for girls featured Modern High School for Girls’ Vaanya Rustagi and Vaasvi Himatsingka on top, who scored 41.

Last updated on 26.10.22, 08:35 PM
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