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Lloyd BT GOLF 2017 tees off in style

By Vipul Hoon & Reynold Robert   Panchkula     Print Edition: October 23, 2016
Winning Team: (L-R) Amit Katoch (Novartis), Alok Tikoo (LLOYD), Sandeep Sandhu (Team S&S), and Lt. Col K J Singh
Winning Team: (L-R) Amit Katoch (Novartis), Alok Tikoo (LLOYD), Sandeep Sandhu (Team S&S), and Lt. Col K J Singh

The first leg of the LLOYD Business Today Pro-Am of Champions teed off at the Panchkula Golf Club, Panchkula on Saturday.

Set along the banks of the river Ghaggar, the golf course is spread over 135 acre.

The golf course has been designed as a championship 18 Hole Golf Course. The Golf course has been made to provide enough challenges to the top pros and to the weekend golfer.

Played on the Stableford format with Double Peoria handicap, the warm afternoon witnessed some great golfing action with players vying for both individual as well as team prizes. The winning team would be designated as the "Chandigarh Cheetahs".

The winning team "Chandigarh Cheetahs" comprising Amit Singh Rathore (Aakansh Hospitality), Sandeep Sandhu (Team S&S), Amit Katoch (Novartis) and Lt. Col K J Singh, prevailed with a combined score of 100 points.

Individual Winner, Handicap Category 0-14, Sandeep Sandhu (Team S&S)
Individual Winner, Handicap Category 15-24, Aneesh Kumar (Anish Arora Builders)

The team comprising Sanjiv Gupta (ValuePlus Associates), AK Sharma, Colonel V K Singh and Dr Rajdeep Brar finished Runners Up with 98 points.

In the Individual prizes, Sandeep Sandhu (Team S&S) was the winner with 35 points in the 0-14 handicap category and Aneesh Kumar (Anish Arora Builder Pvt.) with a super effort of 34 points was the winner amongst the 15- 24 handicap category.

Runners Up Team (L-R): Col V.K. Singh, A.K. Sharma, Sandeep Jain (IOCL), H.L. Satija on behalf of Rajdeep Brar, Sanjiv Gupta (VPA)
Participants unwind over dinner

Some of the other eminent golfers who participated amongst the corporate bigwigs of Chandigarh are Sant Dhiman, Proprietor, Mitoya Instruments, SPS Ghai, Managing Director, Uniweld Electrodes,  Ravibir Singh, Director, R Square Infosystems, Gopal Munjal, Managing Director & CEO, Ind Swift, SPS Matharoo, Executive Director, Aspee Springs, Rohit Singh Dagar, Managing Director, Kalka Steels,  Suneet Sehgal, Managing director, Wipe India automotive,  Amarjit Singh Sandhu, Director, UPS International,  Pankaj Chanana, Partner, Bharat Stone Crusher, Anil Sahni, Director, Weather Makers and Vijay Kumar, Director, MVS Healthcare.

The day's action culminated with the prize distribution ceremony followed by dinner. The winning team "Chandigarh Cheetahs" also earned a place in the Pro-Am National finals to be held in Delhi in February 2017.

Guests were treated to a virtual golf simulator experience by Rohman Resources (Golf G Spot).

LLOYD Electric & Engineering is the Co-title sponsor, Indian Oil, the Fuelled By sponsor, Digital Partner -, Ballantine's - Partner & Creatigies - Marketing Partner of the event.

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