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Golf at Golconda

The Business Today Pro-Am of Champions saw some high quality golf at Hyderabad Golf Club
BT Online | Print Edition: December 20, 2015
Top CEO's participate in the Lloyd Business Today Pro-Am of Champions 2016
(L-R) Srikanth Babu Alladi (LLOYD) with Winning Team

The second leg of the 20th edition of the LLOYD Business Today Pro-Am of Champions teed off at the picturesque Hyderabad Golf Club, Hyderabad on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Set amongst the Golconda Fort complex is the Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) golf course - a 18 hole, 6057 yard, Par 71 course is one of a few you will get to a course alongside a heritage structure.

With significant changes in elevation, plenty of water hazards in play & slick greens the course offers fabulous views of the 400 year old Golconda fort and the walls of the Naya Quila complex envelop many a hole to offer a unique golfing experience. >>

A modern clubhouse with a floodlit driving range, a pro shop with golf fitting shop & adequate training & practice facilities - have enabled HGA to become the top golfing destination in the twin cities.

Played on the Stableford format with Double Peoria handicap, the cool November morning witnessed some great golfing action with players vying for both individual as well as team prizes.

The winning team comprising of Srinivas Rao (Agricast), Swaranjit Sen, Sanjay Jesrani (Go North Ventures) and Venkat Ravilla (One India Property Services), prevailed with a combined score of 107 points.

Mohan Rao CH (Saara Systems)Individual Winner Handicap (11-18) (2)

The team comprising of Mohan Rao CH (Saara Systems), Vijayanand Reddy P (Apollo Cancer Hospital ), Gautham Reddy V (Jaagruthi Housing & Infra)>> & Col Rajesh Kumar (Hon. Secretary - EEPTA) finished Runners Up with 105 points.

In the Individual prizes, Vasu Merugu, (NCR) was the winner with 37 points in the 0-10 handicap category; Mohan Rao CH (Saara Systems) with a super effort of 38 points was the winner amongst the 11- 18 handicap category and Ranvijay Lamba (Arcesium) played a great round for a score of 37 points to win in the 19-24 handicap slot.

Ranvijay Lamba (Arcesium)Individual Winner Handicap (19-24) (2)

Vasu Merugu (NCR) Individual Winner Handicap (0-10) (2)

The S-Cross, up for grabs for a Hole-in-One on the 16th hole was nearly claimed by Navin Mittal, Special Commissioner - GHMC who missed out narrowly. The 4moles Closest to Pin for the day was won by Giridhar Thota of Bulk Drugs while the Nautica Most Stylish Golfer award was won by Alla Dinesh of Alpha Geo.


The S-Cross-Prize for a Hole-in-One
Some of the other eminent golfers who participated amongst the corporate bigwigs of Hyderabad included Mr.Bhaskar Reddy. A, Chairman, Elcon, Mr. Srinath Reddy Kottam, Managing Director, Aerospace Industries Pvt Ltd, Naveen Gullapalli, CEO, Novartis, Ramana Challa Venkata, Managing Director, Helios Insurance Services Pvt Ltd, Prasad Rao.K, Managing Director, Reitz India Ltd., Ramakrishna Reddy, Country Head, Nextag Software Services, Sanjay V Jesrani,>> Founder & Ceo, Go North Ventures, Sameer Mahendra, Director, Mahendra Dental Hos and>> Equentis Capital, Vijayanand Reddy.P, Director, Apollo Cancer Hospital, Rajender Reddy.G, Managing Director, Srini Food Park Pvt. Ltd.

The day's action culminated with the prize distribution ceremony followed by lunch. The winning team also earned themselves a place in the Pro-Am National finals to be held in Delhi in March 2016.

LLOYD Electric & Engineering is the Co-title sponsor, S- Cross, the Driven By sponsor, Nautica, the Style partner, Digital Partner - 4moles & Creatigies - Marketing Partner of the event.


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