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.
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.
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 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.