by sportswire4u.blogspot.com (Balbir)
Gurgaon, April 30
Piyush Sangwan was the star of the day as he won in his category in dazzling style after shooting a stylish 5 Under 67. Tarundeep Chaddha, Honey Baisoya & Kshitij Kaul won in category A, B & D respectively. The girl’s tournament was won by Vani Kapoor.
Piyush Sangwan of DLF GC who fired a blistering 5 under 67 to win in Category C (for 12 to 14 yrs) was all smiles after his performance. In the front nine he birdied the second, third, sixth & seventh. Maintaining the momentum on the back nine he birdied the tenth & thirteenth. Overnight leader Prakhar Asawa of Jaipur who held a slender one stroke lead had no answer to the shower of birdies by Piyush. “It feels great to hit a 5 under at Golden Greens. By the third hole I knew that lady luck is with me and it stayed with me right till end. I hope to maintain this form in the coming tournaments as well.” said Piyush.
In category A, (for 16 to 18 yrs) Tarundeep Chadha of Chandigarh GC managed to hold on to his lead despite Raghav Bhandari also from Chandigarh GC firing a 1 under 71. Tarundeep’s 73 was decorated with one birdie each on the front and back nine. “I am really happy to win the first leg of the Toyota Etios Tour. This win will really boost my confidence for the upcoming tournaments.” said Tarundeep.
In Category B, (for 14 to 16 yrs) overnight leader & crowd favourite Honey Baisoya of Delhi won after hitting a 5 over 77. Manu Gandas who started the day at fourth position, retuned with a card of six over 78 climbed two positions to finish second. “I am extremely excited to win the first leg of the Toyota Etios Tour. I am in seventh heaven right now and the victory still needs to settle in.” said Honey.
In Category D (for 10 to 12 yrs) overnight leader Kshitij Kaul of Delhi GC won the tournament in the respective category after returning with a score of 87. “It’s a great to win at Golden Greens. I hope I can maintain my form in the other tournaments as well.” said Kshitij.
Amongst the girls, Vani Kapoor of DLF GC continued her dominance on the tour. She won easily after returning with a card of 81. “I am really happy to win this tournament. This victory has given me plenty of confidence for the tour ahead.” said Vani.