Published On : Fri, Mar 22nd, 2024
Sports News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

Lav Bajaj Clinches Victory at UMANG Cup in Nagpur’s Premier Golfing Event


The annual UMANG Cup Golf Tournament unfolded a riveting display of skill and sportsmanship at the renowned Kamptee Club on March 16th and 17th, 2024. With more than a hundred players showcasing their prowess across various categories, the event stood as a testament to the city’s vibrant golfing community.

The tournament, conducted in the competitive System 36 format, saw Mr. Lav Bajaj emerging triumphant, clinching the coveted winner’s title. Lav’s strategic play, marked by 9 pars and 1 birdie led to an impressive gross score of 80. He Succeeded by adapting his strategy & play to the changed course conditions after rains the previous evening. The highlight of his game came on the very difficult 180 yards Par 3 Hole number 17 which is surrounded by bunkers, trees and big hazard, wherein he hit his 6 iron to 8 feet from the pin and promptly converted it into a birdie by making the winding downhill putt.

He stated that “knowing your stock yardages with every golf club is key to a good score in addition to an immaculate short game”. This marks Lav Bajaj’s first victory of the season.

The Kamptee Club’s course conditions were lauded by participants, with management ensuring impeccable arrangements, contributing to the overall success of the tournament. The event’s accolades were distributed as follows:

Open Category Prizes:

· Winner and Champion of the Tournament: Mr. Lav Bajaj

· Runners Up: Mr Papinder Singh

· Best Gross Score: Mr. Quazi Ahmed

· Best Gross Runner up – Mr. Anuj Mohan Singh

· Best Stableford Winner: Mr. N C Joshi

· Best Stableford Runner up: Mr. K Anand

The UMANG Cup Golf Tournament not only celebrated the triumphs of skilled players but also fostered camaraderie within the golfing fraternity. The event’s success owes much to the participants’ enthusiasm and the remarkable organizing team.

About UMANG Cup:

The UMANG Cup Golf Tournament, an annual event in Nagpur, is dedicated to promoting golfing excellence while fostering a spirit of community and sportsmanship among players of various skill levels.