Mysuru: NR Group, the agarbathi to aerospace conglomerate, hosted its annual NR Golf Open and Match Play Championships, a State-level event, at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club (JWGC) in city recently.
NR Golf Open and Match Play Championship-2022 was inaugurated by NR Group Family Member R. Venkatesh.
Prize distribution ceremony was organised at Club House, Mysore Race Club (MRC) on Mar. 27. NR Group Chairman R. Guru and Partners Arjun Ranga and Pavan Ranga presented the trophies to the winners.
JWGC President C.S. Ravishankar, JWGC Captain H.S. Arun Kumar, Hon. Treasurer Dr. S.L. Narayan, Tournament Chairman N. Parameshwar, Course Chairman K.S. Sudheer Bhatt, Junior Committee Chairman Keerthy Kumar, Club Chairman V.V. Harish, A. Anantha, A. Prasanna and other members were present.
More than 185 golfers from Mysuru, Bengaluru, Kodagu, Chikamagalur, Ooty and Kodaikanal took part in this two-day event.
Speaking at the prize distribution ceremony, Arjun Ranga said, “We at NR Group believe in supporting the young talents in the field of sports be it Cricket, Kabbadi, Tennis or Golf. The NR Golf Championship is one such initiative by the organisation to provide a platform for the golfers and encourage the game of Golf. Each year’s success has given us tremendous response and we have recognised various talents.”
C.S. Ravishankar expressed his gratitude to NR Group for supporting the game of golf through sponsorship and by organising such tournaments.
Winners of NR Golf Open Championship:
Strokeplay Gross: M. Chirayu (73 Gross – winner); H.S. Arun Kumar (77 Gross – runner).
Stableford Gross: V. Prakash (29 Gross – winner); Ramesh Kumar Jain (29 Gross – runner).
Strokeplay Net – H/C 0 to 12: Deepak Kumar Jain (68 Net – winner); Arjun M. Ranga (70 Net – runner.)
Strokeplay Net – H/C 13 to 18: D.V. Sridhar (64 Net – winner); S. Pradyoth (65 Net – runner).
Stableford Net – H/C 0 to 18: T. Ramprasad (41 Points – winner); Vinay Natarajan (37 Points – runner); (Better Back 9 over – Deepak Kavale).
Stableford Net – H/C 19 to 24: H.C. Subramanya (38 Points – winner); Priya Kushalappa (37 Points – runner).
Stableford Net – H/C 0 to 24 (for seniors 65 years and above): K.R. Kumar Swamy (38 Points – winner); Gp. Capt. H.M.V. Murthy (36 Points – runner).
Stableford Net – H/C 0 to 24 (for super seniors 75 years and above): K.M. Achaiah (35 Points – winner).
Stableford Net – H/C 0 to 24 (for ladies): Anupama Vatal (36 Points – winner).
Longest Drive – 9th Hole: Arun Srinivas (220 yards – winner).
Straightest Drive – 16th Hole: R. Ravi (On The Line – winner)
Nearest To The Pin – 2nd Hole: S. Pradyoth (4 Feet 5 Inches – winner).
Winners of JWGC – NR Match Play Championship:
Match Play Singles Gross Event: M.G. Chengappa – winner; Hussain Vagh – runner.
Match Play Singles Net Event: R. Ravindranath Reddy – winner; M. Chirayu – runner.
Match Play Doubles Net Event: M.Manoj & Aniruddha Shirahatti – winners; N. Maneesh & Rahul R. Jain – runners.
Match Play Singles Net Event (for seniors): S. A. Thimmaiah – winner; Col. C.P. Medappa – runner.
Match Play Net Event (for super seniors): Brig. R.V. Seetharamaiah – winner; S.K. Lakshminarayan – runner, according to a press release from H.D. Thimmappa Gowda, Hon. Secretary, JWGC and N. Parameshwar, Chairman, Tournament Sub-Committee, JWGC.