Prize-winners of NR Golf Open & Match Play Championship

Prize-winners of NR Golf Open & Match Play Championship

January 4, 2023

Mysuru: NR Group, the agarbathi to aerospace conglomerate, announced the winners of NR Golf Open & Match Play Championship at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club on Dec. 18, 2022. Held over two days on Dec. 17 and 18, 2022 the Championship was organised at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club (JWGC), Mysuru.

The event witnessed around 200 golf enthusiasts participating across 15 categories. R. Guru, Chairman, NR Group and Arjun Ranga, Managing Partner, NR Group, presented the trophies to the winners.

K.S. Sudheer Bhat, Chairman, Tournament & Handicap, JWGC, B.M. Nagesh, President, JWGC, H.S. Arun Kumar, Captain, JWGC and Keerthy Kumar, Hon. Treasurer, JWGC, were also present on the occasion.

NR Golf Open & Match Play Championship
A group photo of the prize winners of Match Play Championship. Seen are (standing from left) B.S. Krishna, Deepak Kavale, D. Ashok, Dr. S. Prasanna Shankar, Dr. H. Umesh, Dr. H.C. Lokesh Chandra, Priya Kushalappa, Hussain Vagh and M.G. Chengappa.

The prize-winners of 34th edition of NR Golf Open Championship-2022 are as follows:

Strokeplay Gross: M.G. Chengappa (72 Gross) – Winner; Hussain Vagh (77 Gross) – Runner.

Stablefrod Gross: R. Lakshman (29 Gross) – Winner (Better Back 9 Over Deepak Kumar Jain and Hussain Vagh); Deepak Kumar Jain  (29 Gross) – Runner.

Strokeplay Net (H/C 0 to 12): Lt. Gen. P.C. Thimmaya (69 Net) – Winner; Amith Kothari (70 Net) – Runner.

Strokeplay Net (H/C 13 to 18): S. Lokesh (67 Net) – Winner; J. Mohan Kumar (69 Net) – Runner (Better Back 9 Over A. Anantha, Dr. S. Prasanna Shankar and Dr. Abraham Thomas).

Stableford Net (H/C 0 to 18): K.L. Jayaprakash (39 Points) – Winner; A. Anantha (37 Points) – Runner (Better Back 9 Over Lt. Gen. Thimmaya, Dr. S. Prasanna Shankar and Dr. Abraham Thomas).

Stableford Net (H/C 19 to 24): Dr. S.N. Chandan (40 Points) – Winner; Dr. Neelanagowda V. Patil (39 Points) – Runner.

Stableford Net (H/C 0 to 24) for Seniors – 65 Years & Above: Dr. S. Prasanna Shankar (37 Points) – Winner; K.N. Devaraj (35 Points) – Runner. (Better Back 9 R. Venkatesh, Venugopal Raju and Col. B.N. Somanna).

Stableford Net (H/C 0 to 24) for Super Seniors – 75 Years & Above: H.N. Ravanikar (33 Points) – Winner.

Stableford Net (H/C 0 to 24) for Ladies: Smitha S. Prabhakar (35 Points) – Winner.

Longest Drive – 9th Hole: Advaith Sanjay (275 Yards) – Winner.

Straightest Drive – 16th  Hole: Rahul R. Jain (2 Feet 6 Inches) – Winner.

Nearest to the Pin – 2nd Hole: Lt. Gen. P.C. Thimmaya (4 Feet 10 Inches) – Winner.

The prize-winners of 8th edition of JWGC-NR Match Play Championship – 2022-23 are as follows:

Match Play Singles Gross: M.G. Chengappa – Winner; Hussain Vagh – Runner.

Match Play Singles Net: B.S. Krishna – Winner; Priya Kushalappa – Runner.

Match Play Doubles Net: Dr. H. Umesh & Dr. S. Prasanna Shankar – Winner; Deepak Kavale & D. Ashok – Runner.

Match Play Singles Net for Seniors: Dr. H.C. Lokesh Chandra – Winner; S.A. Thimmiah – Runner.

An open invite event, the Tournament saw the participation of golfers from Mysuru, Bengaluru, Coorg, Chikamagalur, Ooty and Kodaikanal.


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