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US Club has narrow lead over BPGC on first day of golf tourney

36   //    17 Feb 2018, 21:51 IST

Pune, Feb 17 (PTI) Three-time winners and defending champions US Club, Mumbai, finished day one with a slender one point lead over Bombay Presidency Golf Club in the 22nd edition of the Grover Zampa Vineyard Inter-club Golf Championship, being played by rotation at the Poona Golf Club here today.

US Club, with a cumulative 21 points, held a slight edge over BPGC, who finished with 20 points.

Willingdon Sports Club, the third team from Mumbai, was placed third with 11 points, while hosts Poona Golf Club, notwithstanding the home advantage, had a dismal day as they could only muster a total of eight points.

Both US Club and BPGC produced some fine performances and the lead changed hands a couple of times. BPGC were off to a flier scoring 5.5 points while US Club stayed close with 4.5 points in the singles.

US Club, who are keen to win their fourth title in succession, fought back in the Foursomes, picking up five points to nose ahead with 9.5 points as BPGC earned only three for 8.5 points

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