BPGC emerge inter-club champs
Pune, Feb 19 (PTI) Bombay Presidency Golf Club (BPGC) golfers produced another good collective performance on day two and emerged champions in the 22nd edition of the Grover Zampa Vineyard Inter-Club Golf Championship, at the Poona Golf Club.
BPGC thus regained the crown they had previously won in 2014, a media release said today.
BPGC, who trailed three-time winners and defending champions US Club, also of Mumbai, by one point (20-21) at the end of the first day, scored 20 points on the second day and finished the two-day event with a total 40 points to claim the top position.
US Club, who were aiming to win their fourth successive title, started the second day with a slender advantage, but they could score only 14.5 points, for an overall score of 35.5 points and had to settle for second best.
Hosts Poona Golf Club, who had lost just once in their own backyard, managed to finish third with 19.5 points despite being at the bottom position on day one. Willingdon S C, of Mumbai, finished last in this four-team contest with 19 points.
Scores: (Day one and two):
BPGC: 20 + 20 (Singles 4.5; Foursomes: 5.5; Fourballs: 10.00)
USC: 21 + 14.5 (Singles 4.00; Foursomes: 4.0; Fourballs: 6.5)
PGC: 8 + 11.5 (Singles 5.5; Foursomes: 3.0; Fourballs: 3.00)
WSC: 11 + 8 (Singles 0.00; Foursomes: 1.0; Fourballs: 7.00)