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MercedesTrophy National Finals to tee off at Pune tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

Forty one golfers, who won the qualifiers from 12 cities in India, will fight it out at the picturesque Oxford Golf Resort which will host the National Finals of the 17th MercedesTrophy here tomorrow.

The one-day National Final will decide the three deserving winners who will make their way to the World Finals slated to be held in Stuttgart, in September later this year.

The tournament that began in in January this year travelled through Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Chennai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Gurugram, and Greater respectively.

The event so far has seen over 2500 golfers participating across the 12 cities.

The format of play for the National Finals will be Individual Stableford against 3/4th handicap. Participants in the National Finals will be competing in the following three handicap categories: 1) Cat-A (1-12) 2) Cat-B (13-17) 3) Cat-C (18-22).

One winner from each of the above category will go to the World Final in Stuttgart.

This year's global edition of the MercedesTrophy has seen participation from around 60,000 golfers from across 50 countries battling it out for the top prize, making it one of the world's largest sporting events.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 16:57 IST