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Kapil Dev, Devinder Pal Singh grab final qualification spots

Press Trust of India  |  Noida 

legend -- Category A (0-17) and Devinder Pal Singh - Category B (18-24) -- qualified for the National Finals of MercedesTrophy 2018 in the leg qualifier here today.

and Devinder Pal Singh clinched the two qualification spots available on Day 3 of the leg by carding a nett. score of 70.6 and 71.8 respectively.

The MercedesTrophy 2018 has so far seen 43 qualifiers including today who will be competing in the National Finals to be played at the Golf Resort in Pune from 4-6 April 2018.

Speaking on his win A winner said, "It was a great game, made a lot of long putts and I am looking forward to the national final."

B winner Devinder Pal Singh said, "I am absolutely thrilled with my win today and I hope to do something at the national finals because that's where I failed last time. Overall it is a very well organized program by Mercedes team."

The best gross winner of the day was Sahil Jain with an excellent round of 75 and there were a host of other prizes on offer to be won on the day.

Prominent winners included who won the Ballantine's Long Drive Challenge with a mammoth drive of 310 yards.

Govind Chawla won the Mercedes-Benz Closest to Pin contest on hole no. 16 by landing the ball at 3 ft. from the pin.

In the Mercedes Benz Closest to Pin in Two Shots, landed the ball at 7 ft. 6 inch from the pin to win the contest on hole no. 1. won the Mercedes-Benz Straightest Drive contest on hole no. 11 by landing the ball at 2 ft. 10 inch from the line.

A total of 115 golfers competed on Day 3 of MercedesTrophy leg.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 17:55 IST