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Sanghi, Rai qualify from Noida Leg Day 1 for Mercedes Trophy National Finals

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Press Trust of India Noida
City golfers Abhyudaya Sanghi Handicap Category A (0-17) and Geeta Rai Handicap Category B (18-24) qualified for the National Finals of the Mercedes Trophy 2019 on day one of the Noida leg qualifier held at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort here Wednesday.
Sanghi and Rai clinched the first two qualification spots available from the leg by carding a net score of 71.2 and 71.8 respectively.
The Mercedes Trophy 2019 has so far seen 32 qualifiers, including Wednesday who will be competing in the National Finals to be played at the Oxford Golf Resort in Pune from March 27 to 29.
Prominent winners included Gaurav Agarwal, who won the Ballantine's Long Drive Challenge with a drive of 290 yards.
A total of around 120 golfers competed on day one of Mercedes Trophy Noida leg. The second day of the qualifiers will see a set of 120 golfers set to compete for the two qualification available spots.

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First Published: Feb 27 2019 | 9:25 PM IST

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