Millie Saroha and Harsh Gangwar swung the club to good effect and came up with impressive scores to claim twin titles each in the 46th Albatross Junior Golf Championship held at Chandigarh Golf Club on Friday. In Category A,Millie returned with a score of 161 while Harsh had 148,to emerge as winners. Similarly,both these players also won the 15-19 boys and girls’ titles in the Hank Haney event.
The tournament was the Northern Zone pre-qualifier for the International Junior Golf Tour / Hank Haney Asian Junior Tour. A total of three other pre-qualifiers had already been held earlier this year at Bangalore,Mumbai and Kolkata.
The IJGT Hank Haney Tournament is conducted in two age categories for both boys and girls: 11-14 and 15 – 18. The winners of all pre-qualifiers will compete in the National qualifier to be held at DLF Golf & Country Club,Delhi,later this year,and the eventual winners will compete in the Asian Tournament of Champions to be held in Thailand in March next year.
Category A: Girls: 1) Millie Saroha 161,2) Isabella Rahm 169; Boys: 1) Harsh Gangwar 148,2) Anant Ahlawat 153,3) Feroz Garewal 157; Category B: Girls: 1) Gurjot Badwal 169,2) Amrita Anand 178; Boys: 1) Piyush Sangwan 152,2) Tanvir Kahlon 156,3) Karandeep Kochhar 158; Category C: Girls: 1) Tanirika Singh 174; Boys: Digraj Singh Gill 165,2) Aadil Bedi 167,3) Karanveer Singha 170; Category D: Girls: Vasundhara Thiara 191; Boys: 1) Hargobind Singh 197,2) Arnav Jain 200,3) Irman Sharma 217; Category E: 1) Puneet Bajwa 90,2) Raunak Jauhal 100,3) Hunar 116;
Hank Haney event: Under 14: Boys: 1) Piyush Sangwan,2) Tanvir Kahlon,3) Karandeep Kochhar; Girls: 1) Gurjot Badwal,2) Amrita Anand; 15 – 19: Boys: 1) Harsh Gangwar,2) Anant Ahlawat,3) Feroz Garewal; Girls: 1) Millie Saroha,2) Isabella Rahm 169.