Newbies thronged the Golf Clinic conducted by Woman Professional Golfers Neha Tripathi and Anisha Padukone at Karnataka Golf Association in Bengaluru. Cricketer Karun Nair and sports commentator Charu Sharma were among the prize winners, besides others at the 10th Sara Futura Karnataka Golf Festival (KGF), South India’s largest participative golf tournament, at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course.
The other highlight of the day was the overwhelming response to the golf clinic conducted by woman professional golfers Neha Tripathi and Anisha Padukone.
Cricketer Karun Nair, won the on course Longest Drive contest, with a monster drive of 275 yards on hole number nine. Charu Sharma, the television sports commentator and considered the brain behind the hugely popular Pro Kabaddi League, also won the runner-up prize in the 11-15-handicap category with a net score of 32 points. Ajit Agarkar was the other non-golf sports star to tee-off at the KGA.
The day’s big winners however were Vittal Bhandari, T.S. Devaiah, Capt. Abdul Gafoor, Rajendra Patil and Milesh Jamburao.