Jyoti Randhawa, Shiv Kapur and Gaganjeet Bhullar will lead the Indian challenge at the Ballantine’s Championships, beginning Thursday.
Three other compatriots —Hero Honda Indian Open winner C. Muniyappa and young Turks Anirban Lahiri and Himmat Rai — make it a strong six-man Indian contingent.
A rejuvenated Ernie Els fired an ominous warning to the rest of the field ahead of the tournament, claiming he is relaxed and refreshed following a short break after the Masters Tournament.
The South African returns here 12 months after he finished tied fourth at Pinx Golf Club.
Bonallack Trophy cancelled
The Bonallack Trophy, which pits the top pros from Europe and Asia-Pacific, has been cancelled. To be held at the Karnataka Golf Association from April 21-23, the premium event had to be called off as only four of the 12 European players could reach India due to the cancellation of flights from Europe following the volcanic eruption in Iceland.
Shreya, Gauri sparkle
Shreya Ghei and Gauri Monga helped Modern School, Barakhamba Road, emerge on top in the Ist National Interschool Tournament, which teed off at the Qutab Golf Course. Amity International School, Saket finished behind the winners. Played over 36 holes, the event has players competing in categories A, B, C & D.
Yogesh hits ton
Yogesh Nagar (113) and Dharamveer Beniwal's 75-helped Presidium XI beat D'4s cricket academy by 72 runs in the Om Nath Sood tournament.