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Bangladesh win team event at LG All India Amateur

other Updated: Jan 15, 2008 21:42 IST
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Jamal Mollah fired a two-under par 70 to lead Bangladesh A to victory in the team event of the 107th LG All India Amateur Golf Championship at the Chandigarh Golf Club here on Tuesday.

At the end of the two-day stroke-play championship, held to decide the team championship and also the seedings for the matchplay championship, which begins tomorrow, the duo of Jamal and Shahid aggregated a two-day total of 289 to claim the honours for their team.

Chinese Taipei B emerged second with a total of 300 with Chien Yao Hun and Hao Sheng Hsu, superseding their A side comprising of Chi-Hsien Hsieh and Tao Huang who finished third with 306.

Sri Lanka A finished fourth with 307 while Malaysia B finished fifth at 309.

Hosts India finished sixth at 310.

Meanwhile Jamal has been given the top-billing after he emerged winner in the individual stroke-play qualifying round with a 36-hole total of level par 144.

Overnight leader Shahid finished second with 145 while Rudresh Sharma and Rahul Bakshi finished joint-third with a total of 146.

Rudresh was four-under coming on the final hole but a bad approach shot on the final hole landed in water and made a double bogey to finish at two-under par 70.

Ajeetesh Sandhu, who also shot a two-under par 70 on a day where sub-par scores came at a premium, finished fifth at 147 while Vikram Rana was sixth at 148.

Bangladesh win team event at LG All India Amateur

Chandigarh, Jan 15 (PTI) Jamal Mollah fired a two-under par 70 to lead Bangladesh A to victory in the team event of the 107th LG All India Amateur Golf Championship at the Chandigarh Golf Club here today.

At the end of the two-day stroke-play championship, held to decide the team championship and also the seedings for the matchplay championship, which begins tomorrow, the duo of Jamal and Shahid aggregated a two-day total of 289 to claim the honours for their team.

Chinese Taipei B emerged second with a total of 300 with Chien Yao Hun and Hao Sheng Hsu, superseding their A side comprising of Chi-Hsien Hsieh and Tao Huang who finished third with 306.

Sri Lanka A finished fourth with 307 while Malaysia B finished fifth at 309.

Hosts India finished sixth at 310.

Meanwhile Jamal has been given the top-billing after he emerged winner in the individual stroke-play qualifying round with a 36-hole total of level par 144.

Overnight leader Shahid finished second with 145 while Rudresh Sharma and Rahul Bakshi finished joint-third with a total of 146.

Rudresh was four-under coming on the final hole but a bad approach shot on the final hole landed in water and made a double bogey to finish at two-under par 70.

Ajeetesh Sandhu, who also shot a two-under par 70 on a day where sub-par scores came at a premium, finished fifth at 147 while Vikram Rana was sixth at 148.

Scores (after 36 holes)

Team scores:

289 Bangladesh `A' (Jamal Mollah, Shahid); 300 Chinese Taipei `B' (Chien Yao Hun, Hao Sheng Hsu); 306 Chinese Taipei `A' (Chi-Hsien Hsieh, Tao Huang); 307 Sri Lanka `A' (K Parabaaran, Mithun Perera); 309 Malaysia `B' (Edmund Jonathan, Mohd. Arie); 310 India `A' (Abhishek Jha, Manav Das).

Individual strokeplay: 144 Jamal H Mollah (Bangladesh) (74, 70); 145 Shahid (Bangladesh) (71, 74); 146 Rudresh Sharma (76, 70), Rahul Bakshi (74, 72); 147 Ajeetesh Sandhu (77, 70); 148 Vikram Rana (75, 73); 149 Abhijit Chadha ( 78, 71); 149 Pawan Kumar (74, 75); 150 Amanjyot Singh (77, 73), Chien Yao Hung (TPE) (76, 74), Chandradasa (Sri Lanka) (75, 75), Tarun Ghogale (74, 76), Hao Sheng Hsu (TPE) (74, 76); 151 Abhishek Jha (74, 77); 152 Mithun Perera (Sri Lanka) (76, 76).

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