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Gaurav Ghosh – Winner of All India Senior Amateur Championship

Gaurav Ghosh carded scores of 77-83-76, while Jaideep Singh shot 81-81-74, resulting in both players finishing at a matching total of 20-over 236. The parity forced a playoff in which Gaurav emerged victorious, securing his first-ever All India Senior Amateur Championship trophy at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club in Kolkata.

Former India international David D’Souza from Bangalore delivered consistent rounds of 79-79-80, while Sandeep Singh Sandhu from Chandigarh posted scores of 74-83-81, resulting in both players finishing with a 22-over total of 238, securing a shared third-place finish in the tournament. The top 4 finishers in the senior division have earned the honor of representing India at the upcoming Asia Pacific Seniors, scheduled for the third week in Vietnam.

The selected players who will proudly represent India at the Asia Pacific Seniors are: Gaurav Ghosh, Jaideep Singh, David D’Souza, and Sandeep Singh Sandhu.

Ranjit Singh (R) receives his winning trophy from Gaurav Ghosh

Ranjit Singh, the son of Lakshman Singh, a former Asian Games Gold Medalist and Arjuna Awardee in 1982, clinched the 2023 All India Mid-Amateur title. The tournament, open to players aged between 35 to 54, witnessed Ranjit delivering impressive rounds of 79-74-73-72, resulting in a total score of 10-over 298, securing his victory. Notably, Ranjit overcame Simarjeet Singh of Noida, who had previously held the title for three consecutive years. Simarjeet Singh, after rounds of 77-74-74-78 and a 15-over total of 303, finished as the runner-up in the tournament.

Notably, Ranjit’s brother, Arjun Singh, delivered consistent rounds of 76-76-75-80, earning a commendable solo-third position with a 19-over total of 307.

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