Madhavrao Scindia Foundation honours Sneha Singh

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Sneha Singh (R) receives a cheque of ₹5 lacs from Priya Raje Scindia (Madhavrao Scindia Foundation)

The 20th edition of the Madhavrao Scindia Golf Tournament was hosted last week at its permanent home, the DLF Golf & CC in Gurgaon, on Nov. 5th and again welcomed 100 corporate and business leaders, who competed for the two prestigious invitations given to the winners to the Duke of Edinburgh Cup World Finals at Windsor Castle, London. 

To add an element of fun, pros Sneha Singh and Seher Atwal, ranked No 1 and No 2 on the Hero Women’s pro golf tour of India were stationed on two of the par threes where players enjoyed the option of using their tee shots. 

The Madhavrao Scindia Golf Tournament raises funds for education and medical care of underprivileged families in the Gwalior region, and every year also supports one promising young Indian pro golfer.

This year the foundation awarded a Rs 5 lacs grant to 18 year old Sneha Singh, who recently obtained her LPGA Epson Tour card in the USA following completion of two stages of gruelling LPGA qualifying tournaments in the past two months. 

Past recipients of grants include Diksha Dagar, Pranavi Urs, Chikkarangappa, Rashid Khan and others at the start of their professional careers. 

Results
On Course Contests 
Category                                                        Name                                Measurements

Ballantine’s Longest Drive #1                     Nikhil Singhal                                265 yards

Bharat Seats Closest to Pin #11                Dhruv Shringi                                11 inches

Mercedes Benz Closest to Pin #12              Sidharth Talwar                          9 inches

From L to R, Tushar Kumar, MD, Silver Arrows, Sonal Bhardwaj of Global Star , Rohan Talwar, MD, T&T Motors ( 2nd from R) and Amit Thete, Head of Sales Operations ( Mercedes-Benz India) on stage giving away a prize

Etihad Straightest Drive #15                      Avin Jain                                        On the line

Avin Jain (R) (Winner – Eithad Straightest Drive) receives his trophy from Sadaf Ali  (National Acct. Manager – Etihad Airways)

Salesforce Closest to Pin #16                    Arvind Goenka                               3 inches

Nishant Kalra (Regional VP, Salesforce) with Murali Kartik (former international cricketer)

Best Gross Score
Category                       Name                            Score

Winner                            Kamal Bhatia                       76

Qualifiers for the Duke of Edinburgh Cup World Finals 

Winner 0-16                    MD Sinha

Winner 17-24                Sachin Mehta 

Runner-Up in Handicap Category (NETT)
Category                           Name    

Runner-Up 0-16                  Abhishek Mishra 

Runner-Up 17-24                Som Kapoor 

 

 


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