Golf Trotters win ‘Clash of Titans’ at Oxford Golf

Sports Reporter
Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Pune: Golf Trotters, a group of amateur golfers from Pune scored an impressive 31-13 win over Mumbai’s The Ball Crushers to win ‘Clash of Titans’ a Match-play event between Pune and Mumbai, at the Oxford Golf Resort in Lavale over the weekend.

In a field of 88 golfers—44 each from either cities—the Golf Trotters won 31 individual Match-play matches to clinch the trophy.
This was for the first time such a contest between two cities was held in a Match-play format, while on other occasions strokeplay and Stableford format was used.

Pune: Golf Trotters, a group of amateur golfers from Pune scored an impressive 31-13 win over Mumbai’s The Ball Crushers to win ‘Clash of Titans’ a Match-play event between Pune and Mumbai, at the Oxford Golf Resort in Lavale over the weekend.

In a field of 88 golfers—44 each from either cities—the Golf Trotters won 31 individual Match-play matches to clinch the trophy.
This was for the first time such a contest between two cities was held in a Match-play format, while on other occasions strokeplay and Stableford format was used.

The Pune team was led by Ram Agrawal and Mumbai by Cdr Sandeep Kumar.

Individual winners:
Straightest drive (on Hole 12): Manoj Nair (2 ft) 
Closest to pin (on Hole 3): Alex Mohan (6 ft 2 inches)
Closest to pin (on Hole 14): Jitendra Shah (1 ft)
Longest drive (on Hole 16): Raju Nageshkar (220 yards)
 

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