Usha Punjab junior golf: Yashas takes lead

Yashas takes lead at Junior Golf ChampionshipsChandigarh: Yashas Chandra played a steady even par round of 72 to stay ahead in the Usha Punjab Junior golf and he was still one shot ahead of Category B player, Piyush Sangwan (72) at the end of the third day at the Shivalik Chandimandhir Course near Chandigarh on Thursday.

Yashas, who has been in lead from the first day had two birdies, one on each side of the turn and two bogeys, both on front nine in his round. Yashas of Mysore had eight pars and one birdie on his consistent back nine.

S Sidhartha added a 73 and was in second place in Category A at 222, three behind Yashas. Feroze Singh Garewal (72) was in third place at 224.

In Category B, Piyush held a huge 11-shot lead over Tanvir Kahlon (74). Sangwan, second overall, and leader in Category B, had a total of 220, while Kahlon was at 231. Ritwik Jain (76) was third.

It was tough scoring as no player managed sub-par rounds.

Usha, a major supporter of Indian golf, is proud of its long-term association with the sport, covering the entire spectrum of the game.

Usha has been associated with ladies golf for over 25 years, and today is the nationwide sponsor of the entire Indian Golf Union (IGU) Ladies Tour.

In addition, Usha is committed to supporting golf at the Juniors level, sponsoring IGU Junior tournaments in Delhi, Bangalore, Chandigarh, and is closely associated with the Junior Training Program (JTP) at the Delhi Golf Club.

Usha sponsored the 33rd Queen Sirikit Cup Championship in New Delhi in 2011 – the most important women’s amateur golf event in the Asia Pacific region. Usha sponsored the Honda Siel PGA Championship from 1991 - 2000. Usha’s Co-Chairman, Mr. Siddharth Shriram, was President of the Professional Golf Association for eight years and writes on golf for leading newspapers.

With golf being included in the 2016 Olympics for the first time, Usha’s aim is to assist in bringing home a medal.

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By Indian Sports News Network