Chikka grabs Western India Golf title

Mumbai: Seenappa Chikkrangappa, the reigning National champion completed a comprehensive 11-shot win over fellow Bangalore player, Khalin Joshi in the LIC - Western India golf championships at the BPGC on Friday.


Chikka, who was having a less than satisfactory last few weeks, carded a five-under 65, and totaled a whopping 20-under 260. Khalin shot one-under 69 in the final round and finished at 271, 11 shots behind the winner. Completing a 1-2-3 for Bangalore golfers was Udayan Mane (68), who added another good finish to his recent win on the IGU circuit. Mane totaled 274.


Chikka’s win fetched him 50 points towards the IGU order of Merit, while Joshi took 40.


Dominic Foos (65, 279) and Angad Cheema (73, 279) tied for fourth at 279 and the sixth place was taken by Manav Das (71, 280).