BMW-Deutsche Motoren crowned Delhi Golf Club League champions

The victorious BMW-Deutsche Motoren team after winning the inaugural Delhi Golf Club League.
The victorious BMW-Deutsche Motoren team after winning the inaugural Delhi Golf Club League.

BMW-Deutsche Motoren prevailed over K Devils to lift the inaugural Delhi Golf Club League trophy in the final at the Delhi Golf Club on Sunday. BMW-Deutsche Motoren beat K Devils by a score-line of 9 points – 6.5 points.

BMW started with a bang, winning the first two matches.  In the opening match, Atul Nath and Simran Bajaj beat Sandeep Khanna and talented teenager Gia Lamba on the 14th hole.

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The following match witnessed BMW take a 2-0 lead with KK Bajoria and Mehul Gulati doing one better than their team-mates in the first group, beating Sam Shergill and Brig. Arun Sahgal on the 13th.

The third match, a close encounter, witnessed K Devils catch up with Keshav Kapoor and Ravinder Zutshi winning against Anirudh Chaudhary and Jagat Bedi on the 18th.

In the fourth contest, BMW pulled ahead again with Puneet Kai Suri and Hiransh Singh beating Arvind Khanna and Anuj Chandra on the 16th.

It took the skill sets of Kapil Dev and his partner Rakesh Goel to reduce BMW-Deutsche Motoren’s lead in the fifth match.  The Legendary Cricketer and Goel beat Shamsher Dhupia and Navdeep Singh Chopra on the 14th.

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Jayant Kumar of BMW was been in the form of his life during the league and he along with Harinain Singh Malik who ensured BMW were all but assured of the title with a win over Prem Duggal and Upi Kashyap on the 17th hole.

The final encounter between Aman Bajaj & Vikram Malhotra (BMW) and Ajai Sirohi and Chaman Lal Jain was tied and BMW emerged victors.

K Devils won three of the “byes” to gain an additional 1.5 points but their total of 6.5 points fell short of the 9 points garnered by BMW.

The prizes were given away after the tournament by president of DGC Manjit Singh, captain Maj. Gen. Anil P Dere (retd) and chairman tournament committee Lt Gen Balbir Singh Sandhu (retd) and sponsors of the league.

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