Sherpa wins Surya Nepal Gokarna Monthly MedalNonePlaying with 10 handicap, Sherpa carded seven-under 65 nett points to secure the monthly trophy. Korean golfer Eui Jae Lee finished second with six-under 66 nett score. Colonel Avaneesh Chambial shot four-under 68 nett points to end up as the second runner-up.
Ang Dendi Sherpa clinched the fourth edition of the Surya Nepal Gokarna Monthly Medal at Gokarna Golf Club on Saturday.
Playing with 10 handicap, Sherpa carded seven-under 65 nett points to secure the monthly trophy. Korean golfer Eui Jae Lee finished second with six-under 66 nett score. Colonel Avaneesh Chambial shot four-under 68 nett points to end up as the second runner-up.
Wangchen Dhondup claimed the best gross award with one-under 71 gross points. Sadbhav Acharya won the junior category award with the nett score of three-over 75. In all, 42 golfers took part in the tournament. President of Gokarna Golf Club Suhrid Ghimire gave away the prizes to the winners. The tournament was played under stroke play format with full handicap.
A total of 10 medal rounds will be played till the month of December to decide the overall club champion. In each medal round, top 10 players in nett category, top 5 players in gross category, and top 5 in the junior category are awarded points. First place in nett category from each event earns 100 points, runner-up gets 60 points, third-place amateur receives 40 points. Players finishing fourth to 10th get 35, 30, 25, 20, 15, 10 and 5 points respectively.
In the Gross & Junior categories top five scorers from each event earn 100, 60, 40, 35, and 30 points respectively. Top 40 players in nett category, top 10 in gross category and top five in junior category will qualify final round. The final of club championship will be played over two rounds in January and February 2020.
After the fourth edition on the club championship Col Chambial stays on top of the leaderboard in the nett category with 120 points. Joseph Nathan is second at 115 points and Babu Sherpa is third with 105 points. Ang Dendi Sherpa, Rabendra Raj Pandey and Vijay Shrestha Einhaus are tied for fourth at 100 points. Wangchen Dhondup is seventh with 75 points and Pradhumna Simkhada eighth with 70 points. Dawa Sonam Sherpa and Eue Jae Lee are tied for ninth with 60 points.WangchenDhondup leads the gross category with 295 points ahead of his brother TashiTsering, who has 240 points. Vijay Shrestha Einhaus is third with 160 points.Tashi Dong is fourth with 65 points and Babu Sherpa fifth with 60 points.Sadbhav Acharya leads the junior category with 300 points. Mayanka Dahal issecond with 160 points followed by Ang Phurba (140 pts), Shaswat Pradhan (120pts) and Shreeyog Basnyat (40 pts).