Tapy Ghai wins Kensville Open 2018

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Oct 09, 2018, 11.54 AM(IST)

Tapy Ghai receives the trophy and cheque from (L - R) Mr. Sampath Chari, Tournament Director, PGTI, Mr. Sameer Sinha, MD, Kensville Golf & Country Club, Mr. Bhupinder Mandaliya, Mr. Munish Patel, CEO, Kensville Golf & Country Club and Mr. Lokinder Malik, GM, Kensville Golf & Country Club. Photograph:( Others )

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Gurguram's Tapy Ghai produced a fiery last round of 67 to register his maiden win.

The Kensville Golf & Country Club and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) jointly staged the Kensville Open 2018 presented by PGTI at the Kensville Golf & Country Club near Ahmedabad from October 2 - 5, 2018. The tournament, carrying a prize purse of Rs 40 lakhs, returned for its second edition.  

Delhi's Sachin Baisoya, fresh from his season's best finish in Noida last month, set the bar in round one as he carded an error-free five-under-67 to enjoy a one-shot lead.
  
Chennai-based rookie Shivnaren Srinivasan fired a hole-in-one on the 11th during his round of three-over-75. He was placed tied 51st.
  
Gurugram-based professional Tapy Ghai surged ahead in round two. The 22-year-old Ghai shot a two-under-70 to take a one-shot lead at five-under-139.
  
Chandigarh's Akshay Sharma, who won the last PGTI event in Noida last month, found himself in contention once again. The 28-year-old Akshay came up with a four-under-68 in round three to take a two-shot lead at seven-under-209.
  
Gurguram's Tapy Ghai produced a fiery last round of 67 to register his maiden win. The 22-year-old, playing only his second season as a professional, marched to the victory of Kensville Open 2018 with a two-shot margin having totaled 10-under-278 for the week.