Five Indians qualify for World Amateur Golfers Championship in Malaysia

first_img Press Trust of India BengaluruSeptember 16, 2019UPDATED: September 16, 2019 13:13 IST Reuters PhotoFive Indians, competing at the 11th Sara Futura Karnataka Golf Festival (KGF), have qualified for the World Amateur Golfers Championship (WAGC) to be held in Borneo, Malaysia in October.The winners of KGF, which is an amateur golf championship supported by Karnataka Tourism, earned the rights to represent India at the WAGC.On Sunday on the concluding day of the event, Narender Kudwa won the 21-24 handicap category with a gross score of 40, while Sandeep Malhan (16-20, 41 points), MK Aiyappa (11-15, 41 points), Amit Khansaheb (6-10, 40 points) and David D’Souza (0-5, 39 points) emerged as the overall winners.The KGF, which is an annual event, saw participation from over 500 golfers from across the country.Among the star names that participated in the tournament include former India cricketers Karun Nair, Subramaniam Badrinath, Sujith Somasunder, along with Lakshmipathy Balaji and Venkatesh Prasad.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow World Amateur Golfers ChampionshipFollow Karnataka Golf Festival Next Five Indians qualify for World Amateur Golfers Championship in MalaysiaThe winners of Karnataka Golf Festival, which is an amateur golf championship supported by Karnataka Tourism, earned the rights to represent India at the World Amateur Golfers Championship.advertisementlast_img