After some of the top golfers sat out the last couple of events of the 2021 IGU Eastern India Amateur Golf Feeder Tour, many will be back in action on Saturday as the only feeder tour golf event in North East India and the largest as well in terms of participation, the Shillong Amateur Open 2021 is all set to tee off.
Samridh Sen, Armaan Parikh, Rahul Batra and Sukanta Mondal are among the most notable names in the field, who will be gunning for this coveted Amateur Golf title.
The number of mid amateur and senior golfers registered for this event has surpassed all previous records once again proving the notion that the event is well and truly on its way to becoming a grand success. Other than the five regular categories ie, Amateur, Mid Amateur, Senior, Super Senior and Ladies; a new category for junior golfers has been added.
The Shillong Golf Course will play host to Shillong Amatuer Open 2021 where scoring is expected to be at a premium. The practice round and Juniors tournament were held today which will be followed by main tournament rounds on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
Today’s junior event turned into a nerve jangling classic as in over nine Category 1 as well in under 8 Category 2 the winners could be any of the nine participants.
In in Category 1, Da I Paya Dkhar and Shivaal Agarwal came out on top scoring the same score of 52 (9 Hole) while the rest of the seven golfers in the category were declared second runner ups. The winner between the two will be decided tomorrow by a playoff.
In Category 2, Aryan Bajaj fired a 35 (4 Hole) to clinch the title with Sharanya Bajaj finishing second carding 42.