National Games 2022: Karandeep, Avani emerge winners in golf

Chandigarh’s Karandeep scored four-under 68 in the final round to total 267 and win by 10 strokes.

Golfer Avani Prashanth (centre, in yellow) during the medal ceremony.

Golfer Avani Prashanth (centre, in yellow) during the medal ceremony. | Photo Credit: National Games Media

Chandigarh’s Karandeep scored four-under 68 in the final round to total 267 and win by 10 strokes.

Karandeep Kochhar and Avani Prashanth emerged as the men and women’s champions in the golf event of the National Games on Sunday.

Chandigarh’s Karandeep scored four-under 68 in the final round to total 267 and win by 10 strokes.

Karnataka golfer Avani’s even par round was good enough to get her the women’s crown with an aggregate of 288. She won by four shots.

The two also helped their respective states to claim the team championships.

The scores:

Men: Individual: 1. Karandeep Kochhar (68, 66, 65, 68) 267; 2. Abhinav Lohan (68, 66, 72, 71) 277; 3. Sunhit Bishnoi (73, 69, 69, 70) 281.

Team: 1. Chandigarh (Anant Singh Ahlawat, Karandeep) 571; 2. Karnataka (Aryan Anand, Trishul Chinappa) 581; Delhi (Sachin Baisoya, Shaurya Bhattacharya) 582.

Women: Individual: 1. Avani Prashanth (71, 74, 71, 72) 288; 2. Amandeep Kaur (72, 69, 71, 80) 292; 3. Vani Kapoor (75, 74, 75, 71) and Gaurika Bishnoi (73, 74, 77, 71) 295.

Team: 1. Karnataka (Avani Prashanth, Durga Nittur) 590; 2. Haryana (Lavanya Jadon, Vani Kapoor) 599; 3. Punjab (Amandeep Kaur, Mannat Brar) 601.

For more updates, follow Sportstar on :
Download Sportstar App
Download Sportstar App
 Daily football podcast
Connect With Us