American Chamber of Commerce in India
Apex Chamber of US Industry in India

AMCHAM 5th Invitational Golf Tournament – 5th December 2015

On 5th of December 2015, a total of 92 golfers participated in the AmCham 5th Invitational Golf Tournament, held at the Prestige Golfshire, Bangalore. Our partners for the event were Bren Corporation, Textron, Sheraton Grand and Towers, Saggezza, and Timken. The day started with breakfast on a bright sunny morning. Our partners the Fairfield by Marriott and the Courtyard by Marriott had kept the tempo on with their on-field refreshments for all our players.

By noon the tired group was received with chilled beer, wine, and snacks and a hot buffet lunch followed by some exciting lucky draws sponsored by Courtyard by Marriott. The day concluded with a grand evening of entertainment at the Sheraton Grand and Towers along with the award ceremony. The format played was individual stroke play (net) on double Peoria System of handicapping in two categories, below 18 handicap, and 18 to 24 handicap. We look forward to a continued and active participation by members next year as well. Golf provides an excellent networking opportunity to play and discuss business in an enjoyable environment.

The results of the 5th AmCham India Invitational Golf tournament are as follows:

Straightest Drive: Nanje Gowda (Distance: On the line)

Closest to the Pin: Alan Whelan (Hole #17 Distance 11 ft.)

Longest Driver: Brian Walsh (Distance: 262 yards)

AmCham Results

Handicap 15 – 24: Winner – Gaurav Singh 73 net

Handicap 15 – 24: 1st Runner Up – Iqbal Sait 73 net (on countback)

Handicap 0 – 14: Winner – NP Thimmaiah 73.4 net

Open Category Results

Handicap 15 – 24: Winner – Puttraj – 70 net

Handicap 15 – 24: 1st Runner Up – Sunnira Ly – 71 net

Handicap 0 – 14: Winner – Srirag Jayaraman – 69.4 net

Handicap 0 – 14: 1st Runner Up – Anuj Zinzuwadia – 70.4 net

Team Results

Winning Team: Naresh Shah, Anil Sama, Nikhil Raj, Shankar Gopal – 290.6 net

Runner-Up Team: Aiyappa Madappa, Gopi S, Varun Berry, Vikram Reddy – 293.2 net


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