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Bulsara latest to qualify for Dubai WC

The Mumbai edition of the five-city GEC Open India tour was held at The Willingdon Sports Club on November 12.

Published: 16th November 2017 02:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th November 2017 08:19 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: The Mumbai edition of the five-city GEC Open India tour was held at The Willingdon Sports Club on November 12. One of India’s oldest and most exclusive golf destinations, the par-65 course at the Willngdon Sports Club hosted over 70 top businessmen and industry leaders for a round of competitive golf and networking luncheon. The New Indian Express is the media partner of the event.

With the Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup just a month away, Hassanali Bulsara became the latest to join the Indian contingent. His ticket to Dubai came from his performance in Mumbai. Representing Bulasara Tours & Travels from Pune, Bulasara carded the best net score. At 36 points playing off a handicap of 9, he emerged victorious with a one-point difference ahead of Prabal Banerjee with 35 points (11 h’cap). Riaz Batliwala grabbed third place with 34 points at 6 handicap. Motivated with the win, Bulsara is confident of clinching the World Cup along with teammates.

“I am really looking forward to competing in Dubai world final and bring the World Cup home along with my teammates. It’s a unique opportunity for me to play under the Indian flag and I plan to make the most of it. I am glad to have won this leg.”

Bulasara will join the Indian team of Anmol Puri, who qualified from Delhi and Naveen Wahi, who aced the Bengaluru qualifier. The trio will be joined by winners from Bhubaneswar and Jamshedpur qualifying rounds to compete against the world finalists in Dubai on December 13-14.

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