Actor R. Madhavan has won the qualification round of the Mumbai leg of the Mercedes Trophy golf meet with a net score of 69.6. The best scorer of the day was Rohan Nigam with an excellent round of 78.
Taking about his victory, actor said, “I am very happy and nothing feels better than winning… I am absolutely looking forward to the National finals. I really enjoyed my time,”
Arjun Nowhar won the Ballantine’s Long Drive Challenge with a mammoth drive of 287 yards. On the other hand, in Closest to Pin in Two Shots, Vishesh Sahajwala landed the ball at four inches from the pin to win.
Amongst prominent winners, Surjit Dugal also marked his name by landing the ball at one inch from the line and winning Straightest Drive contest.
After emerging victorious on the first day of the qualifications, Madhavan will now be competing at the National finals of the tournament which is slated to be played at the Oxford Golf Resort in Pune from April 4th to 6th.