Jamshedpur, April 2: Bishwam Ghosh strolled to an eight stroke victory despite carding a ten-over 81 for the final round at the Tata Steel Golmuri Juniors which concluded at the Par- 71 Golmuri Golf Course.
His nearest challenger Gurshaan Singh Grewal posted the best score of the day with a five-over 77 to finish second at a gross of 164 ahead of Manish Manish Rajak, also of Kolkata, by one stroke.
Jashan Shah (174) and Soham Dey (175) completed the top five. Bishwam, riding on a six stroke overnight lead began with a couple of regulation pars before he dropped strokes on the third, fifth, sixth, seventh and ninth holes and in between gained a stroke on the fourth hole.
He gained another on the tenth hole with a birdie 3 to lead the field by a massive thirteen strokes by then. He closed out with a par on the Par 5 18th�hole for a winning gross of fourteen-over 156. �It is my first victory at this level and it feels very good�, said the winner. He added, �I hope to give my best performance in the National Tour�. �
Category C was won by local lad Pratham Choudhary who also strolled to an eventual nine stroke win with a gross of 166. Kolkata�s Souvik Nayak pipped city mate Kaushal Bagrodia to the second place by a stroke. Vidyul Maittani won the Girls Category C title with a round of 114 and a gross of 224. Garv Lakhmani shot an identical 87 for the second round running as he beat Suveer Kapoor by five strokes to take home the Category D title while homegrown Tanisha took home the Girls Category D title.
Top Scores – Final: In Category A & B were 156 Bishwam Ghosh (75,81); 164 Gurshaan Singh Grewal (87,77); 165 Manish Rajak (81,84); 174 Jashan Shah (82,92); 175 Soham Dey (87,88).
In category C: 166 Pratham Choudhary (83,83); 175 Souvik Nayak (86,89); 176 Kaushal Bagrodia (89,87); 177 Arav Sanghavi (88,89); 185 Anish Rajak (89,96). In category D: 174 Garv Lakhmani (87,87); 179 Suveer Kapoor (91,88); 207 Subham Adak (105,102).
In Girls: 194 Sara Muthedah (B) (99,95), 224 Vidyul Maittani (C) (110,114); 265 Ishika Bhowmick (131,134), 226 Tanisha (D) (111,115).
In Category E: 108 Rishi Biswas (56,52); 115 Anshul Mishra (60,55)� �. Present during the prize distribution were Tarun Daga, MD Tinplate�Company; Charles Borromeo Head (Sports) Tata Steel; Alan Singh, Tata Steel Golf Training Centre coach; and Farzan Heerjee, Chief, Guest Relations and Sports, Tata Steel.