Jamshedpur, Dec 16: The Pro-Am event of the TATA Steel Tour Championship 2020 witnessed amateur golfers from the Tata Group and Jamshedpur play alongside some of the top professional golfers in the country.
The Pro-Am event was won by Indian star Anirban Lahiri and his team.
US-based professional Anirban Lahiri, who has returned to play in Jamshedpur after 13 years, had a team comprising of amateurs Arjun Munda(Union Minister), Sanjiv Paul and Rajeev Chopra. Their team total was 116.
Kolkata-based professional Rahil Gangjee, who returns to play in Jamshedpur after 14 years, helped his team finish runners-up with a total of 110. Gangjee’s team comprised of amateurs Tarun Daga, Prashant Maurya and Nipam Mehta.
Col. Vikramjit Singh Panag won the prize for the longest drive on hole no. 12 as his drive landed at a distance of 299 yards.
Hamid Raza Khan won the prize for the straightest drive on hole no. 8. His shot landed one foot from the centre of the fairway.
Tanisha won the prize for the closest to the pin on hole no. 7. Her tee shot landed within 16 inches of the hole.
Rajiv Mehta won the prize for the closest to the pin on hole no. 17. His tee shot landed within 17 feet of the hole.
The winners received their prizes from Tarun Daga, MD, TATA Steel Utilities & Infrastructure Services Ltd. & Secretary, Jamshedpur Golf. R N Murthy, MD, Tinplate Company of India Ltd and Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO, PGTI were also present on the occasion.
Earlier, the chief guest for the occasion Arjun Munda, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs performed the cake-cutting ceremony in presence of Sanjiv Paul, Vice President (Safety, Health & Sustainability), Tata Steel, and Captain, Jamshedpur Golf, Tarun Daga, MD, TATA Steel Utilities & Infrastructure Services Ltd. & Secretary, Jamshedpur Golf, Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO, PGTI and others. Munda also inaugurated the Pro-Am event and was part of the winning team.