Photo Courtesy: Deepak Acharya Golfer Bhuwan Nagarkoti (right) pose for a photo with the trophy and check after winning the Surya Nepal Challenge at the Royal Nepal Golf Club in Kathmandu on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Bhuwan Nagarkoti has clinched the title of Surya Nepal Challenge, the third event under Surya Nepal Golf Tour, at Royal Nepal Golf Club on Thursday.
On the final round, Nagarkoti carded one-under 67 for the 54-hole total score of 10-under 194. He remained nine strokes ahead of second-placed Dhana Bahadur Thapa, who scored four-under 64 for the total score of one-under 203.
Champion Nagarkoti bagged a purse of Rs 80,000 while the runner-up Thapa was rewarded with Rs 50,000.
Rabi Khadka and Deepak Magar shared the third position at even-par 204. Rabi carded even-par 68 and Deepak shot three-over 71.
Surya Prasad Sharma (70) and Ramesh Nagarkoti (67) shared the fifth position at one-over 205, while Bhuwan Kumar Rokka (69) is seventh at 206. Rame Magar and Yelamber Singh Adhikari shared the eighth position at four-over 208, while Jayaram Shrestha came in the 10th place at 211. Nepal number one Shiva Ram Shrestha remained in the 11th position with at 213.
A total of 40 players including 30 professional and 10 amateur golfers took part in the tournament organized by Nepal PGA under the sponsorship of Surya Nepal Private Limited.