KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Pemba Sherpa on Saturday clinched the title of the Carlsberg Golf 2016 played at Gokarna Forest Golf Resort in Kathmandu.
The eighth handicap golfer Pemba scored 37 stableford points to finish one point ahead of Rajendra Shrestha. Winner Pema received trophy and gift hampers. Rajendra with 36 points stood second on count back after being tied with Mahesh Bikram Karki in the event played under stableford format ¾ handicap allowances.
Vijay Shrestha Einhaus walked home with best gross and longest drive award.
He accumulated 35 gross points and hit a drive of 330 yards on the 18th home. Mahesh Bikram Karki was the winner of the senior category aged 60 and above. He had finished with 36 points. Besides this, he also earned closest to the pin award title for his feat on hole no 10. Sashi Singh finished second in the senior section with 34 points.
Pratima Sherpa won the women’s trophy with 27 points finishing two points ahead of Kalpana Limbu. Wanchen Dhondup was rewarded with the most birdies trophy award for four-birdies in the tournament.
The amateur event featured 90 players in overall. Managing Director of Gorkha Brewery Pvt Ltd Arun Adhikary, Marketing Director Baibhav Sharma, Sales Director Kajiman Subba and President of Gokarna Golf Club Suhrid Ghimire distributed prizes to the winners.