Akshay, Avani grab Amateur titles at Champions Golf

The first leg of the RBG Champions Golf Development Tour concluded at the Prestige Golfshire on Thursday

Akshay, Avani grab Amateur titles at Champions Golf
Combo picture of Avani Prashanth and Aryan Roopa Anand, winners of the Teen category in the girls and boys group respectively.

Overnight leader Akshay Neranjen initially brought in a final card of 1-under 71 but with his group being penalized one stroke because of failing to maintain the pace of play, had to settle for a level par 72. However, this did not stop him from capturing the Amateur title in the first leg of the RBG Champions Golf Development Tour that concluded at the Prestige Golfshire here on Thursday.

The 19-year-old Akshay, who finished with a tournament score of 3-under 213 was a two shot winner over challenger Aryan Roopa Anand. Raunil Kukar was a far third at 5-over 221, despite a final round of 1-under 71. Aryan, meanwhile took home the Teen Category with Ananjan Kaushik and Tej Gangavaraju finishing in the second and third positon respectively.

Avani Prashanth, who brought in a level par card of 72 won both the Teens and Amateur titles in the girls category with Jasmine Shekar taking the bridesmaid position.

Final Results

BOYS

Junior (10-12)

162 Ishnidh Virdi (88, 76);

Teen (13-14 yrs)

141 Kaushal Karupakula (69, 72); 154 Krishna Punjkaran (77, 77); 155 Vishesh Sharma (81, 74)

Teen (15-18)

215 Aryan Roopa Anand (70, 73, 72); 229 Ananjan Kaushik (76, 77, 76); 231 Tej Gangavarapu (75, 76, 80)

Amateur Boys (Overall)

213 Akshay Neranjen (70, 71, 72); 215 Aryan Roopa Anand (70, 73, 72); 221 Raunil Kukar (74, 76, 71).

GIRLS

Junior

Anoushka Suresh Kannan

Teen (12-14)

154 Tanishka Prithvi (81, 73); 162 Keerthana Rajeev (83, 79); 163 Saanvi Somu (84, 79)

Teen & Amateur (15-18)

226 Avani Prashanth (79, 75, 72); 228 Jasmine Shekhar (74, 79, 75); 230 Rhea Purvi Sarvanan (75, 81, 74)