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Rahul and Ali win QGL 196 Golf Tournament

Rookie Golfer Rahul Kumar teamed up with Anwar Ali to play flawless golf to defeat 40 players paired into 20 teams playing a Two-Person Texas Scramble Format, and win QGL 196, a monthly tournament, organized by the Qatar Golf Lovers at the Doha Golf Club Academy Course over the weekend. 

Young husbandand wife team of Saad and Shazia Kazi narrowly missed winning the title and ended up as runners-up with a nett score of 30. The team of Sanjeev Gupta and Amit Nagpal also scored a nett 30, but finished third on countback.

Special prizes went to Rukkaiyya Pachisa for ‘Closest to rope’, Michael Saretsky for ‘Longest Putt’, Fazal Kazi for ‘Nearest to Pin’, and Nada Mir for ‘Longest Drive’.

QGL hosted a prize distribution dinner for all golfers, where Chief Guest Indian Ambassador to Qatar H.E. Dr. Deepak Mittal and QGL President Manoj Megchiani gave away the prizes to all the winners. QGL Vice President Sanjay Jain welcomed new members who also participated in the event, and acknowledged the presence of students who are currently being coached by QGA Professional Golf Instructors with lessons organized by QGL. 

The highlight of the event was the launch of QGL’s new website “MYQGL.COM”, ceremoniously inaugurated by Ambassador Mittal.  The website aims to not only archive QGL’s chequered history, but also bring all members on a single platform, making it possible for past & current members to be connected to QGL, with the plan to enable members to register for future tournaments.  QGL 197 is scheduled for November 27.  Those interested can contact QGL via the new website.

Prize winners with QGL officials (Standing Left to Right)

VP Sanjay Jain, President Manoj Megchiani, Rahul Kumar, Rukkaiyya Pachisa, Ambassador Mittal, Shazia Kazi, Saad Kazi, Nada Mir, Fazal Kazi, Michael Saretsky and QGL Captain Clark White.

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