Jul
19
2013

Golfer Manav Jaini wins Jaypee green vegitables Open


Golfer Manav Jaini wins Jaypee green vegitables Open

Manav Jaini of Delhi scripted a remarkable turnaround with a threeunder69 in the final round to win the Jaypee Greens Open, in this on Friday.

Jaini bagged his second effective title with a total score of 13under275 while Mukesh Kumar shot a oneunder71 to finish runnerup with a total of 11under277, At the Jaypee Greens Golf vacation resort.

Jaini, The overnight joint leader as well as Mukesh, Got back at the tables with a 12feet birdie putt on the 12th to reduce the deficit to one shot. The big turnaround happened on the par5 15th hole where the lead changed hands in favour of Jaini after he made birdie and Mukesh dropped a bogey.

Jaini, Who had hit his rescue to brilliance all week, Produced another really good approach shot with the club to hit the green in two shots on the 15th. He accompanied that up with a twoputt for birdie. Fortysevenyearold Mukesh interestingly found the water hazard on the 15th and thus dropped a shot.

He held his nerves to make pars on the last three holes to seal the title while Mukesh fell further back with a bogey on one more hole.

Jaini, Who won his only previous title at a match play event in 2011, exclaimed, “I’m fired up to have won my first stroke play event. I now have wins in both formats stroke play or perhaps match play. The win came after a long gap of two years even though I’ve been in contention on several occasions during this time.

Jaini has now climbed from 24th position to sixth place on the Rolex Rankings while Mukesh is constantly on the lead the rankings.

Bangalore’s meters Dharmetersa (71686970) polished third at 10under278.

Mandeo Singh Pathania of the Jaypee Greens Golf lodge, an increased Noida, Secured tied fourth place besides Chandigarh’s Harendra Gupta at eightunder280.

Delhi’s Pratap Atwal, The lone amateur to associated with cut, Won the trophy for top level performance by an amateur. Atwal claimed finally tied 34th place with a total of sixover294.

Jaini cherished his title triumph even more as he upstaged one of the giants of Indian golf Mukesh Kumar en route to victory. Jaini converted the tables on Mukesh, A winner of more than 100 titles, In the past stretch today.

“It’s not every day that one beats Mukesh after because of behind on the final day. Mukesh is usually unrelenting when he is in the lead particularly in the final stages of a tournament. It’s a special feeling to have beaten a champion golfer like him quick grown timbers,regardless of the odd odds being stacked against me. This win will do wonders for my belief, he said.