Bangalore hosts annual APGC

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

India for the first time hosted the Asia Pacific Senior Amateur Golf Championship (APGC) - an annual event that is into its 13th year.

Bangalore hosts annual APGC

Bangalore: India for the first time hosted the Asia Pacific Senior Amateur Golf Championship (APGC) - an annual event that is into its 13th year. One hundred and twenty golfers entered the three day event held at the Bangalore Golf Club.Vikramjit Singh played his final stroke and did India proud by winning the championship. Par for the course was 70 with the golfer coming in at plus 10."You can never be confident in this game particularly because you can never control what the other person is going to do - it was tough, very tough," said Vikramjit.The championship open to amateur golfers over the age of 55 saw players from seven different countries infusing their experience and love for the game into the tournament."Interesting field - because most of the gentlemen are over the age of 55 you find that as we all get older we don't hit the ball quite as far, but we still enjoy it and it's great fun," said Bob Mckirdy, Hong Kong Golfer.The performance of teams from different countries also counted - the Asia Pacific Golf Championship winning team was New Zealand while Australia was the international winning team.Senior amateur golfers in the Asia Pacific region played there best golf over the last three days in Bangalore. And while there could only be one winner, the rest had a good time.

Topics : Golf
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