Kathmandu : Suren Rana clinched the seventh edition Laxmi Bank Open Golf Tournament here at Gokarna Golf Club held on November 5, 2022.
He was tied with Kishor Basnet at 40 stableford point. On the count back system Rana scored 23 points on the back nine holes whereas Basnet got 20. Basnet finished runner-up in the tournament.
Lt. Col. Nischaya Jung Rayamajhi got the best gross award after scoring 37 gross points. Gita Gurung was winner among ladies with the score of 30 points. Mahendra Mainali was the senior winner (age 60 & above) with 36 points.
Ang Dorjee Sherpa was winner among the customers of Laxmi Bank with the score of 37 points. Aaiesteena Tandan bagged the junior trophy with the score of 41 points. Capt. Norbu Sherpa won the longest drive, Mithun Rai got the closest to the pin and Wangchen Dhondup got the most birdies award.
No one claimed Hyundai Kona kept as Hole in one prize for the 10th hole, similarly Hero Lectro F6i (electric cycle) kept as hole in one prize for remaining Par 3s were won by no-one.
The tournament sponsored by Laxmi Bank was played under stableford format with ¾ handicap, in all 113 golfers took part in the tournament. Chairman of Laxmi Bank Raman Nepal, CEO Ajay Bikram Shah, President of Gokarna Golf Club Suhrid Ghimire, and Captain Joseph Nathan gave away the prizes to the winners of the tournament.