GEC Open Assam kicked off the seven-city Indian tour of the GEC Open 2018 amateur series. The picturesque Kaziranga Golf Resort played a gracious host to over 40 avid golfers and corporate leaders on October 7.
The tournament was played in Stableford format in three handicap categories for Men (0-9, 10-16 and 17-24) and One category for women – 0 to 30.
In Men’s 0-9 category, Nagesh Singh grabbed the top spot with 33 points off an eight handicap who also bagged the Longest Drive prize while Rupankar Bhagwati finished best in 10-16 category with 31 points off a 14 handicap.
In 17-24 handicap division, Deepakananda Bharali carded 32 Stableford points playing off an 18 handicap to emerge victoriously.
Victory belonged Mamta Begum in the Women’s division with 30 points off a 26 handicap. Pallav Borgohain secured the Closest to the pin prize.
The world finalists enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete under national colors and ply their craft at two world-class venues – Jumeirah Golf Estates and Emirates Golf Club. Besides this, the winner’s package includes return airfare, luxury accommodation, venue transfers, Gala dinners, etc. Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup provides amateur and club golfers with a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement akin to a professional player.
GEC Open 2018 is poised to host 54 qualifying rounds in 34 countries making it one of the biggest corporate golf tournament all around the world. Engaging over 3700 corporate leaders and industry stakeholders, the GEC Open is a unique blend of sporting excellence and networking opportunities for partners and players alike.
A 36-hole tournament, DCGWC will be played over two days at Jumeirah Golf Estate and Emirates Golf Club in December later this year where national winners from 34 countries will compete to be crowned global champions. Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup provides amateur and club golfers with a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement akin to a professional player.
About GEC Open:
GEC Open, in association with the OMA Emirates, made its debut in 2014 with just one golf round in Dubai. In 2015 and 2016, the event grew in popularity and was played in six and eight countries respectively connecting over 1100 corporates in the GEC ecosystem. Since then, GEC Open has matured into a global platform for networking, forging everlasting friendships and business relations. The 2017 edition held 29 golf rounds in 18 countries reaching over 2400 corporate leaders under the aegis of 800+ global organizations!