Golfers Vijay, Rajesh qualify for National finals

Greater Noida, March 1 (IANS) Vijay Chabbra and Rajesh Gupta qualified for the National finals on the first day of the 17th annual Mercedes Trophy at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort here on Wednesday.

Vijay Category- A (0-18) and Rajesh Category – B (19-24) ended the day at a net score of 72 and 73 respectively.

They will now be playing the National finals scheduled in the Oxford Golf Resort in Pune from March 15-17.

Among other golfers, Rajesh Sodhi won the Ballantine’s Long Drive Challenge on the 15th hole with a drive of 360 yards.

Three winners from the National finals will progress to the Mercedes Trophy world finals in Germany in September to compete against winners from all over the world.