Sharma, Sablawat to represent India at Audi Quattro Cup 2010
鈥?India Finals of the 3rd season of the famous amateur golf tournament 鈥楢 udi
quattro Cup 鈥?culminates in New Delhi 鈥?Rahul Sablawat and Deepak Sharma
emerge as the winning team 鈥?Eleven cities & 24 teams participated in the Audi
quattro Cup finals this year 鈥?World Finale in October 2010 at Island of Sardinia,
New Delhi, Sept 5: Rahul Sablawat and Deepak Sharma will represent the Audi
India team in the World Finals of the Audi quattro Cup finals 2010 to be held in
Sardinia in Italy next month. In the National finals played at the ITC Classic Golf
Resort on Saturday, Sablawat and Sharma representing Jaipur beat 23 other teams in
an upset victory that saw them emerge winners by a solitary point after having logged
40 stableford points.
The duo of Haresh Parikh and Monesh Mashruwala of Ahmedabad finished as
runners-up after they pipped three other teams from Mumbai and Kolkata on a
count-back after all the three teams ended up with 39 points each.
The National final was a culmination of the nation-wide event conducted across 11
cities and 12 golf courses, which saw a participation of over 1200 golfers. The
winning team and the runner-up team from each of the respective cities had qualified
for the National final where 24 teams vied for one elite spot in the world finals.
In the other skills prizes which were instituted by the luxury brand Audi, the 鈥淎
udi Speedometer Fastest fourball 鈥?was won by the quartet of Kiran Kumar Bhalodia,
Jyotin Gor, Aditya Deshmukh and Sandeep Balooja while the 鈥淎 udi Maximum
Power Drive 鈥?was won by Capt. Sheshadari. Maninder Pal Singh walked away with
the 鈥楢 udi Luxury Drive 鈥?award. The chance to win the best-in-class Audi A6,
the prize for a hole-in-one on Hole No.17 went abegging.
Present on the occasion, Michael Perschke, Head - Audi India said: 鈥淎 udi 鈥檚
commitment to the sport of golf has been reiterated through the 3rd season of the
quattro Cup Tournament in India. The sport which stands for precision and technique
truly embodies Audi's philosophy of 鈥榁 orsprung durch Technik 鈥? The Audi
quattro Cup is ranked amongst the biggest and most popular amateur golf tournaments
worldwide. The overwhelming response to the tournament this year reinstates that it
has emerged as not just a popular sporting event but also as an ideal opportunity to
intensify business relationships and establish new contacts.鈥?
Audi quattro Cup 2010 highlights: - 55 countries were part of the tournament -
765 tournaments in total worldwide - 79,000 golfers from all across the globe
participated - More information available on www.audi.in or
Photo Caption: Rahul Sablawat (right) and Deepak Sharma (left) along with Michael
Perschke, Director, Audi India are all smiles after their triumph in the National final
of the Audi quattro Cup 2010.
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