One of India’s most sought-after corporate events, TATA HITACHI World Corporate Golf Challenge concluded with Team Hyderabad qualifying to compete under the Tricolour at the WCGC World Final to be held in Cascais, Portugal from June 21 to 25. Pradeep Mittal and his teammate Madhav Kota defeated 10 other teams at a well contested final held at Prestige Golfshire, Bengaluru. Over 500 corporate executives competed for the coveted trophy in four qualifiers held in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi NCR and Bengaluru where 20 players (10 teams) battled it out to represent corporate India at the World Finals.
“WCGC is the biggest international corporate golf team event worldwide involving more than 7500 corporate executives in 40 countries. India has had an illustrious history at the WCGC and emerged world champions in 2015 courtesy the pair of Shashidhar Reddy and Sonam Chugh from Hyderabad. India made its competitive debut in WCGC in 1999,” said Rishi Narain, MD, Rishi Narain Sports Marketing.
Speaking at the felicitation ceremony, Sandeep Singh, Managing Director – Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Pvt. Ltd., stated: “Many congratulations to the winning team. This has been an exhilarating final and we are glad to have associated with this prestigious tournament. This event saw some of the best corporate czars vying to be triumphant at the national level, celebrating sportsmanship and healthy competition. Wishing the team of Pradeep Mittal and Madhav Kota the best and hope they are able to bring the trophy back to India to hold once again.”
Winner – Madhav Kota & Pradeep Mittal
Runner-up – Shrenik Kumar & Arjun Malik
Best Gross – David D’Souza
Category 0-16 – Winner – Arjun Malik
Runner-up – Nathan Sundaram
Category 17-24 – Winner – Shrenik Kumar
Runner-up – Kanwaljit Singh