India win team gold at Asian junior golf championship


Kuala lumpur: Led by Chikkarangappa, the Indian junior team won the Asian juniors golf team championship at the Damai Laut Golf & Country Club, Malaysia on on January 27.

Asian Juniors Golf Team Championship is a qualifying tournament for the Asia Region. Both India and Thailand have therefore qualified to play the World Juniors Championship 2011 to be held in Japan later in the year.

At the end of the second day, the Indian juniors were tied second with Korea, with Thailand being the leaders by two shots.

The Indian star on the final day was Tarundeep, who returned a par round on the final day and helped India tie with Thailand on a three day cumulative score of 665.

India won the tournament and the gold medal on a count back.

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