Tuesday, July 23

Surya Nepal Central Open to tee off Tuesday

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – Surya Nepal Central Open, the fifth event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2022-23, will tee off tomorrow at Gokarna Golf Club.

The tournament will be played over 72 holes and will be held from the 14th to the 17th of March. Cut will be applied after completion of 36 holes, top 21 pros, and ties will make their journey to the final 36 holes along with the top six amateurs and those who survive the pro cut.

31 professional golfers will test their skills for total prize money of Rs 800,000. The winner of the event will bag Rs 140000, the runner–up will earn Rs 90,000, the third will get Rs 67000, the Fourth place will receive Rs. 55,000, and the fifth place will take home Rs. 47,000. The top 21 places and ties will earn prize money. nine amateurs will rub shoulders with the professionals.

Top professionals in the tournament are Nepal’s number one Sukra Bahadur Rai, Bhuwan Nagarkoti, Jayaram Shrestha, Sanjay Lama, Niraj Tamang, and Rabi Khadka are expected to show some top-class golf over the next few days. Notable amateurs taking part in the event include South Asian Games Double Gold Medalist Subash Tamang, fellow national team player Sadbhav Acharya, and Yubraj Bhujel among others.

Gokarna Golf Course has been prepared for this top-notch game, and the greens are rolling probably at a very good speed. This will test the ability of the best golfers in the country.

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