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Krishna Shriram, Executive Chairman, Usha International with Prize Winners
Krishna Shriram, Executive Chairman, Usha International with Prize Winners 

New Delhi, October 16, 2015 (News Team): Shiraz Singh snared the 6th Usha DGC Ladies Open Amateur Golf Championship 2015 at the Delhi Golf Club as she signed off with a gross score of 85 on Friday, which gave her a three-round aggregate of 244. 

Shiraz, an 8-handicapper, capitalised on her display from the first two days to carve out a nine-stroke gap over Dhanalaxmi Rice and the top position.

Dhanalaxmi (10-handicap) had a round of 84 on Friday, leaving her with a total of 253. Lalita Balasubramaniam (13-handicap) held on the third spot with a score of 261 while 9-handicapper Himadri Singh ended 4th with a total of 264.

Aashana Singh, who was second after Day One, finished 5th, three strokes behind Himadri. Shiraz threatened to implode when she finished the outward nine with a total of nine-over 45 but managed to hold her nerve to have a steadier return nine of four-over 40 to stay ahead. A total of 73 Indian and foreign amateur golfers are in the fray for this prestigious and popular amateur tournament.

Usha has been supporting ladies amateur golf with DGC for the last six years. Usha supports and promotes a wide array of sports initiatives across the country which includes the Mawana Marathon, Ultimate Frisbee, Golf (junior and ladies), IPL, cricket for deaf and football.

Usha has always been supportive of numerous sporting initiatives in the country and strongly believes in the brand ethos ‘Play’. The new age appliances from the company, like Infiniti Cook Halogen Oven, slow juicers, on the go blenders, air coolers with ionizers  and many other appliances also represent Usha’s commitment to promote a fun, active and healthy lifestyle.

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