Jamshedpur, July 15: Kolkata lad Aroush Tagore carded the best round of the week as he climbed up the leader board to clinch the Milky Moo Jharkhand Juniors after a final round 76 and a tournament total of 156 here at the Par 71 Golmuri Golf Course.
Eventually he managed a two stroke victory over halfway leader Abhikanks Basu who shot a second successive 79 to card a gross of 158. City mate Samridh Sen took the bronze medal after finishing a further stroke behind at 159 following a second round 76 of his own.
Kaushal Bagrodia took the tied fourth place with Kaustav Coomar after carding 160 while Sukhraj Singh managed to pip over night joint leader Sanu Das (163), who despite starting well faded away, to sixth place at 162.
Aroush Tagore also clinched the Category B title where Kaushal was placed second and making it an all Kolkata podium was Anish Rajak who carded twin 84s to finish third and eighth overall.
Overnight leader in Category C, Guhrmehr Bindra of Kolkata did not let his advantage slip and infact built on it to register a massive eight stroke lead with a gross of 161. Garv Lakhmani was placed second with Rakshik Basu, both of Kolkata, placed third with 169 and 171 respectively. Rakshik, tied on scores with Ramayush Ray, took the third place on a countback. Kabir Mehta rounded off the top five places as he finished a further eleven strokes behind at 182.
Category D turned out to be a thrilling affair as the winner Rishi Biswas of Kolkata and city mate Anshul Mishra went toe-to-toe till the very last hole as Rishi emerged on top by a solitary stroke. He carded a two day total of 176 over halfway leader Anshul’s 177 with Aditya Khaitan finishing in third a further seven strokes behind.
Prashant Agarwal of Kolkata duly completed a wonderful Category E victory as he shot a second round 42 and a gross of 86 to confine Aashrut Almal to second place at 94. Local talents Manan Adesara, L Sai Sumati and Sehej Virdi completed the top five in that order.
This event saw the tour inaugurate its association with Milky Moo, the flagship brand of the fresh dairy products of Milk Mantra. The company creates exciting and engaging products and brands for the consumer differentiating on design thinking creating a perfect synergy with the IGU East Zone Feeder & Junior Tour going forward.