THE MONTHLY GAZETTE - Golf Course Noida ... (c) 20 May 2017 Brig VK Manchanda (Retd) Mem .No. 3639...

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    August 2017

    Noida Golf Course With Compliments from SmallWorld Digital Services

  • more achievers in this sport in our midst. We promise to find them and report in our forthcoming issues. Our special kudos to Shri Gangesh Khaitan for winning the senior category. Shri Gagan Verma was the winner in the mid category and Shri Simarjit Singh was the Runner Up in the mid category. Shri Vijay Kumar Bhadana achieved the third place in the senior category. These are all admirable members of our club who have made NGC ever so proud. Our heartiest congratulations to them once again and we wish them continued success in future. Lastly, I invite all our members to participate in E-news. We welcome members to be a reporter for E-news. Entries will be consid- ered by team edit and carried in forthcom- ing issues. Your participation will make it an informative and lively port that we are all hungering for. I am sure with your continued support and the vision of our Board Pres- ident, E-news will continue to enrich mem- ber experience at NGC.

    Members are requested to send in their con- tributions, articles and write- up at:

    url to access email id:

    user id : [email protected]

    Editorial Team: Shri PS Sharda, Brig Suresh Bali (Retd) Shri Amit Dube and Col Tejindar Singh


    Well begun is half done. E-news will stay! It gives me immense pleasure to share that the July 2017 issue of the E-News Letter launched as en- visaged, on July 6 succeeded in kin- dling interest among members. Members

    have responded and taken interest. The launch kindled memories of yore. In its dig- ital format the focus is on making it an in- teractive port. Envisaged as a lively port for members’ interaction I am sure in coming months this will form a part of our daily net. We will strive to make it more conveniently accessible on net. Monsoon is all over us. The weather has been extreme from pleasant and cool to humid and hot. Golfing has remained unaf- fected by weather extremes. The Course play has been as frequent as usual. Diehard golfers have continued to throng the Course to score birdies and hole- in-one. Brig PN Malhotra (Retd) scored his fifth Hole-in- one on 18 July 2017 during his membership in NGC. Wonder if that’s not already a record of sorts. I am glad to share about the sporting achievers among our member fraternity. Our members excelled and made laudable achievement at the All India Amateur Golf Championship 2017 played in July at Banga- lore. This is a national level event by IGU. It is also a basis for selection of the national team. Some members earned a place in Indian Team. I am sure there must be many

    Commodore VK Thakur, VSM (Retd) Editor


  • Senior Amateur Golf

    Championship of India 2017

    This national level tournament was introduced in 1971 and being played once in a year for the national title amongst senior golfers in the age of 55 + The event is organised and run by Indian Golf Union the controlling body of golf in India. This event apart from deciding on the National Champion also is the base for selection of the team for International tournaments, like Asia Pa- cific Golf Championship held in different coun- tries by rotation. In the past 5 years this APGC has been held in Australia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China and Philippines. This year this tournament is being played in Australia.

    This year the tournament was also to select the Indian team in the age group of 50 + to play against South Africa at Johannesburg in August.

    Golfers from all over the country participated in this event. We had players from Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Manipur, Deh radun, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, and Qatar.

    The tournament was won by Gangesh Khaitan a member of our club, who played very well with scores of 77, 76 and 81to beat Rishi Narayan by 8 strokes with scores of 81,84 and 77 The event was played over 3 rounds at Prestige Golfshire in Bangaluru in the last week of June. There were a total of 43 participants with 4 ex National Cham- pions and 4 ex Nation senior Champions. For the team to South Africa Gangesh Khaitan finished ahead of David De’souza by 2 strokes and the other members selected to play in South Africa in the age group of 50 + were Rishi Narayan and Anil Jule. Unfortunately Gangesh in the last moment withdrew from the team due to

    some unforeseen reasons and Vijay Kumar Bha- dana another member of our club and two times national senior champion has been selected to replace him.

    Along with this senior Championship Mid Am- ateur Golf Championship was also held in the age group of 35+ to 54. This was won by Ga- gan Verma with excellent rounds of 77, 73, 73 and 70. He was the only player to have played under par round in the entire tournament. He beat Simmarjit Singh our member by 4 strokes. Both Gagan and Simmarjit are members of our club. Other members of the team selected for the South Africa team are H S Kang and Sanjay Lakra for the age group of 35+.


  • Hole in One


    It is universal, every golfer craves to achieve a Hole-in-One in golf. The achieve- ment is the truly rarest of the rare. No matter how hard one tries, it happens only through some good luck and may be its a good acci- dent. 

    Members who have achieved a Hole- in-One in NGC in the last six months are list- ed below: Our heartiest congratulations to each one of them and we wish them many more 

    It's History

    One of our NGC Members, Shri    P.K.   Soni Mem. No. 2415   had the occasion to play golf at the  Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews in Scotland,  more than a decade ago.He was a esteemed guest of his friend. Mr Soni created history by achieving  Two Holes-in-One in a single round of 18 Holes. What an achievement ! A life time dream! And please note the magnanimity and gracefulness of the St Andrews Golf Club. They gave Mr Soni the Life Membership of the Club. 

    What an outstanding distinction and honour to possess. Our heartiest congratulations to Mr Soni, though belated !!! 

    (a) 11 Jan 2017 Brig AK Bhatia (Retd) Mem. No. 1999 Hole No 3 (b) 31 Mar 2017 Shri Roshan Sahay Mem No. 5470 Hole No 5 (c) 20 May 2017 Brig VK Manchanda (Retd) Mem .No. 3639 Hole No 5 (d) 30 May 2017 Mrs Rashmi Singh Mem No. 2326 Hole No 16 (e) 24 Jun 2017 Col Surjit Singh (Retd) Mem. No. 0714 Hole No 5 (f ) 18 Jul 2017 Brig Malhotra (Retd) Mem No. 1988 Hole No 5        

  • Reciprocal Golf Arrangements.

    NGC is proud to announce that it has Reciprocal golf arrangements with some of the best Golf Clubs in India. Conversely, they have such arrangements with NGC because they find NGC is amongst the best Golf Courses in the country. Needless to add that members of other Clubs who visit and play a round on our Course are full of praises for the Greens, fairways, the layout etc of our Course. We do have members of outstation Clubs visiting NGC occasionally, but those from the NCR Clubs are on an average 2-3 every day (Weekdays)Llist of Golf Clubs with who we have reciprocal arrangement are as under:

    (a) Bangalore Karnataka Golf Association (b) Belgaum Belgaum Golf Association


    (c) Chandigarh Chandigarh Golf Club (d) New Delhi Air Force Sports Complex (Golf Club) (e) Delhi Cant. Army Golf Course (f ) Hindan Air Force Sports Complex (Golf Club) (g) Panchkula Panchkula Golf Club (h) Jaipur Rambagh Golf Club (i) Kolkata Tollygunge Club Ltd (j) Lucknow Lucknow Golf Club (k) Mumbai Bombay Presidency Golf Club (l) Ooty Ootacamund Gymkhana Club. (m) Pune Poona Golf Club (n) Shillong The Shillong Club Ltd (o) Vadodara EME School Golf Club.

    Please note: In some Clubs certain terms and conditions apply. Details available with Secretary NGC. Those of our members desirous to utilizing golf reciprocal arrangement with other Clubs are requested to contact the Secretary / General Manager NGC, and obtain a Card / Letter which will enable them to meet the purpose. 

  • Starters

    We have a band of able and responsi- ble Starters. Each one of them has acquitted their duties  efficiently and effectively. All the

    four above mentioned Starters have been in service in NGC for over two decades They have been found to be polite and  courte- ous, yet firm in the performance of their responsibilities. 

    As we all know, the Starter is respon- sible for efficient management of arranging Tee Off of all golfers as per Local Rules in the Club He is to arrange players in prop-


    Kishan Pal, Shiv Dutt, Kaushik & Sandeep

    The Back Bone of the Course.

    Jairam & Mukesh

    er starting order as per bookings and assign appropriate tees. He is to supply players with score cards, pencils and rules of play Starter is to ensure proper opening and closing hours of the Course. He provides all information regarding the Course, play time and acts as the centre for all information on Local Rules etc. It is his duty ensure the dress regulations of the players, check Green Fee vouchers of guests and also the discipline of the Caddies on Course. 

    We are proud to note that all NGC Starters have never been found wanting in any of their responsibilities. We would like to compliment them all for their performance.

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