Mumbai, Feb 10 (PTI)The United Services Club Sunday scripted an amazing comeback to win the play-off against Willingdon Sports Club Gymkhana and clinch the 23rd Grover Vineyards Inter-Club Golf Championship here.
After dominating day one and the first half of the second and final day, Willingdon were clear leaders at 29 points while US Club trailed by seven points at 22.
US club dominated the foursomes to come from behind and level the scores at 34 all to take the game to playoffs, a media release said.
Keshav Mishra of USC completely dominated Kushal Thakker of WSC in the playoffs to help USC continue their winning streak on their home turf.
Earlier in the singles, leaders Willingdon Sports Club started on a winning note with Jamsheed Mehta defeating Capt VM Shah of the US Club to gain two points.
Later Kushaal Thackersey, Ashish Agarwal and Sahil Parikh won their respective ties helping Willingdon race to 29 points.
Poona Golf Club was in a much better position in the singles with Aaron Rocky, Pranav Mardikar, Rajat Budharaj and Jay Shirke winning their ties and helping their team maintain the second position at 23 points while hosts US Club were close on the third spot with 22 points.
BPGC had an ordinary day at the field barring youngster Ahaan Nath who stood out with his strong performance where he defeated Rahul Divan of Willingdon to gain 2 valuable points for his team.
BPGC were lagging behind at 17 points at the end of the singles round.
However, the US Club made an amazing comeback in the Foursomes winning all their games securing 34 points while Willingdon which was looking strong found themselves in a spot of bother as they managed to win only 2.5 points standing at 31.5 with a must-win match.
The pair of Jay seth and Navroze Marshall beat the pair of Avnish Kumar and A.S. Mann of BPGC to level the scores and take the game to playoffs, the release stated.
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