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01st Dec. 2013
Vikrant Chopra & team win the Pro-Am event of the CG Open 2013

Mumbai, December 1, 2013 : The Pro-Am event of the CG Open 2013 was won by professional Vikrant Chopra and his team at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club on Sunday.


The Pro-Am was played in the team scramble format where the team’s best ball was chosen on every shot including the putting green.  After the best ball was chosen all other players were to place their ball within one Score Card length before continuing play.


PGTI member Vikrant Chopra led his team to victory with a score of 52.3. Chopra’s team comprised of amateurs Mr. Snehal Kulshreshtha, Mr. Vivek Bajpeyi and Mr. Sanjay Shesh.


PGTI member Harendra Gupta’s team posted a score of 53.1 to finish second. Gupta’s team comprised of amateurs Col. S K Sinha, Mr. Kuldeep Singh Sandhu and Mr. Kabir Kewalramani.


PGTI member Anura Rohana’s team finished third with a score of 53.7. Rohana’s team comprised of amateurs Mr. Shashank Sandu, Mr. Anil Nagrath and Mr. Mayur Kamdar.



Pro-Am winners professional Vikrant Chopra (extreme left) and amateurs Mr. Snehal Kulshreshtha (3rd from left), Mr. Vivek Bajpeyi (4th from left) and Mr. Sanjay Shesh (extreme right) receive their trophies
from Mr. Laurent Demortier, CEO & MD, CG (2nd from left).



About Crompton Greaves Limited


Avantha Group Company CG is a global pioneering leader in the management and application of electrical energy. With more than 15,000 employees across its operations in around 85 countries, CG provides electrical products, systems and services for utilities, power generation, industries, and consumers. The company is organized into three business groups: Power, Industrial, and Consumer. CG clocks US$ 2.3 billion in revenues from product lines that cover the entire value chain of engineering offerings.


For more information on CG, please visit: www.cgglobal.com


About Avantha


The Rs. 25,000 crores (US$4bn) Avantha Group is one of India`s leading business conglomerates. Its successful entities in diversified sectors include Crompton Greaves (power transmission and distribution equipment and services), BILT (paper and pulp), The Global Green Company Limited (food processing), Biltech Building Elements Limited (infrastructure), Avantha Power (energy), Salient Business Solutions Limited (IT and ITES), Jg Glass (glass containers).


With a global footprint, the Group operates in 90 countries with more than 25,000 employees worldwide. Led by Gautam Thapar, Avantha demonstrates strong leadership globally and emerges as a focused corporate, leveraging its knowledge, leadership and operations, adding lasting value for its stakeholders and investors.


For more information on Avantha, please visit www.avanthagroup.com



About PGTI:


Formed in 2006, Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) is the recognized official body of professional golf in India. PGTI`s objective is to promote professional golf in the country, as well as to give players an opportunity to be involved in the decision making on all aspects of the game. Headed by Mr. Gautam Thapar (President), PGTI`s governing body comprises leading Indian golf professionals. PGTI currently has over 300 members


For further information, please contact:


Ms. Paula Sengupta
Global Head – Communications 
CG (Crompton Greaves Limited)
CG House, 10th floor
Worli, Mumbai 400 030, India
T: +91 22 24237516 / 67558771

Mrs. Shravani Dang
Vice President
Group Head - Corporate Communications 
Avantha Group, 1st floor, Thapar House,
124, Janpath Lane, New Delhi 110 001


T (D) : +91 11 41699282 
T (B) : +91  11 23368332



For information regarding PGTI, please contact:
Nikhil Kalaan, Assistant Manager - Media, PGTI
Mobile: + 9910974846, Email: media@pgtofindia.com



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