India beat Pakistan to regain Golf Dil Se title

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New Delhi, Nov 18 (UNI) India beat Pakistan by a handsome margin of 27-13 to regain the Indo-Pak Glf Dil Se title at the DLF Golf and Country Club here.

India completely dominated the final day's proceedings winning eight matches out of 12 in the singles matchplay format yesterday.

Going into the final round in the event which was played on the famous Ryder Cup format, India led 11-5. Paksitan had limited success on the final day with only Naved Ali salvaging some pride for Pakistan playing under his handicap.

India's win was mainly contributed by H S Bedi (40 stableford points), Parminder Singh and Tarun Mehrotra who logged 37 points each.

They were well supported by Sharan Lakshmanan, Timmy Sarna and Javed Baig who ensured that the trophy stayed at home. India garnered 16 points to Pakistan's eight points on the final day which swelled the hosts' total to 27.

Pakistan will host the next edition of the Indo-Pak Golf Dil Series in March 2008 which is being played on a reciprocal basis.

India lead the series 2-1.


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