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Brigade of Gurkhas Annual Golf Championship 2019

3rd July 2019

The Brigade of Gurkhas Annual Golf Championship was held on Tuesday 2nd July 2019 at Windlesham Golf Club played between Brigade of Gurkhas unit teams. This event marks the official start of the Brigade of Gurkhas Brigade Week 2019. The day also sadly marked the Colonel Brigade of Gurkhas (Col BG) Colonel James Robinson CBE last participation in the BG Golf championship as he retires from the job very soon. Col BG leaves behind a great legacy which he initiated in 2015 and has since been contested annually by the best Gurkha golfers.

Overall Unit Champion:

  • Champion team of the Year 2019 – Gurkha Company Sittang
  • 1st Runners up – Queen’s Gurkha Signals
  • 2nd Runners up – 1 Royal Gurkha Rifles

Individual Top 5 of the Brigade of Gurkhas:

  • 1st – Captain Mahendra Phagami (RGR) – Gurkha Company Sittang
  • 2nd – Sergeant Gajendra Gurung (QGE) – Gurkha Wing Mandalay
  • 3rd – Captain Dipakraj Ghale (RGR) – Gurkha Company Sittang
  • 4th – Captain Bhakta Sherchan (RGR)– Gurkha Company Catterick
  • 5th – Staff Sergeant Saroj Rai (QGS) – Queen’s Gurkha Signals

Novelty Prizes:

  • Nearest to the Pin – Staff Sergeant Saroj Rai – Queen’s Gurkha Signals
  • 2nd Approach – Sergeant Gajendra Gurung – Gurkha Wing Mandalay
  • Longest drive – Corporal Chandra Rai – 2 Royal Gurkha Rifles

 

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