Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Local golfers Chiranjeev Singh Billing and Tajinder Singh Rihal captured the final two National finals spots from the ninth Leg of the 17th annual Mercedes Trophy at the Chandigarh golf club here on Friday.

Billing category-A (0-16) and Tajinder Singh Rihal category-B (18-24) ended the day at net score of 69.8 and 73, respectively.

They will now be playing the National Finals scheduled in Pune’s Oxford Golf Resort, Pune from March 15 to 17.

Among other golfers, Sandeep Sandhu won the Ballantine’s Long Drive Challenge on the 15th hole with a mammoth drive of 290 yards.

Three winners from the National finals will progress to the Mercedes Trophy world finals in Germany in September to compete against winners from all over the world.



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