Hyderabad: Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan, a primary unit of District 3150 of Rotary International, organised its Annual Golf Fund Raising Tournament here at Hyderabad Golf Club, Seven Tombs, Golconda on Sunday morning. Shashidhar Reddy and Sanjay Kamtam were declared as winners. First Runner ups were Sanjeev Dhawan, Hemanth Jalan and Second Runner Ups were Omprakash Modi and R. Siva Kumar.
Special Category awards “Closest to the Pin” bagged by Devender Surana; “Staight Drive” by Bhaskar Reddy and “Long Drive” by Sanath Mal Reddy. The prizes were given away by Rotarians Murali, Kamal Goyal, Sailesh, Vandit and Prashanth; Uday Pilani, President of Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan and Vikram Dev Rao, President of Hyderabd Golf Club; Srikanth Rao, Hon Secretary of Hyderabad Golf Club.
According to Rotarian Uday Pilani, President of Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan, the tournament which was an annual event organised to raise funds to set up the state-of-the-art “10 Colour Flow Cytometer and Blood Culture equipment” which costs around Rs one crore. It is useful for Pediatric blood cancer patients and will result in better treatment thereby reducing mortality. It is expected to save the lives of 400 children from the lower income groups per annum. It will be set up at Indo American Cancer Hospital and help children from the MNJ Hospital.
Over 100 seasoned Golfers have participated in this Golf Fund Raising Tournament. The club has been successful in raising over Rs 60 Lakh as donations and will get further support from Rotary Partners for the balance.
Winners: Shashidhar Reddy and Sanjay Kamatam, 40 points.
Fist Runner Ups: Sanjeev Dhawan and Hemanth Jalan, 40 points
Second Runner Ups: Omprakash Modi and R. Siva Kumar, 37 points
Special Category Winners: Closest to the Pin”: Devender Surana; “Staight Drive”: Bhaskar Reddy “Long Drive”: Sanath Mal Reddy. (NSS)