New Delhi, Oct 11: After retiring from cricket 24 years ago, Former Indian skipper and one of the greatest all-rounder of all time Kapil Dev finished third at the Indian Golf Union’s 48th annual All India Seniors Golf Championship at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort in Greater Noida, on Thursday.Former Asian Games Gold medalist Rishi Narain won the title against three-time Senior winner Gangesh Khaitan and by four strokes over Kapil Dev.“I have always enjoyed competing in sport and golf is a great test of skill, patience, clear thinking and selecting and judging the correct stroke to play. In Seniors golf the US Professional Tour stages around 30 tournaments every year with Rs 10 crore prize money every tournament and then there are tours in Europe, Japan and Asia. Golf is a sport for a lifetime as if you are in good physical condition, you can be competitive even in your 60’s. I intend to enjoy competitive golf for many more years” Kapil said.A record entry of 120 Senior Golfers ( ages 50 years and above) from all over India competed in the event.
Kapil was picked on his performance in the All India Seniors that was held in Greater Noida earlier in July.
New24 Bureau/ With Input Agency