Ishwar Nand wins Shield

Jack Akbar Golf tournament shield winner, Ishwar Nand, right, receives his award from Gulnoor Akbar as Seemab Akbar looks on during the award presentation at the Vatuwaqa Golf Course in Suva on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

JACK Akbar Trophy champion Ishwar Nand did not expect to win the Jack Akbar Shield yesterday after the one day competition at the Fiji Golf Course in Suva.

Nand was caught by surprise when his name was announced as the Nett winner at the closing ceremony.

“I love this sport and even though I am 71 years old I still very much enjoy playing. Today (Thursday) I played really well in the first nine holes, in the second nine holes it was a bit difficult because of the conditions but I enjoyed it.

“It won’t stop here, I plan to continue with the sport I love,” he said.



Nett Winner Shield: Ishwar Nand Nett- 70

Ladies Winner: Margie Browne Nett-72

Ladies Runner Up- Sai Yee Nett 79

Mens Winner- Thiphat Hussen Nett- 70

Mens runner up- Vijay Madhavan Nett 71

Non-Senior Winner- Timo Nett- 67

Non-Senior runner up- Zack Nett-79

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