Golfers Nagaraj and Ramesh Nagesh qualified for the national finals of the Mercedes Trophy, it was announced on Friday.

The best Gross Winner of the day was Rajesh Raju with an excellent round of 75 and there were a host of other prizes on offer to be won on the day.

Prominent winners included N.K. Lenka who won the Ballantine’s Long Drive Challenge with a mammoth drive of 285 yards.

Shiva Kumar who landed the ball on the line won the Mercedes-Benz Straightest Drive contest.

The format of play was Double Peoria. This unique format of adjusting handicaps of players levels the playing field enabling golfers to have a greater chance of qualifying for the National Finals.