Karuna Charities’ 7th Golf Tournament was held on a beautiful sunny summer day at the Reston National Golf Course, Reston, Virginia on Sunday July 9, 2006.
Fifty-five golfers registered for the event and were teed off at 10am by Mr. Jayant Kalotra. Mr. Sreenivasan, former Ambassador to Austria, was the Guest of Honor and he also took part in the Tournament.
Mr. Ajay Kalotra was the Golf Coordinator. His hard efforts in organizing and assuring the smooth running of the Tournament were much appreciated by all. The Golf/Sponsorship Committee consisted of: Amrit Kalotra, Ajay Kalotra, Anita Bhatia, Aruna Kumar, Bina Dhir, Charan Ahluwalia, Jasbir Sethi, Joe Ratra, Jyoti Gujral, Savita Malhotra, Sujata Avasthi, Rajni Singh and Trishna Dey. The Brochure Committee consisted of: Amrit Kalotra, Kanti Singh, Meghan Ahluwalia, Merrylin Dawson, Promila Banik, Sadhna Minter, Sangita Kalotra and Sathya Roy.
The Tournament was followed by the drawing of raffle prizes. The golf prizes were very attractive and included a gift hamper from Around The World Travel Inc., two putters, a dinner for two by Bombay Tandoor and a Dinner for Two from Infusion. At the prize-giving ceremony, a thank you speech was delivered by the President, Mrs. Amrit Kalotra and the following winners were awarded trophies:
Individual Net Score: Dilbag Johal
Blue Tee Gross Score: Pradeep Ganguli
Senior Gross Score: Dr. Joginder Singh
Women’s Gross Score: Sunita Kaul and Reeti Bedi
Team Two Ball Best Score: Raghu Donepudi, Tushar Gujjar, Ken Gujral and San Patel
Closest to the Pin: Jayant Kalotra, Tushar Garg and Mike Bedi
Longest Drive: Narayan Chawla, Ajay Kalotra and Mayank Kapur.
Mr. Sreenivasan, the Chief Guest, was the highest bidder for a Putter at the Silent Auction.
Karuna Charties would like to thank all the golfers and the following sponsors for their support. In particular, Karuna Charities would like to express its heartfelt thank you to Hughes Network Systems for their continued support as Grand Sponsor for Karuna’s Golf Tournament.
Karuna Charities’ members look forward to your participation in the next Annual Event, the Grand Diwali Ball on November 5.