The world’s best amateur golfers have been determined. In the finale of the 27th Audi quattro Cup – held from December 1 st to 5 th at the Quivira Golf Club, Los Cabos in Mexico – the teams from Slovakia and India prevailed against their competitors. This is the best ever performance by an Indian team in the world tournament that sees participation from 51 teams selected after an extremely competitive tournament held across 47 countries with over 700 tournaments and more than 90,000 players participating.
Srinivasan Namala and Srinivas Vallabhaneni finished in 2 nd place after a very exciting round on the first play-off hole against Team Audi Slovakia. It was a tough day where they were preceded by overnight leaders Slovakia by eight Stableford points, the duo then played a fantastic final round and zoomed up the leader board to be tied for the top spot at 84 Stableford points. A tight finish ensured that this was the best ever finish by an Indian team at the World Final of the Audi quattro Cup 2017. The Indian leg of the Audi quattro Cup is held across the length and the breadth of the country and sees more than 1200 golfers vying for honors each year. Globally, over 90,000 golfers competed in teams of two across more than 700 tournaments in the Audi quattro Cup in 2017.