Raj Pradhan takes lead

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, April 12:

Raj Pradhan took lead with 1-under par 66 on the first day of the Mt Everest Beer Cup Challenge Golf Tournament, which has been organised by Mount Everest Brewery Pvt Ltd here at Royal Nepal Golf Course, Tilganga, today.Ram Karki finished the day at even-par 66 and is trailing just two-stroke behind the leader Pradhan. Bijay Moktan, Dorje T Sherpa

and Finjo Lama, who finished the day at one-over par 68 each, are among the other golfers in the leader board.

More than 100 golfers are taking part in the four categories — Super Senior, Senior, Ladies and Junior — of the two-day event. According to the organisers, the event has been organised on the occasion of the New Year 2061 BS.