Kathmandu, December 29:

Tashi Dong accumulated 42 points to win the King Birendra Memorial Golf Tournament here at the Gokarna Forest Golf Resort and Spa on Saturday.

Played at stableford 7/8 handicap format, Dong scored 21 points each in the front and back nine to win the trophy. Tashi Ghale was second with 39 points. He scored 18 in the front nine and then got 21 in the back.

Lt Gen KNS Thapa won the senior section trophy with 36 points. Rupak Acharya won the best gross award with 36 points.

Kesang Lama won the ladies section trophy with 35 points, while Pushpa Rai came second with 29 points. Pragun Rana won the best sportsmanship award.

In all, 95 players including 13 ladies took part in the event. Prince Paras and Princess Himani gave away prizes to the winners.