Winners of NR Group Golf Championship 2014

Mysore, 22 September 2014: The Prize distribution ceremony of the two day NR Group Golf Championship 2014 was held at JWGC Club House last evening. Sri.R.Guru, Chairman, NR Group and Mr.Arjun Ranga, Partner, NR Group presented the trophies to the winners. Present from JWGC were Mr.P.M.Ganapathy, President, JWGC, Dr.Puttabasappa, Captain JWGC, Mr.B.M.Nagesh, Hon.Secretary, JWGC, Mr.H.S.Arun Kumar, Hon.Treasurer, JWGC, Dr.S.L.Narayan, Chairman, Tournament Sub-Committee, Committee Member JWGC and others.

The NR Cup Golf Tournament saw active participation of 220 Golfers from Mysore, Bangalore, Coorg, Chikamagalur, Ooty and Kodaikanal. The Golfers competed for prizes under 5 categories at this prestigious event.

Addressing the Golfers and their families during the Prize distribution ceremony Sri.R.Guru said “It was indeed heartening to see such an active participation of golfers at this tournament. At NR Group we have always supported and nurtured sporting talent and NR Group Golf Championship is a testimony of this vision. We are glad that the event provided a platform for golfers to display their skills; I am happy that the golfing activities are growing down south; with new golf courses coming up it has opened more avenues for the golfers” he added

 Over the years, Cycle Pure Agarbathies has become one of the leading brands to promote sports. This year, in the month of June, the Group hosted a National level Ladies Golf Tournament in Mysore, giving an opportunity for the women golfers of the country to come together and play golf. Cycle pure Agarbathies has a true passion for golf, and aspires to work for the overall development of the game and its players.

The Winners of NR Group Golf Championship 2014 are:

Events WINNER Runner
1 Strokeplay Gross Mr.Yashas Chandra – 70 Gross Mr.Hussain Vagh –  74 Gross
2 Strokeplay Net ( H/C 0=9 ) Mast. Nikhil.A.;Pai – 67 Net Mr.Changappa.M.G. – 68 Net
3 Strokeplay Net ( H/C 10=18 ) Mr.M.A.Ramesh – 65 Net Mr.Raghuveer.P – 67 Net
4 Stableford Net ( H/C 0<=18 ) Miss.Pranavi.S.Urs – 40 Pts Dr.P.G.Karumbayya – 38 Pts
Better Back 9 Over Mr.A.Anantha
5 Stableford Net ( H/C 0 to 24 ) Dr.Kashinath Achar – 35 Pts
Better Back 6 Over
BRIG. Seetharamaiah R.V – 35Pts
6 Nearest To Pin – (8th Hole) Mr.S.Ramachandra – 20.3 Feet
7 Longest Drive – (16th Hole) Mr.Varun Ganapathy – 310 Yards
8 Straightest Drive (5th Hole) Master. Dhruv Bopanna – 11 inches

About NR Group

The Mysore-based NR Group was founded by Shri N. Ranga Rao in 1948. A true visionary and philanthropist, Shri.RangaRao created the ubiquitous Cycle Pure Agarbathies which has today become the largest selling incense stick brand in the world. From a home-grown enterprise, NR Group has evolved in to a successfully run business conglomerate with established presence in India and abroad. The Group has diversified into various business categories like functional air care products (Lia brand of room fresheners and car-fresheners), wellness home fragrance products (IRIS) under Ripple Fragrances, floral extracts (NESSO) and Rangsons Electronics. The Group is also very committed to its social responsibilities and fulfills them through its charity arm ‘The NR Foundation’. The NR Group today is managed by the third generation of the Ranga family. For more information on the Group, please visit

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