Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan (RCHD) a primary unit of District 3150 of Rotary International to organised 5th Edition of Rotary Golf for Charity, an Annual Golf Fund Raising Tournament here in the city at Hyderabad Golf Club, Seven Tombs, Golconda, Sunday morning 6am to 12noon. 124 Golfers participated in it.
According to Rotarian Sailesh Gumideli, President of Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan, who spoke at the Rotary Golf for Chairty Prize Distribution function said, they were successful in raising Rs 1, 08, 60,000(One Crore Sixty Thousand).
These funds will be used for Setting up of Dialysis Centers at Khammam and Secunderabad; setting up a new Diagnostic Centre in Secunderabad and also setting up ten e-Schools.
In a tournament that fought closely by 124 golfers, Gautham Reddy V and Ranadhir Reddy became winners with 42 points. With the same points but based on some other parameters, Hardik Chawla and Rahul Ajay became Runners Up and Rajiv Ratan and Sanjay V. Jerrani became second runner up. Sameer Mahendra bagged a recognition for Longest Drive(270 yards). And M. Ramchandra Reddy won ‘Closest to Pin’ Award(9 inches). The winners were given away awards
Sailesh Gumideli, President of Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan; Vinod Arya, Director Fund Raising, Vikram Devraj, President of Hyderabad Golf Club graced the occasion along with several Rotarians with their spouses. Former DGP Swaranjit Singh and others also graced the function.
Some of the Charities, says Shailesh Gumideli, the Club involved include: Blood Doantion with Mobile Blood Donation Van; Polio Eradication; Collected 42,000 units of blood; Expanding Dialysis Center at Secunderabad Gurudwara; Over 30, 367 Dialysis Conducted at Just Rs 300 each; Donated Flow Cytometer for Better Cancer Diagnosis in Children; Supporting Child Cancer Patients of MNJ Hospital; Distributing Sewing Machines to help Women earn; Making Women Independent by Conducting Sewing Classes; English Language Training to School Children