The opening HUDA-GTPL-Unitech Haryana Open Golf Championship got underway from this morning at the Panchkula Golf Club, Panchkula. Under the sponsorship of the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) the tournament will be staged from November 26 to November 29 (Saturday).
Earlier speaking at a press conference Monday, D. S Dhesi, IAS, Commissioner and Secretary to Haryana Government and Vice President of Panchkula Golf Club, said that the design, layout and good condition of the golf course would provide ample opportunity to challenge the golfing prowess of the players and allow those in best of their form to score well and demonstrate their golf proficiency.
India’s top professional golfers and some international players will vie for the honours for a total Prize Money of Rs. 20 lakh at this inaugural event.
The sporting contest will feature a strong field that includes the likes of Mukesh Kumar, Rahul Ganapathy, Gaganjeet Bhullar, C Muniyappa, Shamim Khan and Vijay Kumar.
Moreover, it will also give a space to local stalwarts including Harendra Gupta, Harmeet Kahlon, Gurbaaz Mann, Uttam Singh Mundy, Sujjan Singh and Ajeetesh Sandhu.
Situated on Ambala Panchkula Kalka Shimla Highway, over an area of 135 acres, the Panchkula Golf Club has been designed as a championship 18 holes Golf Course.
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