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Noida, 18 Sep 2017

PGTI Players Championship returns to Noida Golf Course

The PGTI Players Championship returns to the Noida Golf Course this week. The tournament will be played from September 19th – 22nd, 2017. The tournament, the 11th in the 2017 PGTI season, carries a prize purse of Rs. 30 lakh.

The tournament features some of the top Indian professionals such as Shamim Khan, Udayan Mane, Mukesh Kumar, Honey Baisoya and Ashok Kumar, to name a few.

The local challenge will be led by Noida-based professionals Amardip Sinh Malik, Gaurav Pratap Singh, Vikrant Chopra, Rahul Bajaj, Arjun Singh Chaudhri, Pradeep Kumar, Dipankar Kaushal and Raju Singh.

The prominent international names in the field are Mithun Perera, Anura Rohana, K Prabagaran (all from Sri Lanka), Md Zamal Hossain Mollah (Bangladesh), Damian Naicker (South Africa) and Nepal’s Toran Bikram Shahi.

Mr. Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO, PGTI, said, “The PGTI Players Championship returns to the Noida Golf Course for an important leg of the 2017 season. We thank the Noida Golf Course for partnering with us in staging this event. The stage is set for an exciting week as the best golfers in the country tee it up at a venue that has produced some fascinating contests over the years.”

Mrs. Nalini Sharma, Chairperson, Tournament Committee, Noida Golf Course, said, “We welcome all the players and PGTI officials for the PGTI Players Championship. Noida has emerged as a leading golfing hub in the country in recent years having produced many top level professionals who have also gone on to represent India at the international stage. The staging of such tournaments is a major step towards further popularizing golf in the city. We wish the players all the best and look forward to an exciting week of golf.”

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Formed in 2006, Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) is the recognised official body of professional golf in India. PGTI's objective is to promote professional golf in the country, as well as to give players an opportunity to be involved in the decision making on all aspects of the game. Headed by Mr. Gautam Thapar (President), PGTI's governing body comprises leading Indian golf professionals. PGTI currently has over 300 members.

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