Jamshedpur, 20 Dec (SocialNews.XYZ) the biggest names in Indian golf like Jeev Milkha Singh, Gaganjeet Bhullar (2020 champion), SSP Chawrasia, Shiv Kapur, Jyoti Randhawa and Rashid Khan will compete in the season-ending Tata Steel Tour Championship at the Beldih golf and Golmuri courses in Jamshedpur from 21 to December 24th.
Also in contention will be current tour leaders Manu Gandas (Tata Steel PGTI Ranking leader), Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, and Ajeetesh Sandhu in the event to be hosted by Tata Steel Group and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), which boasts the biggest prize purses in the world. Tour with Rs 3 crore this year. This event will feature an elite field of 77 professionals.
The season closing event for the 2022 Tata Steel PGTI season is a 72-hole stroke-play championship and no cuts will be applied. There is a guaranteed prize money for all participants. The pre-tournament Pro-Am event was played on December 19.
The format of the event is as follows: Over the four rounds, half of the course will play their first nine holes at Golmuri and the second nine at Beldih, while the other half will play their first nine holes at Golmuri and the second nine at Beldih, PGTI announced in a release. on Tuesday.
From the second round onwards, the top/front half of the leaderboard (top group by score) will play their first nine holes at Golmuri and the second nine at Beldih. The award ceremony will be held at Beldih Golf Club on Saturday (24/12).
The glittering field will also include current top stars Om Prakash Chouhan and Karandeep Kochhar as well as Olympian Udayan Mane (2019 & 2021 champion).
The tournament will determine the PGTI Order of Merit champion for the 2022 PGTI Tata Steel season, an event that is likely to be closely contested.
Sanjiv Paul, Vice President, Safety, Health & Sustainability, Tata Steel & Golf Captain, Jamshedp”r Golf said, “For golfers and fans around the world and India, the game epitomizes mental toughness and stamina. The Tata Steel Group considers its association with this prestigious tour to be a great honor and privilege and a fine representation of what we stand for beyond the joy we all derive from playing. On behalf of Tata Steel, I welcome all players, entourages and their fans around the world to the 2022 Tata Steel Tour Championship.”
Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO, PGTI, said, “We are grateful to Tata Steel for their continuous support to PGTI for more than one and a half decades. The 2022 Tata Steel Tour Championship, which will be streamed live on Eurosport as well as the PGTI YouTube channel, promises to be a visual spectacle for golf fans across the country as the stellar courses will boast some of Indian golf’s biggest names.
“This tournament will also determine the winner of the Tata Steel PGTI Ranking, a contest that is likely to end so close adding even more excitement to the week. We thank TV Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel, and Sanjiv Paul, Vice President, Safety, Health & Sustainability, Tata Steel & Golf Captain, Jamshedpur Golf, for their continued commitment to the growth of Indian professional golf.”
The two venues, the Beldih & Golmuri golf courses, are both lush green, beautiful and very well maintained, with the stunning Dalma Hills in the background. While the 70-year-old Beldih Golf Course flaunts long fairways, the Golmuri Golf Course is a smaller, greener, boutique course that forbids golfers from making mistakes.