Faridabad: The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has announced the fourth event of the 2012 Feeder Tour season which will be held at the Aravalli Golf Club from 4-6 September, 2012. This tournament carries a total prize purse of Rs. 6 lakh.
The tournament will have a field of 72 players and will be played over three rounds of 18 holes each with the cut being applied after 36 holes. Asian Games silver medalist Abhinav Lohan will lead the local challenge. The other big name in the field is former Indian Open champion Ali Sher. The current Order of Merit leader is Aditya Raj Kumar Chauhan of Delhi with earnings of Rs. 1,08,490 for the season.
N S Rawat, Officiating Secretary, Aravalli Golf Club, said, “We are delighted to have the Feeder Tour event at the Aravalli Golf Club. The course is in good shape and we expect three days of top quality golfing action. The facilities provided by the Aravalli Golf Club have helped produce a lot of young golfing talent in Faridabad in recent years. We are confident that tournaments staged by the PGTI will further help in promoting professional golf in this region.”
Padamjit Sandhu, Director, PGTI, said, “The PGTI Feeder Tour event at Faridabad will give a further boost to professional golf in Faridabad and Haryana. The tournament will provide an exciting contest as the competition gets even more intense for the Feeder Tour Order of Merit title.”
By Indian Sports News Network