Bangalore: Krishnapatnam the country’s largest all-weather; deep water port on the east-coast of India is all set to host its second edition of Golden Eagles Golf Championship. This year’s tee off is at the Prestige Golfshire Course, Bengaluru on Saturday, 17th September, 2016, the first of the three venues slated for this year’s series.
The second season is set to house corporate golfers from the senior leadership team of more than 200 companies across 12 countries as participants. Panned across three cities the tournament is set to be launched in Bengaluru followed by Hyderabad and culminated with the finale scheduled in Pune.
The tournament will be backed by India’s favourite cricketer turned golfer Kapil Dev and 12 time Women’s Golf Champion Sharmila Nicollet. The finale will also have Cheyenne Woods the world famous professional woman golfer and the niece of Tiger Woods to showcase her expertise and felicitate the winners at the finale to be held in Pune.
The Hyderabad game will also feature the famous Indian film actress and model, Rakul Preet Singh while the winners will be felicitated by the Telagana IT Minister, Hon. K. T. Rama Rao. The tri-city event will be staged across dream venues of - Prestige Golfshire Club – Bengaluru on 17th September ‘16, Hyderabad Golf Association- Hyderabad on 24th September ’16 and Oxford Golf Resort and Country Club – Pune on 01st October ‘16.
The first season held at the Oxford Golf and Country Club, Pune was hugely cheered across the industry and witnessed enthusiastic participation from over 100 corporate golfers (CXO level) representing 12 countries. Commenting on the occasion Mr. C Sasidhar – MD Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited said ‘’ Krishnapatnam Port has always created benchmarks and we as a company have many firsts to our credit in the maritime industry. We have always believed in doing things with a desired differentiation and our golf championship is one among those. While this is going to be a huge platform to showcase great talent, it will also encourage young golfers to participate in a sport which is still emerging in India. We look forward to hosting a great experience at all the three cities for our players. Happy Golfing!”