Kolkata: The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will stage the PGTI Players Championship presented by Tollygune Club, the 14th event of its milestone 10th season, at the Tollygunge Club in Kolkata, from November 2 - 4, 2016. The tournament carries a prize purse of Rs. 30 lakh.
The three day event will be played over 54 holes (three rounds) with the cut being applied after 36 holes (two rounds).
The field will feature some of India’s leading professionals such as Shubhankar Sharma, Khalin Joshi, Mukesh Kumar, Udayan Mane, Shamim Khan, Harendra Gupta and Abhijit Singh Chadha, to name a few.
The local challenge will be led by Kolkata golfers Shankar Das and Feroz Ali Mollah.
The field will also feature prominent foreign names such as Sri Lankans N Thangaraja and Anura Rohana as well as Bangladesh’s Md Zamal Hossain Mollah and Australia’s Kunal Bhasin.
Uttam Singh Mundy, Director, PGTI, said, “The PGTI looks forward to returning to Tollygunge Club after almost six years. Golf fans in Kolkata can expect a week of intense competition as the professionals look to consolidate their position in the Rolex Ranking with the season entering its final phase.”