New Delhi, 18-04-2022
Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open Golf Championship 2022 to tee off on April 19
- Top names in the field include Olympian and defending champion Udayan Mane, Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, Rashid Khan, Khalin Joshi and former champion Honey Baisoya
- Tournament offers prize purse of Rs. 40 lakh; Event returns to Noida Golf Course
The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and Prometheus School, Noida, will be jointly staging the Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open Golf Championship 2022. The tournament is scheduled to be played at the Noida Golf Course from April 19th – 22nd, 2022. The Pro-Am event will be staged on April 23. The tournament, the ninth event of the 2022 TATA Steel PGTI season, carries a prize purse of Rs. 40 lakh.
The fourth edition of the Delhi-NCR Open Golf Championship is supported by Prometheus School, Noida, which is the Presenting Partner and Gujarat Tourism which is the Associate Partner for the event.
Prometheus School, founded in 2019, is a Cambridge IGSCE and candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. The school aims to provide holistic education to children, encompassing – academics, co-curricular activities, sports education and life skills learning. It is situated in lush green area of more than seven acres of land in Jaypee Greens in Sector 131 and it is one of the best schools on Noida Expressway offering a program that focuses on skill-based & experiential learning with world-class infrastructure.
The tournament is set to feature some of the top Indian professionals such as Olympian and defending champion Udayan Mane, Yuvraj Singh Sandhu (Ranked No. 2 on the PGTI Order of Merit), international winners Rashid Khan and Khalin Joshi, as well as former champion Honey Baisoya. The other prominent names participating include Asian Tour regular Aman Raj, Manu Gandas and Abhijit Singh Chadha.
Besides Rashid Khan, Honey Baisoya and Manu Gandas, the other leading golfers from the Delhi-NCR region participating in the event include Shamim Khan, Abhinav Lohan, Kartik Sharma, Sachin Baisoya and Amardeep Malik, to name a few.
The foreign challenge will be led by Sri Lankans Mithun Perera, N Thangaraja and Anura Rohana, Bangladeshis Md Zamal Hossain Mollah, Badal Hossain, Md Akbar Hossain, Md Sayum, Md Muaj and Md Somrat Sikdar as well as Nepal’s Sukra Bahadur Rai.
Mr. Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO, PGTI, said, “We're excited to stage the fourth edition of the Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open, an event which has emerged as one of the mainstays on the TATA Steel PGTI in recent years. We thank Prometheus School for their continued support to the event and the Noida Golf Course for hosting the event once again after a gap of two years. The depth in the field at the tournament provides a perfect setting for the culmination of a strong first half of the 2022 PGTI season which has witnessed nine back-to-back events.”
Mr. Mukesh Sharma, Chairperson and Director, Prometheus School, said, “Prometheus School is on the quest to nurture talent that will change the face of India in the global realm of sports by providing students with world class sports infrastructure. It is really wonderful to be associated with PGTI and this tournament - an inspiration for budding golfers.”
Dr. Steven Menezes, Secretary, Noida Golf Course, said, “We are happy to host a TATA Steel PGTI event after three years and welcome the return of the Prometheus School presents Delhi-NCR Open to the Noida Golf Course. The tournament provides our members an opportunity to watch the cream of Indian golf in action. The event will also be an enriching experience for the budding golfers of the Noida Golf Course who will draw inspiration from the best professional golfers in the country and look to follow in their footsteps. It is our endeavour at the Noida Golf Course to support Indian professional golf through the staging of such events.”
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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