Golf: PGTI broadcasts occasions calendar for second half of 2022 season


New Delhi, Jul 17 (IANS): The second half of the PGTI season will resume from August 17 with the organisers saying a powerful line-up of 14 occasions.

The 14 occasions is a shot within the arm for Indian skilled golf because it boasts prize cash in extra of Rs. 11 crore thereby taking the season’s whole prize purse to over Rs 18 crore.

The occasions embrace three new ones in Kapil Dev-Grant Thornton Invitational, SSP Chawrasia Invitational and Vooty Masters, all carrying a prize purse of Rs. 1 crore every.

The primary half of the season consisted of eight occasions and was adopted by the mid-season break. The motion will now resume with the Tata Metal PGTI Gamers Championship 2022 introduced by KGISL which can be performed on the Coimbatore Golf Membership from August 17 – 20 marking PGTI’s return to Coimbatore after eight years.

The next week, PGTI will maintain its first ever occasion on the TNGF Cosmo Golf Course and make its return to Chennai after 4 years with the staging of the third version of the Chennai Open Golf Championship from August 23 – 26.

The Jammu Tawi Golf Course in Jammu can be one more new venue for the tour because the J&Ok Open introduced by J&Ok Tourism, staged in Srinagar throughout its inaugural version in 2021, strikes from the Kashmir valley to the Jammu area. The occasion can be held from September 7 – 10.

Thereafter, the fifth version of the Jaipur Open can be held on the Rambagh Golf Membership from September 14 – 17.

The month of October begins with the TATA Metal PGTI Gamers Championship on the Panchkula Golf Membership which can be performed from October 4 – 7.

The fifth version of the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational introduced by TAKE is to be performed on the Chandigarh Golf Membership from October 13 – 16. The occasion carries a prize purse of Rs. 1.5 crore.

This can be adopted by the sixth version of the Pune Open to be staged on the Poona Membership Golf Course from October 19 – 22 and the second version of the MP Cup slated from October 26 – 29.

The inaugural Kapil Dev-Grant Thornton Golf Invitational value Rs 1 crore in prize cash is scheduled from November 1 – 4.

The IndianOil Servo Masters Golf returns for its twenty second version. The event can be staged from November 16 – 19 on the Digboi Golf Hyperlinks.

Dream Valley presents Vooty Masters, additionally providing a prize purse of Rs 1 crore, is one other new occasion added to the schedule. The occasion scheduled for November 24 – 27also takes the PGTI to a brand new venue – Vooty Golf County in Vikarabad, Telangana.

The eighth version of the Golconda Masters is up subsequent to be performed from November 30 – December 3 on the Hyderabad Golf Affiliation.

The third new occasion to be launched value Rs. 1 crore is the SSP Chawrasia Invitational introduced by TAKE which can be staged on the Royal Calcutta Golf Membership from December 8 – 11. That is the second occasion to be named in honour of an Indian {golfing} legend after the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational.

The season-ending TATA Metal Tour Championship will carry a document prize purse of Rs. 3 crore as its prize cash has been elevated by 100 per cent this yr. The occasion that includes the top-60 on the Order of Benefit together with a couple of invitations can be held on the Golmuri & Beldih Golf Programs in Jamshedpur from December 15 – 18.

Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO, PGTI, stated, “We’re delighted to announce a powerful second half of the season when it comes to prize cash and variety of occasions which makes 2022 certainly one of our most profitable seasons ever. The PGTI will witness continuous {golfing} motion from August to December with the launch of three new occasions coming as a significant increase for Indian skilled golf. We’re additionally happy to additional develop our footprint throughout the nation with the addition of three new venues. We stay up for the thrilling months forward and thank PGTI members, our sponsors, tour companions and the host venues of the forthcoming occasions for all their assist and cooperation in serving to us bounce again from the troublesome occasions skilled through the pandemic.”



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