British Open champ Darren Clarke looks forward to Golf Premier League

The Pro-Am will be held on Thursday and the main event to played over three rounds of 14 holes each under floodlights will begin on Friday.

updated: February 06, 2013 21:19 IST
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The stars have descended onto the Aamby Valley City for the inaugural Pearls Golf Premier League. From Major winners Darren Clarke to Rich Beem to Angel Cabrera and Asia No. 1 Thaworn Wiratchant and Indian PGTI No. 1 Shamim Khan, they are all there and looking forward to being part of what could be landmark moment for Indian golf.

"It is wonderful to be part of something new," said the 2011 British Open champion, Darren Clarke and then gushed about this great course. "It is absolutely superb. Such lovely views and the weather is great."

What about his experience in India? "I have never been to this part of the country. My previous experience was Delhi and now this. I am loving it. When I was first asked about the League I wondered if this could be pulled off. And now here I am. And so are so many fine players from all over." Clarke will play for Uttarakhand Lions.

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