We will take golf to new venues this year: PGTI Director Padamjit Sandhu

The USD 300,000 SAIL-SBI Open will get underway with the Pro-Am event on Tuesday at the prestigious Delhi Golf club, which will witness a strong field featuring five players from the top-10 of last year's Order of Merit, including two-time defending champion Anirban Lahiri.

updated: February 24, 2014 22:08 IST
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New Delhi: Indian golf will cover new grounds across the length and breadth of the country in one of the strongest season this year, said PGTI Director, Padamjit Sandhu on Monday.

"This domestic season will be stronger than earlier. We have the PGTI Super series event which comprises on seven events with a bonus prize of R 30 lakhs," Sandhu said on the sidelines of the launch of SAIL-SBI golf tournament, which will begin the new Asian Tour season.

"We will take golf to new venues this year. There are four to five new places where golf tournaments will be held this year. Places such as Cochin, Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Shillong are some of the locations were we are planning to host golf events.

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