’s golf awards in Nov

30 Sep,2013

By A Correspondent [updated]


Golfing portal has announced the ‘India Golf Awards’ to recognize and reward the game’s best ambassadors across the spectrum of professionals and amateurs. The awards, backed by title sponsor Take Solutions is powered by, a portal set up by award winning business journalist and golf enthusiast Shaili Chopra with news focused on Indian players, golf courses and expert views.


Speaking on the launch of the India Golf Awards, which will be held on November 5, Ms Chopra said:  We strongly feel there is a need to recognize golfing excellence beyond tournaments and championships. The very best in the game will get the recognition they deserve as for the first time golfing corporate honchos, celebrities, bureaucrats, national leaders will be rewarded for their game on the same stage as golf’s professional maestros from India and the world in a bespoke and stylized ceremony.”

The Take Solutions India Golf Awards 2013 are also supported by three principal sponsors – airline major Lufthansa, The Oberoi (Gurgaon) and real estate major Nitesh Estates.  GQ India is the exclusive magazine partner for the India Golf Awards, which has additional support of Audi and Mauritius Tourism as associate partners.

Said technology firm Take Solutions’ Vice Chairman HR Srinivasan, a prolific golfer himself: “The Take Solutions India Golf Awards powered by will provide a superlative platform for golfing stars from all walks of life. We have supported the game through out and we felt ‘The India Golf Awards’ will also set new benchmarks and create pathways to bring about positive change to promote golf in a rapidly changing business, leisure and recreational environment.”

Speaking on the launch of the awards Sangeeta Sharma, Head of Marketing, Lufthansa, said:  “We are delighted to partner with for the India Golf Awards. Our partnership with this premier platform is a natural extension of our outreach to the new global Indian looking for a distinguished travel experience.”

Kapil Chopra, President of The Oberoi Group where the gala event is being hosted said, “Since its opening The Oberoi, Gurgaon has been the preferred choice for discerning guests. The association with India Golf Awards gives us an opportunity to showcase our legendary service and provide an extraordinary experience to guests, who appreciate the finer things in life.”

Nitesh Estates,  which is in the highend luxury real estate business, feels the awards are a perfect positioning for the brand. “Our properties aim to reach those people who have made it big and golf is a great indicator of their passion and past time. We are excited with the association,” a spokesperson said.

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