Golfing legend Gary Player to lead jury for India Golf Awards

28 Oct,2013

By A Correspondent

 

Legendary golfer Gary Player will lead the jury for India’s first golf awards called the Take Solutions India Golf Awards powered by www.golfingindian.com. The awards will reward and recognize excellence in golf and is supported by the country’s top golf patrons.

 

“It’s important in any industry to recognize leaders, and the India Golf Awards will do just that,” said Mr Player.”The recipients of these awards will have shown that they see the huge potential of golf in India, but their efforts need promotion and a media platform to inspire others.  This annual event will help golf gain important momentum to establish itself as a prominent sport in India.”

 

The India Golf Awards 2013 is backed by Take Solutions, a technology company and a supporter of the game. Vice Chairman HR Srinivasan, who is a prolific golfer himself said, “The Take Solutions India Golf Awards will set new benchmarks and create pathways to bring about positive change to promote golf in a rapidly changing business, leisure and recreational environment.”

 

Golfingindian.com has been set up by award winning business journalist and golf enthusiast Shaili Chopra. Said Ms Chopra: “It’s a real honour for the India Golf Awards to have such an eminent personality launch this event, which promises to be a benchmark in the sport. Gary’s presence makes it world class.”

 

The awards will be held on November 5, 2013 in Gurgaon also have other eminent jury members such as Kavita Singh, Director on Ladies European Tour Board and Abhi Parmar, Director General of Indian Golf Union along with former India #1 Vikramjit Singh and former Callaway India boss, Vivek Mehta. The research and jury was conducted by global consultants Technopak.

 

 

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