Jammu to host maiden Professional Golf Tour of India Tournament from Sept 7
JAMMU: In a significant development, the Jammu division is all set to host the first ever Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) Tournament at Jammu Tawi Golf Course from September 7 to 10 of 2022.
The move comes days after the inauguration of Jammu Tawi Golf Academy at Jammu Tawi Golf Course by J&K Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha, who is also the Chairperson of Jammu Tawi Golf course.
After the inauguration of the club, the J&K LG announced the hosting of a PGTI level tournament in Jammu.
The event has been made possible due to keen interest shown by Commissioner Secretary Tourism Department Sarmad Hafeez J&K under the guidance of Advisor to J&K LG Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and as per the directions of the LG.
The Commissioner Secretary, Tourism has reviewed the arrangements put in place for smooth conduct of this big event.
Secretary, Jammu Tawi Golf Course Manav Gupta informed that the Tournament will be held at Jammu Tawi Golf Course from September 7 to 10 and titled as J&K (Jammu) open 2022.
“It is a matter of great pride and privilege for Jammu Tawi Golf Course and the overall for the city of Jammu to host such a big event,” the official handout reads.
It reads that the event will help Jammu scale new heights in terms of a golfing destination for national and international players.
Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) is a governing body for professional Golf in India. PGTI is the platform for Indian Golfers to enhance their careers and finally go on to compete at the highest level in the European and US Tours.
PGTI is inducted as a member of the prestigious “International Federation of PGA Tours” and is acknowledged Worldwide as the official sanctioning body of professional Golf in India. PGTI has also been included in the Official World Golf Ranking “OWGR” System.
Jammu Tawi Golf Course, a full-fledged International Standard 18 holes Golf Course, has been chosen as the suitable venue by PGTI for this prestigious tournament to be held in the month of September.