Legendry cricketers turned golfers Kapil Dev and Brian Lara enjoy joint tee off
Pune, November 17, 2018: The third leg of the 4th season of Krishnapatnam Port Golden Eagles Golf Championship was teed off today, 17th November, 2018 at Oxford and country club, Pune. Pune is the third of the four venues slated for this year’s series. The tournament commenced with Bangalore on 03rd followed by Hyderabad on 10th November 2018.
Legendry cricketers, Mr. Kapil Dev and Brian Lara were the key highlight of the game as they enjoyed a tee off jointly on the lush green course. The tournament witnessed participation from avid golfers across the globe which included the clients and partners of Krishnapatnam Port.
12 time Women’s Golf Champion Ms. Sharmila Nicollet along with other international golfers Ashlyn Ramsey, Nick Taylor were also present on the occasion to back the tournament and interact with the other participating players. Popular actors who play golf like Madhavan and Mandira Bedi were also a part of the tournament.
Mr. Brian Lara on the occasion said, “I am very delighted to associate with Krishnapatnam Port Golden Eagles Golf Championship. Golf is a very rejuvenating game and a great stress buster besides I have been playing it since a while now. It’s a great platform as it enables me to indulge while promote a sport that I truly love besides cricket. The competitiveness and spirit of the players at the championship was truly inspiring. Such tournaments should keep happening as it encourages more young golfers to be a part of this sport which is still picking up in India.”
Mr. Kapil Dev on the occasion said, “Golf is emerging in a big way in India and it’s indeed the right time that we endorse and support young, talented golfers to pursue their passion for golfing. It takes huge money, time and effort to promote a sport in our country and I really admire Krishnapatnam Port for their unwavering passion for the game that has enabled this tournament to gain such farfetched popularity in such a short period of time.
Commenting on the occasion Mr. C Sasidhar – MD Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited said “Golf is a beautiful game to indulge and relax even while pursuing your passion for perfection. The appreciation we have been receiving all through these seasons of the tournament has been indeed overwhelming. We have always believed in doing things with a desired differentiation and our golf championship is one among those. Krishnapatnam Port is also extremely proud to be developing the country’s first ocean linked golf course and look forward to more and more players coming forward to making this emerging sport a grand success in our country.”
The final round of the championship will take place in DLF Golf and Country club – Delhi on 23rd November ‘18.
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