The second COVID wave takes its toll

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MUMBAI

Golf Courses in Mumbai and Pune took the drastic step of shutting down operations in early April following the sudden spike in Covid cases, sending shock waves through the golf industry which has enjoyed good times in the past 8-9 months. 

Tournaments also saw disruption including the Indian Golf Union (IGU’s junior and amateur tournaments which left many parents stranded considering the youngsters lose out on valuable world ranking points and a chance to be selected for international competitions. 

The affected IGU tournaments include –

MEN 2021 – 

TournamentCourseDates
Rotary Karnataka Men, Ladies & Junior Girls ChampionshipEagleton Golf Resort, BangaloreApril 19-23
Southern India AmateurHyderabad Golf AssociationApril 26-30

JUNIOR BOYS –

TournamentCourseDates
Western India Junior Boys Championship Kalhaar Blues & Greens, AhmedabadApril 19-23

LADIES & JUNIOR GIRLS –

TournamentCourseDates
Rotary Karnataka Men, Ladies & Junior Girls ChampionshipEagleton Golf Resort, BangaloreApril 21-23
Southern India Ladies & Junior Girls Championship Clover Greens Golf Club, Sevaganapalli, Tamil NaduApril 26-29

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