Club Round-up: May 2018


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Kalhaar to host first South Asian Golf for Amateurs

2017 World Golf Awards winner Kalhaar Blues & Greens Golf Club, in association with Incredible India and Gujarat Tourism, will stage the 1st South Asian Golf for Amateurs from November 12 to 17. Interested individuals can register for the tournament in advance at an inaugural offer of US$ 800, which includes 3 rounds of golf (2 practice rounds and 1 tournament) at the Ahmedabad course, 5-night stay at Hotel Crowne Plaza, hotel-to-course and airport transfers, welcome gala dinner besides numerous prizes.


Pranavi, Yashas Reign At Eagleton

India GolfPranavi Urs completed a treble at the IGU Rotary Karnataka Amateur Golf Championship on April 13. Held at Eagleton Golf Resort, the 14-year-old won the Ladies, Category A (15-17 years) and Category B (13-14 years) titles firing an impressive 216 (75-73-68).

Winning the Men’s Amateur was fellow Mysurean, Yashas Chandra. The 23-year-old carded a tournament tally of 13-under-275 (68-69-69-69) to secure his first title of the season and his best-ever score in India.

The event marked the first time that the Indian Golf Union (IGU) had conducted the Men’s and Ladies rounds simultaneously, thereby not only saving expenses but also increasing participation.


Junior Tour Hosts Inaugural Caddy Tournament

Little Master Junior Golf Tour held its 1st Caddy Tournament on March 26, 2018 at Golden Greens Golf Club. Invitations were sent to golf clubs in Delhi and the National Capital Region and as many as 12 clubs participated. Juniors of the tour were at the forefront in helping conduct the tournament, which attracted 38 entrants. All players did their best to overcome the challenging course conditions and produced good scores.

Golf in IndiaNett (Main tournament)
1st: Irfan Khan, Golden Greens Golf Club
2nd: Vinod, DLF Golf & Country Club
3rd: Shahid, Golden Greens Golf Club

Inter Club Team Event
1st: Golden Greens Golf Club
2nd: Delhi Golf Club
3rd: Qutab Golf Course

Karma Lakelands Installs Sewage Treatment Plant

A sewage treatment plant (STP) helps preserve natural environment against pollution and installation of STPs reduces risk to public health and the environment.

Karma Lakeland’s STP will reportedly clean up half a million litres of sewage per day that will be piped from the massive National Security Guards (NSG) Campus next door, Karma Lakelands residences, Klub Karma and the areas surrounding Karma Lakelands. It is in advanced stages and expected to be commissioned later this month. Treated water will be used for horticulture and irrigation of the entire campus, along with their 9-hole golf course, and for ground water recharge. In so doing, not only is water saved, but it also helps protect the surroundings because otherwise, and usually, tankers which collect sewage from neighboring areas discard the waste next to the highway.

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