Coimbatore Golf Tournament presented by KGiSL to begin from 22nd August 2023

The eagerly awaited Coimbatore Open presented by KGiSL is set to tee off from August 22nd to 25th at the Coimbatore Golf Club. This prestigious golf tournament boasts a staggering prize purse of INR 1 crore, making it the highest-ever for a men’s professional event in Coimbatore. The event will also feature a Pro-Am event on August 26th.

KGiSL, information technology company, is the Presenting Partner, while *Prima Donna, a product from premium personal care and hygiene brand *Prima World*, is the Associate Partner for the event.

A field of 126 golfers, including 123 professionals and three amateurs, is expected to participate. Notable Indian participants include Om Prakash Chouhan, leader of the TATA Steel PGTI Rankings, Aman Raj, Karan Pratap Singh, Sachin Baisoya, Gaurav Pratap Singh, and last week’s winner Sunhit Bishnoi. The local challenge will be led by Coimbatore-based professional Sidhartha Sharathram and amateurs Adhvay Krishnan and J Vignessh.

Foreign contenders include names like Badal Hossain, Md Dulal Hossain, and Md Akbar Hossain from Bangladesh, N Thangaraja, Mithun Perera, Anura Rohana, and K Prabagaran from Sri Lanka, Sukra Bahadur Rai from Nepal, Makoto Iwasaki from Japan, and Sukhraj Singh Gill and Minwoo Park from Canada.

Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO of PGTI, expressed gratitude to Coimbatore Golf Club and KGiSL for their support, emphasizing the challenging nature of the Coimbatore Golf Club venue.

Prassadh Shanmugam, CEO of KGiSL, expressed delight in their association with the event for the second consecutive year, expecting top Indian golfers to compete in the windy and challenging conditions.

Gaurav Pratap Singh, a Noida-based professional, highlighted his confidence ahead of the tournament and praised the course conditions, noting the winds as the primary challenge.

The Coimbatore Golf Club, surrounded by the scenic Nilgiri mountains, is a par-72, 6540-yard course known for its challenging Westerly winds during May to September. The event promises a thrilling showcase of skill and determination as golfers vie for the coveted title amidst the course’s unique challenges.