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AP mulls golf course in Vizag, Vijayawada-Guntur to lure investors

AP mulls golf course in Vizag, Vijayawada-Guntur to lure investors
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu will be conducting a feasibility survey in the tourism-potential areas to attract investments. Golf courses will be developed in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada-Guntur region near the capital city.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu will be conducting a feasibility survey in the tourism-potential areas to attract investments. Golf courses will be developed in Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada-Guntur region near the capital city.


Officials state that entrepreneurs from countries such as Japan prefer to discuss business deals while playing golf.


For development of tourism infrastructure projects, either Swiss Challenge method or Public Private Partnership mode is to be proposed by the state cabinet which approved the new tourism policy of the Andhra Pradesh government.


A senior official in the Tourism Department informed that the district collectors from Krishna, Guntur, and Visakhapatnam are being contacted to identify suitable land for setting up golf courses along with international airports, star hotels and other world class tourism facilities required in the vicinity.


The golf course is said to have 18 holes with a par of about 72 in addition to a practice range and practice greens which requires 140 to 180 acres of land while nine holes with a par of 35 or 36 will require less than 100 acres. The AP Government will be inviting companies to construct golf courses.

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