Randhawa, Rashid, Chiragh to take part in PGTI Players
Ace Indian golfers like Jyoti Randhawa, Rashid Khan, Chiragh Kumar will feature in the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship beginning here on Tuesday.
Panchkula (PTI): Ace Indian golfers like Jyoti Randhawa, Rashid Khan, Chiragh Kumar will feature in the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship beginning here on Tuesday.
The tournament, which will be staged at the Panchkula Golf Club, is the eighth event of the TATA Steel PGTI's 2019 season and carries a prize purse of Rs 30 lakh.
Other golfers taking part in the tournament, which marks the return of the TATA Steel PGTI to the Panchkula Golf Club after a gap of four years, include Honey Baisoya, Udayan Mane and Kshitij Naveed Kaul. Randhawa will be playing his first ever event at the Panchkula Golf Club.
Prominent foreign names in the field include defending champion N Thangaraja of Sri Lanka, who won the last PGTI event at the venue staged in February 2015, as well as three other compatriots Anura Rohana, Mithun Perera and K Prabagaran along with Bangladesh's Md Zamal Hossain Mollah and Australia's Kunal Bhasin.
The Tricity will be represented by professionals Karandeep Kochhar, Akshay Sharma, Harendra Gupta, Abhijit Singh Chadha, Angad Cheema, Aadil Bedi, Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, Harmeet Kahlon, Amritinder Singh, Ranjit Singh and Gurbaaz Mann. The field at the event comprises 123 professionals and three amateurs.