PGTI, 27 November 2019: The Kensville Golf & Country Club and the TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will be jointly staging the Kensville Open 2019 Presented by TATA Steel PGTI at the Kensville Golf & Country Club near Ahmedabad from November 28 – December 1, 2019. The tournament, carrying a prize purse of Rs. 40 lakhs, returns for its third edition.
Gujarat Tourism is the Associate Partner for the event while Amrutanjan Fruitnik is the Official Rehydration Partner.
The tournament features some of the top Indian professionals such as TATA Steel PGTI Order of Merit leader Rashid Khan, Veer Ahlawat, rookies Kshitij Naveed Kaul and Priyanshu Singh, and defending champion Tapy Ghai, to name a few.
The international challenge will be led by the Sri Lankan trio of Anura Rohana, Mithun Perera and K Prabagaran, Bangladesh’s Md Zamal Hossain Mollah and Australian Kunal Bhasin.
The local challenge will be led by Ahmedabad-based players, professionals Varun Parikh and Arshpreet Singh Thind and amateurs Ahaan Nath, Anshul Patel and Jay Pandya.
Mr. Sameer Sinha, MD, Kensville Golf & Country Club, said, “We welcome all the players and PGTI officials for the third edition of the Kensville Open. The staging of the Kensville Open reaffirms our commitment to the promotion of golf in the state of Gujarat. We are confident that the staging of such events will inspire more youngsters in the state to take up the sport. We wish the players all the best and look forward to some great performances and intense competition this week.”
Mr. Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO, PGTI, said, “We thank Kensville Golf & Country Club for partnering with us in staging the third edition of the Kensville Open. As the race for spots to the year-end TATA Steel Tour Championship is interestingly poised with many contenders in the fray, good performances at the Kensville Open are likely to be rewarded in more ways than one. We therefore look forward to some high-octane golf during the week.”
The Kensville Golf & Country Club is every golf aficionado’s dream come true. It is a place that gives you the best of not both, but all worlds. Situated in an idyllic location off Dev Dholera, 40 kms from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, it is surrounded by places of historical, cultural and environmental significance.
Kensville is home to one of India’s leading championship venues which has hosted a prestigious international tournament such as the European Challenge Tour’s Gujarat Kensville Challenge for three years running from 2011 to 2013.