IIFL WEALTH GOLF INVITATIONAL FALDO SERIES, INDIA FINAL KICKS OFF AT KARNATAKA GOLF ASSOCIATION
61 AMATEUR GOLFERS TEE-OFF FOR SLOTS AT THE ASIA FINALS OF THE FALDO SERIES
Bangalore: Over 60 Junior Golfers took the course in the early winter sun this morning at the Karnataka Golf Course, playing for spots in the Asia Finals of the Faldo Series. With the draw consisting of top junior golfers from the IGU Order of Merit and through seven regional qualifiers from across the country, junior golfers with the lowest scores post three rounds will earn spots in 5 categories, Girls (U-16, U-21) and Boys (U-16, U-18, U-21).
Announcing the opening of the India Final, Matthew Faldo, CEO of the Faldo Series shared,“The Faldo Series is now into it’s twenty-second year, and in over thirty-five countries. We just concluded the Grand finals in the middle East and have grown from the UK, to Europe and then to Asia over the last 10-12 years. Over the years, while the series has not been a Stand-Alone event in India, we have had significant Indian Success Stories in the series, with Rashid Khan winning the Asian Finales, twice in 2007 and 2009 and Gaganjeet Bhullar reaching our global finals.” Continuing Matthew acknowledged the growth of the sport in Asia and is hoping to integrate all the Asian Countries participating in the series and building strong golfing network in Asia.
The IIFL Wealth Golf Invitational Faldo Series, India final is part of the CSR Initiative of IIFL Investment Managers, EKA and will be held between the 9th and 11th of January 2018 at the Karnataka Golf Course.