Impiger Technologies to host 3rd edition of Chennai Open Golf Championship 2022
Chennai-based Impiger Technologies is presenting the 3rd edition of Chennai Open Golf Championship 2022. This marked the return of professional Golf to Chennai after four years, announced the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), the official sanctioning body of professional golf in India here on Monday.
According to PGTI, the Chennai Open Golf Championship 2022 will be held at the Tamil Nadu Golf Federation (TNGF) golf course from August 23 – 26, 2022.
The current edition of the tournament heralds PGTI’s debut at TNGF and its return to Chennai after four years. The event offers a prize purse of Rs 40 lakh. The Pro-Am event will be held on August 27.
- Karandeep Kochhar, Aman Raj and over top 100 other professional golfers add to Khalin Joshi’s Chennai challenge
- Third edition of event to offer prize purse of Rs. 40 lakh, making its debut at TNGF Golf Course
- Cricketers Murali Vijay and Aniruda Srikkanth to participate as amateurs
- The perception about the Golf game that it belongs to only wealthy people is vanishing: PGTI CEO Uttam Singh Mundy
The tournament will witness participation by 126 golfers, including 123 professionals and three amateurs and is supported by Presenting Partner Impiger Technologies and Powered by partner Amrutanjan and Fruitnik Electro+, Co-Partner Gujarat Tourism, Venue Partner TNGF and Associate Partners Brigade Group, Crown Plaza Chennai, Audi Chennai and Absolut & Ballantines.
The leading Indian professionals in the field include Khalin Joshi (winner on the PGTI last week), Karandeep Kochhar, Manu Gandas, Aman Raj, Shamim Khan as well as the defending champion Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka.
The local challenge includes Chennai-based professionals Sandeep Syal, C Arul, A Charles Ros, L Selvaraj, Prad yumna Prakash and S Prasanth. The three Chennai-based amateurs in the field are Suman Ranjeet as well as cricketers Murali Vijay and Aniruda Srikkanth.