Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), April 4(ANI-Business Wire India): After a successful inaugural edition of Standard Chartered South Asia Golf Tournament played over two days at Aamby Valley Golf Resort, Lonavala and Oxford Golf and Country Club, Pune, the tournament will now move to the Greg Norman designed par 72 championship course of the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort.
The Delhi Leg of the tournament will get underway on April 6 and 7th and will play host to leading corporate leaders and industry captains from around the sub continent. Captains of the corporate world from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and around India will come together for this nascent fixture on the golfing calendar.
The 110 players consisting of various corporate dignitaries will compete in the Stableford points format over 18 holes on the first day in three handicap categories to determine the Corporate Champions of South Asia.
The second day will see a friendly format, played over 18 holes. Live scoring and a number of skill contests such as longest drive, closest to pin, straightest drive etc will keep the interest factor high.
Among those in action include Sunil Kaushal, Regional Chief Executive, India and South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank; Jim McCabe, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank; Nikhil Dhodapkar, Regional Director Sales and Marketing- India, Accor Hotels; Sandy Duncan, President, CAPACO- BP; Kapil Arora, Partner, E and Y; Ravinder Zutshi, Dy MD, Samsung Electronics; Arvid Wable, Draftfcbulka Advertising Pvt. Ltd.
Speaking about this new initiative, Kaushal said: “The Standard Chartered South Asia Golf Tournament is an endeavor towards building a unique engagement platform for corporate leaders and key stakeholders of the bank across the South Asia region. After the inaugural western leg, we are pleased to bring together corporate golfers from across the region to North India for Standard Chartered South Asia Golf Tournament Delhi Edition. We have received a very encouraging response for this tournament and are confident that this will become a noteworthy event on the corporate golfing calendar.”
Other corporate participants who will be gracing the greens are Ratan Jindal, Vice Chairman and MD, Jindal Stainless Ltd; Sanket Akerkar, MD, Microsoft India; Oliver Blum, MD – Greater India, Schneider Electric India; T R Ramachandran, MD and CEO, Aviva Life Insurance; Srinivas Krishnaswamy, MD, URS; Mani Subramanian, President, Phillips; Bruce Campbell, COO, Cambata Aviation; Devin Narang, MD, Sindicrtum; Abdul Kader Azad, MD, Ha-meem Group and Tapan Chowdhury, MD, Square Pharmaceuticals.
Entry to the Standard Chartered South Asia Golf Tournament is through invitation only. (ANI-Businesswire India)