SSP Chawrasia, Shiv Kapur take part in the PGTI MP Cup | Golf news

NEW DELHI: The Olympians Udayan Mane and SSP Chawrasia will compete in the TATA Steel PGTI MP Cup together with the experienced duo Shiv Kapur and Jyoti Randhawa from Tuesday.
The tournament carries prize money of Rs 70 lakh and marks the return of the PGTI to the Delhi Golf Course with a full-field event after seven years.
The foreign challenge is led by the Sri Lankans Mithun Perera and N. Thangaraja and the Bangladeshis Md Zamal Hossain Mollah and Badal Hossain.
The Pro-Am event will take place on October 9th.
The tournament is a 72-hole stroke play competition, with the cut being explained after 36 holes. The top 50 players and ties will make the cut in the final two rounds.
The event is part of the international golf calendar with official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) points.
The top 5 at the event will receive OWGR points.
“… this new event which is an important step to help Indian professional golf and PGTI recover from the six-month hiatus caused by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Uttam Singh Mundy, CEO of PGTI.
“The redesigned DGC will present the professionals with their own challenges that will make the event even more exciting,” he added.
A Golf Clinic will be held by PGTI on Wednesday where Chawrasia and Kapur will give DGC members tips on the nuances of the game.