Ahmedabad, 28 March 2015: BMW India held the BMW Golf Cup International 2015 on 28 March 2015 at Kalhaar Blues and Greens Golf Course, Ahmedabad. Ashish Patel and Maulik Patel played an impressive round of golf to win the mens A and B category respectively in the Ahmedabad chapter of the coveted golf tournament. BMW Golf Cup International 2015 will hold 17 tournaments across India in fourteen cities – Kochi, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Raipur, Lucknow, Greater Noida and Gurgaon.
An exclusive, invitation-only event, the BMW Golf Cup International 2015 is an amateur golf tournament series designed for esteemed BMW customers that provides the right mix for an exclusive social interaction. India is one of the 42 participating countries where more than 100,000 players will compete across 1,000 qualifying tournaments. The winners of the tournaments from each Indian city will compete at the National Final. The national winners will come together at the BMW Golf Cup International 2015 World Final.
Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India said, “We have seen tremendous response to BMW Golf Cup International 2015 and we take pride in hosting the same in Chandigarh. The world of amateur golf in India is witnessing progressive development and exemplifies the advancement and legacy of the sport in this country. We hope to see great success from this year’s participants and are excited to host BMW Golf Cup International which will attract not just our customers and prospects but also other patrons of the game.”
BMW India dealers will identify amateur golfers amongst BMW owners who would be interested in participating in the tournament. The tournaments will be held in accordance with the rules of the respective local golf club.
As a part of BMW Golf Cup International 2015, BMW India will also conduct Golf Clinics in all 14 cities. Conducted by experts, Golf Clinics will serve as an introduction to golf for the participants. Participants will be able to practice and take professional advice to get a first impression of the game. BMW dealerships will organize 8 – 10 Golf Clinics per city for the customers.
Talha Sareshwala, Managing Director, Parsoli Motors said, “BMW Golf Cup International is an excellent platform for golfers to compete and enhance their skills. We are thrilled with the response at the Ahmedabad tournament. BMW Golf Cup International also presents us with a great opportunity to engage with our customers in a joyous and relaxed atmosphere.”
The BMW Golf Cup International 2015 has three categories, A (for handicaps up to 12), B (for handicaps 13 – 28) and Ladies Category (for handicaps up to 28).
The winners of the Ahmedabad tournament are as follows.
- Winner – Ashish Patel
- Runner Up – Daksh Patel
- Winner – Maulik Patel
- Runner Up – Prashant Amin
- Second Runner Up – Sharvil Parikh and B.C. Mandapa
- Winner – Parita Kothari
- Runner Up – Rupal Patel
- Second Runner Up – Hemangini Sinha
- Longest Drive (Men) – Pratik Patel
- Longest Drive (Ladies) – Radhika Tandon
- Closest to the Pin (Men) – Sachin Jain
- Closest to the Pin (Ladies) – Shradha Mehta
- Straight Drive (Men) – Deepak Shah
- Straight Drive (Ladies) – Himangini Sinha
Schedule of the BMW Golf Cup International 2015 in India is as follows –
24 January 2015 – Kochi
31 January 2015 – Chennai
14 February 2015 – Bangalore
21 February 2015 – Hyderabad
28 February 2015 – Jaipur
8 March 2015 – Chandigarh
28 March 2015 – Ahmedabad
4 April 2015 – Mumbai
5 April 2015 – Mumbai
11 April 2015 – Pune
11 October 2015 – Kolkata
18 October 2015 – Raipur
25 October 2015 – Lucknow
19 November 2015 – Greater Noida
20 November 2015 – Greater Noida
26 November 2015 – Gurgaon
27 November 2015 – Gurgaon
November 2015 – National Final