H.E. Shri N N Vohra, Hon’ble Governor of J&K today teed-off Golf Tournament at Jammu Tawi Golf Course, Sidhra Jammu in Jammu. The tournament was organized by Confederation of Indian Industry in collaboration with Tourism Department and JK Golf Association. Over 120 Golfers including State Bureaucracy, Senior Officials from Defense and Police, and Top Industrialists participated in the day long Golf tournament.
Sh. Chander Prakash Ganga, Hon’ble Minsiter for Industries and Commerce, Smt. Priya Sethi, Hon’ble Minister for State, Toursim Department, Mr. Shialendra Kumar, IAS, Commissioner/ Secretary Industries and Commerce were among others present on the occasion. Appreciating the organizers, Sh. N N Vohra welcomed the participants for the event and invited them to play golf at other picturesque golf courses of the State of J&K.
With the objective to promote Golf Tourism and industry through sport Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has organized this First edition of the CII Golf Tournament, and CII shall continue its efforts to promote Tourism and Industry in future as well said Mr Rahul Sahai, Chairman of CII J&K State Council. Sports tourism is presently emerging as an important activity in the tourism sector to attract high-end tourists and give fillip to economy. Mr Sahai while thanking outlined CII’s vision and commitment to develop tourism and industry in J&K. He thanked the Guests and participants for their participation.
Later H.E Shri NN Vohra along with Shri Chander Prakash Ganga , Mrs Priya Sethi and Sh Shialendra Kumar awarded winners. Mr B B Sharma won the Best Net, Group Capt. I Bhatayacharaya won best Gross, Mr Karman Singh hit the Longest Drive of 281 mtrs, Closest to Pin was won by Mr R S Jaswal, IG Jagjit Kumar won Max Birdies, Max Par taken by Mr Pawan Parihar and Straight Drive was won by Mr Bhupesh Gupta.
Hon’ble Governor lauded the efforts of CII in creating a platform for Golfers of State and promoting Golf Tourism at the same time. Mrs Priya Sethi reiterated the support of her department in promoting the Golf and MICE Tourism in state .She also invited CII to do more events in the state.
Mr Shialendra Kumar applauded the efforts of CII in promoting Golf in Jammu. He thanked the Hon’ble Governor and Hon’ble Ministers in promoting the same by their valuable efforts .
Mr Rahul Sahai, Chairman CII J&K State Council thanked and appreciated the support extended by partners Panasonic India , Audi Jammu, Kingfisher, Jammu Tawi Golf Course, J&K Tourism, J&K Golf Association , Big 92.7, Jammu Links, Take1 and U4U .
Jammu Tawi Golf Course, Sidhra Jammu is one of the most beautiful golf courses in the country and most golfers relish the prospect of teeing off here.