51 clubs to take part in second edition of ‘India Learn Golf Week’ 

Sports Reporter
Saturday, 22 September 2018

Oxford, Poona Club, RSI or SSTA&SC will be part of an event

Pune: There is lot more to cheer for city upcoming golfers as three golf courses from Pune will be participating in the second edition of the India Learn Golf Week (ILGW) which is set to commence from September 24.

From Pune, Oxford Golf Resort, Poona Golf Club and RSI Golf Course or SSTA&SC will be part of the event which will also see participation of 51 golf clubs from across the nation. An initiative mooted  by Golf Industry Association (GIA), the objective is to introduce 100,000 new golfers into the game by 2022.. 

The ILGW has also rallied support from the entire golfing fraternity including star professional players such as Gaganjeet Bhullar and Rahil Gangjee and apex bodies of the sport led by the Indian Golf Union (IGU), Women’s Golf Association of India (WGAI), National Golf Association of India (NGAI), Golf Course Superintendents and Managers Association of India (GCS&MAI), as well as the Professional Golf Association (PGA) of America.

The India Learn Golf Week (ILGW) also has aims to generate more than 1,500 crore revenue for the Golfing industry in the same duration.

The inaugural edition of ILGW in the year 2017 had seen 27 clubs from 15 cities initiate 7000 new individuals to the game.

Interested golfers can register online by logging on to the website https://rnsportsmarketing.com/events/ilgw

Participating clubs from Pune:
Oxford Golf Resort, Poona Golf Club and RSI Golf Course or SSTA&SC

How event will be conducted?

Participating clubs will be assigned to three to five coaches for each of the seven days to deliver introductory golfing lessons from curricula approved by the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) of America. Each coach will have five students in a session and will conduct five sessions in a day. 

The program stipulates a member to register a colleague, family or friend for a beginner’s lesson in golf. Many Public courses will also be participating in the initiative. The event is open for all the ages.

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