Munjal inducted into Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame

SPORTS REPORTER
Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Pawan Munjal, the Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCorp—the world’s largest manufacturer of two wheelers—will be inducted into the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame.

Pune: Pawan Munjal, the Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCorp—the world’s largest manufacturer of two wheelers—will be inducted into the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame.

Munjal joins golfers such as Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and other leading golf personalities, such as David Chu, the founder of Mission Hills, the world’s largest golf resort.

Munjal co-hosts the ‘Hero World Challenge’, at Albany in the Bahamas, a PGA sanctioned Tiger Woods invitational event—one of the most high-profile golf tournaments in the world. He also hosts the ‘Hero Challenge’— the innovative one-hole knockout contest played under lights, at three prominent European Tour events.

Hero MotoCorp has been the title sponsor of Hero Indian Open for men, co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and European Tour, since 2006 and the Hero Women’s Indian Open, which is a part of the Ladies European Tour, since 2010. Hero MotoCorp also sponsors India’s domestic Pro Tour for women.

Munjal is being inducted to the Hall of Fame for his unparallelled support and ongoing commitment to golf in India and around the world since more than two decades. His personal commitment to golf has seen Hero MotoCorp being a partner of all three prominent tours - The PGA Tour, The European Tour and the Asian Tour.

Announcing this Mike Sebastian, CEO of the Asia Pacific Golf Group, the owner of the Asian Golf Hall of Fame, said “It is really an honour to be able to recognise Dr. Pawan Munjal and to bring him into the elite fold of some of the greatest names in golf. 

“The induction of Dr. Munjal serves as a recognition of his invaluable contributions to nation-building and his strong commitment towards socio-economic development of India,” he added.

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