Kolkata, June 11 IBNS | 2 years ago

A keen battle for honours is on the cards as a star-studded field is lined up for the RCGC Juniors Open, an event on the Tata Steel IGU East Zone Junior Tour, which tees off at the historic Royal Calcutta Golf Club here on Wednesday.

The two-day event will see approximately 60 talented kids vying for honours in five age-group categories.

Sunit Chowrasia and Raghu Bir Choudhary with a victories in Tolly Juniors apiece begin as firm favourites in the top category (A and B) of the fifth leg of the 8-leg Tata Steel IGU East Zone series.

The Royal Calcutta Golf Club which is considered to be the Mecca of Indian golf is a true championship course having hosted some of the biggest international and national events.

The course promises to give these youngsters a chance to test their mettle in a competitive atmosphere. Each of the strategically laid out holes tests the golfers' accuracy.

Tata Steel, who support various sports, have adopted golf in a big way and are very keen to grow the game from the grass root level.

The Tata Steel IGU East Zone junior Tour is a true challenge to unearth talent and help young players to take up a game and prepare them to play the sport professionally.

A challenging lay out and with almost all the top bracket of players on the IGU Order of Merit participating, there can be no deadly concoction for the golfing enthusiasts of Kolkata.

Tee off will starts at 7.30 am.

(Posted on 11-06-2013)