All you need to know about the Tour Championship 2020

Key Highlights:

→ Event to feature a field of 126 professionals

→ Star-studded field to include Indian golfing greats Anirban Lahiri, SSP Chawrasia, Gaganjeet Bhullar, Jyoti Randhawa, Shiv Kapur and Rahil Gangjee.

PGTI is back with one of the most noteworthy events Tour Championship which will be played at the Beldih and Golmuri golf courses in Jamshedpur from December 17 to December 20, 2020.

This event (Tour Championship) will be the seventh event of the 2020-21 Tata Steel PGTI season. And another exciting thing to know about the prestigious championship is that the event offers a handsome prize purse of Rs 1.5 crore and will feature a field of 125 professionals.

The tournament will be a 72-hole stroke-play championship, and there will be a cut applied after 36 holes.

The format for the event is as follows: In round one, one half of the field will play its 18 holes at Beldih Golf Club while the other half of the field will play its 18 holes at the Golmuri Golf Club. In round two, both halves of the field will switch venues (those who played at Beldih in round-one, play eighteen holes at Golmuri in round-two, and vice-versa). In rounds three and four, after the cut has been applied, all players will tee off from Golmuri and play their first nine holes at Golmuri before moving to Beldih to play their second nine holes.

The tournament will feature a star-studded field including; Indian golfing greats such as Anirban Lahiri, SSP Chawrasia, Gaganjeet Bhullar, Jyoti Randhawa, Shiv Kapur, and Rahil Gangjee. Also, the defending champion Udayan Mane, India’s highest-ranked golfer Rashid Khan, PGTI Order of Merit leader Karandeep Kochhar, Ajeetesh Sandhu, Khalin Joshi, Chikkarangappa, and Viraj Madappa, and others are all set to make the event more challenging.

Former Asia No. 1, PGA Tour regular, and Olympian Anirban Lahiri, returns to play in Jamshedpur after nearly 13 years. Lahiri, a two-time winner on the European Tour, last played in Jamshedpur during the 6th Tata Open in January 2008.

Another International star Shiv Kapur, who is a four-time winner on the Asian Tour, returns to play in Jamshedpur after 16 years. Kapur last played in Jamshedpur at the 3rd Tata Open in November 2004, where he finished runner-up.

It will be for the first time in six years that a PGTI event in Jamshedpur will be jointly staged at both Beldih and Golmuri golf courses. Both the venues Beldih & Golmuri golf courses are lush green, beautiful, and very well-maintained, with the charming Dalma Hills in the background.

Posted on: 2020 Dec 16 Wed
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