New Delhi, October 31, 2017: Krishnapatnam the country’s largest all-weather; deep water port on the east-coast of India is all set to host its third edition of Golden Eagles Golf Championship. The tournament kick starts at the Prestige Golfshire Course, Bengaluru on Saturday, 4th November 2017 the first of the four venues slated for this year’s series. An exclusive, invitation-only event, the golf championship is an amateur golf tournament series designed for esteemed top clients, customers and business associates of KPCL.
The third season is set to house corporate golfers from the senior leadership team of more than 500 companies as participants. Panned across these four major cities the tournament is set to be launched in Bengaluru followed by Pune, Hyderabad and the closing ceremony scheduled in Delhi.
The tournament will also witness participation from India’s favorite cricketer turned golfer Mr. Kapil Dev accompanied by actor cum sports enthusiast Mandira Bedi and actor R Madhavan along with 12th time Women’s Golf Champion Ms. Sharmila Nicollet.
The event will be staged across dream venues of – Prestige Golfshire Club – Bengaluru on 4th November’17 followed by Oxford Golf Resort and Country Club – Pune on 11th November ’17, Hyderabad Golf Association- Hyderabad on 18th November’17 followed by the finale at JP Greens, Noida in Delhi on 3rd December’17.
The first and the second season held by KPCL were hugely cheered across the industry and witnessed enthusiastic participation from over 100 corporate golfers (CXO level).
Commenting on the occasion Mr. C Sasidhar – MD Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited said “Krishnapatnam Port is pleased to host its third edition and extending the championship to different cities since a lot of our customers are golf enthusiasts and this perfect platform to showcase their talent. The idea behind holding this Golf tournament is to promote golf as an exceptional sport experience. Sport is one of the best medium to bring people together as it has the power to inspire and unite people. Golf is still an emerging sport in India, it’s our step towards making it popular and taking the game to another level in India”
About Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited
Krishnapatnam Port promoted by the Hyderabad-based C.V.R. Group is a privately built and owned all weather, deep water port on the east coast of India, located in the Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh. Krishnapatnam Port which is fast becoming a port of choice for all international cargo originating from and destined to the Southern and Central India, is the first and the only port to implement a single window system for business facilitation. The port with a transit storage area of 6800 acres has the country’s largest waterfront area of 161 sq. km, and a depth of 20.5 metres. Its current draft of 18.5 metres can accommodate full-sized cape vessel of 200,000-tonne capacity.
Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd. (KPCL) which was formed by winning the mandate from the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh on BOST (Build–Operate-Share-Transfer) concession basis for 50 years is being built in three phases and currently the second phase is underway.