Delhi, December 5, 2017: 3rd season of Krishnapatnam Port Golden Eagles Golf Championship hosted its finale at JP Greens, Noida. An exclusive, invitation-only Golden Eagles championship is an amateur golf tournament series designed for esteemed Krishnapatnam port customers.
The tournament witnessed participation from more than 100 golfers from companies across India. India’s favorite captain and cricketer turned golfer, Mr. Kapil Dev has been the face of the tournament since the time it kicked off. The legend was present at the event to participate and also to felicitate the winners. The event also witnessed participation from celebrities like R Madhavan and sports enthusiast Mandira Bedi.
Mr. Kapil Dev on the occasion said, “As a sportsman I like to promote the sport and golf is a great game to unwind, reflect and rephrase one’s sanity while indulging in its leisurely place. I would want extend my heartiest congratulations to the winners and the organizer of the tournament – Krishnapatnam Port for organizing a tournament at such a grand scale. Such tournaments will encourage more young golfers to be a part of this sport which is still budding in India.”
Commenting on the occasion Mr. C Sasidhar – MD Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited said “Every year we try to take this tournament to another lever and this year we have extended the game to a total of four cities. We have always believed in doing things with a desired differentiation and our golf championship is one among those. We are also in the process of building India’s first ocean-linked golf property. We aim to showcase it as an excellent platform to showcase their talent and encouraging golf as an emerging sport in the country.”
Delhi was the last city of the four venues slated for this year’s series. The game was slated in venues across Prestige Golf shire-Bangalore, Oxford Golf Resort & Country Club – Pune and Hyderabad Golf Association – Hyderabad.
About Krishnapatnam Port Golden Eagles Golf Championship
The Krishnapatnam Port Golden Eagles Golf Championship TM is part of the port’s ‘Golfing for Greater Good Initiative’. The exclusive tournament seeks to raise awareness and support for various causes of education, healthcare, wellness, employment among others through the CSR arm of the company through various golf-related activities. The current tournament will be raising financial support for a retired Sea- men’s Trust. The tournament houses the top industry golfers from across sectors inclusive of partners, customers and business associates of the port.
Krishnapatnam Port is a firm believer in investing in society, and also has several massive projects under its CSR arm – The CVR Foundation – covers healthcare, education, livelihood generation, training and community building programmes.
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.