Star-studded line-up for Solaris Chemtech Open

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) The Solaris Chemtech Open, the fifth event of the 2007-08 PGTI season, will be held at the Golden Greens Golf Course in Gurgaon from January 29 to February 3.

This new event on the PGTI is expected to feature a star-studded field that would include the likes of Gaurav Ghei, Rahil Gangjee, S S P Chowrasia, Lam Chih Bing, Ashok Kumar, Mukesh Kumar, Digvijay Singh and Rahul Ganapathy.

Playing host to the Rs 30 lakh event is the Golden Greens Golf Course, one of the designer courses in the national capital region had also staged the Color Plus Open in June last year.

Ashok Kumar had emerged victorious at the 2007 Color Plus Open, having edged out Gaganjeet Bhullar by two strokes. His rounds of 66, 68, 67 and 69 helped him finish with a remarkable overall score of 18 under 270.

Ashok, who is looking forward to putting on a good show at the event said, ''The Golden Greens Golf Course is of international standards. It has deep bunkers and a links-style layout. The course played really well last year but I expect the greens to be a little tougher this time around.'' ''As far as my current form is concerned, I am not too worried as I know my hard work will pay off sooner rather than later. In fact, I haven't done too badly this season. In the two events I have played this season I have registered a tied seventh and a tied 20th finish,''he added.


Story first published: Friday, January 18, 2008, 20:40 [IST]
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