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IGU, Delhi Golf Society team up with IMG JGT for India event

Jaypee Greens hosts 90-player event with top finishers earning US exemptions

09 September, 2017

Kartik Sharma, Jahanvi Bakshi lead the way at IGU Delhi State NCR Junior Boys & Girls Cup

- The IMG Junior Golf Tour teamed up with Indian Golf Union and Delhi Golf Society to sanction the 2017 IGU Delhi State NCR Junior Boys & Girls Cup, held September 5-8 at Jaypee Greens Golf Resort in Greater Noida, India.

90 players competed in three categories for both boys and girls. Champions earned an exemption into the 2017 IMG Academy Junior World Florida Challenge, held December 14-16. In addition, top players earned an invite to the season-ending IMG Junior Golf Tour Championship played May 12-13, 2018 at Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando.

“There is a tremendous opportunity to continue to grow the game in India and we want to contribute to that opportunity in any way we can,” said Andrew Parr, Director of the IMG Junior Golf Tour. “You have players like Anirban Lahiri and Aditi Ashok getting onto the world stage as role models. There are some very strong players and growing interest in the game and we’re excited to give these players additional opportunities to compete at a high level.”

Leading the way in Boys Category A was Kartik Sharma, posting scores of 71-73-72-75 for a four-stroke victory. Jahanvi Bakshi prevailed in Girls Category A, winning by an eight-stroke margin.

Full results from the event can be found HERE.

About the IMG Junior Golf Tour
Developed to fill a key niche in junior golf, the IMG Junior Golf Tour provides an elite setting for junior golfers to compete and gain exposure to college golf, professional golf, national junior rankings and athletic excellence.

About Delhi Golf Society
As one of the members of the venerated Indian Golf Union, Delhi Golf Society was formed to provide a prolific platform to aspiring young golfers who are hoping to achieve high in the sport. DGS provides adequate golf training to budding players with an objective to hone and showcase their talents at the Olympics.

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