India's only women-run golf tour, Delhi-based Greens to Glory joined hands with Eastern India's biggest golf academy Protouch Sports to further promote the game of golf in the nation of 1.2 billion people.
The two organizations will be collaborating with an aim to accelerate the growth of the game by allowing juniors from all around the country primarily from Kolkata to play competitive golf along with juniors from NCR in events staged in two hotbeds of golf in India.
As an outcome, Talented junior golfers from Kolkata will have the opportunity to play in the intenational qualifiers of some of the biggest junior events in the globe ie, FCG Callaway World Junior Championship, IMG Academy Junior World Championship, Kids World Championship, SA Kids Junior Africa Challenge, Thailand Junior Development Master Challenge etc.
Indrajit Bhalotia, The director of Protouch Sports and a towering figure of Indian golf said, "Partnership with greens to glory will open up opportunities for our juniors to compete in the North as well as qualify for international events".
According to Rajni Sethi, The director of Greens to Glory, The partnership is going to develop Inter-Zone competitive golf atmosphere, the piece of the puzzle, Indian golf is currently missing, "With vast golfing experience of Mr. Bhalotia and Greens to Glory's new ideas, we are going to bring a lot of variety in play in junior golfing arena. Juniors will be exposed to interzonal and international tournaments so as to bring confidence in them to compete at professional level in future".
The two tours have agreed on conducting big events together. An exchange programme is also on the cards, making young talents from the two regions beneficiaries of the facilities and opportunities this partnership brings to the table.
About Greens to Glory: Formed in 2017, Greens to Glory is the only tour in India run by Women in the country to promote the game of golf in India. The vast experience of Mrs Rajni Sethi in advertising and golfing field has motivated her to start a junior tour. Their main objective is to give juniors exposure to more tournaments of different formats and improve their game which in-turn can bring laurels for the country.
About Protouch Sports: Established in 1990, Protouch Sports is one of the largest and oldest Golf solutions companies of the country. With 16 NGAI-certified teaching professionals and a student base of 1500 over cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Jamshedpur, Shillong & Delhi. Protouch has managed a large number of corporates, club and amateur events. Protouch is currenlty managing the IGU Eastern India Amateur Feeder Tour and has also run several high profile events like Tolly Cup, where 600 golfers play over 4 days. Protouch has won the "Best Golf Academy in India" award at the India Golf Awards in New Delhi in 2016.