TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 marks PGTI’s return to Coimbatore

Coimbatore, Aug 16 (Dumanimail) The TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 presented by KGiSL will be played from August 17 – 20 at the Coimbatore Golf Club, the organisers announced on Tuesday. The tournament carries a prize purse of Rs. 50 lakh and marks the Professional Golf Tour of India’s (PGTI) return to Coimbatore after eight years. The Pro-Am event will be staged on August 21. The tournament kickstarts the second half of the 2022 PGTI season. Information technology company KGiSL is the Presenting Partner for the event. The field of 126 players includes 123 professionals and three amateurs in the highest-ever prize money event to be staged in Coimbatore. The leading Indian professionals in the fray are Khalin Joshi, Manu Gandas, Shamim Khan and Abhijit Singh Chadha while the prominent foreign players include Sri Lankans K Prabagaran (defending champion) and Mithun Perera as well as Bangladesh’s Jamal Hossain. The local challenge will be led by Coimbatore-based professional Sidhartha Sharathram and amateurs Shiv Karan, Bharat Ram S and Nitin Suresh.