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Jaipur Open 2019 to tee-off on Sep 24, Prize purse of Rs 30 lakh feature Jyoti Randhawa, Rashid Khan, defending champ Aman Raj,

Jaipur, Sep 23 (UNI) The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) and the Rajasthan State Sports Council will be jointly staging the Jaipur Open 2019.
The third edition of the tournament, carrying a prize purse of Rs 30 lakh, will be played at the Rambagh Golf Club in Jaipur from September 24 to 27.
The Pro-Am event will be played on September 28.

The tournament will feature some of the leading Indian professionals such as Jyoti Randhawa (a winner of nine international titles and former Asia No. 1), Rashid Khan (2019 TATA Steel PGTI Order of Merit leader), Asian Tour regulars Aman Raj (defending champion), Chiragh Kumar and Abhijit Singh Chadha.
The prominent foreign names in the field are those of Sri Lanka’s N Thangaraja, Australia’s Kunal Bhasin and Bangladesh’s Md Dulal Hossain.
The Jaipur-based professionals in the field are Vishal Singh, Hemendra Choudhary, Mahesh Yadav, Yogendra Kumawat and Kamal Kumawat. The field also features Jaipur-based amateurs Siddharth Sharma and Shakti Singh.
PGTI CEO Uttam Singh Mundy said, “We thank Rajasthan State Sports Council and the Rambagh Golf Club for continuing their partnership with us for the staging of the Jaipur Open 2019. We also thank Hotel Hilton, Jaipur, for being the hospitality partner this week. The Jaipur Open has become an important stop on the TATA Steel PGTI since its inception in 2017 and is today one of the most eagerly awaited events on our calendar. The 2019 edition of the tournament will see a good mix of experience and youth vying for the top prize as the TATA Steel PGTI tees-off the action-packed second half of its season.”
Captain, Rambagh Golf Club. Yogendra Singh said, “We are proud to host all players and officials of the PGTI for the third edition of the Jaipur Open. We are confident that the players will enjoy the excellent golfing conditions at the Rambagh Golf Club. The Rambagh Golf Club has been at the centre of the growth of golf in Jaipur and the Jaipur Open continues to give further momentum to the sport in the city. We wish the players all the best.”
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