Kolkata, Sep 26 (UNI) The 14th leg of the Eastern India Amateur Golf Feeder Tour, also known as the West Bengal State Championship, is all set to take place on the September 27 and 28 in the Tollygunge Golf Club.
The two-day tournament, which is the grand finale of the entire tour, will have 85 golfers teeing off to finally claim winning positions in the order of merit. The golfers are set to play 36 holes each, teeing off from the 1st and 10th tee at 7.30am and 8.30am, respectively. Category E (under 9) golfers will be teeing off from the 1st tee at 11.30am.
Other than the Amateur, Mid-amateur, Ladies, Senior, and Super-senior categories there has been an addition of a new category namely the Junior category. The Junior category has been again divided into categories A (age 15 and above), B (ages 13 and 14), C (ages 11 and 12), D (ages 9 and 10), and E (under 9).
The course will witness players like Armaan Parikh, Karan Verma, Kurush Heerjee, Rohit Bouri, Sandeep Yadav, and Sudipta Das who have been the top contenders in the Amateur Category. Armaan Parikh is leading the order of merit for the respective category.
Order of merit leaders from the Ladies category Geetika Ahuja and Anisha Agarwalla
will be seen competing for the winning position.
From the Mid-amateur category, order of merit leader Vijay Kumar will be seen competing alongside Kanhai Prasad who has been a recurring name in the tour.
Order of merit leader from the Senior category, Ranadeep Moitra, will be seen playing alongside the popular Karan Singh and Vivek Verma.
From the Super-senior category, order of merit leader Sanjay Sanwal will be seen playing against Pradip Das, H. Tikendrajit Singh, Capt S. Chakraborty, and others.
Viraj Lakhotia, Samaira Chitlangia, Manav Bansal, and Aranyak Chakraborty are popular players who will be appearing from the Junior category.
The West Bengal State Championship is supported and hosted by the Tollygunge Golf Club.