427 Amateur Golfers from 147 schools across 5 metro cities of India participated in Hyundai National Interschool Golf Trophy
50 semi-finalists from the age group of 11 to 18 years qualified for finals at Bangalore on 3rd Nov’22
8 winners from Finals were awarded by Mr. Tarun Garg and Ms Aditi Ashok
Ace golfer and 2020 Arjuna Awardee, Ms Aditi Ashok also conducted a masterclass with the winners.
Hyundai Motor India Ltd., country’s first Smart Mobility Solutions Provider and largest exporter since its inception. today announced winners of the Hyundai National Interschool Golf Trophy, India’s biggest junior golf tournament in association with the Indian Golf Union, the apex body of Golf in India. Affiliated with the International Golf Federation, the tournament was conceptualized to nurture and encourage young golfers across India and provide them with a platform to exhibit their budding golfing talent.
Commenting on the announcement of the winners of the Hyundai National Interschool Golf Trophy, Mr. Tarun Garg, Director (Sales, Marketing & Service), Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “We are glad to associate with the Indian Golf Union for the Hyundai National Interschool Golf Trophy and felicitate the stars of the tournament. Our aim is to foster talent of more and more young golfers who can represent India on the world map. Our association with Indian Golf Union is a concrete step towards building future Golf champions. We congratulate all the winners as well as the participants for the exemplary fervour and passion they exhibited. As a brand offering premium mobility solutions to our young and dynamic customers, we hope to bring forth fresh golfing talent and establish a strong connect with India's youth”.
Commenting on the announcement of the tournament winner, Ms. Aditi Ashok, World Renowned Golfer and 2020 Arjuna Awardee said : “I feel extremely elated to be associated with Hyundai Motor India for this unique initiative aimed at extending an opportunity to school students across different age groups in an effort to promote Golf at the grass root level in India. This noteworthy initiative is a huge step towards tapping young talent across the country and offering them a rich experience at competitive Golf. I am especially excited to personally meet and congratulate the young boys and girls who have been a part of the Hyundai National Interschool Golf Trophy”
The tournament’s qualifying rounds took place in five metropolitan cities across India namely, Chandigarh, Pune, Noida/Delhi, Gurgaon, and Bengaluru from October 21- November 2, 2022 with participation from 147 schools. Out of 10,000 amateur golfers, 427 junior players were selected from under 11, 13, 15, and 18 years of age. Following the final tournament held at the KG Prestige Golfshire in Bangalore on November 3, the top 8 scorers of boys and girls category out of 50 finalists were awarded. The winners received an interactive session and a masterclass by World Renowned Indian Golfer and 2020 Arjuna Awardee, Ms Aditi Ashok. This partnership has strengthened brand connect for Hyundai, making it India’s most loved car brand and a popular choice among millennials & Gen alphas.
With the aim of fostering and promoting the overall spirit of sportsmanship, Hyundai has been at the forefront of organizing sports tournaments worldwide. The future of Indian Golf seems upbeat as an emerging tribe of Golf talent reinforces their position as a dominant force in the international realm.