Chandigarh Golf Club was started in the year 1962. Chandigarh Golf Club is located just south of the famous Sukhna Lake and also adjacent to the Punjab Governor’s residence in Sector 6 Chandigarh.
Chandigarh Golf Club’s New President
Ravibir Singh Grewal has been elected has the president of Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC) on Monday. He has been elected as Chandigarh Golf Club’s president for a one-year term (2017-18).
Ravibir Singh Grewal, the president of CGC took over the management last year after the sudden demise of IPS Mann, the ex-president of Chandigarh Golf Club. Mr. Grewal has retained the top post by defeating Ravinder Singh Virk by 94 votes. It is expected that the list of the 11-member executive committee will be out today evening.
The Chandigarh Golf Club elections are one of the most talked about event in Chandigarh. This is because of the elite tag which Chandigarh Golf Club has in the city and also has about 1800 eligible voters. 1,137 members cast vote on the Chandigarh Golf Club’s election day.
The Chandigarh Golf Club is one of the most reputed and elite clubs in Chandigarh. The club has produced a lot of national golfers as well as international golfers. Some of them are Arjuna awardees Harmeet Kahlon and Jeev Milkha Singh.
Things You Should Know About The Chandigarh Golf Club
Chandigarh Golf Club is the only golf club in North India having floodlit 9 hole course and also a floodlit driving range which is also known as Cradle Of Indian Golf. The Chandigarh Golf Club has one of the longest par-5s in India, the seventh hole (613 yards).
The additional features at Chandigarh Golf Club are Golf Cart Rental and Practice Putting Green. Chandigarh Golf Club is also the home to some of the finest golfers of India like the Asian Tour king of greens Jeev Milkha Singh, H.S. Kang, Gurbaaz Mann, Harinder Gupta, Abhijeet Chadha, Irina Brar, Harmeet Kahlon, Amandeep Johl, Ranjit Singh, Sujjan Singh and a lot more.
Source: Hindustan Times
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