Four female Indian golfers to participate in Asia Pacific Cup
New Delhi, 23 June (H.S.). Four female Indian golfers will take part in the Simone Asia Pacific Cup, a golf tournament with a prize money of USD 750,000.
Two Indian teams of two players each have been invited for the inaugural edition of the Simone Asia Pacific Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event is to be held from August 15 to 20, 2022. The tournament will be organized under the aegis of Asia Golf Leaders Forum (AGLF).
The tournament will see a total prize money of US$750,000, of which US$500,000 will be for the individual event and US$250,000 for the team event.
The event will be a 54-hole stroke play event over three days.
Initially, India was allotted a team and two prominent stars Aditi Ashok and Tavesa Malik were invited, but according to the Women’s Golf Association of India, they were replaced by Diksha Dagar and Gaurika Bishnoi after both the players declined. Took it
The WGAI then asked its Order of Merit players for permission from the other team. The request was accepted and Amandeep Dral and Vaani Kapoor were selected in the top 2 of the combined Order of Merit for 2020-21.
All the four players have informed about their preparation. They have been regulars on the All Hero WPGT and have played on the Ladies European Tour, apart from making their debuts in South Africa and Australia. Champika Sayal will travel as the Team Principal-cum-Captain.