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One of Delhi’s most popular annual sporting events, the Madhavrao Scindia Golf Tournament, is all set to take place on March 6.

entertainment Updated: Mar 04, 2011 00:38 IST

One of Delhi’s most popular annual sporting events, the Madhavrao Scindia Golf Tournament, is all set to take place on March 6. Now in its sixth edition, the tournament which takes place in remembrance of eminent leader Madhavrao Scindia, will be held at the par 72 DLF championship course.

Like every year, this year too, eminent business personalities and sportsmen will participate in the tournament in support of the Madhavrao Scindia Foundation. Industrialists KP Singh and Pankaj Munjal, former cricketers Kapil Dev, Nikhil Chopra and well known cricket writer Amrit Mathur are among the 120 golfers, who will be a part of the event.

“Shri Madhavrao Scindia was a visionary and a committed leader. We are proud to associate ourselves with a foundation based on his strong commitment and leadership,” says Pankaj Munjal of Hero Motors.

A golferThis year, the foundation is felicitating budding golfer Rashid Khan for leading team India to a silver medal in the Guangzhou Asian Games. "We are happy to support this foundation as it does such good work for young people and we look forward to this event becoming bigger over the years," said Pramod Bhasin, CEO Genpact.

Talking about Madhavrao Scindia’s passion for sports, Rohit Relan, Managing Director of Bharat Seats said, “We have had an association with the foundation for many years. Mr Scindia was an avid sportsman and loved the game of Golf, and therefore we feel the fundraising that the foundation undertakes around this golf tournament, is a natural association and we are happy to be a part of it”. “The DLF Golf course is proud that the foundation again returns to our course for their prestigious annual tournament, we are sure the players will find our course a thrill to play,” said Aakash Ohri, Director, DLF Golf Resorts.

When: March 6, Sunday
Where: DLF Golf and Country Club, Gurgaon