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Stage set for Northern India Amateur
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
New Delhi, September 01, 2009
First Published: 00:43 IST(1/9/2009)
Last Updated: 00:51 IST(1/9/2009)

The LG Northern India Amateur Championship, which gets underway at the Delhi Golf Club from Tuesday, will be the ideal warm-up event for the Indian contingent to the Nomura Cup, to be held in Seoul from September 15-18.

Defending champion and Order of Merit leader Rashid Khan, Abhishek Jha, Pawan Kumar and Karan Vasudeva, who make up the four-member team, will be competing for top honours.

Rashid, who has gone winless since the Haryana Open Amateur, said: "It all started for me from this tournament and I haven't won any of the three last tournaments, so it is important to make a comeback," he said of the event where he had clinched his maiden title on the LG Indian Amateur Tour.


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