• 427 amateur golfers from 147 schools in 5 metropolitan cities of India participated in the Hyundai National Interschool Golf Trophy
  • 50 semi-finalists from the 11-18 age group qualified for the final in Bangalore on 3rd November 22
  • 8 winners of the final were awarded by Mr. Tarun Garg and Ms. Aditi Ashok
  • golf ace and Arjuna Laureate 2020, Ms. Aditi Ashok also led a masterclass with the laureates.

MUMBAI / GURUGRAM, NOVEMBER 5, 2022 (GPN): Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s leading smart mobility solutions provider and largest exporter since its inception. today announced the winners of the Hyundai National Interschool Golf Trophy, India’s largest junior golf tournament in association with the Indian Golf Union, India’s supreme golf body. Affiliated with the International Golf Federation, the tournament has been designed to nurture and encourage young golfers across India and provide them with a platform to showcase their budding golfing talent.

Commenting on the announcement of the winners of the Hyundai National Interscholastic Golf Trophy, Mr. Tarun Garg, Director (Sales, Marketing and Service), Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said : “We are pleased to partner with the Indian Golf Union for the Hyundai National Interscholastic Golf Trophy and congratulate the stars of the tournament. Our goal is to nurture the talent of more and more young golfers who can represent India on the map of the world. Our association with Indian Golf Union is a concrete step towards developing future champions of golf. We congratulate all the winners as well as the participants for the exemplary fervor and passion they have shown. As a brand offering high-end mobility solutions to our young and dynamic customers, we hope to bring out new golfing talents and establish a strong link with Indian youth”.

Commenting on the announcement of the winner of the tournament, Ms. Aditi Ashok, world-renowned golfer and 2020 Arjuna Prize winner, said: “I feel extremely delighted to be partnered with Hyundai Motor India for this unique initiative to provide an opportunity for students of different age groups with the aim of promoting grassroots golf in India. This remarkable initiative is a great step forward to harness young talent across the country and provide them with a rich competitive golf experience. I am especially thrilled to personally meet and congratulate the young boys and girls who participated in the Hyundai National Interscholastic Golf Trophy”

The qualifying rounds of the tournament were held in five metropolitan cities across India, namely Chandigarh, Pune, Noida/Delhi, Gurgaon and Bengaluru from October 21 to November 2, 2022 with the participation of 147 schools. Out of 10,000 amateur golfers, 427 junior players were selected from under 11, 13, 15 and 18 years old. Following the final tournament held at KG Prestige Golfshire in Bangalore on November 3, the top 8 scorers in the boys and girls category out of 50 finalists were rewarded. The winners received an interactive session and masterclass by world-renowned Indian golfer and 2020 Arjuna Prize winner, Ms. Aditi Ashok. This partnership has strengthened the brand connection for Hyundai, making it the most loved car brand in India and a popular choice among millennials and generation alphas.

With the aim of fostering and promoting general sportsmanship, Hyundai has been at the forefront of organizing sports tournaments around the world. The future of Indian golf looks optimistic as an emerging tribe of golf talent solidifies its position as a dominant force in the international realm.

Hyundai National Interscholastic Golf Trophy – Winners List

Category

Last name

School

Town

A girl

Aditya Tyagi

Delhi Public School, Nerul, Navi Mumbai

Pune

A boy

Anvitha Narender

St. Joseph Boys High School, Bangalore

bangalore

Girls B

Keerthana Rajeev

Legacy School, Bangalore

bangalore

Boys B

Manoj.S

The Great Eastern International Public School, Bangalore

bangalore

Girls C

Aysha Gupta

Vasant Vihar Modern School, New Delhi

Gurgaon

C Boys

Julius Martinaitis

Stonehill International School, Bangalore

bangalore

Girls D

Aida Thimmaiah

I Can, The Learning Curve, Mysore

bangalore

D Boys

Aditya Tiwari

Public Army School, Pune

Pune