In a major boost for junior golf in the country, the U.S. Kids Golf, the biggest Junior Golf Foundation in the world, is making its maiden foray in India via a full U.S. Kids Golf India Tour after it was successfully held at Gurgaon and Kolkata.
The championship is coming to Bengaluru and will be held on January 9,
The inaugural edition of the 2018-19 tour is being held with eight tournaments in six cities, with three events in Delhi NCR and one each at Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chandigarh
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The U.S. Kids Golf India Tour 2018-19 edition will be played in various age groups for boys, starting from age 6 and under till 18, as well as girls, from age 7 and under till 18.
The U.S. Kids Golf India Tour will also carry ranking points, and with participation in a minimum of four events out of the eight, the junior golfers will be able to gain qualification for the U.S. Kids World Championship, U.S. Kids European Championships as well as U.S. Kids Teen World Championship.
The U.S. Kids World Championship and U.S. Kids Teen World Championship are held every year at the storied venue of Pinehurst, where tournaments like PGA Championship, Ryder Cup and U.S. Open were played.
The U.S. Kids European Championship 2019 will be held at prestigious courses in East Lothian in Scotland, such as Longniddry Golf Club, Royal Musselburgh Golf Club
The boys and girls (15-18 category) will take place at The Renaissance Club, where the Scottish Open 2019
The U.S. Kids Golf India Tour will be held at Classic Golf & Country Club (Gurgaon), Tollygunge Club (Kolkata), Eagleton The Golf Resort (Bengaluru), Boulder Hills Golf and Country Club (Hyderabad), Chandigarh Golf Club and Poona Club Golf Course (Pune).