The Hindu- Rotary Club of Madras Merchants & Bankers golf tournament will be held in the city on February 2 and 3. The annual corporate golf tournament, which is into its fourth year, is on the lines of the longstanding Merchants Cup golf held annually in Kolkata.

Keeping with the objective of the tournament to take it to a higher level each year and to make it more and more popular for the corporates and participants, the focus will be on attracting the leading corporates both in Chennai and Coimbatore.

Also, an increased participation from Koreans and Japanese residing in Chennai is expected. Golfers from the armed forces in Chennai will also be taking part.

The Hindu , which used to host The Hindu Open — a premier golf event in its own right — till recently, will be associated with the event.

The tournament will act as a major fund raiser for various programmes of the Rotary Club of Madras ranging from vocational service training to health clinics to educational scholarships.

As has been the case since the inception, Tablets India Company Ltd. will continue to sponsor the rolling trophy. ITC Sheraton Park Hotels and Towers will be the hospitality sponsors.

Media Mix will act as the event manager. For registration contact ph: 044-24527941, 9884663342.

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