A prestigious sports and leisure club set up in the British period, WSC features an 18 holes par 65 golf course with many criss crossing holes in a relatively easy but remarkably tight layout with dense and mature vegetation. Given the prime locality in the south part of Mumbai, in which it is situated, one as a golfer should feel fortunate that a golf course exists here.
Located in the heart of the city, opposite the race course and close to the Haji Ali circle, the Willingdon Sports Club is one of the old British era clubs. It was built in 1933 by Lord Willingdon, the then Governor of Mumbai. Today the club boasts of an 18 hole golf course plus a pool, 6 tennis courts, squash and badminton facilities and a health club.
Located adjacent to the race course it is centrally located. With a mature tree cover, the course is an oasis of green surrounded by tall skyscrapers and the contrast is sometimes jarring. While it is a very short course at only about 4500 yards, it offers its own set of challenges – tight fairways, hazards galore and fast greens. The course boasts of the highest number of grass bunkers of any course in the country & a lot of visiting golfers are often at their wits ends when playing out of them. With only one Par 5 hole it might seem like a cakewalk for the pro’s, but play a round here & you will be surprised with how challenging the course can be.
Date of Event : 30th November 2019
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The winner(s) of the national qualifying round will represent their country at the World Final – Dubai Corporate Golf World Cup – to be held on two world class golf courses on 08th March & 09th March 2020 in Dubai, UAE.
- The competition is a One day 18 holes tournament.
- Format of the play is Individual Stableford for amateur golfers (min age 18) off 75% index handicap.
- Handicap classes as decided by the club.
- Players are not allowed to choose playing partners over the course of the tournament
- The value of prizes will not exceed the limit fixed for players of amateur status.
- The organisers reserve the right to modify the rules of the competition at any time.
- All entrance fees are non-refundable
- The Organisers reserve the right to change details described in the event literature, and cannot be held responsible for any liability caused by inclement weather.
Re-Kindling the Passion for Sports and Humanity
The region’s only Corporate Golfing and Networking Event
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