Guwahati, Jan 6 : The Army golf course (GTA, Solmara) at Tezpur, is all set to host the second Inter Club Golf Tournament: The BORBHAG Cup of the North Eastern region organised by the Borbhag Foundation.
The idea behind this golf tourney is to make the sport more popular amongst the youths of the region as golf has now become an Olympic sport.
It is noteworthy that for the first time the Army 4 Corps (GTA Solmara) is opening up their golf course for a civilian golf event, according to a Press release
The founder of The Borbhag Group, Anirudh Goswami informs, “The Borbhag Cup was instituted with the vision of contributing to empowering communities through the platform of golf. We are focused on growing from here. Working with special attention to states of North East India and creating opportunities for youth, we continue to drive our vision of connecting the globe to the districts of India and the districts to the globe. “
He further said, “The competition is an effort by a dedicated group of golfers in their continued quest to popularise the game in North East India. With the vision of blending heritage with the modern world, augmenting and promoting existing infrastructure; strengthening our traditions and building comraderie.”
The Inaugural Tournament, held in 2021 initially envisioned with clubs from Assam, saw participation from four states of the region. It was held on 3rd January 2021 at Misa Polo Club, Assam when a total of more than 88 golfers from seven teams participated. These were Guwahati Railway, Guwahati Repta, ONGC Golf Club Nazira, Dimapur Club, Tezpur GTA Club, Jorhat Gymkhana Club and Misa Polo Club.