Golf: Four Indian women from WPGT to play in Asia Pacific Cup

Four of its players will have the chance to play in the Simone Asia Pacific Cup, which will carry prize money of US$750,000 in its inaugural year.

Two Indian teams of two players each have been invited for the inaugural edition of the Simone Asia Pacific Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event is to be held from August 15 to 20, 2022. The tournament will be organized under the aegis of Asia Golf Leaders Forum (AGLF).

The tournament will offer a total prize money of US$750,000, of which US$500,000 will be for the individual event and US$250,000 for the team event.

The event will be a 54 hole stroke play event over three days.

Initially, India was allotted a team and two prominent stars Aditi Ashok and Tavesa Malik were invited, but according to the Indian Women’s Golf Association, they expressed their regret. He was replaced by Diksha Dagar and Gaurika Bishnoi.

The WGAI made a strong pitch to allow a second team from its Hero Order of Merit players. The request was accepted and Amandeep Dral and Vaani Kapoor were adjudged the top 2 in the Combined Order of Merit for 2020-21.

All the four players have informed about their preparation. They have all been regulars on the WPGT and have played on the Ladies European Tour, apart from making their debuts in South Africa and Australia.

Champika Sayal will travel as the Team Principal-cum-Captain.

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