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Meenakshi Lekhi’s Inaugural Tee-Off At MP Golf Cup

Posted by Admin 06 Oct 2021

Written by: Manvi Singh


Minister of State for External Affairs, Meenakshi Lekhi along with legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev inaugurated the MP Golf Cup 2021 at Delhi Golf Course. 



Meenakshi Lekhi playing the inaugural shot.



Under the light of the glorified sportsman spirit at the Olympics and Paralympics, Meenakshi Lekhi believed that the event has encouraged the promotion of sports culture at every level. She further added, “The idea is to bring sportspersons together. Many people get benefitted from such sporting events from players to gardeners.” 


On a similar note of appreciation for sports, Kapil Dev stated "Golf was neglected for a long time but now after the Olympics performance, awareness has increased and I am very happy to be part of it."



Kapil Dev at the PGTI Press Conference



The MP Golf Cup carries a prize purse of Rs 70 lakh and marks the PGTI’s return to the Delhi Golf Club with a full field event after seven years. Olympians Udayan Mane SSP Chawrasia along with the seasoned duo of Shiv Kapur and Jyoti Randhawa will be competing at the tournament.  


The tournament will run from October 5 till October 8, 2021.


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