'Home-in-One' Awaits

Wed 03 Apr 2013

'Home-in-One' Awaits

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New Delhi, April 3: The Panasonic Open India will witness a historical first where an apartment awaits the first player who aces the par-three 17th hole on the final day at the Delhi Golf Club.
Sponsored by Homestead, one of India’s leading property developers and pioneer in boutique branded residences, the luxury apartment is a club Monaco unit at the Michael Schumacher World Tower which is located in the heart of Gurgaon.
The Homestead group has been known for its unique ideas, grand style and brand association with faces from the international sports world like F1 driver Michael Schumacher and tennis player Maria Sharapova.
Manoj Shrivastava, COO Homestead Infrastructure Development Pvt Ltd said, “As all golf connoisseurs would know, in the entire history of professional golf, the prize amount for the ‘hole in one’ has never been greater than the prize money of the entire tournament. We at Homestead, are yet again passionate about associating with another sport in a unique way, striking a new chord in the minds of all Golf lovers.”
“It’s a remarkable moment in the history of Golf where for the first time ever our Company, Homestead is bringing in Home in One, a refreshing concept, for an Ace in Golf, by setting up the prize amount to an exciting and record-breaking high,” added Shrivastava.
Manish Sharma, Managing Director of Panasonic Marketing India welcomed the involvement of Homestead as it ensured the continued success of the Panasonic Open India.
“We are delighted to be associated with Homestead and appreciate their support in helping us to make valuable additions to the tournament and make it more exciting for everyone,” said Sharma.
‘In its third year of Panasonic’s title sponsorship, Panasonic Open India Golf tournament is an extension of Panasonic’s involvement with professional golf in Asia. It was a huge success last year and we hope to see similar success this year as well,” added Sharma.
The third edition of the full-field Asian Tour event tees off on Thursday and promises to showcase the region’s best golfers in action as they vie for top honours.
The local charge will be spearheaded by Jeev Milkha Singh, Asia’s number one in 2006 and 2008 as well as Anirban Lahiri and Digvijay Singh, winners of the Panasonic Open India in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
Former Ryder Cup star, Oliver Wilson of England will be aiming to replicate his European form on Asian soil and will be among the contenders from the cosmopolitan field that also include Thailand’s Boonchu Ruangkit and Bangladesh’s Siddikur, who has already enjoyed two top-five finishes in six starts this season.
The top-three players at the Panasonic Open India will be extended invitations to the Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open, sanctioned by the Asian Tour and Japan Golf Tour Organisation, in Osaka, Japan in September.
The Panasonic Open India will be beamed live throughout four days on the Asian Tour Media’s global television platform which reaches over 200 countries and 650 million homes.
About the Panasonic Open India 2013
The Panasonic Open India, sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), will return for its third edition from April 4 to April 7. Local hero Digvijay Singh will defend the title at the US$300,000 event held at the Delhi Golf Club. The Asian Tour event will be title sponsored by Panasonic India Pte Ltd and supported by Incredible India, Ministry of Tourism and the Government of India. The Tournament will be played once again at the Host Venue Delhi Golf Club. Other sponsors include. Homestead (Platinum Sponsor) Crowne Plaza Today New Delhi Okhla (Official Hotel), Bentbrass (Official Apparel), Srixon (Official Ball), 4moles.com (Digital Media sponsor), GolfPlus Monthly (Magazine sponsor) and Inetol Headwear.
The tournament is organized and promoted by the Asian Tour. Get the latest news and tournament information on www.asiantour.com and www.4moles.com. You can also follow us on www.facebook.com/asiantourgolf and www.twitter.com/asiantourgolf
About Panasonic India
Panasonic makes available in India its wide range of consumer electronics and home appliances like LCD & Plasma TVs, DVD players, home theatre systems, cameras, camcorders, car audio systems, air conditioners, washing machines, refrigerators, microwave ovens, automatic cookers, vacuum cleaners and the like. The Company has a workforce of about 12,650 in India and estimated to do a turnover of Rs 10,000 crore in FY 2012. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand in India, please visit http://panasonic.co.in.
About Homestead Infrastructure Development Pvt. Limited
Homestead is a Real Estate player pioneering branded boutique residences and a trend-setter in creating valuable ideas through human architecture that, act as a market differentiator for the Company thereby, creating a new benchmark for the real estate industry.
Homestead Infrastructure Pvt. Limited is an Associate Company of Homestead UK and was incorporated in October 2011 in partnership with Best Foods for its ‘MST’ project. After achieving the 4 Million Square Feet of Development Target in NCR, it plans to enter the North aggressively in Amritsar, Chandigarh and others
Homestead will cater to real estate, cutting across all segments of lifestyle, creating differentiation through its concepts and connect with customer’s at the most primal level. However, each project of Homestead, will have a much defined segment which would be catered to. Homestead has embarked on a vision to expand its business in India, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh. Its India operations functions out of Gurgaon, Haryana, which, serves as the regional headquarters for South Asia. Inspired by the concept of Human Architecture, Homestead with the help of its international expertise envisages to create a future where people will live, work & play in the spaces which will enhance their quality of life.
About the Asian Tour
In 2013, the Asian Tour will celebrate a momentous milestone with its 10th season. As the official sanctioning body for professional golf in Asia, the Asian Tour leads the development of golf across the region, enhancing the careers of its members while maintaining a commitment to the integrity of the game. The Asian Tour, through its membership of the International Federation of PGA Tours, is the only recognised pan-Asian professional golf tour in Asia. This unique feature positions the Asian Tour at the pinnacle of professional golf in Asia; providing its events with Official World Ranking status. Tour Partners include Abacus (Official Apparel Partner), BlackBerry (Official Communications Partner), Canon (Official Imaging Partner), Inetol Headwear (Official Headwear Supplier), Saxo Capital Markets (Official Statistics Partner), Singha Beer (Official Beer), Srixon (Official Ball), Starwood Hotels and Resorts (Official Hotels and Resorts) and Rolex (Official Timekeeper). The Asian Tour has offices in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Also, visit us at www.asiantour.com, www.facebook.com/asiantourgolf, www.twitter.com/asiantourgolf, www.youtube.com/theasiantour and www.weibo.com/asiantourgolf