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Top Golfers to play at Louis Phillipe cup in Noida

Top Indian golfers, including Jeev Milkha Singh and Jyoti Randhawa, will star in the second Louis Philippe Cup which will have nine city-based teams competing for the Rs 1.2 crore prize cheque at Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida from February 13th to 16th. The nine teams are Silverglades Delhi, AVT Kolkata, Take Solutions Chennai, Puravankara Bangalore, DLF Gurgaon, DevEllora Chandigarh, Shubhkamna Noida, Navratna Ahmedabad and Jaypee Greens Greater Noida. Scottish Open Champion Jeev Milkha Singh will turn out once again for Shubhkamna Noida, while Anirban Lahiri, the 2012 Sail SBI Open winner, who finished 31st at the 2012 British Open Championship, will represent Puravankara Bangalore. Among others, three-time Indian Open champion and former Asian Tour No. one Jyoti Randhawa will plays for DLF Gurgaon and winner of the 2011 Singapore Classic Himmat Rai will turn up for Delhi in 2013, while India’s highest world ranking player, the 2012 Macau Open & Yeangder Tournament Player Championship winner Gaganjeet Bhullar, will join the Jaypee Greens, Greater Noida team. Apart from the star players from international tours who are sponsors picks on each team, the top 18 ranked players on the PGTI 2012 final order of merit are assured of a starting place on one of the nine teams. ‘It’s a fantastic format. A very high prize money is on the line and the idea of having different city teams competing with each other is something which will draw more fan-following into the game. I am really looking forward to representing Shubhkamna Noida again this year,’ said Jeev Milkha Singh.
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