New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The 8th edition of the India Golf & Turf Expo (IGTE) — South Asias largest golf industry trade show — will be held on the April 26 and 27 at the Thyagraj Stadium. The two-day conference and Expo will bring national and international golf bodies and around 60 golf clubs on one platform to exchange ideas and chalk out the future path for the game in India.
One target of the industry is to achieve a revenue of Rs 100 crore through golf tourism in the next five years. The IGTE is promoted by the Golf Industry Association and is supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Incredible India.
Over 500 delegates representing global golf industry and various brands will be seen attending the IGTE 2019. The two-day event will feature conferences by eminent speakers, golf simulators for all visitors and delegates.
Over 60 golf clubs across India have confirmed their participation in the annual India Golf & Turf Expo 2019.
Prominent international authorities speaking at the IGTE include England’s Peter Walton, President & Chief Executive, IAGTO – The Global Golf Tourism Organisation – one of the world leaders in developing country strategies for Golf Tourism; Arjun Chowdri, Chief Innovation Officer, PGA of America ( which represents 40,000 professionals from the golf industry in USA), Australian Bruce MacPhee, Senior Consulting Agronomist, and Mike Orloff, Managing Director, Golf Industry Central (Australia).
The second day of the IGTE 2019 will feature a discussion on plausible business models for golf-related real estate development, which will also see attendance from star Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar.
The IGTE 2019 this season will also feature a unique art exhibition by wildlife and nature contemporary artist Gita Bhattacharjee.