The first ever Corporate Golf Championship was organized at the newly opened Golf Arena at Eco Park, Newtown on November 25, 2017. The event was organized by HIDCO in association with Salt Lake Sector V Stakeholders’ Association, Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA), WEBEL, and NASSCOM. Shri. Debasish Sen, Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of West Bengal, IT Dept. & Chairman HIDCO & NDITA, graced the event as the chief guest. Over the day, Shri. S. Radhakrishnan, President, Salt Lake Sector V Stakeholders’ Association, Mr. Nirupam Chaudhuri, Regional Head, NASSCOM (Kolkata), and other dignitaries visited the event.
The participation by over 150 corporates put the cold morning air of the 12 bay golf driving range in high-octane. The fully equipped golf area also has added facilities like lockers, shower rooms and cafeteria, and offers clubs on rent for players who would not bring their own.
The golf championship started from 6 in the morning. Some of the top corporates who participated in the event are Cognizant, TCS, IBM, Tata Steel, Yes Bank, Mahindra, IXIA, Infinity, SREI, Accenture, HSBC, SIDDHA, Atos, eRevmax, ONGC, Deloitte, Web Spiders, Tractors India, Godrej, mjunction, and Capgemini.
The winners – Mayukh Ray in the men’s category, Nikita Biswas in the ladies category, Anupama Dasgupta and Rajib Roy in the mixed double category, IG K S Sheoran in the veterans category, and PK Bhaumik in the beginners category were handed over certificates, trophies and gift hampers.
The event was supported by Tata Docomo Business Solutions, Mahindra, Raichak on Ganges, Sports Jam, Red Bull & India Bulls.
The entire championship was technically managed by Neil Law, Barnik Bardhan, Devjeet Syam and team.