Chennai, January 25, 2012: TAKE Solutions Ltd.,leaders in Life Sciences (LS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) products and The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) today announced that the Chennai pro golf team for the new nine-city IPL-style Rs. 1.2 crore Louis Philippe Cup will be led by Arjuna award winner Gaurav Ghei of Delhi.
He is supported by two times European Tour winner SSP Chowrasia of Kolkata who last week finished 24th at the Volvo Golf Champions. Winner of The Global Green Bangalore Open 2011, Srilankan golfer Anura Rohana finished 17th on the Rolex Rankings last term and is the third player on in the TAKE Chennai Louis Philippe Cup team.
Gaurav Ghei said, “I have a long affiliation with Chennai during my career and with the members of the TNGF-Cosmo club. Many of my Indian pro victories have come in Chennai and I do make regular visits to Chennai on personal and corporate relationships. Having SSP Chowrasia on the team certainly boosts our chances and with Anura Rohana, strong third player, we definitely can go in with a chance to win. I will be delighted to play for the TAKE Solutions Chennai team at the Louis Philippe Cup and will try to ensure we get a strong team to take on the powerhouses of Delhi, Gurgaon and other teams.”
Srinivasan HR, Vice-Chairman and Vision Holder, TAKE Solutions said “We were delighted to sponsor the Chennai team, as it was our home base and we have a strong network of investors and associates in the city who follow golf and will support the Chennai team. This inter-city team championship featuring all India’s top players will engage golfers more than ever. TAKE Solutions as an organisation has been closely associated with the game through our 7 year ongoing association with the TAKE Solutions World Corporate Golf Challenge - India which is India’s premier corporate team tournament encompassing almost 1000 top level corporates and businessmen through a series of six tournaments in the major metros followed by a National Final and the World Final. We would like to further strengthen our association with this great sport which is also heavily followed by our global customers.”
PGTI Director Padamjit Sandhu said, “Chennai has an active base of very passionate golf players at the various clubs and we welcome TAKE Solutions into the world of professional golf as they have been associated for many years now with the corporate side of the sport. TAKE should pick one veteran player to lead the team to inspire and lead younger team members to put up a good show.”
The Chennai pro team will be joined by three amateur players during the Louis Philippe Cup in March who will be selected through a series of club qualifying rounds at TNGF-Cosmo (TBC), Coimbatore Golf Club(Jan 28th) and Madras Gymkhana (Feb 5th). Each club will hold a one day tournament and the winning player, with 15 Handicap or better will also be on the TAKE Chennai team and will play alongside the professionals on the first two days of the tournament in Bangalore for a special Louis Philippe Pro-Am team Trophy.
With India’s top 18 golfers representing 9 cities: Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkota, Lucknow, Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad and Chandigarh, the Louis Philippe Cup has the toughest field has a stronger field than any tournament in 2012 and this will make for more exciting competition and nail-biting finishes.
About TAKE Solutions
TAKE Solutions, Ltd. [BSE: 532890 | NSE: TAKE] is a leading global business technology company with domain expertise in Life Sciences (LS) and Supply Chain Management (SCM). TAKE provides cost-effective and comprehensive solutions for enterprises across diverse sectors including pharmaceuticals, high technology, consumer packaged goods, oil/gas, and automotive. TAKE’s SCM product suite includes distinct technology with embedded IP that spans enterprise mobility, trading partner collaboration, and material tracking. In the LS domain, TAKE offers IP-based software and extensive knowledge-based solutions to enable efficient clinical, regulatory, safety and commercialization processes. TAKE has been recognized as a leader by IDC’s MarketScape Worldwide Life Sciences R&D IT Outsourcing for 2011. TAKE’s global headquarters is in Chennai, India; its U.S. headquarters is located in Princeton, New Jersey. TAKE has a proven track record as a trusted partner in delivering world-class solutions to more than 400 customers worldwide.For more information, please visit www.takesolutions.com
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