McDowell's Signature Celebrity Golf on 6 June

MUMBAI: McDowell's Signature Celebrity Golf is going to be played on 6 June on the scenic greens of the US Club golf course. The event has confirmed the participation of a host of celebrities from the world of sport, entertainment and the corporate world,says a press release.

Golf and glamour goes hand in hand. Popular star Mandira Bedi's participation in the second edition of McDowell's Signature Celebrity Golf,along with other celebrities and ace golfer Shruti Khanna reaffirms this fact.

According to Mandira, who is keenly looking forward to the event, "Sports has always been a favourite of mine. Golf, to my mind is synonymous with glamour thanks to the lazy elegance of the golfers and their stylish swings. I am looking forward to playing alongside some living legends like Allan Border during the McDowell's Signature Celebrity Golf. And of course, it's great to know that all the fun we have will be for the great cause of The Champs Foundation".

Mandira and Shruti sported the official McDowell's signature Celebrity Golf attire sponsored by Daks London, the official clothier for the event, on the occasion of the announcement. Three kits have been designed, one for the male players, another for the women players and the third for the caddies,confirms the release.

Ace golfer Shruti Khanna will be bringing to the event large measures of golfing skills. Speaking about the event, Shruti said that even professional golfing circles were excited at the prospect of playing in a field of achievers from various domains.

She said, "I have been approached by several golfers who are keen to take part in this event. McDowell's Signature Celebrity Golf is a great occasion for meeting up with a veritable who's-who from the world of sport, entertainment, and the corporate world. Golf really is a great leveller and allows all of us to participate on an equal footing. At last year's event, the winner's trophy was picked up by filmstar Madhavan from under the noses of several renowned golfers, including me!! So, who knows, one might even see Mandira laying her hands on the trophy this time."

This year's star studded line up also includes cricketing great and former Australian captain, Allan Border along with Rahul Dravid, Geet Sethi, Venkatesh Prasad, former Indian wicketkeepers, Kiran More and Syed Kirmani, model turned actress Nafisa Joseph, Manpreet Brar, Shobhaa De, Charu Sharma and golfer Digvijay Singh and from the corporate world, Neeraj Roy of, Romesh Sobti of ABN AMRO, Bob Hoekstra of Philips, Sanjay Sharma of Swarovski and Sanjay Krishnamurthy of BPCL.

UB Spirits Division controller marketing G. Balasubramanian said, "An event of this nature has multiple benefits. The great cause of the Champs Foundation, popularizing the sport of golf, providing a fun opportunity for people from across domains to get together and a great day of golf and glamour for spectators are just some of them. The response to last year's McDowell's Signature Celebrity Golf has been phenomenal and we look forward to a great day of golf and glamour in Mumbai on June 6".

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