Centenary Celebrations of Mercara Downs Golf Club to tee off today


Mercara Downs Golf Club, (MDGC) one of the oldest Golf Clubs in the country will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on December 12th & 13th 2014. Spread over two days, the celebrations will be presented by Cycle Pure Agarbattis.

Mercara Downs Logo

On the occasion of the release of the revamped logo of the club at Madikeri  I K Anil, Captain of  MDGC  said “This is a landmark achievement for the club and all it’s past and present members and office bearers. I am fortunate to be at the helm of affairs during our centenary celebrations, and I am certain that the next 100 years will see the club grow from strength to strength”

Elaborating on the association,  Arjun Ranga, Managing Director, Cycle Pure Agarbathies said, “India has tremendous talent and it is through greater participation from corporate that we can bring out the best in our country. We at Cycle Pure Agarabattis have extensively supported the game of golf through sponsorship and by organizing national level tournaments. The current association is an extension of our commitment of promoting the game.”

As part of centenary celebrations, the club will organize a MDGC Centenary Cup, The Sakhamuri Open Cup and NR Group Rolling Trophy for Stroke Play Net Champion. With trophies and give away worth 4 lakhs, this competition is expected to attract the best amateur golfers from South India. The event will be on invitation only.

Further, in line with the club’s constant endeavour to give a back to society and the underprivileged, a portion of the sponsorship raised from the event will be donated to the Kodagu Vidyalaya – Opportunity School which continues to help and improve the lives and future of ‘Differently abled’ children.

Apart from Cycle Pure Agarabathies, the title sponsors, the other key partners of the event are Platinum Sponsors. Murugappa group; Gold Sponsors – Muliya Jewellers, SLN Group, URS Cars Mysore – TATA Motors-Epson, Indian Overseas Bank, Travancore Coffee Company.

The Centenary Celebration programmes are as follows:

12th Dec., 2014

  1. Day 1 of the Mercara Downs Centenary Cup presented by  Cycle Pure agarabathies and the Sakhamuri Open 2014

13th Dec., 2014

  1. Day 2 of the Mercara Downs Centenary Cup presented by Cycle Pure Agarabathies and the Sakhamuri Open 2014
  2. MDGC Centenary Celebrations: Grand finale and Prize distribution
  3. Fashion show by Prasad Biddapa.
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