Hero Women's Indian Open 2016

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Name of the Event
Hero Women's Indian Open 2016
11th - 13th November 2016
DLF Golf & Country Club (www.dlfgolfresort.com)
DLF Phase 5, Gurgaon 122009
Tel No: +91 124 4525200
Email: contact-golf@dlf.in

Tournament Contacts
LET Tournament Office:
+91 9971636819 (Joao)
Tournament Director:
Joao Pinto
email: Joao.Pinto@ladieseuropeantour.com
Phone: +44 7816 173 672
Event Co-ordinator:
Polly Clark
email: polly.clark@ladieseuropeantour.com
Phone: +44 7545 927 067
Player Contact:
Bandana Jha
email: hwio2016bookings@gmail.com
Phone: +91 981 186 2223
Tournament Structure
114 players
54-holes stroke Play
60 professionals and ties after Round 2
Prize Money:
USD 400,000
The field will be reduced to top 60 spots + ties after first 2 rounds (36 holes). The winning prize will be USD 60,000 unless informed otherwise.
Withholding Tax:
Entry Closing Date:
Wednesday 19th October, 1700 Hrs
Registration Fee, Date & Time:
INR 6,500 (Professional)
INR 4,000 (Amateur) On 8th & 9th Nov 0700 - 1800 Hrs

This tournament allows a player to play without caddie but with a pull-trolley by herself except for the last 6 groups following the cut (Or the last 10 groups if playing in 2 balls)

Caddie fees: Rs 1,800/- Per round (Tip Optional)
Booking: hwio2016bookings@gmail.com

Players requiring or bringing their own caddies are kindly asked to contact hwio2016bookings@gmail.com

Schedule of Events
Tues 8th Nov
Official Practice Days.Times will be published onsite, there will be no practice tee time booking.
Wed 9th Nov & Thurs 10th Nov
Tournament Pro-Ams: –There will be a shotgun pro-am both days at 7:30 am (Approximately 26 teams in each) Practice will be available in the afternoon, times to be released at a later date.
Fri 11th – Sun 13th Nov
Rounds 1-3
Estimated Finishing Time
(subject to change)
14:30 Sunday 13th November
Official Functions
Wednesday 9th Nov
Welcome Reception
Starting at 19:00
Dress Code
Smart dress trousers/dresses/skirts
Mandatory Attendance for ALL tournament competitors. There will be a buffet dinner and players may bring ONE guest
Wed 9th Nov & Thurs 10th Nov
Pro-Am Prize Presentations
Following each pro-am.

Players Hospitality

Dress Code
Category2: Golf Wear Mandatory Attendance for the top 3 teams, in each pro-am. All participants are welcome to attend.
Sun 13th November
Tournament Presentation

Next to 18th green (top 3 players and best amateur if made the cut)
Players Services
Car Park
Main Golf Club car park but players are recommended to use courtesy transport where possible. (Please request car parking pass in advance)
A Doctor will be onsite from Monday through to Sunday of tournament week. Doctor’s contact can be obtained from WGAI office.
Physio will be onsite from Tuesday 8th November and will operate in players’ locker room.
Bag Storage
Located underneath the pro shop, and will be open at 05:20 every morning.
Players Lounge & Catering
The players’ lounge will be located in the Hospitality Pavilion on the grass lawn to the left of the pro shop. Players Hospitality may be accessed by players, tour caddies and players guests (Credentials Required).

Breakfast : 06:00 – 09:30 (05:15 am from Friday)
Morning Tea: 09:30 – 12:00
Lunch : 12:30 – 15:30
High Tea : 15:30 – 18:30

Catering will be complimentary for players and Caddie Association members (not local caddies) from Tuesday –Sunday inclusive. NB Players Guest’s must purchase coupons to use this facility.
Travel / Transfers / Transportation
Transport Office:
Shuttles will operate regularly between the hotel and the golf club and vice versa.
Nearest Airports
Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi (DEL) – Approx 30 minutes to official Hotel.
Airport Transfers:
Transfers will be provided from New Delhi Airport ONLY. To book your transfers please contact hwio2016bookings@gmail.com.
Le Meridien Gurgaon, Delhi NCR Sector 26, M.G. Road, Gurgaon - 122002
(Delhi Gurgaon Border)
Additional Information

We are pleased to extend a complimentary trip to the Taj Mahal on Monday 7th and Monday 14th November, for all players and officials. On both days the tour will leave at approx 06:00 and return to the hotel at 20:00. Players departing on 14th MUST check their flight departure timings. Please email hwio2016bookings@gmail.com by Friday 30th September, should you wish to avail this facility.

Credentials: Players / Caddies are asked to carry their accreditations at all times and to adhere to security requests.

Currency: The currency in India is Rupees / INR (1 USD = 66 INR)

VISA: A visa is required to enter India, this may take some time to process so please make arrangements early.

ATM: There are ATM’s at the airport and money changing facilities available at the golf club at the start of the week. An ATM is also available at the venue, next to pro shop.

Fitness Facilities: There is a 24 hour gym located in the official hotel.

Food intolerances Please provide any food intolerances to event co-ordinator before entries close.

Thank You Letter

Champika Sayal
Secretary General, Women’s Golf Association of India

J. Narain
Advisor – Sports, Hero MotoCorp Ltd