Friday, November 13, 2009

Sir Nick Faldo to create 18-hole championship golf course at Lavasa City

He has traveled jungles, surveyed forests, walked on seashores and traversed deserts and converted them into golf courses. Sir Nick Faldo, six-time Major winner on Thursday began a new venture of setting a golf course amidst Sahayadri mountain ranges in the backwaters of Panshet reservoir-the Lavasa Lake City.

"My first impression of this facility is spectacular and unbelievable. I hope I can create something as spectacular as this scenery is," Sir Nick said on his maiden visit to the Lake City where he will create 18-hole championship golf course on a 270 acre land. The golf course will be up and functional by 2013 on a playing area of roughly 150 acre as a cost of Rs 150 crore, informed Ajit Gulabchand, chairman of Lavasa Corporation.

Faldo shared his vision for the project. Having done close to 50 golf courses around the world in all continents, Faldo says it was his dream to set up one in India and when he saw the scenic beauty of Lavasa he decided to take up the challenge.

Two days ago he was at the Windsor Castle where the British Queen Elizabeth knighted him. Read More

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