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Bridgestone headlines Nirmayan Golf Tournament to raise funds for NGOs

Parag Satpute, Managing Director Bridgestone India, Udayan Mane, Team Bridgestone Member and Olympian , Rajiv Datar, Professional Golfer and Founder Nirmayan Foundation

Pune: Bridgestone India, part of the Bridgestone Group -a global leader in tyres and rubber, building on their expertise to provide solutions for safe and sustainable mobility, announced on Wednesday the title sponsorship of the 4th edition of Nirmayan Charity Pro-Am Premium Golf Tournament.

The Company is committed to creating a meaningful difference for communities through serving society and strategically focuses on three key priority areas of People, Mobility and Environment for its CSR initiatives. Besides sponsoring this event, the Company has also provided support of Twenty-Five Lacs Rupees towards the causes identified through this association.

“At Bridgestone, we believe in serving society through our quality product offerings as well as by extending our support to important issues and causes. Bridgestone’s association with this tournament is guided by this commitment. We are pleased to associate with Nirmayan for the second time and we are glad to be able to contribute towards these noble causes and bettering lives of communities around us. “said Mr Parag Satpute, Managing Director, Bridgestone India

The Golf tournament will be held at The Poona Club Golf Course on Saturday, April 2. Another highlight of the event will be the auctioning of the personal sporting effects of Olympians, PV Sindhu, Mary Kom, Udayan Mane, Anirban Lahiri and Indian Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

The proceeds from the event will go to the Indian Cancer Society and Yes! We Can and Mudita Foundation.

This year’s tournament will see 100 players (25 Professionals, 75 Amateurs) participate in the tournament along with star golfers Shiv Kapur, Shubhankar Sharma, SSP Chawrasia, Chikkarangappa, Rahil Gangjee, Rashid Khan, Khalin Joshi and more, who have represented India in the international arena as well as the Olympics, along with Bridgestone India’s brand ambassador Udayan Mane.

“Nirmayan’s association with Bridgestone has given us a good boost and I would like to thank Mr Satpute and the team for their continued support. This association will also enable us to raise substantial funds which will be used for the benefit of the Indian Cancer Society, Mudita Foundation and Yes! We Can organizations. I am also thankful to have the support of India’s best pro golfers for this noble cause.” – Rajiv Datar, Nirmayan Founder and Professional Golfer.

The tournament is a modified Texas Scramble, which involves 1 Pro and 3 Amateurs. After all, four team members hit their drives, the best player’s ball of the four drives is selected. The other three players pick up their balls and move them to the spot of the best drive. The second shots for all four players are played from that location. This process continues until the ball is holed.

Mudita – An Alliance for Giving is a Pune-based registered trust established in 2016, conceived with the idea to bridge the gap between well-intentioned & philanthropically-minded donors and deserving & needy beneficiaries.

Indian Cancer Society is a non-government, non-profit, national organization for awareness, detection, and providing cure and treatment for cancer patients in India.

Yes! We Can is a registered non-governmental organisation working for the Independent Living of Persons with Disabilities.

Written by
Sanjay Jadhav

With over ten years of comprehensive experience in print and online media, I create content on various beats which include Sports, Motorsports, Business, Features, Travel, Manufacturing, and Automation, reflecting a broad spectrum of expertise.

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