When you play golf with Habitat for Humanity India, everyone wins – the golfers and most importantly the families we work at the grass-root level!
After an overwhelming response to the first edition, we hosted the second edition of this one-of-a-kind event - the Habitat for Humanity Charity Golf Tournament 2019.
Extending the spirit of sportsmanship and magnanimity he shows in the sports field to areas of social responsibility, legendary international cricketer Brian Lara inaugurated the second edition of Habitat for Humanity India’s Charity Golf Tournament at Willingdon Sports Club, Mumbai on 6th December 2019.
The tournament received an overwhelming response with 66 business leaders playing golf to support Habitat for Humanity India along with professional golfers Rashid Khan, Anil Mane and former Indian cricketers S. Badrinath and Ajit Agarkar. Shariq Kajiji won the tournament overall with the best overall net score, with Riaz Batliwala scoring the best gross score in the golf tournament.
R Gopal, Managing Director – Goodrich Maritime Pvt. Ltd. Ajith Sundaresh, Retd. Senior Finance Professional, Arjun Nowhar, Director and Regional GM Asia Pacific – Uber for Business, Rajeev Menon Board of Trustees, Habitat India and R. Ramakrishnan, CEO - Polycab used crowdfunding campaigns to raise over INR 16 lakhs for Habitat India, in support of low-income families in need of affordable housing, sanitation and access to water.
Did you miss out on our inaugural Charity Golf Tournament in January 2019? Catch a few glimpses of the tournament below.
Read more about Habitat India and our last year in the world of golf below!
Asian Tour Golf Stars Build with Habitat for Humanity India
On 12th March 2018 Asian Tour champions Shiv Kapur, Chiragh Kumar along with their wives partnered with Habitat for Humanity India to assist Munna Devi to build a home for her family in Begumpur, New Delhi. They were joined by 2015 Asian Development Tour (ADT) Order of Merit winner and Habitat for Humanity advocate Casey O’Toole of the United States.
Munna Devi is a mother of two daughters and one son. Widowed six years ago, Munna Devi is determined to give her children a better future. “We were touched by the support of our New Delhi and international visitors who helped build our home. We are eager to complete our new home and cannot wait to move in,” said Munna Devi with a smile on her face.
Upcoming Golf Tournaments
Habitat for Humanity Charity Golf Tournament 2021
Date: Sunday 10th January, 2021
Venue: Willingdon Sports Club, Mumbai