Ileana D’Cruz at The Louis Philippe Cup Celebrity Pro-AM Tournament
A star studded event celebrating the elegance, class and status that is synonymous with the brand and the sport.
The Louis Philippe Cup which has always associated itself with sports and sportsmanship, hosted the Celebrity Pro-Am event at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club, Chembur, Mumbai.
The third edition of the prestigious tournament saw the participation of celebrities such as cricketers Kapil Dev, Syed Kirmani, & Murali Karthik, commentator Charu Sharma, standup comedian Papa CJ, the legend Milkha Singh, himself and Fashion designer Nikhil Mehra, among several other dignitaries. The team of professional golfers included three of the top five players on the Asian Tour Order of Merit – Anirban Lahiri (3rd), Siddikur from Bangladesh (4th) and Gaganjeet Bhullar (5th), among others – displaying the strongest ever line up of Indian and Asian golfers.
The nine city teams participating in this year’s tournament are – Navratna Ahmedabad, Puravankara Bangalore, TAKE Chennai, DLF Gurgaon, Jaypee Greens Greater Noida, AVT Kolkata, Dev-Ellora Laqshya Mumbai, Krrish Colombo and Shubhkamna Delhi. Professional golfers from all nine teams were seen leading a side of three celebrity armature players.
Post the tournament, the Celebrity Pro-Am Dinner & Prize Distribution was held at the Terrace Garden, ITC Grand Central, Parel, Mumbai, where celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment, such as Geet Sethi, Sikander Kher, Milkha Singh & Nikhil Mehra, among others, were seen adding grandeur to the event. The opulence of the event was further escalated with the glitz and glam of Ileana D’Cruz as the show stopper.
Mr. Jacob John, Brand Head, Louis Philippe, commented “The event was truly remarkable and Louis Philippe is proud to be associated with the third edition of this prestigious golf tournament.” He continued by asserting that “The infallible taste and class that the sport exudes is reflected seamlessly in the brand itself. The Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament represents a lifestyle that is distinctly opulent, epitomizing the nuances of Louis Philippe, a hearty congratulation to the participants.”
Winners: Ballantines Long Drive Challenge won by Murali Karthik- 281 yards
Louis Philippe Closest to pin won by A Bajaj
Turkish AirlinesLongest Drive won by Rajeev Kaul- 305 yards