Stern test awaits golfers at Louis Philippe Cup in Bengaluru

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Bengaluru, July 30: A stern test awaits the 132 golfers when the Louis Philippe Cup, an Asian Development Tour (ADT) and Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) co-sanctioned event, gets underway at the Prestige Golfshire Club here on Tuesday. The four-day stroke play event will have official world golf ranking points also up for grabs. Measuring roughly 7,000 yards, the 18-hole championship golf course, which will provide a true test of golf for all participants. Talking about the Indian contingent led by two-time winner on the Asian Tour Rahil Gangjee, he will hope the trophy stays at home. It will not be easy for the likes of Rahil and company as this is the first time a pro event is being held at the course in five years and the layout has undergone considerable changes to make the going tough for slow adapters. IANS