NEW DELHI: The surging Omicron variant of COVID-19 has led to a rash of golf tournaments being postponed across the country. 

For the Indian Golf Union (IGU) however, its focus is on successfully staging the upcoming $2 million Hero Indian Open, scheduled by the DP World Tour to run from February 24-27 at DLF GC, Gurgaon.

Meanwhile, the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour (Hero WPGT), which recently announced its first four events for the 2022 season, has postponed the first two at Pune GC and Aamby Valley Resort Jan. 12-14 and Jan. 19-21 respectively.

Sep 04, 2019 23:09
NEW DELHI: About the only constant that sports governance in India can lay claim to is that ad hocism rules and due process is only on paper. What else can explain the Sports Ministry's decision, for the FIFTH TIME, to extend the deadline given to the Indian Golf Union (IGU) to be compliant with the National Sports Code, or face de-recognition.  
Jul 13, 2019 15:07
NEW DELHI: After giving it a more than long rope, the Indian Olympic Association finally cracked the whip on an intransigent Indian Golf Union Friday, appointing a four-member governance committee to administer the sport in the country in the lead up to the Olympics in Tokyo next year.
Mar 02, 2019 16:03
NEW DELHI: With less than a month to go for the $1.75 million Indian Open, the sorry state of affairs within the Indian Golf Union, promoter of the the country's richest and most prestigious golf tournament, has come under the scanner.  The Hero Indian Open, co-sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours, is scheduled to run from March 28-31st at the DLF Golf & Country Club in Gurgaon.
Jun 07, 2018 14:06
NEW DELHI: The Indian Golf Union (IGU) incorporated the National Sports Code in its constitution after a fiery extraordinary general meeting (EGM) here Wednesday, The Telegraph reports. “We have successfully amended the constitution as per the demand of the sports ministry. However, it might take a few months before it comes into effect,” said outgoing president Wing Commander (retired) Satish Aparajit.
May 21, 2018 17:05
NEW DELHI: The Indian Golf Union (IGU) is divided over an EGM convened on June 6 to amend its constitution as demanded by the Sports Ministry, with a faction terming the meet ‘illegal’.  According to a report in Hindustan Times, this meet is essential in due to the Sports Ministry derecognising the federation since it failed to comply with the National Sports Code and holding elections. 
Apr 09, 2018 14:04
NEW DELHI: The Indian Golf Union, the governing body of the game in the country, is in a quandary after the IGU lost official status as a national sports federation recognised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, effective April 1.
Feb 27, 2018 15:02
KOLKATA: The Indian Golf Union (IGU) launched the East Zone Amateur Feeder Tour here Monday. Altogether 13 tournaments will be held between March 17 and October 6 on seven golf courses spread across West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.