Indian Golf Union

MUMBAI: The Indian Golf Union (IGU) and Bridge Federation of India (BFI), both among the national sports federations (NSFs) that have been given a December 31 deadline to hold elections or face derecognition, have opted to conduct their respective polls online. 

For the record, the Union Sports Ministry has given federations the option of casting ballots physically or conducting elections online and the IGU and BFI are the only ones so far to have opted for this route, New Indian Express reports.

Nov 10, 2020 14:11
NEW DELHI: The much-delayed  annual general meeting of the Indian Golf Union (IGU) will take place here on November 22. The main point on the agenda is completing the election process which could not be completed at the previous AGM in December 2018, following a court order, reports New Indian Express.
Jul 03, 2020 18:07
NEW DELHI: Keeping the health and safety of everyone as top most priority in view of the current situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Golf Union, the national body for golf in India, Friday announced the cancellation of the Hero Indian Open 2020. The decision was made following consultation with the sanctioning partner, the European Tour. 
Jun 19, 2020 19:06
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has granted provisional recognition to the national governing bodies of golf, school games and rowing, following a review of its earlier decision. The development has come to light after the ministry filed an affidavit in the Delhi High court, PTI reports.
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.
Apr 27, 2019 13:04
NEW DELHI: The first day of the 8th edition of the India Golf & Turf Expo (IGTE) - South Asias largest golf industry trade show - saw the Indian Golf Union (IGU) and the Golf Industry Association committing to explore new horizons for golf in India.
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.
Feb 05, 2019 11:02
MUMBAI: In its annual renewal of National Sports Federations (NSFs) in the country, the Sports Ministry has not considered the validity of the Archery Association of India (AAI) despite the federation conducting fresh elections under a new constitution and the supervision of the Delhi High Court in December 2018, Press Trust of India reports.
Jul 16, 2018 15:07
NEW DELHI: Rishi Narain, former Asian Games Gold medallist won the Indian Golf Union's 48th annual All India Seniors Golf Championship in a sudden death shootout against thee-time senior winner Gangesh Khaitan in Greater Noida. Cricket legend Kapil Dev finished in third place at the Jaypee Greens Golf Resort, IANS reports.
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.