Chittagong Open begins March 21

Sports Correspondent

13 March, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Chittagong Open begins March 21

City Bank Managing Director and CEO Sohail R K Hussain and BPGA President Asif Ibrahim along with other officials and organisers are seen during a press conference at Hotel Sonargaon in the capital on Monday.

The 2nd “City Bank American Express Chittagong Open-2018”, an international golf tournament which will commence from March 21 and will conclude on March 24 and will be held at Bhatiary Golf & Country Club (BGCC) in Chittagong.

The tournament is co-sanctioned by Professional Golf Tour India (PGTI) and Bangladesh Professional Golf Association (BPGA) and approved by Bangladesh Golf Federation (BGF). This is for the 2nd time that an international golf tournament is being organised at BGCC.

The prize money for the four-day tournament is Taka 50 lakh. A total of 126 golfers from home and abroad will take part in this professional tournament.


City Bank American Express is the title sponsor of the tournament and it is co-sponsored by KY Steel and BSRM. The official airlines carrier is Regent Airways. The other partners of the tournament are Ispahani, Pran and The Avenue Hotel & Suites. SONY Ten Golf will broadcast the tournament from the port city.

A press conference in this regard was held on Monday at Pan Pacific Sonargaon in the capital.

City Bank Managing Director and CEO Sohail R K Hussain, City Bank AMD Mashrur Arefin, BPGA President Asif Ibrahim and Riz Events Chairman Rizwan Bin Farouq, BGCC Media Committee Chairman Major Emdadul Islam (Retd), Regent Airways Chief Commercial Officer Hanif Zakaria and BSRM Lead Branding & Market Outreach Abul Hasnat were present at the press conference.