Hyderabad Golf Association awarded the prestigious National tourism award as the ‘BEST TOURISM FRIENDLY GOLF COURSE” in India


The Hyderabad Golf course, a project initiated by
Telangana Tourism Development Corporation and Hyderabad Golf Association has been
awarded the National tourism award as the “BEST TOURISM FRIENDLY GOLF
COURSE 2018-19”. The award was given away by Shri Jagdeep Dhankar Vice
Presidentof India and was received by Mr. V. Srinivas Goud, Minister for Tourism,
Government of Telangana & Mr. T. Ajay Kumar Reddy, Captain of the Hyderabad
Golf Association in a ceremony held on September 27 th 2022 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
This is the third time that the Hyderabad Golf Association has received this prestigious
award. The Hyderabad Golf course a project initiated by the Telangana Tourism
Development Corporation and the Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) has set up an
International standard golf course and a Golf academy for development of Golf. HGA was
formed with the primary objects of encouraging, promoting and developing the game of golf
in Telangana. Situated at the historic Golconda fort, it is one of the finest heritage golf
courses in the world. HGA is also a proud recipient of the industry award as “BEST
HETITAGE GOLF COURSE” award in 2016.

Hyderabad Golf course is one of the unique golf courses in the world set in the heritage
precincts of Golconda. A Very well-manicured and maintained eco-friendly18 hole, par 71,
6225 yards golf course with aflood lit driving range & practice greens is a destination for
domestic and international tourists and a venue for major national & international golf
tournaments.Golf course is open to everyone interested in golf and is a cradle for future
champions and a destination for international golf events. It is a significant addition to the
social infrastructure, having put Hyderabad on the international golfing map.
On receiving the award, Mr. T. Ajay Kumar Reddy, Captain – The Hyderabad Golf
Association said, “It is truly a proud moment not only for the Hyderabad Golf Association
but also for the State of Telangana for receiving this recognition. It has been our vision to not
only promote the game of golf but also to give a major impetus to Hyderabad on the
International Golf Tourism Map. The fact that the golf course has become one