India is a chaotic mix of sights, sounds and smells. A developing nation where old and new worlds collide and where haves and have nots coexist side by side. It’s a land of contrasts but probably not a destination that comes to mind when you’re thinking about your next golf vacation.
Did you know that the oldest golf course outside the UK is the Royal Calcutta, built in 1829 when the British ruled India? I didn’t get to play it, but I did spend seven days golfing my way around the ‘Golden Triangle’ soaking up the history, experiencing the lifestyle and meeting resort operators, entrepreneurs, golf pros and caddies dedicated to expanding the golf industry in India.
India’s history, culture and diversity combined with a burgeoning economy we will soon see India rated as one of the most exotic golf destinations in the world!
To read the entire article double click below or visit pages 58 to 60 of the Fall 2016 Issue of Travel Life Magazine.