Ang Tshiring Sherpa Memorial Golf Tournament, a golf tournament held in
memory of late Ang Tshiring Sherpa, Managing Director of Yeti Group of
Companies and a tourism entrepreneur, is scheduled to be held on March 6
and 7. The two-day event will be held at Gokarna Forest Resort, Nepal’s only
golf course with 18 holes. Considering the global pandemic, the event has
been divided two days to accommodate the large number of golf enthusiasts.
The tournament will be played in a stableford format with ¾ handicap over
Chief Security officer and Spokesperson of Yeti Airlines, Sudarshan
Bartaula, said that this tournament will be an annual affair with a vision to
promote Nepal as a golf destination. Late Mr. Sherpa was a pioneer in
promoting new tourism destinations in Nepal and source of inspiration for
young golfers and golf enthusiasts. “Yeti Airlines plans to make this
tournament more comprehensive and systematic in the years to come by
holding tournaments in different historical and tourist destinations from the
far west to the east of Nepal” said Mr. Bartaula.
The main winner of the competition will be awarded with a trophy and a
travel package worth Rs 500,000. Other winners will receive special travel
packages sponsored by companies and resorts operating through the same
group. These include Air Dynasty, Himalayan Airlines, Yeti Airlines, Tara
Air, Yeti Mountain Home, Moksha Resort, Gokarna Forest Resort, Kasara
Resort and Ker & Downy. The main organizers of the tournament are Yeti
Airlines and Gokarna Forest Resort. The entry fee collected from the
participants will be donated to a charitable organization.