The 53rd edition of Hero Indian Open, India’s premier golf tournament, is scheduled to be held from March 09-12, 2017. The tournament, which was first held in 1964, carries an enhanced prize purse of US$ 1.75 million this year and will be played at the Gary Player course at the DLF Golf & Country Club in New Delhi for the first time.

Hero Indian Open 2017 will be tri-sanctioned by the European Tour, Asian Tour and Indian Golf Union for the third consecutive year.

Defending champion SSP Chawrasia, India’s highest ranked golfer Anirban Lahiri and all the top Indians will fight it out for India’s national open along with some of the leading names from the European Tour and Asian Tour.