NPGA Match Play from todayAll match play events will be played over 18 holes, except the final, which will be played over 36 holes.
Surya Nepal NPGA Match Play, the third event of the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2022-2023 season, will tee off at the Royal Nepal Golf Club on Tuesday.
Of the top 20 professionals from the order of merit of the season 2020-21, 16 golfers qualified and will compete in the event. The event will conclude on January 26.
Fourth seed Niraj Tamang, 14th seed Rajendra Thapa Magar, 16th seed Purna Sharma and 18th seed Tirtha Paudel will miss the competition.
All match play events will be played over 18 holes, except the final, which will be played over 36 holes.
The first round of the games will take place on Tuesday. The quarter-finals and semi-finals will be held on Wednesday and the final on Thursday.
Top seed Sukra Bahadur Rai will face 20th ranked Tanka Bahadur Karki; second ranked Bhuwan Nagarkoti will play against 19th ranked Sanjok Moktan; and the third-ranked Jayaram Shrestha will be up against the 17th ranked Krishna Man Shrestha.
The winner of the tournament will bag a purse of Rs60,000. The runners-up will receive Rs42,000 while the third-placed and the fourth-placed golfer will walk away with Rs32,000 and Rs24,000, respectively.