Golf Premier League
Uttarakhand Lions is a franchisee of Golf Premier League, which was played at Amby Valley Golf Resort from 7th – 10th February 2013. UL team is owned by legendary cricketer Harbhajan Singh in association with Tushar Kumar (GTM Group) and NNI to take the game of golf to the next level. The team which has players like Darren Clarke (2011 British Open Winner), Thai Chapchai Nirat (World record holder) and Indian duo Mukesh Kumar & Shankar Das believe in victories and making new records. All four players of UL team played battle against 7 other teams from all across the world under the floodlights of amazingly beautiful Amby Valley and the event was live telecasted on Sony Six.
He is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who currently plays on the European Tour and has previously played on the PGA Tour. He has won 22 tournaments worldwide on a number of golf's main tours.
Chapchai is the son of a Thai national team golfer, and turned professional in 1998 as a fifteen-year-old. He won for the first time as a pro at the 2004 Genting Masters in Malaysia. He joined the Asian Tour in 2005.
He is a professional golfer from India who currently plays on the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), where he has won the Order of Merit on six occasions on the PGTI and on previous Tour's before that.
Having come to the course years back to work as a ball boy, Das not only clinched the McLeod Russel Tour Championship title, but also pocketed a prize purse of over Rs.23.77 lakh, besides leading the Rolex ranking.