Golf lovers can now head to the Gulmarg golf course in Kashmir which will be all set by this tourist season. The course will have world-class amenities and a promotional campaign will be also be initiated by the Jammu and Kashmir tourism department to attract international golfers.
Mr. Nasir Aslam Wani, Minister of state for Tourism, J&K who stressed the need to create infrastructural facilities to woo tourists to the State said: “Golfing has the potential to emerge as a major tourist activity in the State. Once golf courses at Pahalgam, Gulmarg and Sidhra become operational, we will be able to attract a totally new class of sports and adventure lovers to the state.”
The visits to Pahaglam and Gulmarg golf courses have been undertaken on the instructions of the Chief Minister Mr. Omar Abdullah, who heads the Task Force constituted for early completion of golf course projects in the State.