In 2009, official India qualifier for The World Amateur Golfers Championship (The most Prestigious Amateur Golf Tournament in the world) kicked off known as the “Karnataka Golf Festival”. Karnataka Golf Festival celebrates its 11th year with over 450 amateur golfers teeing off on the breath taking Karnataka Golf Association from 12th– 15th September 2019. This year The Karnataka Golf Festival is presented by Indo-MIM. Sara Futura Group bags the title sponsorship for the second year in a row. Karnataka Tourism continues to extend its support to the tournament. The other sponsors for the event are Columbia Asia, US Polo & Vooty Golf and the event is Powered by Britannia. The host venue is KGA. The Tournament is also sanctioned by IGU ( Sanction No: Rules 4-2g/22/2019/ 160), giving the tournament a national recognition.