J&K has the potential to produce golfers of international standard, said Farooq Shah

“Kashmir is golfers paradise and our world class golf infrastructure  is not only equipped to organize world class golf tournaments but also can groom our youth to become golfers of national and international standard . “Secretary tourism Farooq Shah spoke this in a concluding address of caddies golf tournament in Gulmarg which was organised with the support of Gulmarg Gondola ,Gulmarg Development Authority and JK Tourism .The secretary  while lauding the role caddies in promoting and preserving the golf as a sport stressed that we should try to utilise the existing golf infrastructure of jammu kashmir to attract golf lovers of the country and abroad, at the same time our youth should learn the game to choose it as  a profession to earn name ,fame and accolades as our youth are born with gifted talent in such sports .Farooq Shah said that Honble Chief Minister has special place for Gulmarg and Pahalgam in his heart and we all have to work hard for realizing his vision of establishing the Jammu and Kashmir as the best tourist destination in the country . Farooq shah said that we will ensure to keep our golfers ,adventure lovers and rafters ,mountaineers busy to utilize the unexplored potential  for these  activities in the state of Jammu and Kashmir .The secretary  tourism distributed the prizes and mementos  to the participants and winners in presence of CEO Gulmarg Development Authority , AD tourism Gulmarg and other tourism officers and officials .