NR Group

NR Open Championship tees off today

Mysuru, December 15, 2018: NR Group, makers of Cycle Pure Agarbathies, is all set to host its annual open golf championship for the year, commencing from today.  Titled as “NROpen Championship”, the state level event is organized at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club, Mysuru on Dec. 15th and Dec. 16th. The organization that has diversified from agarbathi to aerospace, actively encourages various forms of sports across India.

Mr. Arjun Ranga, Managing Partner, NR Group inaugurated the Tournament by Teeing off today morning at 8 am. Present from JWGC were Mr. C. S. Ravishankar, President, JWGC, Mr. H D Thimmappa Gowda, Hon. Secretary, Dr. Venkatesh Joshi, Capitan, JWGC, Dr. S L Narayan, Hon. Treasurer, JWGC,Mr. B Ravindranath Reddy, Chairman, Tournment Sub-committee, Mr. A. Anantha and others.

The NR Open Golf championship is an open invitation event for golf enthusiasts. More than 200 golfers mainly from Mysuru, Bengaluru, Coorg, Chikamagalur, Ooty and Kodaikanalwill be participating in this two-day event. This year, the participants of this prestigious championship will compete in 17 categories, which includes.

  1. Stroke Play Gross
  2. Stableford Gross
  3. Stroke Play Net [Handicap 0 To 12]
  4. Stroke Play Net [Handicap 13 To 18]
  5. Stableford Net [Handicap 0 To 18]
  6. Stableford Net – Seniors [Handicap 0 To 24]
  7. Stableford Net – Juniors [Handicap 0 To 24]
  8. Stableford Net – Ladies[Handicap 0 To 24]
  9. Stableford Net – Juniors [Handicap 0 To 24]
  10. Stableford Net – Ladies[Handicap 0 To 24]
  11. Super Senior - [Handicap 0 To 24]
  12. Match Play Gross Singles
  13. Match Play Net Singles
  14. Match Play Net Doubles
  15. Match Play Senior Singles
  16. Nearest To Pin
  17. Longest Drive
  18. Straightest Drive
  19. Maximum No. of Birdies

Inaugurating the tournament,Mr. Arjun Ranga, Managing Partner, NR Group said, “NR Golf Championship is an initiative by the organisation to provide a platform for the golfers and encourage the game of Golf. Over the years, we have received a tremendous response and recognised various talents.  The tournament has become one of the most awaited events of the state and it feels great to see such kind of enthusiasm among the people for it.”

On the occasion, Mr. C. S Ravishankar, President, JWGC said that “The club is honoured to have the NR Group who extensively supported the game of golf through sponsorship and by organizing national level tournaments.  NR Open Golf Championship is a platform for the enthusiast’s golfers and also an encouragement to rural golfing talent”.

 Over the years, NR Group has become one of the leading companies to associate with sports in the country. Their continuous participation in sporting activities has resulted in exciting cricket properties like Red Alert, Third Umpire branding and Milestone branding. Their Dedicated and continuous focus of NR Group towards nurturing sporting talent has resulted in them being actively involved in the development of different sports like Cricket, Kabaddi, Golf and Tennis. They have been organizing golf tournaments of national repute at regular intervals in and around Mysore, offering aspiring sporting enthusiasts, a platform to hone their skills as well as to witness and learn from established professionals.

NR Group

The Mysuru-based NR Group was founded by Shri N. Ranga Rao in 1948. A true visionary and philanthropist, Shri. Ranga Rao created the ubiquitous Cycle Pure Agarbathies which has today become the largest selling agarbathi stick brand in the world. From a home-grown enterprise, NR Group has evolved into a successfully run business conglomerate with established presence in India and abroad. The Group has diversified into various business categories like manufacturing of functional air care products (Lia brand of room fresheners and car-fresheners), wellness home fragrance products (IRIS) under Ripple Fragrances and floral extracts (NESSO). The Group is committed towards its social responsibilities and fulfils them through its charity arm ‘NR Foundation’. NR Group today is managed by the third generation of the Ranga family. For more information on NR Group, please visit

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