Mumbai: Top Indian golfers Jyoti Randhawa, Gaganjeet Bhullar and Chiragh Kumar would be seen in action in the Crompton Greaves Open starting at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club here on Wednesday.

The prize money in the fourth season of the tournament has been increased to Rs one crore from Rs 80 lakh last year with the winner getting richer by Rs 16,16,500 and the runner earning Rs 11,16,500.

The field consists of 124 players, including four amateurs and seven internationals.

"The PGTI returns to Mumbai for the 2011 Crompton Greaves Open with one of the strongest player fields in the season. We expect some exciting golf as the top players fight it out for the Rolex Player of the Year award," said PGTI Director Padamjit Sandhu at a press conference here.

Chiragh is currently leading the Rolex rankings having won the BILT Open and posting eight other top-10 finishes.

Speaking on the occasion, Randhawa said he loved the course and was hoping to do well here.

"It’s a good tournament to play in. There is a big prize money. The golf course is in good shape," he said.

"It’s a big event. Anyone can do well here. I just want to stick to my game and do well here," Chiragh said.

(Agencies)