UNIVERSITY of the South Pacific student Rohit Chandra will be the player to beat in the General Machinery-sponsored season opening event at the Ba Golf Club today.
Rohit has been in fine form recently and is following the footsteps of his brother Vikrant who is making a name on the New Zealand PGA Tour.
Xavier College teacher Asish Chand will pose a threat to Rohit.
DAV College student Sahil Singh is the favourite in the B grade.
The 17-year-old is one of the rising stars of the club.
He will be up against veteran Pradeep Chandra.
The battle in the C grade will be between Salesh Kumar and Dinesh Maharaj.
Club treasurer Rajeshwar Prasad said there was a big hype for the 18-hole tournament.
Prasad said attractive prizes would be at stake.
"The winner of the tournament will receive the Late Anil Kumar Singh trophy," he said.
"There are a few front runners for the title but upsets are bound to happen."
The tournament will tee off at 10am.