While Kashmir has rich potential for all types of tourists in the recent past the government has focused on golf to promote it as a world class destination.
Recently the government of Jammu and Kashmir said that for the next two months they will organize many golf tournaments in kashmir and it would be a nice promotion for this place for the golfers.
Already many golf tournaments have been played at the Royal Springs Golf Course in Srinagar and the golfers have also praised Pahalgam and Gulmarg for their golf turfs.
Recently the government said that in the current year more than seven golf tournaments of national and international standard are lined up for next two months which includes the prestigious PGTI-Pro tournament which is expected to witness participation of around 126 top golfers of the country and abroad.
A senior government official said that niche tourism in Jammu & Kashmir is picking up with heritage, adventure, golf etc being on the enquiry list of prospective tourists. This year, he informed, a record number of trekkers and adventure lovers have visited Jammu & Kashmir. A vigorous advertisement campaign is being launched by the Department all across major cities of the country.