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IGU to honour Aditi Ashok for  Euro success

07:45 PM May 31, 2019 | Free Press Journal Correspondant

Pune : The Indian Golf Union President, Anil Seolekar on Wednesday congratulated India’s teenaged prodigy Aditi Ashok for becoming the first Indian ever to win a Qualifying School golf event on any International Tour. He also added that the IGU will continue to expand its calendar and offer more opportunities for the Indian amateurs. The 17-year-old Aditi Ashok (23-under) emerged a winner by three shots in the five round European Tour’s Lalla Aicha Tour School Final Qualifier in Morocco. Her five rounds included a record-breaking 10-under 62 in the third round. “It is a matter of great pride for Indian golf and the Indian Golf Union that Aditi has come out with flying colours. Aditi is the perfect example of IGU’s policy of sending talented youngsters for international exposure,” said Seolekar.

“This year itself Aditi won tournaments all over including the prestigious St. Rules Trophy and the Ladies British Amateur Open Stroke play and also the Thailand Amateur. “Over the past five years, since she first hit national headlines as a talented junior, she has been winning titles and representing India, including at events like the Asian Youth Games (2013), Youth Olympics (2014), Asian Games (2014),” added Seolekar.

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