Interesting facts about young golfer Shubham Narain

Shubham hopes to see an improvement of Golf in India, with inclusion of the same in bouquet of sports for national quota.


Feb 9, 2017: At an exciting time for Indian golf, Shubham Narain is among a crop of upcoming golfers who promise to carry the Indian flag high for many years to come. At 18, Narain is already an accomplished golfer with a string of successes behind him.

In this special feature Golfing Indian brings you some interesting facts about this young golfer from Delhi.

  • Shubham Narain was introduced to the game by Shubhankar Sharma, who is one of the most promising Indian professionals on the PGTI and Asian Tours
  • Shubham was trained by Jesse Grewal and Jasjit Singh, who have done a fine job in shaping the game of this prodigiously talented golfer
  • Shubham admires Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth as the two biggest heroes in the game of golf
  • Shubham has represented the Indian amateur team with distinction over the past two years
  • Shubham was 9th in the grand finale at Mission Hills on the Faldo Series Asia in China
  • Shubham has won 8th Usha DGC Juniors Golf Championship 2014, jointly with Rohan Rana
  • Indian Golf Union nominated Shubham Narain to represent the country at the 9th Asia Pacific Junior Cup in Taiwan
  • It will be interesting to see if Shubham might turn professional this season – he finished tied fourth in PGTI Qualifying School 2017 to earn his card for the season
  • Even at a young age, Shubham has interesting ideas for the improvement of golf in India
  • Shubham wishes that more sponsors come forward to support the game and its governing body, the Indian Golf Union
  • Another important step forward in Shubham’s opinion is a thriving environment of inter-school competitions to strengthen golf in India
  • Shubham believes that young athletes should avoid falling into the trappings of distractions and focus on their pursuit to achieve success
  • Shubham wishes to see golf also gain inclusion into the bouquet of sports that form part of the national quota in sport


-with inputs from Anand Datla

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