– Amit Luthra is a chartered accountant while he is not on a golf course.
– Luthra was the leading Indian golfer for a long time, the number one and skipper of the Indian team for the good part of two decades.
– Luthra started playing golf at a very young age. His father was an air force office stationed in Kanpur, and an avid golfer. He introducing Amit to the game during early childhood.
– Amit represented India in the 1982 Asian Games, winning the famously celebrated Gold Medal in Delhi.
– Luthra is an Arjuna Awardee and also won the Golf Championship at Pehelgam.
– Amit suffered a big setback in 1993, when he had to endure a slip disc, which affected his progress as a professional golfer.
– One of India’s top golfers, Ashok Kumar caddied for Luthra, a factor that influenced his development as a golfer of repute in India.
– Luthra is also the founder of “The Golf Foundation”, a Delhi-based organisation that helps underprivileged golfers with equipment, training and funding.