New Delhi, May 1: The 33rd Usha Junior Training Programme is set to kickoff from May 13 at the Delhi Golf Club, it was announced on Wednesday. Usha has been associated with the programme since 2006, wherein youngsters in the age group of 8 to 17 years are introduced to golf. The programme , which will continue till June 21 is a way of discovering and nurturing promising youngsters, the nature of the game teaches them concentration, focus, goal setting, conflict resolution, and leadership skills, lessons that serve them well beyond the greens.
Speaking about the event, Head - Sports Initiatives and Associations, Usha International Komal Mehra said, "By associating with the JTP, we hope to instil sporting spirit and values amongst the youth as well as promote young talent to enter the professional circuit. This aligns with the Usha brand ethos of “play” and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle".
Over the years, the Programme has earned a reputation of being the training ground of world class professional golfers including the likes of Shiv Kapur, Daniel Chopra, Rashid Khan, and Gauri Monga, who are past participants of JTP. 200 kids will be trained by well-known category A coaches including Ajay Gupta, Vikram Sethi, Nonita Lall Qureshi, and Jasjit Singh. Mr. Rohit Sabherwal, Captain, Delhi Golf Club says, that this is an initiative to promote Golf and ‘Catch them young’. (UNI)