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Written by: Manvi Singh
8 years old, Ojaswini Saraswat won the Indian Golf Union Feeder Tour sub-juniors girls E category at the FRIMA Golf Course in Dehradun.
The two-day tournament had Ojaswini score 36 and 34 for a total of 2-under par 70, where the par score for 9 holes was 36. She hit four birdies and one eagle in the two rounds and won by a phenomenal 12 strokes lead from her nearest competitor.
Ojaswini trains under Arjuna Awardee Harmeet Kahlon and now leads the IGU Merit List in her girls’ category E. She is a student of Manav Rachna International School and also plays at the Chandigarh Golf Club Course.
Players as young as five years old competed with each other in the five-age categories in the 36 hole stroke play competition. It is the first time that the Indian Golf Union event was held in Dehradun with over 80 participating young golfers from all over the country, especially from Uttarakhand, Haryana, Delhi-NCR, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and Rajasthan.