(Last Updated on : 25/08/2016)
Aman Raj is a young talent and a golfer haling from Patna
Early Life of Aman Raj
Aman Raj was born on 5th May in the year 1995. Aman Raj was born and grew up in Patna, Bihar. From his very early age, he decided to learn golf and he learnt it from his father, who is a coach of a golf course in Bihar, Shri Shashi Raj Sinha and his mother is Madhulika Sinha. He attended Kendriya Vidyalaya on Bailey Road.
Career of Aman Raj
Aman Raj is a part of the Indian Golf Team (U-19). While a student he played golf at the Patna Golf Club. He began learning golf under the guidance of his father Shashi Raj Sinha, a Certified Coach of National Golf Academy of India (NGAI), at the age of 3 years. At the age of seven he won the prize in Outstation Golf Tournament.
After graduating from high school, Aman Raj later attended Indira Gandhi
National Open University.
Career of Aman Raj in Junior National Category
Aman Raj participated in several Junior National Category tournaments including Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Mumbai. When he was eleven, Aman Raj participated in North-South-East and West Zonal Tournament Coimbatore, Mumbai
and was ranked 12th, 11th and 5th respectively. At age of 12, Aman Raj was named "Golfer of the Year" at the Patna Golf Club as the youngest "Golfer of The Year".
Career of Aman Raj in Junior National Categorized Golf Tournaments
At 13, Aman Raj played several Junior National Categorized Golf Tournaments organized by Indian Golf Union and received a National Level ranking. Aman Raj has the ranking in 9th position in Delhi and 8th position in Kolkata, West Bengal. At 14, Aman Raj played several IGU Tournaments and was ranked - 4th at New Delhi and Jaipur
and 5th at Gurgaon. Aman Raj won IGU Eastern India Junior at Kolkata, was second runner-up at Bangalore and Kolkata and runner-up at All India Juniors, Pune, Maharashtra.
Award Received by Aman Raj
Aman Raj was again declared "Golfer Of The Year" at the Patna Golf Club at the age of 14 and won many club level golf tournaments. Later, Aman Raj participated in the International Asia Pacific Junior Golf Championship, Bengaluru. He was ranked 6th (sixth) on National Merit List 2009-2010 in India. At 15, Aman Raj was runner-up at The Lalit National Inter School Golf Championship - New Delhi. He also hit a hole-in-one at the Southern India Junior Golf Championship, Bengaluru. In May 2012, 17-year old Aman Raj won Usha IGU Karnataka Open Junior Golf championship held in Bangalore. Aman Raj was placed fourth at the Par 72 Ryo Ishikawa World Junior Invitational Golf Championship held between August 1 and 5, 2012 at the Royal Meadow Golf Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. In 2013, Aman Raj continued to place highly in various tournaments in India. In 2015, Aman Raj was listed by the Indian Golf Union as the top ranking amateur golfer in India. That year Aman Raj took part in the Nomura Cup tournament. In 2016 he qualified to play in the PTGI tournaments and in April he played his first game at the Pune Open. Aman Raj competed in the Taifong Open tournament and the PGM Penang Championship.
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