(Last Updated on : 23/08/2016)
Shubham Jaglan is an Indian amateur golfer who won the Junior World Golf Championships in 2015. He is the child talent in golf and became the recipient of many awards. Shubham Jaglan is also World Record holder, under 9 in Classic Junior Open, 2012 and is recipient of the "NDTV - Emerging Player" and "Margdarshan" awards.
Early Life of Shubham Jaglan
Shubham Jaglan was born on 16th August in the year 2004. Shubham Jaglan was born in village Israna, Panipat district
. His father is a milkman by profession and his family practices Pehlwani. Shubham Jaglan is receiving his primary education in his village.
Career of Shubham Jaglan
A NRI named Kapur Singh started a golf academy in Jaglan's village. Shubham Jaglan was enrolled into the academy by his grandfather. Against the wishes of his family and despite the academy shutting down, Shubham Jaglan continued his practice on a small piece of land in his backyard. This land was cleaned by his father and converted into a green with three holes. Most of Jaglan's formative training was self-taught. Shubham Jaglan practices at the Delhi Golf Club and credits his parents and the club's support for his success. Also, his school Laxman Public School has played a big role in improving his language skills, which he clearly needs if he is to be a roving golfer. Shubham Jaglan claimed the IMG Academy junior world championship for the 9-10 age category in San Diego, it was not just another trophy on a burgeoning shelf. He has already won over 100 tournaments.
Support of Shubham Jaglan
Shubham Jaglan was later spotted by Delhi Golf Foundation that gave him annual scholarship of INR 2.0 lakh and a membership in the Delhi Golf Club, which in turn helped the father and son to relocate to Delhi
to continue his training.
Awards received by Shubham Jaglan
Shubham Jaglan has won over 100 domestic and international tournaments. Last year, Shubham Jaglan played in the competition for the first time, in the 10-year-old boys category. Shubham Jaglan finished runner-up, losing by a single stroke.
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