New Delhi: Usha International Limited, one of India’s leading household consumer durable brands, has been associated with the Junior Training Programme (JTP) of the Delhi Golf Club since 2006 with the aim of introducing golf to youngsters between the age groups of 8 and 17 years and discovering and nurturing talented juniors. This year’s JTP is slated between May 15 and June 23, 2017.
The 31st edition of the Junior Training Programme is divided into four camps (each of 10 day duration) starting May 15, May 25, June 4 and June 14, respectively. Under the guidance of well-known A Category coaches, Vikram Sethi, Nonita Lall Qureshi, Anjali Chopra and Jasjit Singh, every participating kid will be trained on the basics of the sport. As per their ability and knowledge about the game, camps are divided into three levels of ability - Advanced, Intermediate and Beginners.
Daily sessions of two-hour duration will cover all aspects of the game - Long Drive, Putting, Chipping, Bunker and Pitching as well as rules and etiquette. Each camp will conclude with a prize distribution ceremony where participants will be awarded according to age and ability across all disciplines.
Over the years, the programme has maintained an excellent track record of producing professional golfers. Well known golfers like Ashok Kumar, Rashid Khan and Gauri Monga have participated in this programme.
Speaking about the event, Ms. Komal Mehra, Events Head, Usha International said, “Usha is strongly committed to the development of golf in the country and thus continues to partner with the Junior Training Programme for golf with DGC for more than a decade now. The success and popularity of this template has given rise to many similar programmes across the country. Designed to introduce children to the game of golf, as well as attract those who do not otherwise have access to a golf course, this programme is open to both members’ children as well as non-members’.
She further added “With strong belief in the brand ethos ‘Play’, Usha has also been promoting sports amongst the youth by supporting ultimate Frisbee coaching programmes for kids in Chennai and Mumbai”
USHA has always been supportive of numerous sporting initiatives in the country like Ultimate Flying Disc, IPL, Football, Marathon, Ladies Amateur and Junior Golf, and Cricket for deaf. New age appliances from the company, like Cold Press Juicer, OTG, InfinitiCook Halogen Oven, On the Go Blenders also represent Usha’s commitment to promote an active lifestyle.