2nd Junior Golf training camp concludes at JTGC

JAMMU :  The second Junior Golf training camp, organized by Jammu Tawi Golf Course (JTGC) in collaboration with Directorate of Youth Services and Sports, conducted here today.
The camp had been con- ducted for the students from various government girl schools with effect from 7th to 30th October in which 20 female students of GGHSs from across Jammu partici- pated.
Pertinently, the first ever Golf Academy in Jammu was inaugurated earlier this year by Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, at JTGC Sidhra with a vision to promote the game of Golf making it more accessible for the UT youth.
The Golf Academy organ- izes this 20 day specialized
training program for students aged between 8 years to 18 years which focuses on learn- ing of basic skills to play golf with understanding of the rules and format of the game.
The training is being impart- ed by NGAI certified coach, Rohit Gupta.
Principal Secretary, Information and Higher Education, Rohit Kansal, was the chief guest on the vale- dictory ceremony.
Rohit Kansal along with Secretary JTGC, Manav Gupta, distributed certifi- cates among the student trainees.
Principal Secretary, while speaking on the occasion, emphasized the importance of such events to take the potential game of Golf to every desirous youth of Jammu & Kashmir. He appreciated the JTGC for
holding such skill develop- ment training programmes which will go a long way in promoting and propagating this famous game to a great extent. He also interacted with the trained youth and lauded their enthusiasm and devotion towards adopting and learning this game.
Manav Gupta said that
“More such training camps for the natural talent from the UT would be organized in a more serious and profession- al manner. Jammu Tawi Golf Course is willing and happy to lend all possible help to budding golfers of J&K enabling them occupy a spe- cial place in the world of golf sports.”