Aditi Ashok (born 29 March 1998) is an Indian professional golfer born in Bangalore. She is a member of the Ladies European Tour as well as the LPGA Tour. Her Olympic Games debut at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She was selected for participation in the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and represented India in golf. She finished 4th. Life in the private
Aditi was born in Bangalore to Ashok Gudlamani and Maheshwari. She attended the Frank Anthony Public School, Bangalore and graduated in the year 2016. When she began playing golf at age five, there were just three golf courses available in Bangalore. If she showed an interest in the sport, she was taken by her dad to Karnataka Golf Association driving range. The father of her Ashok served as his caddie at the 2016 Olympics and their mother Maheshwari Ashok played the role of her coach in during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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Aditi Ashok All Biography:
|Real Name||Aditi Ashok|
|Profession||Indian Golf Player|
|Culb||Bangalore Golf Culb|
|Coach/Mentor||Bamby Randhawa (Former Coach)
Tarun Sardesai (Former Coach)
Steven Giuliano – Present Coach
Nicolas Cabaret – Fitness
|Date of Birth||March 29, 1998 (Sunday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||23 Years|
|Birth Place||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Hometown||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|School||The Frank Anthony Public School|
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx)||173 cm (in centimetres)
1.73 meters (in meters)
5’8″ (in feet inches)
|Weight (Approx)||57 Kg (in kilograms)
126 lbs (in pounds)
|Parents||Father: Pandit Gudlamani Ashok
Mother: Not Known
Aditi aged 12 competed for her first Asia Pacific Invitation tournament. At the age of Aditi was 13 years old, she was victorious on her debut professional tour. She was the winner of the National Junior Championship three times in a row, in 2012 2013, 2013. and 2014. In 2014, she was the holder of senior and junior titles simultaneously. She was the sole Indian golfer to play at the Asian Youth Games in 2013. Youth Olympics and Asian Games – both in 2014.
In 2015, she won the Ladies British Amateur Stroke Play Championship in 2015, she made the switch to pro on January 1, 2016.
She was the first and the youngest Indian to be awarded this award at the Lalla Aicha Tour School and was awarded their Ladies European Tour card for the season of 2016. The victory is also the first time she has been the youngest recipient of an Q School for an international tour.
Aditi was the winner of her first title in 2016’s Hero Women’s Indian Open with an impressive score of 3 under 213. In her victory, she was the very first Indian to take home the Ladies European Tour title. In a country that normally focuses in cricket, the victory attracted a lot of attention to the game of golf. The news of her win was on prominently featured on the cover of India’s most popular newspaper the Times of India and she was telecast nationally on television. She took home an additional victory two weeks later at the Qatar Ladies Open and was ranked second to the Order of Merit. She was awarded her the award for the Rookie of Year Award. ] She also earned an LPGA Tour card for 2017 through an event called the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
As of 2018, the player scored 17 cuts across 24 events and recorded two top 10 places. She scored a record-setting T6 performance during the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic (formerly Volunteers of America LPGA North Dallas Classic) and also tied her personal-best score of 64 in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. She finished the year with the lowest putting average in the LPGA.
In the year 2019, Aditi made 13 cut out of 22 LPGA Tour events, with her best season-ending finish of T13 at the CP Ladies Open. The year ended with a pair of second-place finishes at the Ladies European Tour.
2016 Olympic Games
In the the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Aditi was the youngest of golfers. She was 41st overall.
2020 Olympic Games
The year 2021 was the last time Aditi took part in India in the 2020 Summer Olympics in the women’s stroke play event, where she was ranked as the 200th best player globally. Aditi was fourth in the event with 269 points and 15-under par, which was two shots back of gold medalist Nelly Korda from her home country of the United States. After 54 holes Aditi was placed in position of silver medalist as well as in the running for a medal the majority of the fourth round.
- 2011 USHA Karnataka Junior, Southern India Junior, Faldo Series Asia – India, East India Tolly Ladies, All India Championship
- 2012 USHA Delhi Ladies, USHA Army Championship, All India Junior
- 2013 Asia Pacific Junior Championship
- 2014 Eastern India Ladies Amateur, USHA IGU All India Ladies & Girls Championship
- 2015 Army Ladies & Junior Championship, St Rule Trophy, Southern India Ladies & Junior Girls Championship, Ladies’ British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship, Thailand Amateur Open
Professional takes home wins
Ladies European Tour wins
- Hero Professional Tour Leg 1, Hero Professional Tour Leg 3 (both as amateur)