Coaches play the role of a guide in every sportsman’s life. They are an integral part of their life. Coaching helps to build a positive mindset and boost the transfer of knowledge from the coach to the individual. And after learning from the best coaches you only become the best. Here we are talking about the best golf coaches in India, who enhances the game of the young and talented golfers by their experience, and gave them a stage where they can conquer the golf course by just reminding the tips of their coaches.
1) Jesse Grewal
- Subhankar Sharma [Recieved Arjuna Award for Golf]
- Gurbaaz Mann and Irina Brar [National Champion]
Place (lives in ) :Chandigarh
- Director of the National Golf Academy of India
- Director of Chandigarh Golf Academy
Jesse Grewal has been a golf enthusiast since college. He is a master of golf and coached the talented Shubhankar Sharma, who makes our country proud all over the world with his brilliant technique, which he learned from Mr. Jesse Grewal. He also nurtured talents like national champs Gurbaaz Mann and Irina Brar. Mr. Jesse Grewal is currently the Director of the National Golf Academy of India and Chandigarh Golf Academy, Chandigarh.
2) Romit Bose
Romit Bose is the most famous and one of the best golf coaches in India. He is a certified teacher and has headed ten successive Junior Training Programmes at the Delhi Golf Club. Bose coached Karanjit Singh, Amardeep Singh Malik, Himmat Singh Rai, and a caddy-turned pro-Ashok Kumar.
3) Vijay Divecha
- Anirban Lahiri (286th OWGR), S Chikkarangappa (2nd PGTI), Udayan Mane(5th PGTI)
Place :Ahmedabad, Gujarat
- Teaching Staff of THE INDIAN NATIONAL GOLF ACADEMY;
Over the past two decades, Vijay has dedicated his life to raising, mentoring & coaching the next generation of talented golfers in India. Divecha has worked with Anirban Lahiri, who is currently at a 286th position in the Official World Golf Ranking; he also coached S Chikkarangappa & Udayan Mane, who is at the 2nd and 5th position respectively, at the PGTI current standings.
4) Nikki Ponnapa
- Professional Golfer
- certified golf coach
Nikki is Bangalore based-sports enthusiast and a role model for her students. Introduced to golf by her father when she was 14-15 years old, Nikki Ponnapa is a Professional Golfer and a certified golf coach; she is always there with her players in all the situations and helps them to sort their problems about the game.
5) Brandon De Souza
- Rahul Ganapathy, Gaurav Ghei and Shruti Khanna.
- full-time coach
Brandon started his professional career from 1982, and in 1991 he turned a full-time coach. The Indian Golf Union sent him to Florida in 1993 and 1996, where he learned under the world’s most respected golf coaches David Leadbetter. After learning from the legend, he then coached the talented Rahul Ganapathy, Gaurav Ghei and Shruti Khanna.
These coaches are the real gem of the game of golf. From Anirban Lahiri to Shubhankar Sharma, they gave our country the precious golfing stars. We as golf lovers thank these coaches as they set a guiding path for the young aspiring golfers so they could become a champion one day by just following that path.