New Delhi, March 15, 2023. Continuing her efforts to promote women in sports, Mastercard today hosted a specialized workshop for aspiring women golfers with iconic Indian golfer Shiv Kapoor. Titled Mastercard ‘Golf Clinic’, the seminar was held on the sprawling greens of the Delhi Golf Club, where Kapoor interacted with 25 young players and gave them a comprehensive overview of the game.
Out of 25 entrants, five players were selected through a social media contest organized by Mastercard exclusively for aspiring female golfers. Mastercard’s ‘Golf Clinic’ is part of its larger efforts to strengthen the Indian sports ecosystem and encourage young women players to excel in golf.
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During the event, Kapoor led a knowledge sharing session for the players and guided them on proper posture, technique and equipment to improve their game. He then took them to a driving lesson where he showed them how to putt the golf ball.
“India has given the world some of its best golfers. I am excited to continue my partnership with Mastercard and work closely with the next generation of golfers. While interacting with the young players, I was pleasantly surprised to see how talented and dedicated they are to the game. I am sure that Indian golf has a bright future,” he said Shiv Kapoor, leading Indian golfer and Arjuna Award winner.
“Mastercard is committed to supporting women to play the sport they love. The company marked the start of the new year with a successful Cricket Clinic for aspiring women under-19 cricketers with former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Through such priceless experiences, Mastercard is constantly striving to strengthen the sports ecosystem in India by inspiring young players,” he said. Manasi Narasimhan, Vice President and Head of Marketing and Communications, South Asia, Mastercard.
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