Chandigarh. Hunar Mittal is a 13 year old , Class VIII, student of Gurukul Global School. She is a shining Golf Star, whose National Ranking (U-12) is 1. She has played many National and International Golf Championships andhas won many trophies and medals. She started playing Golf and got fascinated towards the game when she was 5 years old. She got the inspiration from her father. She has played around 104 tournaments ( National as well as International); so far.Undeterred by the clicking cameras, with the poise and confidence of a veteran, Hunar unabashedly answered all the questions put up by the Press people. On being asked that ‘How does she maintain balance between Sports and Academics – she replied that she plans everything and gives all credit of her success to her family, school and her friends who always support her in academics, whenever she is away playing tournaments. Raising a voice for ‘Female Empowerment’, she said that girls are no less than boys. They can also make their school, family and country feel proud if given equal opportunity and encouragement. When asked about how does she improve upon her game, she said being focused and concentrating on her own game rather than on what others are playing, has helped her in achieving success. Her target in life is to win a Gold Medal in Olympics. Her Golf coach Mr Gessi Grewal and fitness coach Mr Lovish have taught her how to remain focused and keep calm during all the difficult situations. She aspires to tread the path of Michelle Wie who is an American professional golfer and Shubhankar Sharma, a renowned Indian golfer, who are her Role Models. Principal, Gurukul Global School, Ms Urvashi Kakkar remarked ‘Children look up to her as a Role Model. She is an inspiration for all the young Globalites. Both excited and nervous for her World Tour, Hunar Mittal will be leaving for one and a half month trip to USA, to take part in the World Golf Championships. The four tournaments in which she will be participating are :
- Bridgestone Golf Tournament of Champions,2018
- IMG Academy Junior World Championship, 2018
- IJGA World Stars of Juniors Golf Championship,2018
- U.S. Kids Teen World Championship, 2018
Gurukul Global fraternity and the Press fraternity wished her ‘Good Luck’ for the upcoming event.