Malaysia: Arjun Bhati wins in Kids Golf World Championship 2016

New Delhi [India], Dec. 22 : 12-year-old Arjun Bhati has outshined India in the Kids Golf World Championship 2016 in Malaysia defeating South Africa's Methu Denish to secure the first position.

In a competition in which 21 countries had participated, Arjun secured the top shot scoring two extra shots.

During the three-level final match, Arjun scored a total of 234 points followed by South Africa and Malaysia with second and third position with 236 and 239 respectively.

Elated with his success, the 12-year-old said, "It was great exposure for me to play with the international players of my age group.

I feel proud to represent India. I hope I will do a lot more for my country in the future." Commenting on his success, his coach Monish Bindra said, "I am extremely delighted and proud of Arjun.

He is an excellent player but he needs to be consistent with his performance for the future tournaments".

Arjun is a student of Greater Valley School, Greater Noida has been playing golf for about three and half years now.

He has played a total of 82 tournaments till date out of which he won around 69 of them. Out of the 82 tournaments that we won, he backed 69 first positions. He recently won the Albatross International Junior Golf Championship India 2016 and secured the first position.

Kids Golf World Championship is a special opportunity for boys and girls between ages 5 to 18 years to play in a world competition organised by US Kids Golf Foundation.

Source: ANI