At 34, she is celebrating her first pro-am win at Satish Memorial Trophy. Nikki Ponappa of Bangalore left her plush corporate job to pursue her love for golf and turned pro in 2008. She is yet to achieve a big success in pro golf but she likes to keep her focus on the broader good golfing experience. Nikki shares her life and times around golf with Rajlakshmi Retesh at golfingindian.com.
Nikki Ponappa won the inaugural Satish Tandon Memorial Pro Am, organised by the Women’s Golf Association of India (WGAI) yesterday at the DLF Golf & Country Club in Gurgaon. “This win has come at a time when I really needed a boost, and my confidence to be reinstated that I can make it!” Nikki told golfingindian.com.
It was nothing short of pure joy to see a 22 year old hold her composure and grit and come out victorious at the recently concluded Hero Women’s Pro tournament conducted at a most beautiful golf course in the Kashmir Valley, the Royal Springs Golf Course in Srinagar.