Home > Magazine > ChaiTime > Good Sports: SISTER SHARES EXCITEMENT OF MASTERS DEBUT

 

Good Sports: SISTER SHARES EXCITEMENT OF MASTERS DEBUT

Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai Email Compiled/partly written by Melvin Durai
May 2018
Good Sports: SISTER SHARES EXCITEMENT OF MASTERS DEBUT

Shubhankar Sharma, a 21-year-old golfer from Chandigarh, made his debut in a major championship last month when he appeared in the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Though he missed the cut by two shots, scoring 77 and 74 in the opening rounds, merely playing in the Masters was a dream come true for Sharma. His 16-year-old sister, Vandini, accompanied him to Augusta and wrote a first-person account of the experience for The Associated Press.

Vandini recalled the excitement of receiving a package from the Masters, containing the formal invitation to Shubhankar.

“A memory was pulling itself loose in my mind, of being 6 years old and stepping into the shower to discover the mirror fogged up with water vapor,” she writes. “The previous, 12-year-old occupant, my Bhai, had squiggled in cursive letters, ‘The Masters,’ above a trophy titled ‘Shubhankar.’”

On visiting Augusta National’s majestic grounds, she writes, “A general whiff of elegance lingers everywhere you go. I’ve sat on oak benches ten times my age. I have pretended to calmly hover as Tiger Woods walked by ten feet away.”


Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.
[Comments? Contributions? Please email us at melvin@melvindurai.com. We welcome jokes, quotes, online clips, and more.]



Enjoyed reading Khabar magazine? Subscribe to Khabar and get a full digital copy of this Indian-American community magazine.


  • Add to Twitter
  • Add to Facebook
  • Add to Technorati
  • Add to Slashdot
  • Add to Stumbleupon
  • Add to Furl
  • Add to Blinklist
  • Add to Delicious
  • Add to Newsvine
  • Add to Reddit
  • Add to Digg
  • Add to Fark
blog comments powered by Disqus

Back to articles

 

DIGITAL ISSUE

09_18_Cover_Generation-1.5.jpg
 

 

eKhabar

Sign up for our weekly newsletter
eKhabar

Click here    

 

Alpharetta-CVB-Ad_Khabar-Banner-2x2_09-2018.jpg

Krishnan Co WebBanner.jpg

SERVITIX.gif

DineshMehta-CPA-Banner-0813.jpg  

Raj&Patel-CPA-Web-Banner.jpg 

Prime Travels.com_new banner 5.10.18.jpg

SDK small banner 7-16.jpg