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13 Reasons You Should Be Rooting For Golfer Sharmila Nicollet

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This is 24-year-old Sharmila Nicollet, India's top-ranked woman golfer.

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1. The Bengaluru resident is the youngest Indian golfer to qualify for the Ladies European Tour.

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2. She won her first tournament at the age of 14, by a whopping margin of 15 shots.

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3. She represented India at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, when she was just 16 years old.

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4. She turned pro in 2009, at the age of 18.

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5. Born to a French father and an Indian mother, the 6'1" tall athlete was also a state level swimmer.

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6. In addition, she's been into basketball, tennis and horse riding.

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7. She practices six hours every day and works out for another two, six days a week.

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8. And if that wasn't enough, she also does yoga.

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9. Her other interests include her pets.

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She takes care of fish, turtles and a whole entourage of dogs.

10. She's also hella interested in cars and custom modifies all her rides.

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11. And even with everything else in her super hectic schedule, she manages to keep track of pop culture.

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12. In addition to being the face of women's golf in India, she's been praised for bringing her amazing fashion sense into the sport.

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13. Basically, she kicks ass at life.

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People, if you haven't been rooting for her already... Why?

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