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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. Her other interests include her pets.

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.

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

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.

13. Basically, she kicks ass at life.

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


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