first_imgKolkata, May 11 (PTI) Leading Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia will be sponsoring four promising children all in the 5-12 year age-group if they manage to qualify for the US Kids Golf World Championship in Pinehurst from August 3-5. For this, the SSP Chawrasia Foundation launched recently will conduct a golf trial of 120 kids at the RCGC tomorrow to select four kids to compete in the finale of the Milkha Junior Golf Championship in the fourth week of May. The winners of the season ending finale get an opportunity to represent the nation in the US Kids World & Teen World Championship at Pinehurst, NC, USA and if the Kolkata kids make the cut, SSP will sponsor them. “Its about giving something back to the sport, especially the underprivileged ones through coaching and sponsorship. I want to take the sport to the grassroots, theres immense talent,” the two-time Indian Open champion told PTI at RCGC. At the same time, Chawrasia will be busy in action in the European tour where he next competes at the BMW PGA Championship 2017 at Virginia Water in Surrey from May 25-28 as he will be eyeing to make the cut for US Open Championship. There will be 10-12 spots up for grabs as Chawrasia is eyeing to finish in top-10. I am working hard towards it, I will give my best shot,” he said. Meanwhile, Chawrasia said hes still waiting to get the Rs 30 lakh preparation money as promised by the government towards preparation for the Rio Olympics. “I was asked to submit documents again, which Ive complied. Ive got an acknowledgement as well. But its a lengthy process. Ive no idea when I will get this,” Chawrasia said. PTI TAP KHS KHSadvertisementlast_img

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