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Aarav (Aarow) Shah

Age:13

Height: 6'0''

Melbourne, Australia 

Anticipated HS Graduation: 2025

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Averaging 285 off the Tee, Aarav prides himself on both his strength and accuracy as a golfer. Competing since the early age of 6 years old, Aarav has traveled the world while mastering his game. Having played tournaments in Malaysia, India, Australia, Scotland, America, Malta and France has helped him become a well rounded and experienced golfer.

 

At the start of the pandemic in early 2020, Aarav  raised over $4000 with the help of his friends Vihaan and Yods. All the funds raised were distributed equally to the caddies from his local Golf club to help with lost wages due to C-19 shutdowns of the clubs. You can follow their fundraiser on instagram @care4caddies

 

Aarav continued to show his maturity by hosting an instagram live chat show called "Rapid Fire Q&a with Arrow" which allowed him to stay connected during the pandemic with friends he made over the past 8 years of travelling around the world while playing golf tournaments. You can view them on his instagram @arrow_aarav_shah_

 

Aarav will be playing in Prospects by Sports Illustrated’s Orlando Open in June this year!

 

 

Top Results:

2019 Won - USKids Malaysia Kids Golf World Championship, Malaysia (boys 12)

2019 Top 5 - SportsExcel AmBank Golf championships, Malaysia (Boys12-13)

2019 Top 10- FCG Callaway World Championship, USA (Boys 11-12)

2019 Runners Up- Albatross International Golf Championships, India (Boys 12)

2019 Won- Indian Golf Union NCR Delhi State Cup, India (Boys 11-12)

2018 Won- USKids Golf European Van Horn Cup, Scotland (Boys 10- International)

2017 Top 10 -CJGA World Challenge, USA (Boys 10)

2017 Won -USkids Golf Paris Golf Zone championships, France (Boys 10)

2017  Top 10- IJGA World Stars of Junior Golf, USA (Boys 10)

2017 Top 5 - USKids Golf European Championships, Scotland (Boys 9)

2017 Won - Australian Junior Age division Golf Championships, Australia (Boys 9)

 

Skills/Strengths as a Golfer: Hitting it long and straight  

 

Favorite Course You’ve Played At: DLF Golf and Country Club, India  

 

Goals for 2021 Season: Work hard at strength and conditioning, bring my handicap down (currently +0.6) and learn as much as possible through tournament golf in America, this summer!”  

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