Born on March 29, 1998 in Bangalore, Aditi Ashok started playing golf at the age of 5. Since then there has been no looking back for the Indian professional golfer who was the first to play in the Asian Youth Games in 2013, Youth Olympic Games and Asian Games in 2014, and Olympic Games in 2016. The dream to play in the Olympics at the age of 5 began to take shape with her first national title at the age of 9 which set the ball rolling for the wins that followed in the later years.
Among the many accolades under her belt, are victories at the Ladies British Amateur Stroke-play Championship at Leeds in 2015; the Q School International Tour in 2015; the Hero Women’s Indian Open in 2016 becoming the first Indian to win a Ladies European Tour (LET) title; the Qatar Ladies Open in 2016; the LET’s Rookie of the Year award in 2016; Lalla Aicha Ladies European Tour in Morocco in 2016; and Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in 2017. In 2017, Aditi played in all 5 of the major tournaments and shone in both the ANA Inspiration (T-42) and the PGA Championship (T-29).
A regular on the Ladies European Tour and Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour, she’s made her presence felt with notable performances and achievements at the (2011) USHA Karnataka Junior, Southern India Junior, Faldo Series Asia-India, East India Tolly Ladies, All India Championship; (2012) USHA Delhi Ladies, USHA Army Championship, All India Junior; (2013) Asia Pacific Junior Championship; (2014) Eastern India Ladies Amateur, USHA IGU All India Ladies & Girls Championship; (2015) Army Ladies & Junior Championship, St. Rule Trophy, Southern India Ladies & Junior Girls Championship, and the Thailand Amateur Open.
Currently ranked 130 in the world, Aditi has her sight set on a LPGA win, and with the determination and talent that we know her for, that may be on the horizon.