“It feels good to bring the sport back” – Shubhankar Sharma

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Two-time, European Tour winner, Shubhankar Sharma, to play in the ‘Champions for a Cause’ charity event on July 11 at Delhi Golf Course.

Note the date, Saturday, July 11th, when four Indian sport stars, namely, Kapil Dev, Murali Kartik, Shubhankar Sharma and Gaganjee Bhular, will come together to play a charity event at the historical Delhi Golf Course, to help raise money for the COVID-19 relief efforts.

The fundraising event, titled Champions for a Cause, is being organised by golf administrator Dilip Thomas in support of the COVID-19 relief efforts by the NGO Magic Bus , and will be played on July 11. According to the organisers, the event will follow the government guidelines in place at the time in terms of spectators and players. It aims to raise over Rs 1 crore in support of the NGO. The match will also feature a set of on-course challenges to raise additional charitable funds.

23-year-old Shubhankar Sharma is a two-time winner on the European Tour and has been ranked as high as 68 in the world. “It feels good to bring the sport back. We, sportsmen, are entertainers in the end. So, whatever we do, it is all for the spectators. So when you get to play for a cause like this, it always feels special,” he says.

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