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Anitya teaches how to putt the ball

Prominent Golfer Anitya Chand on corporate games, LeasePlan and Golf.

india Updated: Jan 31, 2006 15:32 IST

Anitya Chand a prominent golf player in India has been a corporate instructor for quite a long period. He has participated in various tours PGA Asian tours, a member of the Asian Games Teams of the Indian Golf Union. He has also been a member of DLF Academy, where as a golf enthusiast he used to upgrade his knowledge in areas like golf swing theory, rules, golf psychology, and club fitting, as well as coaching kids.

He is now associated with LeasePlan, India’s largest fleet management company. Here are his uptakes on LeasePlan and Golf:

Do you think that this initiative by LeasePlan will bring the corporate together?

Yes, of course. It is a Fantastic initiative by LP to bring the corporates together, the whole purpose being to enjoy each others company as well as the game. Interactions between the M.D are generally across the board room but with the Golf Workshop, work takes a different beat all together.

Is the golf course a good place for business?

Definitely as the atmosphere is relaxed. You are in the golf course to relax and take a break. Golf is the answer to bring down eustress.

Who do you think are the legends of this game?

Every area has legends of its own-Jack Nicklaus in the 60's and 70's, Nick Farrodo and now Tiger Woods.

What do you think about the game of Golf?

It's a fantastic game to play. There is no age limit; every one can enjoy the game as there is no age restriction. The atmosphere is so relaxing; to me it's the greatest game.

Who is your current favourite student among the corporates?

Students are same to me; they all are my favourites, so I don't have current favourites.

What is the future of Golf in India?

The future of Golf is very bright in India . More and more people are taking to the game and the popularity of the game is growing amongst the youngsters. When the youngsters take to something then there is a future, a bright one. I am very optimistic about the future of Golf.

What do you think about the foray of Kapil Dev in the golf course?

He is a good player and he is a natural. He has picked the game really well.

First Published: Jan 31, 2006 15:25 IST