Sharmila Nicollet is an Indo French golfer from Bangalore, India. Nicollet pursued golf in 2002 at the age of 11. She won her first tournament at the age of 15. She is a former national sub-junior swimming champ with over 72 gold and silver medals won in state and national aquatic meets. Sharmila Nicollet is the youngest Indian golfer to qualify for European Tour. She is the second Indian to earn a full card on the Ladies European Tour. She has represented India at the Asian Games at Doha 2006 and in Asia Pacific Junior Golf Tournament, the Malaysian Open and other international tournaments. She was also the youngest Lady Golfer to win the All-India Ladies Amateur Championship in 2007-2008.
Nicollet turned professional in 2009 when she was 18 years old. Nicollet won the 2009-2010 Order of Merit and then five further events to finish on top of the 2010- 2011 Order of merit. She finished as the top Indian golfer at T23, Hero Honda Women's Indian Open. Nicollet was the champion of the Hero-KGA tournament in 2012. Even as a such a young player, she managed to record impressive statistics in her profile.
World Amateur Golfers Championship tees off at KGA, Bengaluru
Toyota Karnataka Golf Festival is the official India Qualifier for the World Golfers Championship in which 5 Winners from 5 different handicap categories (0-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20 & 21-24), will participate as a team at the World Golfers Amateur Championship. The 21st World Golfers Championship will take place in Belek, Antalya, Turkey from 28thNovember to 5th December 2015, with over 200 Amateur Golfers from 40 Countries participating over 4 rounds of competitive golf in Turkey. The World Golfers Championship World final is played over 72 holes, stroke play, with handicap adjustments after each round, giving all a fair and equal opportunity.