When Pratima Sherpa started playing golf as a child in Kathmandu, Nepal, she used a club made by her father from a tree branch. Now she is Nepal’s top female golfer and an inspiration to Tiger Woods. Photo: AFP When Pratima Sherpa started playing golf as a child in Kathmandu, Nepal, she used a club made by her father from a tree branch. Now she is Nepal’s top female golfer and an inspiration to Tiger Woods. Photo: AFP
When Pratima Sherpa started playing golf as a child in Kathmandu, Nepal, she used a club made by her father from a tree branch. Now she is Nepal’s top female golfer and an inspiration to Tiger Woods. Photo: AFP

Tiger Woods draws inspiration from Nepal’s top female golfer Pratima Sherpa in her quest to turn pro

  • When Tiger Woods read about Pratima Sherpa’s exploits in 2016, he arranged to meet her in Florida, where they went to the golf range and hit a few balls
  • The former world No.1 described the young golfer as ‘amazing’ and praised her perseverance, hard work and determination

Topic |   Nepal
When Pratima Sherpa started playing golf as a child in Kathmandu, Nepal, she used a club made by her father from a tree branch. Now she is Nepal’s top female golfer and an inspiration to Tiger Woods. Photo: AFP When Pratima Sherpa started playing golf as a child in Kathmandu, Nepal, she used a club made by her father from a tree branch. Now she is Nepal’s top female golfer and an inspiration to Tiger Woods. Photo: AFP
When Pratima Sherpa started playing golf as a child in Kathmandu, Nepal, she used a club made by her father from a tree branch. Now she is Nepal’s top female golfer and an inspiration to Tiger Woods. Photo: AFP
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