Sport

A few years ago, I hung up my racing goggles thinking I’d love the leisurely pace of regular life. But having been a professional athlete all my life, I found myself craving the discipline of training and competition instead. One evening, I watched a film called “The Greatest Game Ever Played” and it inspired me to try golf. My sport has taken me around the world and it continues to do so. Here I share my sporting travel blogs and lessons for life through sport.

The Yas Links Golf Club, Abu Dhabi.

Yas Links:

Nestled on the western shores of Abu Dhabi’s popular entertainment destination Yas Island, Yas Links is an hour’s drive from Dubai and promises to test professionals, enthrall amateurs and excite beginners with its pot bunkers, unpredictable wind conditions and uneven fairways. 

The Els Club, Dubai

The Els Club:

I train at the Butch Harmon School of Golf, so the home course at The Els Club in Dubai Sports City, where the school is located is clearly one on my favourite lists as I play it most often while I’m in the UAE.

 

The Emirates Golf Club,Dubai

Going Fore it!

A few years ago, I hung up my racing goggles thinking I’d love the leisurely pace of regular life. But having been a professional athlete all my life, I found myself craving the discipline of training and competition instead. One evening,

Preparing to Win

When I was 9 years old, racing In Mumbai, my coach told me that I would never get over the nervousness I felt on the starting blocks, no matter how many times I raced. I didn’t believe him at the time, but looking back over twenty years of competitive swimming, I think, I have to agree with him. I was as nervous for my first race at 7 as I was for my last one at 27!

Entrepreneurship Lessons from an Olympic Swimmer

"I never got this far in my dreams", famously said pro-golfer, Bubba Watson on being asked how it felt to win the Master's Championship. Like Bubba, it is these dreams that wake me up every morning to go and train, keep me motivated on tough days to grind it out and keep me believing that someday this effort will help me wake up to living my dream and more!