In 2016, her rookie year on the LET, Aditi played in 13 events, had 7 top ten finishes and 2 wins. She won back to back at the Hero Women’s Indian Open and the inaugural Qatar Ladies Open. She also represented India at the Rio Olympics and played in her first major at the Ricoh Women’s British Open after winning the final qualifier. She finished the season ranked No.2 on the Order of Merit and won the Rookie of the Year title. She was also ranked No.1 on the LET Stats in Putting.
Aditi finished her amateur career as World No. 11 on the World Amateur Golf Rankings and started her journey as a Professional Golfer from 1st January 2016 as she secured a full card to play on Ladies European Tour. At 17, Aditi is the youngest to win Ladies European Tour’s Lalla Aicha Tour School with the lowest winning score of 23 under par in the event held in December 2015.
During her last year as an amateur she won the St Rule Trophy, Ladies British Amateur Stroke Play, 81st Singha Thailand Amateur and won a Silver Medal at the International European Ladies Amateur Championship.
She has 6 International wins and 17 titles including 5 Low Amateur finishes in LET and LPGA events. She won the regional qualifier for the sole spot to Sime Darby LPGA 2015 and became the First Indian to play the Sime Darby LPGA 2015 at KLGCC, finished as Low Amateur and Tied 42nd. She has won 2 WGAI professional tournaments as an amateur and is also the youngest winner of WGAI’s tournament in 2011 at 13 years and 5 months. She finished Low Amateur three times in the LET Hero Women’s Indian Open Golf in 2012, 2014 and 2015 at Tied 8th, Tied 14th and Tied 13th respectively.
She is the only golfer to have played the Asian Youth Games (2013) Youth Olympic Games (2014) and Asian Games (2014) and Olympic Games (2016)
Her maiden national win was at the age of 9 years and 10 months. She is a 3 time National Junior Champion for 2014, 2013, 2012 and is 2 time National Amateur Champion for 2014, 2011. She has also won 80+ national junior and amateur titles. She has played twice at World Amateur Team championships, Junior Open and Faldo Series Asia Grand Final, 4 times at Asia-Pacific Ladies Team Invitational Queen Sirikit Cup, 5 times at the Asia Pacific Juniors and a few others for Team India from the age of 12.
She also has a few course records to her credit:
1. Equalled the women’s amateur course record of 8 under par on the New Course, St. Andrews Links in May 2015
2. Set a women’s course record of 8 under par at Karnataka Golf Association, Bangalore in July 2015
3. Equalled the men’s course record and set a new women’s course record with her career’s lowest round of 10 under par on Samanah Country Club, Marrakech, Morocco in Dec 2015
Aditi started playing golf at the age of 5 and 1/2 years. She played her first round of 18 holes at the age of 6 years and 2 months. She is the only daughter to her parents Mash and Ashok and did her schooling at The Frank Anthony Public School. She loves watching movies and other sports, reading books and listening to music.