Anisha Padukone is an amateur Indian golf player born on 2nd February 1991. She is the younger sister of the actress Deepika Padukone. They have an age difference of 6 yrs. Her father, Prakash Padukone, is a former badminton player of international level. He has been awarded 'Padma Shri' for his contribution in sports. Her mother's name is Ujjala Padukone. Anisha completed her studies from the 'Mount Carmel Collage', Bangalore. She played different games like tennis, badminton, hockey and cricket. But it was golf that attracted her the most. She doesn't want to join the glamor industry like her sister. Inspired by Tiger Woods she started playing golf by the age of 12. As a daughter of a sportsperson (Prakash Padukone), she inherited the sportsman-spirit from her father. She trained under the guidance of 'Mr. Vijay Divecha', coach at 'Bangalore Golf Club'. Anisha won the top prize for “longest drive” in silver division. She also won the woman’s title in Bangladesh amateur open golf championship. She has participated in several all India amateur tournaments and many other national championships. Her aim is to be a professional golfer and go to USA on a golf scholarship.
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|Date of Birth||February 2, 1991|
|Place of Birth||Chennai, India|
|Full Name||Anisha Padukone|