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14-year old Aman Raj, son of Shashi Raj Sinha and Madhulika Sinha of Patna, was declared the 'Golfer of the Year' by the Patna Golf Club for the year 2009-2010.

Playing 1 over the course (71) in the 37th Annual Patna Golf Championship, Aman grabbed the PKJ Menon Cup in a field of over 120 golfers from Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Delhi.

Aman currently ranks 6th in the nation in below-15 junior category.

With a series of accolades already in his bag at the tender age of 14, Aman recently became the runners up in the All India Juniors Golf Championship held between Dec. 29, 2009 and Jan. 1, 2010 at Poona Golf Club in Pune.

{gallery}newsimages/amanraj{/gallery}Other major accomplishments of Aman includes second runners up in Karnataka Open Golf Championship held at Karnataka Golf Association, Banglore in the May of 2009, Eastern India Golf Championship held at Tollygunj Golf Club in Kolkata between 10th and 13th November last year, and securing the second runners up in the Faldo Series Golf Championship held at Royal Calcutta Golf Club in Kolkata between 3rd and 6th November, 2009.

Aman started golf at the tender age of 3 under the guidance of his father Shashi Raj Sinha who is a certified National Golf Association of India (NGAI) golf coach.

Currently the only young golf player from the entire eastern zone to win so many laurels at such young age, Aman dreams of turning a pro and be able to play in national and international tournaments competing with stalwarts like Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and other world ranking players.