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Team & Contributors

Indrajit Bhalotia, CEO

Ace golfer turned coach, Indrajit Bhalotia is the CEO of Golftrade and also Director of Protouch Sports. He is the winner of 5 P.G.A. India titles. He coached the Indian Junior Team for The Asia Pacific Championship, 2005-2008. He is an “A” certified coach from the European PGA Teaching Centre, Italy. He had been trained at ISSA, USA, in Sports Conditioning and holds a Degree in Sports Psychology from SNHS, UK. He is also a Staff teacher of the National Golf Academy of India.  He is India’s most experienced golf coach and currently runs his academy throughout Calcutta and in Shillong.

Pramit Maity,  Editor

Pramit Maity, Event and Media Manager in Protouch Sports Management Pvt. Ltd is a post graduate in Sports Management from Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management. He has successfully managed the Event Operations in the 116th Amateur Golf Championship of India and the India Vs South Africa Golf Test Series along with the IGU. He has also managed the Royal Premier Golf League, the Tolly Cup, the Tolly Monsoon Cup, the Golf for Hope Tournament and the BMW Golf Cup International Tournament under Protouch. Previously he has worked with the Indian Premier League 2016 as the Sponsorship Coordinator. He was a part of IDBI Kolkata Marathon 2016 Event Operations Team.

Aruna Prasad, Sports Nutritionist

Aruna Prasad is a qualified Nutritionist & a Gold Medalist in MSc. Food Science and Nutrition. Her spectrum of clientele includes Actors, Sportsmen, Child Athletes, CEOs of MNCs, Political Leaders, IT Professionals, Children with Eating Disorder to list a few. She has done multiple LIVE shows on Rainbow 101.3 FM, News 9, Udaya TV etc, on demystifying common food fads and giving realistic tips on weight loss, sports nutrition and lifestyle modifications. She is experienced in kid’s nutrition, nutrigenomics, pre & post bariatric surgery, weight management and clinical dietetics and has worked with multi-speciality hospital, wellness companies, sports nutrition clinics, diabetic clinic and lifestyle management centres earlier. She currently free lances along with consulting an online health and wellness start up portal. She also gives nutritional guidance to performance artists and martial arts-Kalaripayattu students.

Mary Cecil, Yoga Trainer

Mary Cecil is an internationally certified Hatha and Kundalini Yoga trainer. She was introduced to yoga 15 years ago at the Bihar School of Yoga Centre in Kolkata. Currently she is a senior teacher training & practicing in Bangalore under the tutelage of her guru Pradeep Sattwamaya. She is internationally certified from Yoga Alliance (USA). She is a Mysore Ashtanga practitioner presently pursuing her certification for the same.

Ranadeep Moitra, Fitness Expert

Ranadeep Moitra is a certified coach from the National Strength and Conditioning Association of America and has worked with the Indian cricket team, the Bengal cricket team and the East Bengal Football Club. He currently coaches the Indian golf team and is a Biomechanist for the IGU since 2015. He also owns a fitness studio in Kolkata named Endorphins-corrective exercise studio. He is also certified in strength and Conditioning Specialist [Certified by NSCA] and also holds Certificate of Completion as a golf Coach. (C.H.E.K Institute)

Hamza Yunus, Professional Coach

He is a Level 1 PGA Coach certified by the Professional Golf Teaching Association of America and is a Graduate from the Golf Academy of America. He is certified in golf training, golf rules, golf complex business operations along with management of the pro shop and practice range. He has an extensive experience in coaching, clinic supervision and club fittings. He has worked along reputed PGA professionals at clinics and training centres. He has also coached and mentored many trained juniors, amateurs and senior golfers. He is certified to train in V1 Pro software, experienced in using TrackMan Pro and several other training aids.

Rukmini Mehta, Professional Coach

Rukmini Mehta is an NGAI Class A teaching professional and is one of the two Class A professionals in East India. She is the Head Professional at the Protouch Academy and heads the Junior Program. She Teaches at the Tollygunge Club and the Royal Calcutta Golf Club. She has conducted several corporate clinics with various organisations along with running a continuous program for the improvement of club golfers. She also conducts coaching camps with caddy boys and underprivileged children. Many of her students play on the Feeder Tour and the IGU Junior Tour. Her student Tutul Ali has been ranked Top 5 in the IGU junior rankings.

Bharat Rajawat, Professional Coach

Bharat Rajawat is a CLASS B golf professional working in the administrative team and coaching at Protouch Golf Academy. Has conducted over 25 golf clinics for juniors, seniors, corporates, ladies and amateurs. Advises on equipment and club customization. Expert in analysing golf swing by various software tools such as V1 golf, technique, motion swing and TOMI putting analysis.