FULL NAME: Lakhi Swain
BORN: At Kolkata. Date not known (54 years by 2016).
FAMILY: Ramesh Chandra Swain (Husband)
HOME ADDRESS: IRC Village, Nayapally, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
HOME CLUB: Bhubaneswar Golf Club
CADDIES: Kuna Behera, Rabi Khuntia
RECEIVED COACHING FROM: Jagdish at Mumbai.
HANDICAP: 19 to 24 handicap
OTHER GAMES PLAYED: Swimming and badminton during school days.
* Emerged winner in 19 to 24 handicap category of Falcon Cup All Odisha Open Golf Tournament, held at BGC course in Bhubaneswar on December 24 and 25, 2016.
* Emerged winner in women`s category of the Indo-Nippon Cup Golf Tournament, which was organised by Embassy of Japan in New Delhi from December 2 to 4, 2016.
* Won ladies’ title and finished runner-up in 19-24 handicap group of the 12th Corporate Golf Tournament, which was organised by Bhubaneswar Golf Club at the BGC Course in Bhubaneswar on Nov 26 and 27, 2016.
* Won the top prize in 0-24 handicap category and the second prize in overall category of the 4th Visa Steel Women Golf Tournament, held at Tollygunge Golf Course in Kolkata from Jan 5 to 7, 2016.
* Won the ladies title in the Eastern India BMW Golf Cup International 2015, held at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club in Kolkata on Oct 4, 2015.
* Made a successful international debut by winning the title ladies category of the 6th Ballantine`s Team Am Golf Challenge, held at Jakarta, Indonesia, from Sept 8 to 10, 2015.
* Won the ladies’ title in the Konarka Cup Golf Tournament at 120 Infrantry Battalion course in Bhubaneswar on March 2, 2014.
* Won the ladies’ title in the 36th Jubilee Golf Tournament of Gulmuri Golf Club, held at Jamshedpur on February 22 and 23, 2014.
* Finished runner-up in 0-22 handicap category of the Tollygaunge Golf Club Ladies Open Championship held in Kolkata from January 7 to 9, 2014.
* Finished runner-up in the 3rd BPGC Open Ladies Amateure Golf Championship, held at Chembur in Mumbai from December 3 to 5, 2013.
* Emerged winner in ladies` category of the CII Invitation Golf Cup at Bhubaneswar Gulf Club course in Bhubaneswar on Nov 23, 2013.
* Won the title in the ladies category of the Commander Cup Golf Tournament at 120 Infantry Battalion Golf Course in Bhubaneswar on Nov 18, 2013.
* Emerged champion in her first tournament (Konark Golf Tournament) at 120 Battalion, Bhubaneswar.
* Finished runner-up in Silver Division of the Western India Ladies Open Amateur Golf Tournament at Mumbai Presidency Golf Club at Chembur in October, 2011.
* Emerged champion in the 34th Jubilee Golf Tournament at Gulmuri Golf Club in Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) in March, 2012.
* Won the title in the 17 to 24 handicap category of the BGC Season-ending Tournament at BGC Course in Bhubaneswar on June 10, 2012.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
* Took to golf in the year 2004 to fight loneliness, which was caused after her children went abroad for education.
* Among her three brothers, Partha Biswal led Howrah district cricket team, Chetan Biswal was an athlete and Late Shreekrushna Biswal was a cricketer.
* Lakhi is the eldest child of Prahallad Biswal and Chandramani Biswal of Garoi village, Naugaon block, Jagatsinghpur district.
PROFILE FIRST UPLOADED: November 10, 2011
PROFILE LAST UPDATED: December 26, 2016