Sihan receives – Commending resolution passed by House of Delegates & Senate

WHEREAS, Sihan Sandhu, of Ashburn, won the U.S. Kids Golf 2016 World Championship at Legacy Golf Links in Pinehurst, North Carolina, shooting a record-breaking 23 under par; and

WHEREAS, Sihan Sandhu bested his closest competitor by an unbelievable 17 shots in the boys 10-year-old category, setting world records for lowest three-round total and margin of victory at a world championship; and

WHEREAS, Sihan Sandhu has won golf competitions on the local, national, and international level, including twice winning the U.S. Kids European Championship in Scotland, winning 13 regional and national invitational events in U.S. Kids Golf, and winning the Middle Atlantic Section of The PGA of America events against golfers three years older than he; and

WHEREAS, playing competitive golf since age six, Sihan Sandhu is known as the hardest-working golfer at 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, where he practices every day; his talent is developed by coaches Adam Harrell and Nick Guyton, and his father, Ruby Sandhu, who serves as his caddie; and

WHEREAS, dedicated, passionate, and hungry for knowledge, Sihan Sandhu’s work ethic, intelligence, love of the game, and support from his family are what set him apart as one of the best golfers his age in the world; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Sihan Sandhu on winning the U.S. Kids Golf 2016 World Championship; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Sihan Sandhu as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for his phenomenal record-setting performance.