Rising star Akshay Bhatia shares the most effective professionals he is performed with

Akshay Bhatia has already performed alongside a number of the finest gamers within the recreation.

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Akshay Bhatia is without doubt one of the future stars of golf.

At simply 21 years of age, Bhatia not too long ago recorded a career-best end with a runner-up on the Puerto Rico Open, good for $414,000 and sufficient FedEx Cup factors to earn Particular Momentary Membership on the PGA Tour. He may be younger, however the future is vivid for Bhatia.

Although he’s been a professional for simply three quick years, Bhatia has already had the possibility to play alongside a number of the finest gamers within the recreation. And whereas everybody is sweet within the pro-golf ranks, there are some skills that stand out greater than others.

“I’ve performed with Phil [Mickelson] rather a lot,” Bhatia stated on this week’s episode of GOLF’s Subpar. “Clearly he’s one of many best gamers of all time. His quick recreation is simply nuts. Completely nuts. A few of the photographs he can hit, it’s like mind-blowing.”

Mickelson is an apparent selection for most-impressive gamers within the recreation, however there was one other modern participant Bhatia additionally cited within the interview.

“I bear in mind I performed in Mayakoba the place Viktor [Hovland] gained,” Bhatia stated. “And I performed with him on Saturday, and he didn’t miss a shot. He bogeyed the primary gap and I believe he shot eight beneath. I used to be like, ‘This man is like, nuts.’”

For extra from Bhatia, take a look at all the episode under.

Zephyr Melton

Golf.com Editor

Zephyr Melton is an assistant editor for GOLF.com the place he spends his days running a blog, producing and enhancing. Previous to becoming a member of the group at GOLF, he attended the College of Texas adopted by stops with the Texas Golf Affiliation, Crew USA, the Inexperienced Bay Packers and the PGA Tour. He assists on all issues instruction and covers novice and girls’s golf. He might be reached at zephyr_melton@golf.com.

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