Lawn Bowls: Festival aims to draw younger crowd to rejuvenate local scene

Lawn bowlers Khirmern Mohamad and 2019 SEA Games gold medallist Shermeen Lim hope to see more youngsters take up the sport.
Lawn bowlers Khirmern Mohamad and 2019 SEA Games gold medallist Shermeen Lim hope to see more youngsters take up the sport.ST FILE PHOTO
Bowls Singapore is trying to shed the stereotype by attracting more young players to the game.
Bowls Singapore is trying to shed the stereotype by attracting more young players to the game.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - Khirmern Mohamad, 51, is an avid sportsman and para-athlete who has dabbled in athletics, powerlifting, and sailing, but is fascinated by the cerebral aspect of lawn bowls.

"Other sports are more dependent on physical ability, but I want to challenge myself to think strategically. The mental game is a big part of lawn bowls, so for me it is more interesting," he explained.

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