Pune, Feb 8 (PTI) Gursimar Badwal endured a topsy-turvy round but finished the second day with a share of the lead with overnight topper Neha Tripathi in the third leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour today.
Gursimar and Neha were tied at the top at four-over 146 at the Par-71 Poona Club Golf Course.
Gursimar’s adventurous round had seven birdies, six bogeys and one triple bogey and had only four pars. She played in the lead group alongside Neha and Saaniya Sharma and all three golfers in the lead group had a rough start.
Neha’s four bogeys and one double against two birdies saw her turn in four-over 39. On the back-nine she had just one bogey but no birdies for a final card of 76 that saw her drop to shared lead.
Saaniya opened with a double, ended with a triple and in between had four other bogeys and just three birdies. She carded 6-over 77 and was lying sole third at 149.
Afshan Fatima (72) had the best card of the day and was tied fifth with Tvesa Malik (76) at 150. Ayesha Kapur (78) and Trisha Sunil (79) were tied sixth at 152 while Sonam Chugh (79) was eighth at 155.
Smriti Mehra (77) and Siddhi Kapoor (78) were Tied-9th at 156.
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