Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Continuing her brilliant form, golfer Amandeep Drall grabbed the lead with a score of six over 77 after the first round of the 12th leg of the Hero women’s professional tour here on Wednesday.
The Chandigarh golfer carded bogeys on the fifth and ninth holes, along with a double on the eight. Her lone birdie came in the front nine on the seventh hole.
Her back nine comprised of bogeys on the 12th, 13th and 16th holes as she finished with a score of six over 77 after 18 holes.
Trailing her in second position was Pune’s Shweta Galande, with a score of seven over 78 after 18 holes. Shweta’s card included a lone birdie on the eighth hole and bogeys on the first, third, fourth, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th holes.
Kolkata’s Neha Tripathi and Delhi girl Ankita Tiwana are currently tied third with identical scores of eight over 79 after 18 holes.
Neha had a tough day as she carded bogeys on the first, fourth, fifth, ninth and 14th holes and a double on the third while Ankita’s card included birdies on the seventh, 10th and 15th holes and bogeys on the fifth, ninth 11th, 12th 13th 16th and 17th holes. She also carded a triple on the eighth hole.
Among others, Delhi’s Mehar Atwal and Bengaluru’s Sharmila Nicollet are tied fifth while Ayesha Kapoor and Nikki Ponappa are currently joint seventh with identical scores of 10 over 81 after 18 holes.
Delhi’s Trisha Sunil is placed ninth with a score of 11 over 82, followed by Kolkata’s Siddhi Kapoor and amateur Suchitra Ramesh tied at 10th position with a score of 13 over 84 at the end of round one.