Golfer Tvesa eyes another shot at glory in 17th leg of Hero WPT

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Noida, Nov 27 (IANS) Golfer Tvesa Malik, who has won four times in 16 starts this season on the Hero Womens Pro Golf Tour is all set for an encore as she tees up at the 17th and penultimate leg of the Tour here on Wednesday.

Tvesa, who has been having a dream season, will try and add to the four titles, even as she further extends her lead in the order of merit.

Her closest rival is Amandeep Drall, who trails her by just over Rs four lakh and forty three thousand. Amandeep has three wins, though she has played three events less than Tvesa.

The only other player to have won more than once this year is Gursimar Badwal.

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Returning to action after a long gap is Vaishavi Sinha, while Saaniya Sharma, who was injured for much of the season, will be looking to find some form towards the end of the year.

Diksha Dagar, who has in the past won on the Hero Women’s Pro Tour, despite still being an amateur will also be in the fray.

On the first day, Mehar Atwal will go out with Afshan Fatima in the first group, while Ridhima Dilawari plays with Ayesha Kapur in the second two-ball.

In the next group, Amandeep is with Smriti Mehra and Komal Chaudhary, while the fourth group has Vaishavi, Neha Tripathi and Gursimar. The second to last group has Khushi Khanijau, Saaniya Sharma and Tvesa Malik, while the last group features Millie Saroha, amateur Diksha Dagar and Siddhi Kapoor.

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–IANS

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