Bangalore: Keeping up with her consistent performance, Delhi Golfer Vani Kapoor proved her mettle today by winning her maiden title as a professional at the third leg of the Hero-WGAI Women’s Professional Golf Tour.
Vani Kapoor who showcased an extremely focused approach through out the tournament carded a below par score of one under 71 today finish with a total of 219 after 54 holes.
Kolkata golfer Neha Tripathi came from behind to finish as the runner’s up in the tournament trailing by eight shots after three rounds.
On a day when most golfers struggled due to heavy winds, Vani breezed through her round finishing as the only one on the field to score a below par round. She finished with her final round score of one under 71 with two birdies on the fifth and the ninth hole and a solitary bogey on the 17th hole.
Kolkata golfer Neha Tripathi, made a strong comeback today as she finished with a total score of 229 (77,77,73). Veteran golfer Smriti Mehra managed a third place finish with a total score of 229 (76,76,77) over 54 holes. Smriti had a tough day with bogeys on the first , fourth, ninth, 11th, 15th and the 18th hole, and a lone birdie on the seventh hole
Delhi golfer Nalini Singh Siwach finished 4th with a total score of 230 (74,80,76) while Chandigarh golfer Saaniya Sharma finished fifth with a total score of 232 (76,81,75) after three rounds.
Top Scores :
219: Vani Kapoor (71,77, 71)
227: Neha Tripathi (77, 77, 73)
229: Smriti Mehra (76,76, 77)
230: Nalini Singh Siwach (74,80, 76)
232: Saaniya Sharma (76, 81, 75)
By Indian Sports News Network