Bengaluru: Fresh from her exploits in the Ladies Asian Tour, Vani Kapoor will look to keep the momentum going in the 8th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at Eagleton Golf Resort starting on 15th June. She finished tied 5th in the Hong Kong Ladies Master and will be eyeing the top position in the Hero Order of Merit as the Tour resumes after a gap of three months. The INR 6,00,000 event featuring 13 professionals and lone amateur Suchitra Ramesh will culminate on 17th June.
Delhi youngster Vani Kapoor is currently placed third in the Hero Order of Merit with total earnings of INR 4,46,200 in four appearances with three wins this season. However, she is expected to face a still challenge from the likes of Neha Tripathi, Amandeep Drall and Gursimar Badwal.
Neha Tripathi currently leads the Hero Order of Merit with total earnings of INR 4,93,433 in seven appearances and will look to secure her position atop the money list. The golfer from Kolkata has two wins to her name and will be eager for an encore. Kapurthala’s Gursimar Badwal, who claimed her maiden professional title this season, is placed fourth in the money list with total earnings of INR 4,38,200 and will be a force to reckon with at Eagleton.
Panchkula’s Amandeep Drall has played consistent golf in the last year and half and will try to keep up the good work. She is placed sixth in the Hero Order of Merit with total earnings of INR 3,51,534 in four appearances. Her lone win came at Oxford, and she will be keen to add to her tally. Other players in the fray are Chandigarh’s Saaniya Sharma, Delhi’s Mehar Atwal and Pune’s Shweta Galande.
The picturesque par 72 Eagleton Golf Resort is ready to play host to some of the finest women golfers in the country.