Women's Professional Golf Tour: Amandeep Drall takes lead on day two

Amandeep Drall 520Gurugram: Amandeep Drall carded an impressive round of four under 68 to take the sole lead on day two of the fifth leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour at the Classic Golf and Country Club here on Thursday.

Starting off, Panchkula's Amandeep faltered on the very first hole. She went on to card another bogey on the eighth hole, but birdies on the third, fourth and ninth helped her neutralise the damage in her front nine.

She got better as the day progressed and played a bogey free back nine, carding birdies on the 10th, 15th and 17th holes to finish with a total score of four under for the day and a total of 139.

Vani Kapoor and Gaurika Bishnoi were at tied second with identical scores of 141.

Delhi's Vani had a good start, carding a bogey free front nine with birdies on the fifth and sixth holes.

On the way in, she carded a bogey and birdie apiece on the 13th and 18th holes respectively to finish her round with a score of two under 70.

Overnight leader Gaurika carded birdies on the fifth, 12th and 17th, while dropping shots on the second, 10th and 16th to finish with an even par round.

Amateur Gurjot Badwal and Sharmila Nicollet are tied fifth with identical scores of 146 after the second round.

Gurjot carded birdies on the fifth, eighth, 11th and 15th, while dropping shots on the 1st and 16th. Sharmila carded a birdie less round, while dropping a shot on the 2nd.

Jaipur's Afshan Fatima is placed seventh with a total score of 147, followed by amateur Tvesa Malik in eighth position at 148 and Gursimar Badwal in ninth with a score of 149. Ankita Tiwana is at tenth position with a score of 152 after 36 holes.