Troon (Scotland), August 22
Debutant Tvesa Malik missed the lower by three photographs after remaining within the hunt for essentially the most a part of the day as she bowed out of AIG Women’s British Open together with compatriots Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar underneath powerful situations right here.
The 24-year-old Tvesa, taking part in her first Major, began late within the day at 8-over by which era it was recognized that the lower may go to 9-over and it will definitely did.
By then, the opposite Indians within the fray, Aditi Ashok (78-78) at 14-over and Diksha Dagar (79-78) at 15-over had exited the match.
Tvesa started beautifully in testing situations with a sequence of six pars after which birdied the seventh at which level she was 7-over. But three bogeys in a row on the activate the eighth, ninth and 10th put her on the block as she fell to 10-over.
A birdie within the last-eight holes and not using a bogey may have seen her by way of to the weekend however a double bogey on the Par-5 16th ruined her possibilities.
Still, it was an ideal expertise for Tvesa, who was solely one of many three to make the lower on the Scottish Open final week.
On Friday, when Aditi was confirmed as a recipient of certainly one of India’s highest sporting awards, the Arjuna, she lastly managed a birdie, her just one in 36 holes, on the Par-Three fifth. But she nonetheless missed the lower.
Diksha, who was additionally nominated for the award however missed out, had a birdie and an eagle on the Par-4 18th on the primary day and on the second she had no birdies.
Even as winds continued to howl, Swede Dani Holmqvist (71-70) was 1-under and solely participant underneath par. She led American Austin Ernst (72-71) and Sophia Popov (72-70) by one shot.
Behind them had been 5 others – former Hero Indian Open winner Emily Kristine Pedersen (71-72), Lindsey Weaver (71-72), Lydia Ko (72-71) and Jasmine Suwannapura (71-72) – with a complete of 1-over par in tied third place.
Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew was amongst others at even par, however she nonetheless has eight holes to play. PTI