North Berwick (Scotland), August 15
Tvesa Malik bounced again from a crippling quadruple bogey to get to a decent 3-over 74 to make the midway reduce on the Ladies Scottish Open, an occasion co-sanctioned by LPGA and European Tours.
Tvesa, making her LPGA debut, was solely one of many three Indians to make the weekend as she was positioned tied-42nd with a complete of 3-over 145.
However, Aditi Ashok (73-78) and Diksha Dagar (78-74) fell wayside.
Aditi regarded like squeezing in as she was 3-over via 12 for the day and 5-over for the event. But she dropped a double and two extra bogeys to make an early exit.
The reduce fell at 5-over and 70 gamers made the reduce.
Tvesa has a better of tied-sixth end on the Ladies European Tour, which was achieved on the Hero Women’s Indian Open final yr.
The Indian golfer, who shot an even-par 71 on the primary day, bogeyed the second after which bumped into a large hassle as she registered a quadruple bogey on the Par-5 third.
She was 5-over for the day then and at risk of lacking the reduce. But she rallied with 4 birdies on the fifth, 10th, 13th and 17th towards two bogeys on the ninth and 11th.
Aditi had a really tough day with two double bogeys and three different bogeys for a 78 that didn’t have any birdies.
Diksha, who had no birdies within the first spherical (78), lastly managed two however her card of 74 for the day was not sufficient to make up for the harm on the primary day.
LPGA Tour veterans Stacy Lewis (71-66) and Azahara Munoz of Spain (68-69) shared the 36-hole lead at 5-under 137.
Coming off a top-10 end within the Marathon LPGA Classic final week, Stacy closed with 4 birdies on the ultimate 4 holes for a 5-under 66. Lewis had received the 2013 AIG Women’s Open title at St Andrews.
Munoz was bogey-free via 17 holes, however a stumble at 18 dropped her to two-under on the day. Munoz’s solely LPGA Tour victory got here on the 2012 Sybase Match Play Championship.
Jennifer Song (68-70) was third whereas Olivia Cowan of Germany (68-71) and Amy Olson of US (68-71) have been tied for fourth. PTI