Tribune News Service
Troon (Scotland), August 20
Indian golfers endured a tough time within the first spherical of the Women’s British Open as troublesome circumstances on the Royal Troon Golf Club made it troublesome for the gamers to interrupt par.
Aditi Ashok carded a 7-over 78 on the par-71 course as she did not make a single birdie in her spherical, ending up with 5 bogeys and a double-bogey. Gurugram woman Tvesa Malik was one stroke behind Aditi with a 79 that included three double-bogeys, three bogeys and a lone birdie on the hyperlinks course. The third Indian within the area, Diksha Dagar of Haryana, began within the afternoon and shot an 8-over with 9 bogeys, one double-bogey, one birdie and an distinctive eagle on the par-4 18th.
Only 4 golfers had sub-par scores, with American Amy Olson main at 4-under. Though a number of gamers have been but to complete their rounds, the positions of Aditi (Tied-108), Tvesa and Diksha (each Tied-125) in a area of 144 imply that they must play exceptionally properly within the second spherical to make the reduce within the 12 months’s first Major. — PTI
Disappointing begin for Sharma and Kapur
Newport (Wales): Indian golfers Shubhankar Sharma and Shiv Kapur made disappointing begins on the Wales Open right here in the present day. Sharma carded a 3-over 74, whereas Kapur shot an 8-over within the opening spherical. Sebastian Soderberg and Callum Shinkwin led at 3-under. pti