North Berwick (Scotland), August 14
Tvesa Malik opened her marketing campaign on the Ladies Scottish Open with an even-par spherical in powerful circumstances to be positioned tied-22nd.
It was Malik’s first aggressive spherical since South African Women’s Open in March.
With solely 21 gamers carding under-par scores, Malik was one of the best of the three Indians on the event, co-sanctioned by the LPGA.
The 144-player subject needed to encounter tall roughs and robust winds. There was a two-hour fog delay on the primary day and 9 teams have been unable to complete because of the late begin.
Aditi Ashok, winner of the 2016 Hero Women’s Indian Open, has not performed since her tied-fourth place end within the Women’s NSW Open in Australia in February.
She began with a 2-over 73 and was tied-48th, whereas Diksha Dagar, winner of the 2019 Women’s South African Open, struggled to 78 and was tied-120th.
With the circumstances anticipated to be powerful, scoring is not going to be simple and will probably be a take a look at of endurance.
Denmark’s Nicole Broch Larsen hit the highest as she recorded a four-under 67 to carry a one-shot in a single day lead over 5 gamers.
Tvesa, whose greatest LET end has been tied-sixth at her personal Hero Women’s Indian Open final 12 months, had a creditable 4 birdies in her spherical, however the circumstances took a toll as she additionally dropped 4 photographs.
She began and ended the day with disappointing bogeys, however in between birdied fifth, seventh, 11th and 15th and dropped photographs on first, ninth, 13th and 18th.
Aditi had a tough begin with bogeys on first, eighth and ninth as she turned in three-over and her first birdie got here on 10th. A bogey on 11th was adopted by her solely different birdie of the day on 14th and carded 73.
Dagar had 5 bogeys and a double bogey and no birdies.
Other main scores got here from Broch Larsen’s compatriots, Emily Kristine Pedersen (68) and Nanna Koerstz Madsen (69) as three Danes have been contained in the top-10. PTI