Gullane (Sakal Times): Aditi Ashok rebounded from a disastrous start that saw her make three bogeys in first three holes to card 3-under 69 and make the midway cut with a second round of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open.
Aditi, who shot 1-under 70 in the first round, was 4-under through 36 holes and lying T-17th but nine shots behind leader Tiffany Joh (62-67).
Joh, 31, holds a three-shot lead at the halfway point. Joh, who is 13-under through 36, holds the 36-lead for the first time in her career.
Aditi bogeyed the first three holes was in danger of going down further and missing the cut, which ultimately fell at 2-over.
The Indian, playing in her second season on LPGA, which co-sanctions the Scottish Ladies Open, bounced back strongly.
She parred next five holes from fourth to eighth. After that she went on a birdie spree as she found six birdies in next eight holes from ninth to 16th. She had four birdies in a row from 13th to 16th.
Aditi did drop a shot on Par-3 17th, but ended with a par for a 69 that gave her a chance to make a bid for a good finish over the weekend.
Ariya Jutanugarn, who will reach No. 1 in the world rankings with a win, and Amy Yang are tied for second at 10-under.
Meanwhile, Sung Hyun Park, who will also grab the top spot in the world with a win, is tied for fifth.