Amandeep Drall takes 4-shot lead

Sakal Times
Friday, 7 September 2018

The Kapurthala golfer, who has been in sizzling form made amends for her first round 75 with the first and only sub-par round of the tournament so far by carding one-under 71.

GREATER NOIDA: Amandeep Drall was back in the familiar position at the top of the leaderboard in the second round of the 13th leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour on Thursday.

The Kapurthala golfer, who has been in sizzling form made amends for her first round 75 with the first and only sub-par round of the tournament so far by carding one-under 71.

At 2-over 146, she had built up a handy four-shot lead  over Afshan Fatima, her closest rival, who shot a second successive 75. 

Overnight leader amateur Tanirika Singh had a nightmarish three bogeys in a row right at the end on the last three holes. Her second round of 78 saw her total 7-over 141 and she was Tied-3rd with Gursimar Badwal (75) at 151.

Amandeep Drall birdied the second and fifth and turned in two-under with no bogeys. On the back nine, she added a birdie on par-4 11th and was 3-under. She suffered back-to-back bogeys on 14th and 15th, but survived that well enough to hold a 4-shot lead.

Afshan Fatima was 4-over after 10 holes, but made a great recovery with birdies on 13th, 16th and 17th besides a double on 15th. 

Gursimar Badwal was five-over 41 for the front nine, but she recovered with two birdies and no more bogeys for a 75 as she was Tied-3rd with Tanirika Singh, who had a birdie on first, but then dropped seven bogeys for a 78.

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