Pranavi Urs steals the show on final day

Sakal Times
Thursday, 11 January 2018

The Under 16 category was decided in a play off on the final hole. Pranavi walked on to the 18th green looking to make par to keep her one shot lead, but a close miss and she made bogey to take the game into a play off.

BENGALURU: Pranavi Urs was queen at the Karnataka Golf Association on the third and final day of the India Final of the IIFL Wealth Golf Invitational Faldo Series beating stiff competition from Delhi’s Anika Varma. 

The Under 16 category was decided in a play off on the final hole. Pranavi walked on to the 18th green looking to make par to keep her one shot lead, but a close miss and she made bogey to take the game into a play off. Pranavi started positively making birdie on the first hole and putting enough pressure on Anika.

The playoff took place on the 18th where Pranavi had made bogey. Keeping her composure with a great approach shot, she managed to make par & Anika made bogey to declare her as the winner in the nail biting playoff. Pranavi’s total after 3 days was 223 ( 79,71,73) and won the spot to play in the Girls Under-16 category at the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final. 

RESULTS
Boys:
Under-21: Surya Kumar K 224 (73, 78, 73).
Under-18: Rahul Ajay 225 (71, 77, 77).
Under-16: Harshjeet Singh Sethie 225 (76, 77, 72).

Girls: 
Under-21: Tanirika Singh 232 (78, 74, 80).
Under-16: Pranavi Urs 223 (79, 71, 73).

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