Golfer Gursimar Badwal takes 2-shot lead in second leg of Hero women's Tour

Updated: 25 January, 2018 15:09 IST | IANS |

Golfer Gursimar Badwal reeled in three birdies in a row at the finish to card even par 70 in round two of the second leg of the 2018 Hero Womens Pro Golf Tour here on Wednesday

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Golfer Gursimar Badwal reeled in three birdies in a row at the finish to card even par 70 in round two of the second leg of the 2018 Hero Womens Pro Golf Tour here on Wednesday. Gursimar, who held a share of the lead after the opening round, is now the sole leader at 2-over 142 after 36 holes.

Chasing Gursimar is overnight co-leader Neha Tripathi, who carded 2-over 72. With an identical score on Tuesday, she is now at 4-over 144. Two shots behind Neha is Sharmila Nicollet (72) in sole third place at 6-over 146. Close on Sharmila's heels are Tvesa Malik (72) and Smriti Mehra (74) at tied-4th at 147. One shot behind them in sixth place is Amandeep Drall (70), the only other player to shoot even par apart from Gursimar.

On the final day, Gursimar will go out in the final group alongside Neha and Sharmila, while the group ahead of them will have Tvesa, Smriti and Amandeep.

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First Published: 25 January, 2018 13:39 IST

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