| Neha Tripathi |
Calcutta: City golfer Neha Tripathi, on Thursday, stunned overnight leader Vani Kapoor of Delhi to win the 11th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional golf tournament at the Delhi Golf Club. Vani finished runners-up while her statemate Ankita Tiwana finished third in the Rs 5,00,000 event.
Neha, who came from behind to take the honours, carded the days’ best round of four-under 68. She carded five birdies on the 1st, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th holes and a single bogey on the 6th hole.
She finished with a winning total of 218 (72, 78, 68) after 54 holes.
Vani, on the other hand, had a tough day, carding two birdies on the 5th and 18th holes and three bogeys on the 13th, 15th and 16th holes. Vani finished with a total of 219 (73,73,73) after the final round.
Ankita Tiwana finished third with a total score of 223 (77,73,73). Her round consisted of five birdies on the 4th, 5th, 8th, 15th and 18th holes and six bogeys on the 1st, 2nd, 9th, 11th, 12th and 13th.
Bangalore’s Sharmila Nicollet finished fourth with a total score of 224 (77, 72, 75) after the final round. Rookie Shweta Galande finished with a total score of 234 (84, 75, 75) after 54 holes.