Amandeep grabs lead in sixth leg of women's golf Tour

Updated on : Mar 03,2016   6:46 pm

Pune, March 3 (IANS) Amandeep Drall carded one-under 71 on the second day to grab the lead in the sixth leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour at the Oxford Golf Resort here on Thursday.

Panchkula's Amandeep carded two birdies on the fourth and sixth holes with an equal number of bogeys on the fifth and seventh in her front-nine.

She got better as the day progressed and added two more birdies on the 10th and 15th holes while carding a lone bogey on the 18th to finish with a total score of 144.

Kolkata's Smriti Mehra carded an even-par 72 in the penultimate round to take the second place, while overnight leader Shweta Galande struggled with the conditions and played a round of four-over 76.

Overseas player Kiran Matharu and the Delhi duo of Vani Kapoor and Mehar Atwal were tied fourth on 149 total after the second round.

Vani Kapoor made a strong comeback after an indifferent first round of 78. Her card of 71 included three birdies along with two bogeys.

Kolkata's Neha Tripathi, Delhi's Gauri Monga and Bengaluru golfer Trisha Sunil shared the seventh position with identical scores of 150 after the second round, followed by Sharmila Nicollet and Delhi's Ankita Tiwana at tied 10th position with a total of 153.