Neha Tripathi extends lead to 2 shots with strong performance in 12th Leg of Women’s Pro Golf Tour
Neha Tripathi’s excellent play on the back nine, where she scored 4-under 32, allowed her to card a 5-under 67 and extend her overnight lead to two shots in the 12th Leg of the Women’s Pro Golf Tour at the Golden Greens Golf & Resorts Ltd.
In the 12th Leg of the Women’s Pro Golf Tour at the Golden Greens Golf & Resorts Ltd., Neha Tripathi delivered a strong performance on the back nine, scoring 4-under 32. Her impressive round of 5-under 67 allowed her to extend her one-shot overnight lead to a two-shot advantage.
Neha’s total score moved to nine-under 135 after two rounds, with scores of 68 and 67. Chasing closely behind her is Riya Yadav, who improved her first-round performance with an even better 5-under 67, bringing her total to 7-under 137.
Asmitha Sathish (71-70) and Gaurika Bishnoi (69-72) are tied for third place at 3-under 141. Ridhima Dilawari, despite a late double bogey in her second round, holds the fifth position at 2-under 142.
Neha, who had already showcased improvement earlier in the year due to off-season work, continued her hard work during the recent break. Her game exhibited sharpness and all-around improvement.
Riya Yadav’s second round included two birdies and a bogey on the front nine, followed by four birdies without any bogeys on the back nine. Her only bogey of the day occurred on the same hole where she had a hole-in-one during her first round.
Asmitha Sathish recorded three birdies and a bogey in her second round. Gaurika Bishnoi had three birdies but also faced three bogeys and a double in her first 15 holes. However, she managed to salvage a par round with birdies on the 16th and 18th holes.
Agrima Manral (74-69) improved her first-round performance by five shots and is now tied for sixth place alongside Jasmine Shekar (72-71) at 1-under 143.
Tvesa Malik, who had seven birdies but also gave away five bogeys, finished her round of 70 after a first-round score of 75. She is tied for eighth place with Khushi Khanijau (74-71) and Durga Nittur (74-71).
Seher Atwal, who struggled with a score of 79 on the first day, showed significant improvement with a round of 71, placing her tied for 18th at 6-over 150. Sneha Singh, the leader in the Hero Order of Merit, finished with scores of 78 and 75, placing her tied for 22nd.
Neha Tripathi’s excellent performance included birdies on the second and fifth holes to start her round. Although she faced a lone bogey on the Par-3 eighth hole, she made up for it with four birdies on the 10th, 12th, 15th, and 16th holes, securing a two-shot lead.