Sharmila takes lead on Day 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 18:39

Greater Noida: Sharmila Nicollet fired a five under-67 to lead on the opening day of the Hero Women`s Professional Golf Tour 2013, here on Tuesday.

Trailing Sharmila by a stroke was Delhi`s Vani Kapoor in the five-lakh event played at the Jaypee Greens Golf Course.

Sharmila had a brilliant round, scoring the lowest total of the day. The Bengaluru golfer`s round consisted of six birdies on the 2nd, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th holes followed by a single bogey on the 17th hole.

Vani was placed second after 18 holes with a day`s total of four under 68. Her round today consisted of five birdies on the 5th, 6th, 9th, 10th and 11th holes followed by a bogey on the 16th hole.

Amateur golfer Millie Saroha was placed third with a total of two under 70.

Chandigarh`s Saniya Sharma was fourth with even par score of 72 and Rani Sonti was fifth with a score of three over 75 after 18 holes.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 18:39

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