Delhi’s Gurbani Singh and Bangalore’s Aditi Ashok sailed through to the match play finals of the All India Ladies Amateur Golf Championship after accounting for their semi-final opponents at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club (BPGC) course.
As the Indian Golf Union (IGU) Amateur Ladies Tour bandwagon moves to the country`s west, a total of 45 amateurs including all the stars will be seen in action at the Usha Western India Ladies and Junior Girls Championships beginning Wednesday.
Teenaged Aditi Ashok rode on a flawless back-nine which also included two birdies to take a share of the lead with Tvesa Malik on the first day of the Usha Karnataka Ladies and Junior girls golf here Wednesday.
Golfer Gurbani Singh delivered the knockout punch on Aditi Ashok, as she eliminated the defending champion and moved into the final of the Usha All India Ladies Matchplay Championships at the Tollygunge Saturday.
Aditi Ashok set up an interesting duel with arch-rival Gurbani Singh in the semi-final after the former easily won her quarter-final in the Usha All India Ladies Matchplay Championships at the Tollygunge Club here friday.
Thailand`s Pornanong Phatlum presented herself an early birthday present by winning the Hero Women`s Indian Open for a record third time while 14-year-old amateur Aditi Ashok was the best placed Indian with a tied eighth-place finish, here on Sunday.
Gurbani Singh, who has taken over the lead from Aditi Ashok at the top of the Order of Merit of the Ladies section in the IGU circuit, will start as a firm favourite in the third Usha Delhi Golf Club Ladies tournament starting here from Tuesday.
Aditi Ashok played a very steady round to card an even par 72 on the opening day of the Usha Delhi Ladies and junior girls golf Championships to open up a three-shot lead at the end of the first round.
Vani Kapoor and Aditi Ashok, who have given the top pros of the country a run for their money on the Women`s Professional Golf Tour, will renew their battle in the Usha Northern India Ladies at the Noida Golf Club from on Monday.