Sharmila Nicollet making a comeback from injury got off to a good start with a one-over par 71 that placed her tied 15th at the end of the first day of the 90-hole Ladies European Tour's Lalla Aicha Tour School Final Qualifier.
The past few weeks haven`t yielded favourable results for Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor, and she would now look to end her title drought when she tees off at the ninth leg of the Hero Women`s Professional Golf Tour, commencing tomorrow at the Eagleton Golf Resort.
Sharmila Nicollet missed the cut with a second round 78, which was only marginally better than her first round 79, in the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, the season`s final event on the Ladies European Tour.
Indian women golfers, led by seasoned Sharmila Nicollet, will bank on home advantage when they prepare to mount a strong challenge in the USD 300,000 Hero Women`s Indian Open 2013, which commences with the Pro-Am from Wednesday.
Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor won her second title on the trot in the final calendar event of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2013. Vani returned with a final score of 214 (68; 73; 73) after 54 holes to walk away with the winner’s cheque.
Sharmila Nicollet, India`s youngest woman golfer to qualify for the Ladies European Tour, looks up to Saina Nehwal for "inspiration" and wants to be as successful on the Ladies PGA tour as the ace shuttler has been on the badminton court.