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.
On a day which saw just five birdies, Delhi youngster Vani Kapoor displayed great patience and composure to emerge as the leader with a five over 75 on the opening day of the Hero-CGL Women's Professional Golf Championship event here Wednesday.
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 returned to the Ladies European Tour with a consistent display that saw her finish the five-round Lalla Aicha Tour School Final Stage in tied 17th place as top-30 and ties won their LET card for 2013.
Smriti Mehra, who faltered in the final round of the seventh leg, will once again start as the favourite for the eighth leg of the Hero-WGAI Women`s Pro Tour, which begins at the par-72 Classic Golf Resort on Tuesday