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Aditi tops strokeplay at Usha Ladies Golf

Posted on Dec 12, 10:57PM | IANS

Aditi Ashok blew her opposition away with a stunning three-under 66 that gave her the Billoo Sethi Trophy for the Strokeplay segment of the Usha All India Ladies Amateur Golf Championships here Wednesday.

The 15-year-old Aditi, bidding to retain her National title and also win the Order of Merit, was in awesome form and closed with three birdies in last four holes and had a 36-hole total of one-over 139.

Millie Saroha, who led after the first round, was second with a card of 73 that gave her a two-day aggregate of 143 while Gursimar Badwal (75-72) was third at 147. Ridhima Dilawari (75-75) and Gurbani Singh (74-76) shared the fourth place.

The stage is now set for the Matchplay segment with the top-16 moving into this part of the Championship. All the leading players qualified for this part, though Anisha Padukone had to beat Vidushi Sinha in the sudden death play-off hole to make the cut.