Tvesa Malik, the current leader on the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour, will have a great chance to extend her lead at the top as the 11th leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour begins at the scenic Boulder Hills Golf & Country Club on Wednesday.
With Neha Tripathi and Gursimsar Badwal, who are chasing the leader, away in the USA for the LPGA Stage-I Qualifying School, Tvesa’s main challenger this week will be Amandeep Drall. Although Amandeep has won twice this season, her overall results have been somewhat of a mixed bag.
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Tvesa won her only title this season in the fourth leg at Oxford Golf & Country Club, while she was also second at the sixth, seventh and a ninth leg in what has been a consistent season for her.
The limited field suffered a further setback, when Vani Kapoor complained of feeling unwell following her practice round and withdrew from the event. Gaurika Bishnoi and Smriti Mehra are also skipping this leg.
Siddhi Kapoor, Ayesha Kapur and Tvesa Malik will go out in the first group on Wednesday, followed by Suchitra Ramesh, Amandeep Drall and Sonam Chugh. The last group will comprise of Millie Saroha, Khushi Khanijau and Afshan Fatima.
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