Aditi Ashok finishes T-41 at Kia Classic

The 23-year-old's previous two starts this year were tied-23rd at LPGA Drive On Championship and tied-48th at Gainbridge LPGA.

India's Aditi Ashok third event of the year, ended with an even par 288.   -  Getty Images

Indian golfer Aditi Ashok added a second successive one-under 71 to finish tied 44th at the Kia Classic in Carlsbad, USA.

Aditi, playing her third event of the year, ended with an even-par 288. The 23-year-old's previous two starts this year were tied-23rd at LPGA Drive On Championship and tied-48th at Gainbridge LPGA.

Inbee Park takes 5-shot lead in bid for elusive Kia win  

Meanwhile, Inbee Park (70) completed a start-to-finish win to kick-start her LPGA Tour season.

The 32-year-old South Korean star finished at 14-under 274, opening with rounds of 66, 69 and 69 for her 21st LPGA Tour title. She had finished second at this tournament in 2010, 2016 and 2019.