Neha Tripathi takes early lead in Hero-KGA women’s pro Golf

Neha entered the 18th hole at par, but finished with a double-bogey.

Neha Tripathi shot an opening two-over 74 to take the lead in the Hero-KGA women’s pro Golf.   -  Special Arrangement

Neha Tripathi shot an opening two-over 74 to take the lead in the Hero-KGA women’s pro golf championship here on Wednesday. Neha entered the 18th hole at par, but finished with a double-bogey.

Second-placed Trisha Sunil recorded three birdies in the last four holes to card a round of 75. Gursimar Badwal, who won the previous leg, posted a four-over 76 round. She lies tied-third alongside amateur Gurbani Singh.

Two amateurs, Rhea Sarvanan and Pranavi Urs, and Amandeep Drall, second on the Hero order of Merit, are tied-fifth at 77.

The scores:

74: Neha Tripathi, 75: Trisha Sunil, 76: Gursimar Badwal, Gurbani Singh (A), 77: Rhea Saravanan (A), Amandeep Drall, Pranavi Urs (A), 78: Suchitra Ramesh, Gaurika Bishnoi, Siddhi Kapoor.