Pranavi Urs wins ninth leg of Pro Golf Tour

Pranavi, carding 4-over 220 overall, becomes the second amateur to win a title this season.

Amateur Pranavi Urs kept her nerve and carded a fine even-par 72 final round.   -  Special Arrangement

Amateur Pranavi Urs kept her nerve and carded a fine even-par 72 final round to win the ninth leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour, at Eagleton Golf Resort here on Friday.

Pranavi (4-over 220 overall) became the second amateur, after Ridhima Dilawari, to win a title this season.

Tvesa Malik and Gaurika Bishnoi — both golfers finished one stroke behind the winner — were tied-second. Pranavi, Tvesa and Gaurika arrived on the 18th tee tied at 4-over for the tournament. Pranavi showed her mettle with a crucial birdie, while Tvesa and Gaurika could manage only pars. Gursimar Badwal and Neha Tripathi finished tied-fourth with 8-over 224 tournament cards.

By virtue of finishing on top among the professionals, Tvesa and Gaurika shared the winner’s prize money. Tvesa moved to the top of the Hero WPGT Order of Merit with ₹7,85,600, overtaking Neha (₹7,53,200).