Vani Kapoor makes cut in Pattaya

Vani, who shot a solid 72 on first day, steadied herself on the back nine after being three-over for the front nine at the Phoenix Golf and Country Club. She shot 75 in the second round in scorching conditions.

Vani Kapoor is now three-over 147 for 36 holes as she made the cut on the line. (File Photo)

Vani Kapoor overcame a disastrous run of three bogeys in a row on the front nine to make the cut at Ladies European Thailand Championships on Friday.

Vani, who shot a solid 72 on first day, steadied herself on the back nine after being three-over for the front nine at the Phoenix Golf and Country Club. She shot 75 in the second round in scorching conditions.

The Indian golfer is now three-over 147 for 36 holes as she made the cut on the line while India’s other challenger Gaurika Bishnoi (75-76) missed the cut.

Lyn Carlsson (65) produced a stunning seven-under 65 following her even par 72 on first day to take a share of the lead at seven-under 137. She shared the lead with Pauline Del Rosario (70-67).

Thailand’s Kanyalak Preedasuttjit fired a four-under-par 68 after a first round 70 to get to six-under-par, where she was joined by Anne Van Damm (67-71) of the Netherlands.

Asian Games-bound amateur Ridhima wins 7th leg on Hero WPG Tour

Ridhima Dilawari, who is on a summer break from Columbia University in the United States, joined a select band of amateurs, to win on the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour.

Ridhima, who is also part of the Indian team, which will play at the Asian Games later this year in Jakarta, added a 68 to her first two rounds of 75-76 to finish at 3-over and two shots ahead of Tvesa Malik (73) who totaled 221.

Ridhima joins the list of amateurs like Gurbani Singh, Aditi Ashok, Tvesa Malik (before she turned pro) and Diksha Dagar, who have won on the Hero WPG Tour.