Indian golfer Aditi Ashok certified for the British Open.© AFP
Indian golfer Aditi Ashok certified for the AIG Ladies’s British Open after carding an excellent two-under 68 to seize the second place on the 18-hole Qualifiers at Panmure Golf Membership. The 23-year-old Indian star, who had your entire Indian nation enthralled as she completed an agonising fourth on the Tokyo Olympics, was one of many two Indians vying for one of many 15 spots on provide for the Main. The occasion can be performed from August 19 to 22 on the Carnoustie Hyperlinks, barely three miles from Panmure. Whereas Aditi was sole second, Tvesa Malik (73) ended T-Twenty ninth and missed out grabbing one of many berths obtainable for the Open.
The Open look extends Aditi’s document of begins at Majors to 19, up from 18 after the Amundi Evian Championship final month.
That is her fourth Main of the season. No Indian, males or ladies, has performed as many. Ladies have 5 Majors as in opposition to 4 for males annually.
Aditi, who was one-over after 12 holes, did properly to get to 2-under and end sole second. She ended one shot behind American Lindsey Weaver (67) whereas Nicole Larsen Broch, newbie Kirsten Rudgeley, Cheng Ssu Chia, Magdalena Simmermacher have been Tied-Third at 1-under.
Johanna Gustavsson was additionally 1-under by means of 17 holes. Aditi’s greatest Main end was T-22 on the Open at Royal Lytham and St. Annes in 2018. This can be her fifth look on the Ladies’s Open.
Panmure, the sixteenth oldest golf membership on the earth, relationship again to 1845, has hosted the Open qualifiers on many previous events. The course with tight fairways is a giant check and has difficult and undulating greens.
The Par-70, 6,242-yard course designed by James Braid is located between the programs of Monifieth and Carnoustie programs on the east coast of Scotland.
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