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Golf: Aditi Ashok looking to add some Olympic experience under his belt

India's teenage golfer Aditi Ashok will look to add another fine chapter of her nascent career when she tees off at the Olympic Games in Rio on Wednesday. Aditi, 18, has been a sensation ever since she won the qualifying finals to earn a full card on the Ladies European Tour (LET). And she's done well to hold herself in the big league.

Aditi will play alongside Spain's Carlot Ciganda and Russian Maria Merchenova.

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Sharmila Nicollet clinches her maiden title of the season

Sharmila Nicollet won the 12th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Hyderabad Golf Club on Friday after holding her nerves in a playoff against Neha Tripathi.

The two players had to repeat the 18th hole four times before the issue was finally settled in favour of the Bengaluru golfer. Sharmila’s card on the day comprised of bogeys on the 4th, 8th, 12th, and 18th holes. She also carded a triple on 16th hole. Her birdies came on the 6th, 10th, and 11th holes to finish with a score of 228 after 54 holes.

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Amandeep Drall holds on to 2 shot lead in Hyderabad

Amandeep Drall carded 3 over 74 in the second round to maintain the lead in the 12th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Hyderabad Golf Club here on Thursday. Sharmila Nicollet carded 2 over 73 to take the second position with a total score of 153 after the second round. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate on 5th August 2016.

Amandeep started the round  on a shaky note carding back to back bogies on the 1st and 2nd holes.  She recorded  four more bogies on the 7th, 8th, 12th, and 13th holes, while  her three birdies  came on the 6th, 11th and 17th holes. She  finished  with a total score of 151 after 36 holes.  With a slender margin of two shots, she would look to move into top gear tomorrow  to clinch  her  fourth title of the season.

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Amandeep Drall looking for fourth win of the season at Hyderabad Golf Club

The Hyderabad Golf Club is all set to host its first ever tournament for the Hero Women’s Professional Golf tour. Continuing with her stupendous form, Amandeep Drall will look to win her fourth  title in the 12th Leg of the 2016 tour at the picturesque Hyderabad Golf Club. The INR 6,00,000 event featuring 15 professionals and lone amateur Suchitra Ramesh  will commence on 3rd August, 2016.

Amandeep has been in top form for the last couple of legs, and would look to continue her winning ways and annex her fourth win. She is currently placed third in the Hero Order of Merit with total earnings of INR 7,38,534 and would be eager to see her name move up the money list.

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Amandeep Drall wins back to bag legs on Women’s Professional Golf Tour

Amandeep Drall was declared as the winner of 11th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Prestige Golfshire here on Friday after the third and final day’s play was cancelled due to incessant rains. The decision was taken by the tournament committee and Amandeep was declared the winner on the basis of two completed rounds.

Drall finished with a total score of 139 after 36 holes at the end of Day 2. Going into the final round, the Chandigarh golfer had a big lead of six shots. This is her second back-to-back win after KGA. Chandigarh’s Saaniya Sharma and local girl Sharmila Nicollet finished tied second position with identical scores of 145.

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Oustanding Amandeep takes over the lead at Prestige Golfshire

Amandeep Drall carded 5 under 67 in the second round to grab the lead in the 11th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Prestige Golfshire in Bengaluru on Thursday. Saaniya Sharma carded 2 under 70 to take the second position with a total score of 145 after the second round. The INR 7,00,000 event will culminate on 29th July 2016.

Amandeep carded three birdies on the 5th, 8th and 9th holes, while dropping two shots on the 4th and 6th holes in her front nine. However, the professional from Chandigarh grew in confidence and played without a blemish on her return journey. She fired four birdies on the 11th, 13th, 15th and 18th holes to finish with a total score of 139. She has a big lead of six shots going into the final round and will be eyeing her third title of the season, and her second back to back win after KGA.

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Sharmila Nicollet and Ankita Tiwana tied for the lead at Prestige Golfshire

Ankita Tiwana and Sharmila Nicollet tied for the lead with identical scores of 1 under 71 on the first day of the 11th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Prestige Golfshire in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Trailing them at tied third position are Mehar Atwal and Amandeep Drall with a score of par 72. The INR 7,00,000 event will culminate on 29th July 2016.

Delhi’s Ankita Tiwana started cautiously in her front nine, and carded a bogey and birdie apiece on the 4th and 9th holes respectively. In the back nine, she dropped a single shot on the 13th hole, while adding two more birdies on the 12th and 16th to finish the round with score of 1 under 71. Sharmila Nicollet carded a birdie on the 9th hole, while dropping two shots on the 2nd and 7th holes in her front nine. She put up a much improved performance in the latter half, firing three birdies on the 13th, 14th, and 18th holes,  while dropping a single shot on the 12th  to finish with a score of 1 under 71 for the tied lead.

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Amandeep Drall eager to defend title in Bengaluru

Buoyed by a comfortable victory in the last event, Amandeep Drall will look to defend her title in the 11th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2016 at the picturesque Prestige Golfshire. The INR 7,00,000 event featuring 16 professionals  will commence on 27th July 2016.

Amandeep claimed her maiden professional title at the same venue last year and would look to do an  encore. She is currently placed fourth in the Hero Order of Merit with total earnings of INR 6,33,534 and would be keen  to improve her position in the Order of Merit.

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Amandeep Drall reigns supreme at KGA

Amandeep Drall carded 1 under 71 on the final day to claim a comfortable victory in the Hero-KGA Women’s Pro Golf Championship 2016 at the Karnataka Golf Association here on Friday.  Kolkata’s Neha Tripathi finished second with a total score of 224, followed by Kapurthala’s Gursimar Badwal in third position at 225. The INR 6,00,000 event culminated today.

Amandeep Drall had a shaky start and carded a bogey on the very first hole. The professional from Panchkula, however, regained her composure immediately and carded consecutive birdies on the 2nd and 3rd holes. She dropped another shot on the 7th hole in her front nine. On her return journey, she carded two more birdies on the 11th and 15th holes, while dropping a shot on the 18th hole to finish the round with a total score of 213. In the process, she claimed her second title of the season with a comfortable margin of eleven shots.

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Amandeep Drall opens up 8-stroke lead in Bengaluru

Amandeep Drall carded an even par round of 72 on the second day to maintain the lead in the Hero-KGA Women's Pro Golf Championship 2016 at the Karnataka Golf Association here on Thursday. Trailing her by a margin of eight shots is Gursimar Badwal with a total score of 150. The INR 6,00,000 event will culminate on 22nd July.

Panchkula’s Amandeep Drall carded two birdies on the 2nd and 6th holes with an equal number of bogeys on the 1st and 7th in her front nine. She carded two more birdies on the 10th and 11th holes, but two dropped shots on the 14th and 17th prevented her from carding an under-par score in the round and she finished with a total score of 142. She has a big lead of eight shots going into the final round and will be eyeing her second title of the season.

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