Chikka takes 3-shot lead

Chikka takes 3-shot lead

S Chik­k­a­­rangappa shot a fine three-under 68 on the opening day of the Samarvir Sahi Amateur Golf Championships to take a three-shot lead.

Chikkarangappa, who fired three birdies in the opening five holes, had seven birdies against four bogeys in an aggressive performance.

Jasjeet Singh shot 71 to lie at sole second.

Raghav Bhandari, with four birdies and an eagle, was also in fine form but he also
dropped a triple bogey on par-4 ninth and four other bogeys for his one-over 72.

Sharmila shines

Sharmila Nicollet roared back with three birdies on the trot on her last three holes to card two-under 70 and take a share of the lead with Nalini Singh Siwach (70) in the opening round of the 12th leg of Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour in Noida, reports

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