Aditi wins strokeplay crown

Aditi Ashok blew her opposition away with a fine three-under 66 that gave her the Billoo Sethi Trophy for the strokeplay segment of the Usha all-India Ladies Amateur golf Championship.

The 15-year-old Aditi, bidding to retain her national title and also win the Order of Merit, was in awesome form and closed with three birdies in last four holes and had a 36-hole total for one-over 139.

Millie Saroha, who led after the first round, was second with a card of 73 that gave her a two-day aggregate of 143, while Gursimar Badwal (75-72) was third at 147.
Ridhima Dilawari (75-75) and Gurbani Singh (74-76) shared the fourth place.

Chiragh fights on

India’s Chiragh Kumar, winner of the Order of Merit on Indian PGTI Tour in 2011, is fighting to save his card on the Asian Tour as he gets ready for the USD 2 million Iskandar Johor Open in Malaysia, which tees off on Thursday.

The 28-year-old, lying 69th, needs a good finish in the year’s last event to ensure he has full playing rights in 2013.

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