Avani Prashanth gets a narrow victory on the 11th Leg of Hero WPGT

Avani Prashanth gets a narrow victory on the 11th Leg of Hero WPGT

In the previous week, there was a tight tussle between Amateur golfer Avani Prashanth and the experienced Amandeep Drall for first place in the 10th Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour, Amandeep won the 10th Leg of Hero WPGT while Avani finished runner-up in that event.
 
Avani was leading the next event of Leg 11 for 36 holes. Avani went to the final round with a one-stroke lead over tied second-placed Amandeep. Both golfers Avani, Amandeep were drawn in the same group, started their third and final round off the first tee.
 
The overall scores of Avani, Amandeep were unchanged after the first nine holes of round three were ended because both got a front nine score of 36 (even par). Avani was still leading the event by one stroke.
 
During the first five holes (10-14) of back nine, Avani scored two consecutive birdies, one bogey to move -3, she extended her lead by one because Amandeep got an even-par score (one birdie, one bogey) on her first five holes (10-14) thus, Amandeep stayed at -1 and was now, trailing the leader by two strokes.
 
On the 15th hole, Amandeep scored a crucial birdie to move -2, bringing back the gap to one, as Avani got an even-par on the same hole (15).
 
That birdie, on hole 15th, helped Amandeep in a big way because on the very next hole (16), the scores were levelled, after Avani gave a bogey on the 16th hole to move -2, Amandeep who scored an even-par on hole 16th was now, sharing the lead with Avani.
 
But Amandeep shared the lead for only one hole because Amandeep gave away a bogey on the 17th hole to move -1, Avani scored an even-par on the same hole (17) to once again lead the event by one stroke.
 
On the final hole (18), Amandeep needed to score a birdie to force Avani for playoffs but it was not to be, because both players Avani, Amandeep scored an even-par on the 18th hole to finish at an overall score of -2, -1 respectively.
 
Avani started round three with a one-stroke lead over Amandeep and won Leg 11 by one stroke because both Avani, Amandeep got similar final round scores of 72.
At last, Avani got her revenge by winning the 11th Leg of Hero WPGT while Amandeep was the overall runner-up.
The 11th Leg of the Hero WPGT was Avani’s second professional golf victory while being an amateur golfer on the tour.

Leaderboard of top two golfers:

Rank Name Round 3 Score Par
1. Avani Prashanth 72 -2
2. Amandeep Drall 72 -1
 

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October 23, 2021 - By Dhruv Trivedi

Avani Prashanth leads on day 2 of Leg 11

Avani Prashanth leads on day 2 of Leg 11

The last event’s runner up - Avani Prashanth got a brilliant score of six-under 66 on the second day of the tournament to lead the eleventh Leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour.

In the process, Avani overtook the overnight leader Pranavi Urs who went over par on Thursday, by scoring two over par (74) in round two to Pranavi slipped one place down to tied second.

Not only Pranavi but yesterday’s second and third-placed golfers - Amandeep Drall, Seher Atwal also went over par today as Seher scored 75 in round two to slip two places down to T5 while Amandeep did get an over par score of one over 73 but that didn’t have much effect on her rank as Amandeep stayed second after round two but she was sharing the place (T2) with yesterday’s leader Pranavi at one under 143.

Like our leader Avani, Saaniya Sharma also got a fantastic score of 66 on Thursday which helped her to make a big jump of 12 places to solo fourth because before round two, Saaniya was ranked tied 16th on the leaderboard for scoring 79 in round one but today’s score of -6, benefited Saaniya in a big way as she entered the top four after the end of 36 holes.

Avani at two under 142 has a one-stroke lead over tied second players Pranavi Urs, Amandeep Drall.

Leaderboard of selective players:

Rank Name Round 1 Score Round 2 Score Par
1. Avani Prashanth 76 66 -2
T2. Amandeep Drall 70 73 -1
T2. Pranavi Urs 69 74 -1
4. Saaniya Sharma 79 66 +1
T5. Seher Atwal 71 75 +2
 

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October 21, 2021 - By Dhruv Trivedi

Pranavi Urs leads on day 1 of Leg 11

Pranavi Urs leads on day 1 of Leg 11

On the opening day of Leg 11 in the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour, Pranavi Urs got the lowest round one score of three under 69 to lead the first round of Leg 11.

The last event’s winner – Amandeep Drall is ranked second on the leaderboard and is one stroke behind the leader, following her round one score of two under 70.

However, Seher Atwal was ranked third on the leaderboard for scoring one under 71 thus, the top three golfers were separated by just one stroke with all three players Pranavi, Amandeep, Seher scoring 69, 70, 71 respectively.

Interestingly, everyone went over par on Wednesday except, the top three players (Pranavi, Amandeep, Seher) players who managed to get their scores at under par in round one.

Leaderboard of top 3:

Rank Name Round 1 Score Par
1. Pranavi Urs 69 -3
2. Amandeep Drall 70 -2
3. Seher Atwal 71 -1

Round 2 of Leg 11 have already started from 8:30 AM IST.
 

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October 21, 2021 - By Dhruv Trivedi

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