A record number of seven Indian women will figure in the final stage of the Ladies European Tour Qualifying School in Marrakesh, Morocco, this week.
Four Indian women, led by amateur Diksha Dagar, qualified for the final stage as the Pre-Qualifiers came to an end Monday. Dagar, a silver medallist at the 2017 Deaflympics, with a stellar record in amateur golf, finished tied-third at 13-under, which included a brilliant eight-under 64 in the third round. The next best Indian was Tvesa Malik, who has won four times this season on the domestic Women’s Pro Golf Tour, was tied-fifth at 10-under. Rookie Astha Madan was T-22 and Saaniya Sharma making a comeback from injury grabbed the last spot at T-36th at three-over. Earlier another rookie Ridhima Dilawari also qualified for the final stage. These five golfers -Diksha, Tvesa, Astha Saaniya, and Ridhima – will join Vani Kapoor and Sharmila Nicollet, who got a direct entry into the final stage.
From Online Sources