Diksha Dagar Finishes Sole Third As Aline Krauter Wins Girls’s Indian Open


India’s Diksha Dagar performed some inspiring golf on the Hero Girls’s Indian Open, however ended up sole third as in a single day chief Aline Krauter of Germany overcame an early problem from Sara Kjellker of Sweden to win her maiden Women European Tour title, on Sunday. Diksha gave it her all with 5 birdies in opposition to two bogeys on the entrance 9, however on the again 9, the birdie putts abandoned her and she or he in the end completed with a card of 70 at 8-under 280 for the event to complete third.

German rookie Aline, who shot an excellent 68 on the ultimate day and carded 15-under for the event, overcame a robust problem from one other rookie Sara (71) to make it a memorable outing on the DLF Golf and Nation Membership.

Diksha, who might have moved to the highest of the Order of Benefit with a win or solo second right here, fumbled on the back-nine as she had only one birdie and dropped pictures on the tenth and 14th.

Nonetheless, Diksha’s efforts on Sunday ensured that she is going to transfer to the second place, up from her fourth place, on the LET’s Race to Costa Del Sol.

She is now nearly 78 factors behind the Order of Benefit chief, Celine Boutier of France, who didn’t play this week.

No Indian has ever received the Order of Benefit on LET and Diksha has three extra competitions left to realize the excellence.

Aline, with rounds of 69-68-68-68, totalled 15-under 273 and Sara, with 73-66-68-71, was 10-under, grabbing the second place. Each Aline and Sara are of their rookie yr, with the previous additionally a rookie on the LPGA.

Aline’s win means the Girls’s Indian Open has a German winner for the second straight yr after Olivia Cowan received the trophy final yr.

In between, one other German, Marcel Siem received the lads’s Hero Indian Open on the identical course earlier this yr.

“I knew Olivia received final yr, however I used to be simply informed that Marcel Siem received the lads’s occasion, too. So, clearly, India and this course works for us,” stated Aline.

“I really feel wonderful. Clearly, being a first-time winner on the LET additionally means the world to me. So I am excited to tee it up on the LET subsequent yr once more and hopefully come again to India as properly.” India’s beginner golfer Avani Prashanth (69) completed tied-Fifth with Sara Kouskova (65) of the Czech Republic, whereas Gaurika Bishnoi (71) ended tied-Eighth with Finland’s Noora Komulainen (69).

A complete of 10 Indians had made the reduce and all of them completed tied-36 or higher with three of them within the top-10.

Diksha stated she was glad with the third-place end.

“It was an exquisite expertise. I’m pleased with the way in which I completed. I wish to keep within the current and I’m going to proceed my sport and I’m going to look out and work on my weaknesses. I’m additionally trying to enhance my food regimen and work on my expertise,” stated the Indian, who couldn’t make it to the Hangzhou Asian Video games contingent.

Amandeep Drall (69) completed tied-Sixteenth alongside Vani Kapoor (78), whereas US-based Nishtha Madan (74) was tied-Twentieth, Ridhima Dilawari (74) tied-Twenty fourth, Khushi Khanijau (73) tied-Thirty first and Neha Tripathi (73) tied-Thirty sixth together with beginner Vidhatri Urs (78).

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