Aditi maintains lead on day two of Singha Thailand Amateur
Bangkok: Current leader of Indian Golf Union ladies amateur order of merit, Aditi Ashok stretched her lead to four shots at the end of day two of the 81st Singha Thailand Amateur Championship here today.
The Bengaluru girl, who had started the day with a two shot lead at one-under par, shot another one-under 71 for a two day total of two-under 142 at the Par-72 Panya Indra Golf Club here.
Aditi had recently won the Ladies British Amateur stroke play Championship & the prestigious St. Rule Trophy at St. Andrews earlier this year.
The other Indian girls participating, Delhi’s Seher Atwal and Bengaluru’s Anisha Padukone shot six-over 78 for 26th place and five-over 77 for the 32nd place respectively.
In the men’s event, Thailand born Samarth Dwivedi jumped up to the 22nd position from 30th after shooting one-over 73 for a total of six-over 150. Bengaluru’s Jaibir Singh also had a better day in comparison to yesterday as he submitted a card of one-over 73 for a total of 11-over 155 to move up to 39th from 62nd place.
Jaipur’s Hemendra Choudhary slipped one place further down to 64th after carding another disappointing round of six-over 78 for a two day total of 16-over 160.
Thanaphum Khanchitworakun from the host nation took the round two lead in the men cateogry after firing a best round of four-under 68 for a two day total of four-under 140 in a field that has players from Taiwan, Japan, UAE, China, Myanmar, Singapore, Australia, Philippines, Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia and host nation Thailand.