Indian golfer Aditi Ashok at Saudi Ladies International tournament

Aditi Ashok finishes 11th in Saudi Arabia

Indian golfer Aditi Ashok completed tied-11th within the inaugural Aramco Saudi Ladies International match with a one-over 73 within the remaining spherical right here. Aditi’s remaining spherical included three bogeys on the again 9. She completed the week at 3-under 285. However, her compatriots Tvesa Malik (75) and Diksha Dagar (76) had disappointing finishes as they had been T-64th and T-65th respectively.

Aditi, who was T-Sixth per week earlier in Dubai, was nicely on strategy to one other Top-10 end as she turned in 2-under 34 for the entrance 9 with three birdies in opposition to one bogey. But, she dropped pictures on 12th, 15th and the 18th, which fetched her a birdie on second and third days. That noticed Aditi slip out of Top-10 to tied-11th.

Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen powered her strategy to victory and LET historical past with a dramatic birdie on the primary play-off gap to win her second LET title of the season. She edged apart Major winner Georgia Hall, after the pair had been tied in regulation at 10-under-par.

Trailing by three pictures with 5 holes to play from main winner Hall at Royal Greens & Country Club, Pedersen refused to surrender regardless of her curler coaster spherical which had already included 4 birdies, 4 bogeys and a double bogey by the 12th.

On the 18th tee, Pedersen was behind Hall. And, she determined to go for the difficult par 5 inexperienced in two with a 3 wooden from 240 yards to strive for an eagle and outright win. She made it to 12 ft from the pin however narrowly missed the closing eagle. The birdie was sufficient to match Hall’s par and the 2 pals went for additional holes.

Hall was in the midst of the golf green whereas Pedersen was off. But an out of character shot into the water by Hall with a four-iron opened the door for Pedersen, who chipped to 4 ft from behind the bunker, earlier than rolling residence for a profitable birdie.