Tavleen takes lead on Day One

Tavleen Batra took the lead in round one of 19th Punjab Open Ladies Amateur golf championship with a gross score of four over 76 at the Chandigarh Golf Club on Tuesday.

With the ladies looking to scorch the greeens at CGC, it was left to Tavleen to do all the talking with her trusted club. Gursimar Badwal was lying second with a score of seven over 79 while Gurjot Badwal was third with a score of eight over 80 after the end of round one. Jaipreet Ghuman and Chandigarh golfer Amandeep Drall finished tied fourth with scores of ten-over 82.

Meanwhile, Kainaat Singh returned with a score of 13-over par 85 to finish sixth while Pauline J M Singh was seventh with a score of 15-over par 87.

In silver salver, Tavleen Batra had a gross score of 76 while her nett score was 71 after round one. Kainaat Singh's nett score was 74 as she finished the day at second place while Jaipreet Ghuman was third with a nett score of 75 after round one.

Meanwhile, in Challenge Bowl, Neelu Chopra returned with nett score of 68 on Day One. Dalbir Sahi and Binny Bath were second and third with nett scores of 71 and 72 respectively.

Similarly, Kumkum Kapoor had a nett score of 74 in bronze plate. Baljinder Mangat and Poonam Chawla had identical nett scores of 77 as they finished joint second on Day One. Suchi Gargi was third with a nett score of 79.

In junior shield section, Tavleen Batra returned with four over 76 after round one. Gurjot Badwal was lying second after a score of eight over 80 while Kainaat Singh finished third after round one with a score of 13 over 85.

In the junior nett category, Tavleen Batra returned with a nett score of 71 to finish first. Kainaat Singh and Ashi Jain were second and third with nett scores of 74 and 77.

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