Four players carded two-under 70 to share the clubhouse lead on the first day of the Hero Women’s Indian Open at the DLF Golf and Country Club here on Friday. Florentyna Parker, Christine Wolf, Ursula Wikstrom and Anne-Lise Caudal carded identical scores to share the pole position.
Following them in tied fifth position are defending champion Emily Kristine Pedersen, English golfer Kiran Matharu and the Spanish duo of Nuria Iturrios and Patricia Sanz Barrio at 1 under 71.
Indian Olympian Aditi Ashok carded an even par 72 to finish in tied ninth after the first round. Pamela Pretswell could not complete her round due to bad light and will continue her round on Saturday. England’s Florentyna Parker, who began her campaign from the back nine, started impressively and was three under par after four holes.