Indian women’s team slips to tied 9th
Indian Golf Union’s team comprising Gaurika Bishnoi, Ridhima <g data-gr-id="28">Dilawari</g> and Nishtha Madan ended the second day at tied ninth at the 37th Queen Sirikit Cup, Asia-Pacific Invitational Ladies Team Championship.
The Indian trio assembled 151 for the two days team total of 298.
The 17-year-old Bishnoi, currently third on the IGU’s ladies amateur tour, paced the team with a <g data-gr-id="26">74,</g> while <g data-gr-id="27">Dilawari</g>, ranked second, added a 77 for the team total of 151 in windy conditions.
The 18-year-old Madan, ranked seventh, who carded a level par round on Wednesday, came back with 82 that did not count in the three-to-play, two-to-count format.
Bishnoi who finished as a runner-up at Malaysian ladies amateur team championship last <g data-gr-id="21">year,</g> was not too content with her round.
“I was playing level par till 13th but bogeys on 14th, 15th and 18th spoiled my game. The course conditions were same like on <g data-gr-id="23">Wednesday</g> but I took few bad decisions and read the lines wrong. I just need to play calm and focus well to get into top three on Friday,” she said.
Other two teams, which are tied on ninth, are Chinese Taipei and China while Korea, Winner of Queen Sirikit Cup for a record 16-times, took the lead from Hong Kong at 281 in the13-nation field.