Ridhima Dilawari wins the fourth title of the season in Noida
NOIDA Ridhima Dilawari lifted her fourth title of the season when she emerged winner in the 14th leg of the season Professional Women's Golf Tour Hero at Noida Golf Course on Friday.
Dilawari scored a 73 over one after a couple of bogeys towards the end, but still won six shots ahead of Tvesa Malik & Amadeep Drall , which were tied for second.
Dilawari, who totaled three under 213, is now the main winner this season, while Malik has three victories.
Malik (70) was the only player to shoot under par in the final round & tied with Drall (73) for second place at 219.
Diksha Dagar, who shot 78 on second day, carded 73 on the final day to finish fourth at 220 & Gaurika Bishnoi ended a none-too-happy week with a 75 & was fifth at 223.
Astha Madan (73) & Saaniya Sharma (76) were sixth & seventh respectively, while Ananya Datar (75) & Smriti Mehra (81) were Tied-eighth at 234.
Ishvari Prasanna (78) & Siddhi Kapoor (79) were Tied-tenth at 235.
Starting with a huge six-shot lead, Dilawari was very steady through the front nine with eight pars followed by a birdie on ninth. A birdie on 11th meant she was two-under for the day. Her first bogey of the day came on 12th, which was followed by four pars & finally two bogeys.
Malik, nine behind at start, bogeyed third & seventh before back-to-back birdies ensured she was even for the front nine. A birdie on 13th & another on 18th meant she finished at 2 under 70.
Drall bogeyed the Par-3 16th & Par-4 18th & fell into a tie for second.
Dagar parred the first 12 holes before dropping shots on 13th & 15th. Her solitary birdie of the day came on the Par-3 16th.
Bishnoi stayed on top of the Hero Order of Merit, while Drall & Dilawari moved up one place each to become second & third. Neha Tripathi, second at start of the week, slipped to fourth after finishing 15th.