Gurgaon, Oct 25: Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor Friday tasted her first success at the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2013 as she walked away with the winner’s cheque after the final round of the 12th leg at the Golden Greens Golf and Resort here.
After several good performances and runner’s up finishes, Vani finally managed her maiden win, carding a total of 209 (72, 69, 68) after 54 holes. With this win, she has moved up one position to the second place in the Hero Order of Merit 2013 with total earnings of Rs.8,81,900 from 12 appearances and one win.
She carded the day’s lowest score of four under 68, which consisted of seven birdies on the second, third, fourth, sixth, ninth, 11th and 13th holes. Her round also consisted of three bogeys on the first, 14th and 15th holes.
Jaipur golfer Pallavi Jain finished as the runner’s up with a total score of 223 (78,72, 73) after the third and final round.
Chandigarh golfer Saaniya Sharma who led the field on day one, could not capitalise on her lead and faltered in the second and third rounds. She finished third with a total score of 224 (70,76,78) after 54 holes.
Current Hero Order Of Merit 2013 leader Neha Tripathi from Kolkata, finished fourth with a total score of 225 (78, 72, 75) at the end of the third round. Rookie Pune golfer Shweta Galande finished fifth with a total score of 228 (77,75,76) after 54 holes.
The Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2013 now moves to the Jaypee Greens golf Course for the 13th leg.