Diksha Dagar lie 1-under after two rounds in Costa del Sol in Spain

NewsDrum Desk
25 Nov 2022

Sotogrande (Spain), Nov 25 (PTI) India's Diksha Dagar birdied her final hole on the second day to register one-under 72 at the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España golf tournament here.

Diksha, who shot 73 in the first round is one-under for 36 holes and lying tied 35th even as the second round was still in progress.

Vani Kapoor, who shot one-over 74 in the first round was three-over through 17 holes and trailing way back while Amandeep Drall, runner-up at the Hero Women's Indian Open, was even further behind at six-over with three holes left in second round.

She had 76 in the first round.

Starting from the back stretch of the courses, which began on the 11th, Diksha birdied 12th and 13th and had pars till she dropped a shot on the second.

A birdie followed on third but back-to-back bogeys saw her drop to even par.

A birdie on the 10th, which was her closing hole, saw her back to red numbers. Spanish amateur Cayetana Fernandez had rounds of 70-65 and was 11-under to enjoy the lead.

Maja Stark, who has been in great form this season, shot 69 and was five-under in second round.

Also at nine-under is Morgane Metraux, who after 68 in first round is four-under through 14 holes in the second round.

Cara Gainer fired an opening round of 66(-7) on day one and was even after 12 on the second.

Defending champion Carlota Ciganda carded a round of six-under 67 on the first day. PTI Cor SSC SSC SSC

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