Gurgaon, 03rd October 2016: After having lost by a whisker in the last leg at the Delhi Golf Club,Vani Kapoor will look to equalise the record of most wins in a season at the DLF Golf & Country Club in the 15th leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2016.The INR 6,00,000 event featuring 15 professionals and lone amateur Diksha Dagar, will commence on 05th October 2016.
Delhi’s Vani Kapoor has been in incredible form, winning six titles in ten appearances. She will be keen to equalise the record of most wins in a season currently held by Smriti Mehra. She currently leads the Hero Order of Merit with total earnings of INR 9,49,150 and will look to consolidate her position.
Panchkula’s Amandeep Drall will be hoping to put forth a strong display and move up the Hero Order of Merit. She is currently placed second in the money list with total earnings of INR 9,41,534, winning three titles in eleven appearances. Rookie Siddhi Kapoor won her maiden professional title in the last event and will be a force to reckon with. She showed great composure and held her nerve to claim the title at DGC and will be keen for an encore.
Kolkata’s Neha Tripathi is currently placed third in the Hero Order of Merit with total earnings of 9,25,383 and will be hoping to move up the ladder. She hasn’t been at her best in the last couple of events and will seek to make amends. Another strong contender for the title is Kapurthala’s Gursimar Badwal. She is currently placed fourth in the Hero Order of Merit with total earnings of 8,44,800. Having won her maiden professional title this season she would look to add another title to her tally.
Other players to look out for are Chandigarh’s Saaniya Sharma,the Delhi duo of Ankita Tiwana and Meher Atwal, and Pune’s Shweta Galande. Players will seek to get some match practice before the all important Hero Women’s Indian Open which will take place at the same venue next month.
DLF Golf and Country Club, the only Gary Player course in the country, is one of the most picturesque and challenging courses on the Tour and is all set to test some of the best women professionals in the country.