Neha Tripathi eased past her rivals to win by three strokes in the seventh leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour, here in Bangalore at the Eagleton Golf Resort on Friday. This is Neha’s third title in a row.

Apart from a brief stutter on the 11th hole where she made a double bogey, the course posed no obstacles for Neha. At one stage, she even led the field by eight strokes.

Meanwhile, Vani Kapoor blitzed the course with a four-under 68 to force her way to second place.

Vani had started the final round in sixth place.

Ankita impresses

Ankita Kedlaya, the only amateur in the field, continued her impressive run with a par round on Friday.

The youngster, who will soon travel to the United States for a training stint, finished third.

The scores (top-10):

Neha Tripathi (72, 70, 72) 214; Vani Kapoor (70, 79, 68) 217; Ankita Kedlaya (A) (70, 76, 72) 218; Ankita Tiwana (74, 76, 72); Rani Sonti (75, 73, 74) 222.

Shweta Galande (71, 76, 76) 223; Saaniya Sharma (76, 71, 78) 225; Shraddhayali Singh (77, 75, 80) 232; Smriti Mehra (76, 74, 83) 233; Preetinder Kaur (86, 75, 74) 236; Nikki Ponappa (75, 80, 81) 236.

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