KOLKATA: Young Gurbani Singh of Delhi played a fine round of two over the course to record the best of 72 gross and lead the Gold Division in the opening day of the Visa Steel 48th East India ladies amateur golf at the Tollygunge Club golf course on Wednesday.
The 14-year-old was followed by local girl Neha Tripathy with a 75 gross while Meghana Bal recorded a 77 gross.
Gurbani played a steady round and had level par in the front nine. She had a bogey on the third but recovered with a birdie on the ninth. She dropped a shot on the 10th, 13th and 17th but recovered with a birdie on the 18th to finish two over.
Gurbani was also placed on top of the Rasoi Cup, a nett event for the Gold Division, with 71 nett and was followed by Neha Tripathy, who had a similar score of 71 nett.
Tvesa leads the field
In the silver division for the Open Scratch Trophy, young Tvesa Malik led the field with 84 gross, followed by Dyuti Burma with 86 gross while Rina Sen with 87 gross was close third.
Rina Sen with a 67 nett was the leader in the Tolly LGU Cup, which is a nett event in the Silver Division. Aruna Singh, with 68 nett, was second.
Meenakshi Mohta with a gross score of 95 led the Bronze Open Scratch Trophy. Mahika Ajmera, with a gross score of 98 was in the second position. — Principal Correspondent