New Delhi: Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor carded a second successive one-over 73 but took the lead in the penultimate round of the 11th leg of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour here on Wednesday.
The Rs five lakh event is being played at the historic Delhi Golf Club, and will conclude tomorrow. Sharmila Nicollet is placed second after 36 holes, trailing Vani by three shots.
Vani's total stands at 146.
Vani played a careful round with a lone birdie on the fifth hole and two bogeys on the 3rd and 18th holes. She finished her day with a score of one over 73 to lead the field after 36 holes.
Sharmila finished with a total of 149 (77,72) after 36 holes. Sharmila carded the day's best round with a level-par score, which helped her take the second place at the end of the second round. Sharmila carded two birdies on the third and seventh holes and two bogeys on the fourth and 15th holes.
Overnight leader and Kolkata golfer Neha Tripathi (72,78) is tied third along with Delhi golfer Ankita Tiwana (77,73) with identical scores of 150. Amateur
Millie Saroha is placed fifth with a total score of 155 (80,75) after the second round. Veteran Delhi-Golfer Smriti Mehra withdrew from the tournament on medical grounds after playing seven holes.
The Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour 2013 comprises a total of 14 legs spanning across key locations in India.