Neha Tripathi lead after second round of 15th Leg of Women’s Pro Tour

Vastavam web: Overnight leader Neha Tripathi shot a second consecutive round of two-under 68 to consolidate her lead after the second round of the 15th Leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour here today.Neha extended her lead by nine over both Gursimar Badwal and Gaurika Bishnoi, who share the second spot at the Palms Golf Club & Resort.She was playing steady after the turn, until a hat-trick of bogeys from 15th to 17th damaged her prospects of stretching the lead to double figures.
However, a birdie on the 18th prevented further damage.Gursimar Badwal (75-70), a winner of two events this season, produced the day’s second-best card at level par.Meanwhile, Gaurika Bishnoi (71-74) carded four-over 74 to maintain her joint second position from round one. Jaipur’s Afshan Fatima and Panchkula’s Amandeep Drall recorded identical scores of five over 75 in the second round.While Afshan dropped to fourth position, Amandeep slipped one place on the leaderboard.Tvesa Malik (76-75) and Ayesha Kapur (73-79) occupy the eighth and ninth spot respectively, while Saaniya Sharma (79- 74) shares the 10th position with amateur Gurjot Badwal.