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Golfer Aditi Ashok became first Indian to win the Ladies British Amateur Golf championship

Aug 24, 2015 10:50 IST

Aditi AshokAditi Ashok of Bengaluru on 22 August 2015 became the first Indian to win the Ladies British Amateur stroke play golf championship at the Moortown Golf Club at Leeds, United Kingdom.

17-year-old Aditi is not only the first Indian to take the title, but also the youngest-ever winner of the tournament.

Over the 4 days of the tournament, Aditi shot four days total of 11-under 285 (71, 73, 70, 71) at the par 74 club. She carded five birdies and four bogeys in halves of 37-34 and made one eagle on 16th on the final day.

Earlier in 2015, Aditi ranked 52nd in the world golf amateur rankings, also won 54-hole St Rule Trophy at St Andrews Links in Fife, Scotland and was the youngest female amateurs to do so.

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