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Women’s British Open: Aditi Ashok Finishes Second At Qualifier

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Women’s British Open: Aditi Ashok qualified for the tournament by finishing second in the qualifying event. The Golf star tweeted about her time at the event.

The 23-year-old Indian golfer Aditi Ashok saved herself a spot at the Women’s British Open tournament. She carded a two-under 68 and made it to second place at the 18-hole Qualifiers. Ashok ended one shot behind American golfer Lindsey Weaver.

On August 11, Aditi Ashok qualified for the Women’s Scotland Open. The event took place at the Panmure Golf Club in Scotland. It is the 16th oldest Golf club in the world dating back to 1845. The Women’s British Open will be played between August 19 to August 22.

Ashok did not have a podium finish at the recent Tokyo Olympics. Talking about her experience, she said, “I didn’t leave anything out there. I think I gave it my hundred per cent.” The young golfer had missed by a very close call and finished fourth at the Olympics. She had made her Olympics debut in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Aditi Ashok has been playing golf since the age of five. She belongs from Bangalore. After she expressed her interest in Golf, her father took her to one of the three Golf courses in Bangalore where she started her journey in the sport.

Ashok had started very early on in her life as she participated in the Asia Pacific invitation tournament at the young age of 12. Ashok has the National Junior Championship to her name thrice in a row. In 2014, Ashok held the junior and senior titles in the National Golf championship together.

Aditi Ashok is the only Indian golfer so far to have participated in the Youth Olympics and Asian Games both in the same year. In 2015, she won the Ladies British Amateur Stroke Play Championship. In 2016, Aditi Ashok was the youngest player to have participated in the Rio Olympics.

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