Indian women golfers
AIG Women’s Open is the first women’s Major to take place since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two players who have not played 80 per cent of the events to qualify for the Order of merit, but have won events, have also been given a spot. They are Tvesa Malik, a three-time winner in six starts, and rookie Gauri Karhade.
Golfer Champika Nanda Sayal writes on how women’s golf found its roots in India and dynamic players who shaped its journey to the Rio Olympics.
The US$ 500,000 prize purse tournament that began in 2007, became a part of the Ladies European Tour in 2009 and since then has grown in stature with each passing year.
The Hero Women’s Indian Open has always seen a strong show from Indian women golfers. This has inspired the emergence of numerous amateurs, who are now playing alongside professionals on the domestic tour – the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour.
One of the youngest players, Aditi Ashok (19) is making waves in the Golf arena. Aditi has levelled up and qualified for the…