India doffed its cap to Aditi Ashok as the 23-year-old. Indian golfer went toe-to-toe with the best in business. Before finishing a motivating 4th position in Women’s Individual Stroke Play. At the Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday.
The World No. 200 went toe-to-toe with World No. 1 and gold medalist Nelly Korda of the USA. And previous World No. 1 Lydia Ko of New Zealand. She moreover finished with an award, her 2nd progressive stage finish at the Recreations.
Aditi Ashok, the 23-year-old golfer from Bengaluru, had been within the Silver medal position after 54 holes on Friday. She was in dispute for an award till the final hole. As the Women’s Golf occasion went down to the wire. Aditi finished with 15-under 269, fair two strokes behind gold medalist Korda.
Moreover, Aditi was at the Silver supper position. After 54 holes, as she had made the world. Take note of her with as many as 15 birdies in the first three rounds.
With Japan’s Mone Inami coming up. With a near-perfect performance on the ultimate day. Then Aditi slipped from 2nd to 4th.
She may have not won a decoration but the youthful golfer. They made India set an early alarm on Saturday. And take after the action at Kasumigaseki Country Club. In Saitama with awesome interest.
Aditi Ashok was buzzing on social media. As she continued her amazing exhibitions. By hitting three birdies on Saturday. Golf is not one of the widely-followed sport in India. But there were millions back home. Those who sat before their tv sets and established for Aditi.
Some of Twitter post for Aditi Ashok
Within the last round. She let go of five birdies on the 5th, 6th, 8th, 13th, and 14th holes. Against two bogeys on the 9th and 11th. Overnight pioneer and world number one Nelly Korda clinched. The gold award with a 2-under 69. That left her 17-under by and large and a shot. Ahead of Japan’s Mone Inami and Unused Zealand’s Lydia Ko.
Ko and Inami will compete in a play-off. To choose the silver and bronze medal winners.
The play was disrupted for a whereas by a tropical storm. After the driving pack had completed 16 holes. But soon continued at the par-71 Kasumigaseki Country Club.
Aditi was in medal dispute for a major portion of the day. But the two bogeys pulled her back. While Ko surged ahead with a thrilling nine birdies. Against fair three dropped shots in her final round.