Pranavi Urs top Indian in Singapore


Pranavi Urs with her coach Steven Giuliano on the bag in Singapore 

20-year-old Pranavi Urs of Mysore, who has notched impressive performances this year in South Africa, USA and Europe shot 75-72-71 (2-over 218) to finish 24th in the US$ 100,000 TrustGolf Singapore Ladies Masters, a China LPGA Tour event at Laguna National Golf Resort last week.

India’s top ranked amateur, 16-year-old Avani Prashanth of Bangalore, shot 73-76-73 (6-over 222) to finish 41st. The 3rd Indian in the field, Delhi’s Seher Atwal, missed the cut by three strokes.


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The tournament was won by hometown favourite, 19-year-old amateur Shanon Tan, currently attending Texas Tech in the United States, who shot 68, 72, 66 to finish at 10-under 206, a stroke ahead of Ji Yuai of China. 

Shannon Tan and Avani are both part of the 12 member Asia Pacific ladies squad who will play against the European ladies in the Ryder Cup style Patsy Hankins Trophy in Spain , August 3-5th. 


The China LPGA Tour, like the LPGA, Japan LPGA, Korean LPGA, LET, ALPG, Epson Tour, and LET Access Series,offers Women’s World Golf Rankings points which determine the Rolex Rankings and eligibility for the Olympics and Major championships. 


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