Ballantine Golf Championship: Ankur Chadha, Aadil Bedi & Hitaashee Bakshi’s team leads on day one

Ballantine Golf Championship: Hitaashee Bakshi, Ankur Chadha & Aadil Bedi’s team leads on day one

The team consisting of Ankur Chadha, Aadil Bedi and Hitaashee Bakshi finished day one at the top after carding a stunning 12-under 132 in the unique mixed pro golf competition on Tuesday.

The first round of the 36-hole tournament, a first-of-its-kind men’s and women’s mixed event being played in India, saw 17-year-old Hitaashee Bakshi make a major contribution to her team total as she smashed seven birdies against a single bogey to score the best round of the day of 6–under 66 at her home course.

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Ankur Chadha also had a good round to help his team reach the top spot. While the young gun Aadil made a disappointing start and posted 11–over 83.

Ballantine Golf Championship:  , Ankur Chadha, Aadil Bedi & Hitaashee Bakshi's team leads on day one
Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, Sunit Chowrasia and Gaurika Bishnoi

The team comprising Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, Sunit Chowrasia and Gaurika Bishnoi were in second place with a gross score of 11-under 133. Yuvraj Singh Sandhu and Sunit Chowrasia had the two best scores in their team as both shot rounds of 73 to help their team end the day in second place.

The team of Karandeep Kochhar, Chiragh Kumar and Pranavi Urs added 10-under 134 on day one to occupy third place after a fine effort from Pranavi to hit the fairways right.Pranavi was the best scorer in her team, as she recorded 5-under 67 to guide her team to be in contention with 36 holes to go.

It is a Team Stroke play event where all players must hole out on every hole. The two best scores out of three on each hole (hole by hole) would count towards the team score.

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