Khushi Khanijau edges out Seher Atwal to win maiden WPGT title

Khushi Khanijau edges out Seher Atwal to win maiden WPGT title

Khushi Khanijau won the 15th leg of Hero WPGT after carding a moderate even-par 72 in the final round at the historic Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Kolkata.

The Jaipur-based Khushi, who started her campaign with a dreadful 84, rallied with a 74 on day two, and with an even-par 72 on day three, she edged out the overnight leader Seher Atwal to claim her first WPGT title.

First-two round leaders Seher Atwal lost her momentum in the final round and shot 8-over 80 to finish at tied-second at the WPGT’s season-ending event.

Shweta Mansingh, who was at the solo second position before the commencement of the final round, shot 6-over 78 to end her run at tied-second alongwith Seher and amateur Smriti Bhargav.

Amandeep Drall won the 2020-21 Order of Merit title with a total season prize pool of 16,50,750 despite not playing for the previous two weeks.

The veteran Vani Kapoor ended at second with 14,74,550 prize money.

While the four-time winner of the 2020-21 season, Jahanvi Bakshi claimed the third spot with a handful of 13,32,733 earnings.

Posted on: 2021 Dec 18 Sat
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