Aditi Ashok aims for maiden LET title at Xiamen Ladies Open in China

Xiamen: Aditi Ashok, who is on a brilliant run of three top 10 finishes in last three starts, shifts continents in her quest for her maiden Ladies European Tour title, as she tees up at the Xiamen International Ladies Open on Thursday.

The 18-year-old Bengaluru golfer, who has been having a terrific rookie year, will play with Simin Feng and Isabelle Boineau of France in the first two rounds.

Aditi Ashok of India hits a tee shot. Reuters

Aditi Ashok of India hits a tee shot. Reuters

Aditi was tied ninth in Germany, sixth in Spain and tied 10th in France and is now seen as a dark horse who can make a bid for the title any week. She played her fourth successive one-under 69 for her third straight top-10 finish on the Ladies European Tour at the Lacoste Ladies Open de France last week.

She is now on a hot streak and this could well be a big week for young Aditi.

Another Indian in the field this week will be Vani Kapoor, who has found success at the fledgling home tour in India, but is yet to hit it big on Asian or European Tours.

Aditi, who is now 34th on the LET Rankings, is also third in the race for rookie of the year.

Updated Date: Oct 12, 2016 22:07 PM

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