Diksha, Astha and Tvesa make cut in Thailand

Pattaya, June 21 : Diksha Dagar carded a second straight 72 to be Tied-22nd as she lead all three Indians into the weekend action at the Ladies European Thailand Championship. Diksha had three birdies and three bogeys, one of which for the second day running came on the Par-5 18th and she is now even par 144 for 36 holes and eight shots behind the leader, Thai amateur, Atthaya Thitikul (69-67).

The other two Indians, Astha Madan (68) and Tvesa Malik (73) also made the cut in Tied-33rd and Tied-60th places. The cut fell at four-over 148.

Diksha has made every cut this season barring the Jordan Mixed Masters and is now 10th on the LET Order of Merit and she is second on the LET Rookie of the year.

Thai amateur Atthaya Thitikul took a two-stroke lead in her bid to win the title for the second time in three years. The 16-year-old from Ratchaburi shot a 67 for an 8-under total at Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club in Pattaya, two clear of German rookie professional Esther Henseleit.

Also trying to win the title is the LET’s leading rookie, Henseleit, who shot a 68. She captured her first professional title in the LET Access Series’ Skatfö Open in Sweden on Saturday.