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India's Nishna Patel Tied-2 in Junior Championship.

Indian Golf Union
Posted by Admin 18 May 2023

It was an excellent finish for India's Nishna Patel in the APGC Junior Golf Championship in Manila,Philippines. She shot a closing three-under 69 to finish a creditable tied second. 17 year old Nishna finished with a 54-hole total of three-under 213, one stroke behind winner Arianna Lau (69) of Hong Kong. 


Nishna had an impressive closing round of 69 but fell short of the title by one shot at the Orchard Golf Club . She was tied fifth after the second round but later moved up well to tied second. Her first round of 74. 



Nishna Patel tied-2 in Junior Championship.

Nishna Patel with her caddie



Lau carded 73-70-69 for a total of 212 for the title. Nishna was tied second with the duo Thai of Pimpisa Rubrong (74-69-70) and Prim Prachnakorn (68-72-73).



Arriana Lau wins the junior golf championship.

Winner Arianna Lau



Another Indian Avani Prashanth (72) ended up tied eighth with a total of two-over 218. 


In the boys’ section, Jujhar Singh (69) ended up tied seventh. Nishna and Jujhar, representing India-2, finished tied fourth on 434, nine shots behind winners South Korea-1. Avani Prashanth, had also a few months ago had topped the individual section at the Queen Sirikit Cup, also in Manila. The boys title was won by Hsu Po-cheng of Chinese Taipei, who shot 69-68-73 for a 210 total. The second place was shared by Moon Dong-hyun (Korea) 71-71-69 and An Seong-hyeon (Korea) 71-69-71.



APGC junior golf championship .

 From left - Jujjhar Singh, Nishna Patel, Avani Prashanth & Sukhman Singh



The criteria of the championship states that Players who were 17 years or under as of May 16 were eligible to participate in the APGC Junior Championships. 


The Mumbai golfer, who plays at BPGC Mumbai, turned 17 later this month. She had earlier represented India at multiple editions of the Women’s Amateur Asia Pacific and the Queen Sirikit Cup, and has been making good progress.

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