Hero WPGT to return next month

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An interesting announcement for women golfers in India, the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour to return in action starting December 1st, after a hiatus of over nine months.

The Women’s Pro Tour, which conducts around 15 events in a given year, experienced a halt to its ongoing schedule on March 13th due to COVID-19,  after the conclusion of its sixth event of the season at Classic Golf & Country Club, Gurugram.

The return will mark a total gap of over 263 days and the tour plans to play three more events to conclude its season.

Vani Kapoor – The 2020 OOM Leader

Vani Kapoor, India’s ace player with 28 domestic wins, was able to claim the top spot on the Order of Merit with one win in five events she played in and earnings of ₹4,91,000 and is closely followed by Amandeep Drall at ₹4,21,400 with matching results of one win in five events. Interestingly, Vani Kapoor even holds the record of topping the Merit list for three consecutive years, 2014, 2015 & 2016.

The winner’s list in 2020 included –

PositionTournamentVenueWinner
1Leg 1Poona Club Golf CourseRidhima Dilawari
2Leg 2 Bombay Presidency Golf ClubPranavi Urs (A)
3Leg 3TNGF Cosmo Golf Course Pranavi Urs
4Leg 4Bangalore Golf Club Amandeep Drall
5Leg 5Jaypee Greens Vani Kapoor
6Leg 6 Classic Golf&CC Gursimar Badwal

HWPGT Order of Merit 2020 – 

PositionPlayerEarning (₹) Played Won
1Vani Kapoor 491000 51
2Amandeep Drall 421400 51
3Saaniya Sharma417300 6-
4Neha Tripathi3856506-
5Pranavi Urs 37270041

HWPGT Schedule 

LegDateVenue
Leg 7December 1-4Classic Golf & Country Club
Leg 8December 7-11DLF Golf & Country Club
Leg 9December 15-18Classic Golf & Country Club

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