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Contrasting fortunes for Aditi in opening two rounds of Arkansas golf

35   //    24 Jun 2018, 19:48 IST

Rogers (US), Jun 24 (PTI) India's Aditi Ashok produced contrasting cards in the first and second rounds of the 54-hole Walmart NW Arkansas Golf Championship here.

Aditi, whose seven-under 64 in the first round gave her tied second place, slipped dramatically to tied 68th and made the cut on the line as she dropped to five-over 76 in the second round.

On the first day, Aditi had seven birdies against no bogeys, while on the second day she had six bogeys and just one birdie.

Minjee Lee and Nasa Hataoka each posted 64s on Friday and 65s yesterday to share the 36-hole lead. They lead at 13-under and are two shots clear of Lexi Thompson, who carded a seven-under 64.

Lee and Hataoka have each made just one bogey through 36 holes.

Ariya Jutanugarn and Celine Boutier are in a tie for fourth spot at 10-under.

Lexi Thompson moved from tied 30th to third and Ariya Jutanugarn jumped from tied 15th to tied fourth

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