Updated June 10th, 2024 at 12:37 IST

Avani Prashanth finishes 54th in LET Access Series tourney

Indian amateur golfer Avani Prashanth endured a disappointing finish at the Montauban Ladies Open on the Ladies European Tour's Access Series, signing off 54th at the event in Montabaun, France.

Avani Prashanth poses with a trophy | Image:Instagram/avaniprashanth
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Indian amateur golfer Avani Prashanth endured a disappointing finish at the Montauban Ladies Open on the Ladies European Tour's Access Series, signing off 54th at the event in Montauban, France.

Avani, who had a good start to the week with a one-under 71, finished the last two days with 78-82. Her three-day total was 15-over 231 and finished 54th.

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Earlier a second Indian, Durga Nittur missed the cut.

Both Avani and Durga will play at the Amundi Czech Ladies Challenge which begins on June 14.

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German amateur Helen Briem secured her first victory at a professional event, one week after losing out on the win at the LET's Dormy Open Helsingborg in a play-off.

Briem came into the final day three shots behind day two leader Kelsey Bennett and showed she meant business by rolling in a birdie on the first hole.

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She kept the momentum to card a 69 and win the title. Her first two rounds were 70-70 for a three day total of seven-under 281.

Switzerland's Tiffany Arafi finished second on six-under-par. Overnight leader Australia's Kelsey Bennett had a tough back-nine and finished solo third on five-under-par, while 2021 winner Marine Griffaut finished fourth in her professional debut alongside France's Ariane Klotz and England's Amy Taylor. 

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Published June 10th, 2024 at 12:37 IST