The 19-year-old Indian prodigy in golf, Aditi Ashok became the first from this country to qualify for the season-ending CME Group Tour Championships on the LPGA. She is one of the eight rookies to make it to the Tour Championships. While only three rookies made their way to the Tour Championships in 2016, this year as many as eight have made it, indicating how fast the strength has grown.
Aditi got the news of her getting a spot soon after finishing the Hero Women’s Indian Open. She has now rushed to Naples in Florida for the season-ending championship.
This year Aditi has played 20 events on the LPGA and made cut in 13 of them with tied 8th at the Marathon Classic as her best result. She also had creditable results at Cambia Portland, where she was T-15 and Walmart, Arkansas, where she tied 25th.