Indian golfer Tvesa Malik produced a superb 5-under 67 with five birdies and no bogeys on the second day to rise to T-17 in the individual standings at the Aramco Team Series here.
Diksha Dagar, who had a good first round, dropped down with a 1-over 73 and was T-33.
However, Diksha’s team led by Major winner Georgia Hall totalled 15-under after their 19-under on first day for a total of 34-under, which placed them third behind Team Manon De Roey (37-under) and Team Stephanie Kyriacou (35-under). Tvesa’s Team Malik put up a combined score of 14-under in the second round and the total rose to 21-under.
Team De Roey produced an excellent second day by carding a round of 20-under-par to move to the top.
From the morning starters, it was Team Kyriacou who posted the best round of the day with -22, which is also the best team round of any Aramco Team Series event in 2021, to be in second place with total of 35-under-par.
Team Georgia Hall, who led overnight, backed up their first round with a second round of 15-under-par to move to 34-under overall and be in third place just three shots behind the leaders.
Individually, Major winner Hall is only two shots off the front and produced a round of 68 (-4) to be 11-under-par for the tournament. Leading the individual competition is Germany’s Olivia Cowan, who was the co-leader alongside English star Hall overnight.