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Jaipur’s Khushi wins maiden title at the 15th and final leg of Hero WPGT

Kolkata: Jaipur golfer Khushi Khanijau turned in a stunning birdie-birdie finish to emerge as a deserving victor in the 15th and final leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club on Friday. The 21-year-old Khushi, who turned professional in 2018, thus broke into the winner’s circle for the first time.

Khushi’s previous best was Tied-second (alongside Tvesa Malik) and behind Amandeep Drall, in her rookie year 2018, at the Boulder Hills in Hyderabad. Khushi was also the Rookie of the Year in 2018.

Khushi became the fifth first-time winner in 2021 after Jahanvi Bakshi, who added three more wins, Seher Atwal and Lakhmehar Pardesi and amateur Avani Prashanth.

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