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Tvesa Joins Aditi, Diksha At Women’s Open

North Berwick: Three Indian golfers will probably be competing for the primary time at a single Main as Tvesa Malik on Saturday joined Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar for the upcoming AIG Ladies’s Open.

At the moment enjoying within the Women Scottish Open right here, Malik was given an exemption into the celebrated occasion, which is scheduled to be held from August 20 to 23.

The Ladies’s Open will probably be held on the Royal Troon, which hosted the 2016 males’s Open.

The Open, which is among the 5 Majors in ladies’s golf, will carry a prize purse of USD 4.5 million.

Of the 5, the Evian Championship in France was cancelled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. The upcoming Open will probably be adopted by ANA Inspiration in California in September, the Ladies’s PGA in October and the US Open in December.

Whereas Aditi and Diksha have performed the Ladies’s Open up to now, this would be the first Main for Malik, who began out a few seasons in the past with sturdy performances on the home Hero Ladies’s Golf Affiliation of India Tour.

She was tied sixth on the LET-sanctioned Hero Ladies’s Indian Open.

With the Ladies’s Open qualifiers not being held this 12 months as a result of pandemic, the ultimate 22 qualifying spots got on the idea of efficiency on the Aberdeen Commonplace Investments Women Scottish Open.

As many as 15 gamers, who weren’t already exempted, made the lower and Malik was one in all them. It additionally included Scotland’s Kylie Henry and Michele Thompson.

Different notable LET members to qualify embrace England’s Eleanor Givens and Welshwoman Becky Morgan. China’s Muni He additionally booked her first go to to the Ladies’s Open together with LPGA rookie, Haley Moore, who has been impressing within the USA.

The remaining seven spots had been awarded to the best Rolex Ranked gamers, who weren’t already exempted and missed the lower. In complete, 12 nationalities had been represented from the 22 qualifiers.

AIG, which grew to become the sponsor in 2019, renewed its affiliation this 12 months and re-branded the Main as ‘Women’s Open’, dropping the phrase ‘British’ from the title of the event. The sponsorship runs until 2025.

It’s the 44th Ladies’s Open and the 20th as a Main. The event will probably be held behind closed doorways as a result of pandemic.

(PTI)

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