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The Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open will enjoy record prize money next summer after the LPGA Tour agreed to co-sanction the tournament. . The Ladies European Tour negotiated the ground-breaking three-year deal with their LPGA counterparts, with Dundonald Links on the Ayrshire coast hosting both the mens and ladies Scottish Opens next season. Isabelle Boineau will be the defending champion in July The ladies event will now be part of the LPGA Tour schedule for the first time, and it will be played from July 27-30 - the week before the Ricoh Womens British Open at Kingsbarns, which will be broadcast live on Sky Sports for the first time in 2017. The prize fund of US$1.5m will be the highest on the LET outside of the majors, and the tournament will be switched to a standard 72-hole strokeplay event from a pro-am format. Catriona Matthew is a two-time winner of her home event Scotland is known around the world as the home of golf and host of the worlds greatest golf events so it is entirely fitting that the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open stands proudly alongside these world-class tournaments on both the LET and the LPGA, said Paul Bush, director of events at VisitScotland.The huge success of the mens Scottish Open taking place the week before The Open provided the inspiration for us to achieve similar success with the Ladies Scottish Open ahead of the Ricoh Womens British Open and these outstanding two weeks will now rival anything the world of golf has to offer. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the first six months half price This historic agreement underlines Scotlands commitments to womens golf as we look forward to The 2019 Solheim Cup and I would like to pay tribute to both the LET and the LPGA, alongside our partners at Aberdeen Asset Management, for the vision to make this a reality.LET chief executive officer Ivan Khodabakhsh said: The Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open is one of our most highly anticipated events and we are pleased to enable our members to compete for a significantly increased prize fund. Dundonald Links will host both the mens and ladies Scottish Opens in 2017 LPGA commissioner Mike Whan added: Given Scotlands rich history in golf, I am excited that the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open will provide an opportunity for the best players in the world to spend two consecutive weeks in Scotland.This tournament will be a great lead-in to the Ricoh Womens British Open, and we look forward to strengthening our partnership with the LET, Aberdeen Asset Management, and VisitScotland to bring the worlds leading professional women golfers to our Scottish fans and spectators.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price! Also See: 2016: Boineau claims title SportsWomen Home Golf live on Sky Sports 4 Watch online . PETERSBURG, Fla. .C. at the helm of the top team in the Eastern Conference. His tenure as the GM in Vancouver was all too brief. Though he led the Canucks to what was then a franchise record-shattering campaign in just his second season, Nonis was gone and replaced one year later. . Durant finished with 24 points and 13 rebounds, Jackson matched his career high with 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Lamb scored 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting, lifting the Thunder to a 94-88 win over San Antonio and snapping the Spurs 11-game winning streak. The story till thenIndia picked up the football gold when they hosted the first Asian Games at home in 1951, beating Iran in the final. They missed out in subsequent editions of the games in Manila and Tokyo. By the time the 1962 games in Jakarta began, Indian footballs profile had risen considerably under coach Syed Abdul Rahim; the semi-final finish at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne was the highlight.The moment India began their group engagements with a 2-0 defeat to South Korea, but then comprehensively beat Thailand and Japan to set up a semi-final against South Vietnam. After winning 3-2, they came up against the Koreans again in the final, but this time they also had to deal with a hostile crowd, angered by some comments attributed to the Indian chef de mission. Rahim played centre-back Jarnail Singh as a striker since he had injured his forehead and required stitches. Jarnail responded by scoring one of the goals in a 2-1 win.The reaction I was a lucky captain that I had such brilliant players with me. Of course, I contributed a bit myself, haviing scored two goals to bring us into the finals. . - Chuni Goswami, India captainExpert view This remains one of the greatest achievements of Indian football because of the difficult circumstances in which it was achieved. In the final against South Korea, the capacity crowd booed India and did not even pay respect to Indias national anthem. When the ball came in Indias half, such was the din that the referees whistle was not audible. - Novy Kapadia, journalist and historianThe story since Rahim, often considered one of the greatest international coaches of his generation, was suffering from cancer and passed away soon after, in 1963. Indias next continental triumph was a runners-up position at the 1964 Asian Cup, and their next best was a bronze at the 1970 Asian Games. In many respects, Jakarta was the last significant success for the Indian team.Recommended reading Stories from Indian Football by Jaydeep Basu Wholesale Jerseys From China China Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys NFL Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China China NFL Hoodies Cheap NFL Gear Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Stitched Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Throwback Wholesale Jerseys From China Discount NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap ' ' '