Morgan to defend Hero Women's Indian Open title

The home challenge will be led by 2016 champion Aditi Ashok. Winner of the South African Open Diksha Dagar will also be around.

(From left): Tvesa Malik, Neha Tripathi, Amandeep Drall and Gaurika Bishnoi pose with the Hero women's Indian Open golf trophy in New Delhi on Thursday.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

United Kingdom's Becky Morgan will return to defend her title when the $500,000 Hero women’s Indian Open golf gets underway at the DLF Golf and Country Club at Gururgram from October 3 to 6.

Besides Morgan, 2017 winner Camelle Chevalier will also be part of the creamy layer of a formidable field. Names like Catriono Matthew, former Ladies European Tour Order of Merit winners Beth Allen and Becky Brewerton besides Tour winners like Meghan MacLaren, Marianne Skarpenord are also set to make it.

This will be 10th edition of the event as part of the LET. Before the entry window closes, the field is likely to become stronger in this elite event where the winner earns $75,000 and even the 60th-placed golfer gets $1,500.

The home challenge will be led by 2016 champion Aditi Ashok. Winner of the South African Open Diksha Dagar will also be around.

Other prominent Indians are Vani Kapoor, current domestic Hero Order of Merit leader Gaurika Bishnoi, Tvesa Malik and Ridhima Dilawari.