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    On Sunday, Aditi Ashok became the first Indian to win a tournament on the Ladies European Tour. A look at five other landmark moments in Indian golf:1965 The first Indian Open winner from IndiaThe first Indian Open was played in 1964, nine years after the establishment of the sports governing body the Indian Golf Union, and five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson won the inaugural event at the Delhi Golf Club. The following year, the event was held at the par-73 Royal Calcutta Golf Course, and Indian amateur Prem Gopal Sethi (also known as Billoo) stunned a strong foreign contingent to win by a margin of seven strokes. Sethi began his first two rounds with successive five-under-68 scores, and paved the way for seven other Indians to have picked up the most prestigious title on Indian soil, including Jyoti Randhawa who won three times.1982 Asian Games double for Laxman SinghGolf has been a regular fixture at the Asian Games since the 1982 edition in New Delhi, India, and the Indians havent been as successful as they were in the first edition. Laxman Singh picked up the individual gold, beating compatriot Rajiv Mohta by three strokes. Singh and Mohta then combined with Amit Luthra and Rishi Narain to pick up the team gold ahead of South Korea and Japan. India have only won three more medals at subsequent editions of the Asian Games -- Shiv Kapur picked up the individual gold in 2002, and then the Indian team won silvers in both 2006 and 2010.1996 First Indian to qualify for the LPGAKolkata-born Simi Mehra turned professional in 1994, and by then had already picked up titles as an amateur, including one at the Malaysian National Championship in 1993. She would then try her luck at the LPGA through Qualifying School in 1995-96, with as many as 25 titles under her belt. She made it through to the LPGA Tour at her first attempt, and played in the top tier of womens golf in three stints between 1996 and 2008. After a long break, during which she was also instrumental in setting up the Womens Golf Association of India, she re-entered the Symetra Tour to qualify for the LPGA Tour again in 2017, but missed the cut at the first stage in August.2006 Jeev makes the top 100Jeev Milkha Singh began the calendar year with a ranking in the late 300s. His first event of the year was at the Asian Tour Pakistan Open, where he produced a tied-2nd rank to set the tone for what remains easily his best year since turning pro. There were two title wins on the Japan Golf Tour to round off the year, though he first improved his rankings with a one-stroke win at the China Open, co-sanctioned between the Asian and European Tours. Jeev headed into the prestigious European Tour Volvo Masters in October - the last official money event of the Tour that has since been replaced by the Dubai World Championship - in 147th rank, and beat a field comprising Luke Donald, Sergio Garcia and Padraig Harrington (all of whom lost by a single shot to him) to pick up his fourth title in the year. This took him to 77th, becoming the first Indian male golfer to break into the top-100 of the world golf rankings. His career-best ranking remains 28th.2010 Atwal strikes gold at WyndhamIt was in 2003 that Arjun Atwal finished seventh at the PGA Tour qualifying school and earned a regular card to compete at the sports most competitive field as the first Indian golfer, and only the second of Indian origin after Vijay Singh of Fiji. In 2010, he was close to losing his regular card when he headed to the Wyndham Championship at the Sedgefield country club in North Carolina. He began with a tournament joint-best 9-under-61 in the first round, and maintained his composure on the par-70 course with subsequent scores of 67, 65 and 67. His win by one stroke over USAs David Toms remains the only PGA Tour title by an Indian golfer, besides improving his ranking from 450 to 182 across four days. Adidas Shoes Online . He said Tuesday thats a big reason why he is now the new coach of the Tennessee Titans. Whisenhunt said he hit it off quickly with Ruston Webster when interviewing for the job Friday night. Cheap Adidas Shoes .J. -- New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz will miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his left knee. http://www.originaladidasshoe.com/ .C. -- After a listless first half, the Washington Wizards used a big third quarter run to beat the Charlotte Bobcats Bradley Beal scored 21 points and the Wizards used a 17-0 run in the third quarter to take control of what had been a close game and beat the Bobcats 97-83 on Tuesday night. One more team booked a ticket in the knockout stage of the Champions League on Wednesday and it wasnt the star-studded defending champion, Real Madrid.Needing a win at Legia Warsaw to advance, Madrid squandered a 2-0 lead and allowed the Polish side to earn its first point of the campaign in what became a highly embarrassing 3-3 draw for the Spanish powerhouse.But while Zinedine Zidanes team struggled, Borussia Dortmund had no such trouble and advanced to the knockout stages with two games to spare after a 1-0 win over Sporting Lisbon. It joins Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain, Atletico Madrid and five-time winner Bayern Munich, which all qualified on Tuesday.Zidane said he wasnt surprised by a result that saw his team slip to second place in Group F, two points behind Dortmund.It was a strange match, it didnt go the way we wanted it to, the Madrid manager said. We lacked a bit of everything. Above all, when you score two goals we dropped our intensity, and when you do that they can score. Now we are going to forget this game.Polish supporters didnt have a chance to celebrate at Wojska Polskiego Stadium, as the doors had been closed to the public by UEFA as a penalty for fans racist behavior and the fireworks thrown during a previous loss to Dortmund.Coming off a hat trick in the Spanish league, Cristiano Ronaldo finished empty-handed and remains two goals short of scoring his 100th goal in European competition.Leicester dropped its first points in its first foray into the Champions League and needs to wait for another round of matches to seal a place in the last 16.Heres a look at what happened in the Champions League on Wednesday in detail:---GROUP EIn a tightly contested group, Monaco took a big step toward qualifying with a 3-0 win over CSKA Moscow and Bayer Leverkusen claimed its first victory of the campaign at the expense of Tottenham.Monaco is now top of the group with eight points, two more than Leverkusen. Tottenham is another two points behind.Valere Germain took advantage of some hapless goalkeeping from Igor Akinfeev to open the scoring in the 13th minute. Radamel Falcao added Monacos second from Benjamin Mendys cross in the 29th and then used some neat footwork to make it 3-0 in the 41st.A record Tottenham attendance of 85,512 at its temporary Wembley Stadium home saw Kevin Kampl score in the 65th minute with a deflected shot for a 1-0 win which lifted Leverkusen into second place.---GROUP FMadrid looked set to romp to another big win after Gareth Bale netted an amazing opener from distance in the first minute before then setting up Benzema to make it 2-0.But Madrids slack defense -- and oover-confidence -- let Legia rally in stunning fashion to take the lead.dddddddddddd Vadis Odjidja and Miroslav Radovic struck from long range before Thibault Moulin also scored from outside the area in the 83rd.Madrid was facing a humiliating defeat until Mateo Kovacic fired in from near the edge of the box to at least rescue a point.Dortmund left its top striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang watching from the stands as his backup, Adrian Ramos, scored the only goal in the 12th minute of a 1-0 win over Sporting Lisbon.Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said Gabon striker Aubameyang was left out for internal reasons.The German side is atop the standings on 10 points, with Madrid trailing by two points and Sporting five further back.---GROUP GFollowing three straight wins, Leicester was held to a scoreless draw at FC Copenhagen and must now wait for a home game against a Brugge side that lost 1-0 at FC Porto for another chance to advance.Leicester dominates the group with 10 points, followed by Porto with seven, while Copenhagen is in third spot with five points.Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel dived to his right to claw away a downward header from Andreas Cornelius in injury time to earn the draw.Andre Silva headed home for Porto in the 37th minute at the Estadio do Dragao to end a winless drought at home in European competitions. The ball deflected off the shoulder of Brugge midfielder Tomas Pina before going into the top corner by the far post. It was Silvas fourth goal in his last four matches with Porto.The result eliminated Brugge, which is yet to win a point after four matches.---GROUP HSevilla moved closer to the knockout stages after easing to a 4-0 win over a Dinamo Zagreb side that played the entire second half with 10 men. Dinamo defender Petar Stojanovic received a red card just before the break with the score at 1-0.Sevilla dominated throughout the match at its Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, with goals from Luciano Vietto, Sergio Escudero, Steven NZonzi and Wissam Ben Yedder putting the result beyond doubt.Sevilla, which had won the Europa League for the previous three seasons, leads Group H with 10 points. Dinamo was left with zero points.Juventus has eight points after drawing 1-1 with Lyon, which has four.The Italian hosts missed the chance to ensure qualification with a victory.Gonzalo Higuain netted a penalty in the 13th minute but missed an open goal shortly before halftime. Juventus looked on course for the win but Corentin Tolisso leveled six minutes from time. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '