Scottish Open unveils new title sponsor

Aberdeen Asset Management has been unveiled as the new title sponsor of the Scottish Open. The announcement, made at Edinburgh Castle, will see the global management group sponsor the event over the next three years.

The significant funding package will “secure the economic and sporting benefits of the tournament for the whole of Scotland”.

The prize fund for this year’s event to be held at Castle Stuart from July 12-15 will be £2.5 million. This will rise to a minimum of £3 million for the 2013 and 2014 tournaments.