Big triumph for the Danish stortalent

After a dramatic replay secured Rasmus Højgaard a triumph on the European Tour in the Mauritius Open. The Danish golfer Rasmus Højgaard has started his career

Big triumph for the Danish stortalent

After a dramatic replay secured Rasmus Højgaard a triumph on the European Tour in the Mauritius Open.

The Danish golfer Rasmus Højgaard has started his career as a permanent member on the European Tour with an awesome result.

In its just another tournament in the 2020 season, claiming the 18-year-old Højgaard victory in the Mauritius Open.

It came to pass after a dramatic end, where a replay between the three players should place the victory.

the Victory is the 38. Danish victory on the European Tour, Thomas Bjorn has been responsible for the 15 of them, and the greatest Danish golfer over time the shelves the young dane on Twitter.

"Unreal performance from the Rasmus Højgaard. 18 years of age and then perform he on the way," writes Thomas Bjorn among other things, on Twitter.

On the sidstedagen delivered Højgaard in the first place a round in 68 strokes corresponding to four strokes under par. Along the way it was for an eagle, four birdies and two bogeys.

Højgaard came flying from the start with a birdie and an eagle, and after three holes he was in the lead with two blows to the nearest.

So, however, followed two bogeys, and the young dane dropped down on a shared second place, where he has long found himself

He found, however, quickly his game again, and then a few competitors supplied bogeys, he lay after 13 holes on a shared first place with five other players.

The shared first place, however, was a short affair this time around, and he was long a battle from the best in the top.

But on the last hole supplied Højgaard a birdie, which again sent him up on the shared first place, and when the last player was through the round, it was clear that the dane was in the playoffs for the victory.

Here he was up against the Italian Renato Paratore and Antoine Rozner.

Højgaard had a good chance to cuddle up to the victory on the first hole, but he missed.

Paratore was eliminated, and then continued Højgaard and Rozner to a new hole in the omspillet. This had not brought a decision. But on the third hole secured the dane the meritorious victory, which makes him the tredjeyngste winner on the European Tour ever.

Also, Soren Kjeldsen was in the tournament. The experienced danes ended on a shared 13.-place in total of 15 strokes under par. He walked the last round in 69 strokes.

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Updated Date: 08 December 2019, 14:00

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