With the GSM schäffler dance Open started the golfers in the Valley in the Corona time. In the case of women, there was a clear winner, the men made it especially exciting.
Valley – The "GSM schäffler dance Open", the first international world ranking tournament after the Corona-break, was for all Concerned a great success. After three days of sunshine, perfect conditions and high quality sports Golf Director Danny Wilde was able to draw a positive conclusion. And at the end of the two top favourites, professional, Pia Babnik, and Alex stretched finally, the Squire, the brilliant victory trophies in the blue sky over the Valley.
The nights are long the use of Wild, in order to attract the "Who's Who" of the German Amateur Golf in the County, had paid off. "At the most it took hardly any Persuasion," says the head coach of the Valleyer League teams. "In the end, we had awarded more than 250 applications and only 144 places to be."
The excitement was palpable on the first day just with hands. Alone, organizationally, so a Top-to event with the many pads on the legs, was a Herculean task for the Wild, his wife Daniela, and the many volunteers at the Golf club. Of course, the return to the Sport in the foreground. "About three months, we have had to wait for, to get out of the monotony of training back to the tingling and the challenge of real competition," says Babnik.
Babnik plays competition in the ground
And how hot is the only 16-year-old Young Proette was proved that impressive. After three sensational 69 rounds played Babnik at the end with a total of 207 blows the competition into the ground. As even Helen Kreuzer had to add from the Frankfurter GC, which holds since last year, after all, with 64 strokes in the Valley the course record, small. With eight shots behind (215) was Second, a shot ahead of Olivia Bergner (216) from the German Champions St. Leon-Rot.
in The run-up to the Wild highly traded local hero Chiara Horder (222), Lilian Wise (224) and Verena Gimmy (226) remained below their potential. Especially Gimmy was at odds with their Performance on the greens. "Who misses so many Birdie opportunities as I can to achieve a decent result."
For the men, it was significantly more exciting. After 53 holes, so a train before the end, were professional, Alex Knappe from Paderborn, Wolfgang Glawe of the German team champion in Mannheim and Tiger Christensen, after all, European Young Team-Master 2019, on a par with 205 strokes in Front. Glawe over, pushed his final Putt and was third. Christensen and Scarce were again on the square to the Stab. Here is the larger Routine of the professionals sat on the first train then. Squire played a safe Par, while the young Christensen was in need of a punch any more.
schäffler dance Open in 2021 and again in the Valley
on the men's side, the local heroes fell short of expectations. Raphael Geissler was with 219 strokes, 15., Nicolas Horder landed 220 punches to the space 18, and John, Hounsgaard, with 221 punches 23.
The award ceremony was held in accordance with the Hygiene regulations with a lot of distance, and without the Handshake and hugs. All players, organizers and the German Golf Federation agreed: It was a great Comeback of the sport. And next year you want to meet in any case, at the same place again. "But hopefully with Fans around the greens and a great Player's Party", wants Danny Wild with a satisfied Grin on his face.
Jörg WedekindUpdated Date: 28 June 2020, 14:33