Brilliant Shinkwin takes maiden European Tour title in Cyprus, SA’s Higgo 3rd


Callum Shinkwin of England poses with the trophy after his victory in a playoff during the final round of the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open at Aphrodite Hills Resort on November 1, 2020 in Paphos, Cyprus. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)


Callum Shinkwin of England poses with the trophy after his victory in a playoff contained within the midst of the remaining spherical of the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open at Aphrodite Hills Resort on November 1, 2020 in Paphos, Cyprus. ( by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Photographs)

Englishman Callum Shinkwin produced a dramatic late comeback sooner than grabbing victory in a play-off on the Cyprus Open on Sunday to say his maiden European Tour title.

The 27-year-old trailed Finland’s Kalle Samooja by two pictures with two holes to play, nonetheless he birdied the 17th sooner than rolling in a particular 50-foot eagle putt on the ultimate phrase phrase inexperienced.

Samooja birdied the par-five 18th to drive a play-off with the 2 tied at 20-under-par for the event.

Nonetheless Shinkwin, who carded an eight-under remaining spherical of 63, birdied the 18th when the pair carried out it as quickly as extra contained contained within the play-off to safe the win.

“It is one downside I’ve frequently wished to do and now I’ve,” the world quantity 332, who hit a tee shot related correct acceptable appropriate correct proper right into a bag of water cans on Thursday, instructed europeantour.com.

“It has been barely little little little little little little bit of a shock nonetheless it really feels good…

“I seen at first of the week they’ve cider related correct acceptable appropriate correct proper right here, which I like. They’ve Somersby and Kopparberg so I ponder I will have time with loads of of them tonight.”

In a single day chief Jamie Donaldson achieved in a three-way tie for third with South African Garrick Higgo and Scot Robert MacIntyre on 18-under.

We defend in a world the place particulars and fiction get blurred

In occasions of uncertainty you want journalism you nearly really can
notion. For beneath R75 per 30 days, chances are you’ll want entry to
a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism,
prime opinions and fairly just a few picks. Journalism
strengthens democracy. Make investments lastly all through the interim.



Present hyperlink Golf

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*