Places first at Hungarian Amateur Open Championship
Local golfer, Laurens Schulze Doering bagged another victory, this time at the 62nd Hungarian Amateur Golf Open Championship.
This is his third success over the last couple of months, having previously triumphed at the end of May in Cyprus and in mid June in Croatia.
National Team players, Andrew Borg and JJ Micallef also competed at this Championship which was held between July 15 and 17 at the Zala Springs Golf Resort and which was also a world ranking event.
The format consisted of three Individual Stroke Play rounds (54 holes) with the field cut after the second day of the tournament (36 holes).
A total of 84 players entered the event. The cut was at 58 players, including tied players.
Schulze Doering started the tournament with a score of two under par, putting him two shots in the lead after the first day.
Andrew Borg shot four over par to place him 16th and JJ managed five over par, placing him tied 17th.
On the second day, Schulze Doering extended his lead to seven shots with a course record of seven under par, a round that consisted of eight birdies, nine pars and one bogey.
Micallef’s six over par put him tied 21st with an aggregate of +11, whilst Borg’s ten over par put him tied 28th with an aggregate of fourteen over par.
On the final day, three bogeys, two birdies and thirteen pars for a score of one over par and an aggregate of eight under par ensured Schulze Doering won by a margin of three shots.
There were also improved performances by Micallef and Borg, with scores of one under par and four over par respectively.
This meant that Micallef finished in eighteenth place with an aggregate of ten over par and Borg in 23rd place with an aggregate of eighteen over par.