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Open De España to return to the European Tour

The Open de España, one of the oldest and most celebrated tournaments in Continental Europe, will return to the European Tour in April.

After its absence from the schedule in 2017, the 91st playing of the Open de España will take place at the Centro Nacional de Golf in Madrid – the home of the Royal Spanish Golf Federation – from April 12-15; the €1.5 million tournament fulfilling a pledge that European Tour Chief Executive Keith Pelley made during a visit to Spain’s capital last year when he promised the event would return to the European Tour in 2018.

Pelley said: “I am delighted to announce the return of the Open de España to our schedule. The roll call of champions reads like a Who’s Who of the game itself and we look forward very much to seeing who will add their name to that illustrious list in a couple of months’ time.

“Our game thrives on prestigious national championships such as the Open de España and we thank everyone at the Royal Spanish Golf Federation and the Madrid Golf Federation for helping us make this happen.”

First contested played in 1912, the Open de España was also the first tournament played in the European Tour’s inaugural season in 1972, with home favourite Antonio Garrido crowned as champion. Several Spanish greats followed onto the Roll of Honour including Seve Ballesteros with three victories (1981 El Prat, 1985 Vallromanes, 1995 Club de Campo Villa de Madrid), Sergio García (2002 El Cortijo), Álvaro Quirós (2010 RCG Sevilla) and Miguel Ángel Jiménez (2014 PGA de Catalunya).

Also victorious in the Championship have been Major Champions Arnold Palmer (1975 La Manga Club), Bernhard Langer (1984 and 1989 Campo de Golf Parador El Saler), Sir Nick Faldo (1987 RC Las Brisas), Padraig Harrington (1996 Club de Campo Villa de Madrid) and Charl Schwartzel (2007 Centro Nacional de Golf), alongside European Number Ones Colin Montgomerie (1994 Club de Campo Villa de Madrid) and Robert Karlsson (2001 Campo de Golf Parador El Saler).

Schwartzel’s victory, in 2007, came at the Centro Nacional de Golf itself and was the second of his current 11 victories on the European Tour, four years before he won the Masters Tournament at Augusta National.

Gonzaga Escauriaza, President of the Royal Spanish Golf Federation, said: “The Open de España is back on the European Tour International Schedule, which is great news for Spanish golf and we are doubly delighted to be welcoming it back to our home at the Centro Nacional de Golf.

“Our country has always held a relevant position in Europe, not only because of the outstanding performances of the Spanish golfers, both professionals and amateurs, but also for being one of the main tourist destinations. Therefore, Spain deserves its Open and I am convinced that our professionals will support the event with their presence. I especially would like to thank Keith Pelley and the European Tour, the Madrid Golf Federation, and all who have contributed to make it happen.”

Ignacio Guerras, president of the Madrid Golf Federation, said: “The Open de España is set to return to its origins. In total, 43 of its 91 editions will have taken place in Madrid, one of the great cities in Europe, and also host to the first 17 editions of the tournament. Throughout history, Madrilenian golf courses have attracted the greats of the game including Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Seve Ballesteros, José María Olazábal, Bernhard Langer, Nick Faldo, Ernie Els, Davis Love III and Fred Couples.”

Aside from the 2007 Open de España, the Centro Nacional de Golf has also played host to the 2009 Madrid Masters on the European Tour, won by Englishman Ross McGowan; and the 2006 Challenge de España on the European Challenge Tour, won by Frenchman Adrien Mörk who pipped to the title, amongst others, a young German golfer by the name of Martin Kaymer.

With the Open de España now confirmed, the number of Race to Dubai counting tournaments in 2018 still stands at 47 after the news that the Philippines Golf Championship, scheduled for March 15-18, will not now take place this year.

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McIlroy back on happy hunting ground in Dubai

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Rory McIlroy is delighted to return to a happy hunting ground with some early-season momentum as he prepares to tee it up at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.

The Northern Irishman claimed his first European Tour victory here at Emirates Golf Club in 2009 and has not finished outside the top ten in six visits since, with a second win coming in 2015.

He missed the event last season due to a rib injury that plagued his entire 2017 campaign and after a prolonged winter break since the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, returned to action with a tie for third at last week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA.

Now pain-free and with that impressive record behind him in Dubai, the 28 year old is raring to go and attempt to join Ernie Els as a three-time winner of this event.

McIlroy has been practising relentlessly since the New Year as he looks to put his injury behind him and reclaim his place in the top ten of the Official World Golf Ranking. The four-time Major champion revealed Monday was his first day off in just over two weeks and he believes he is in a good place to kick on after exceeding expectations in Abu Dhabi.

He will, of course, be faced with some serious competition over the coming days, with another truly world-class field assembled for the 29th edition of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, led by his playing partners for the first two rounds – defending champion and current Masters champion Sergio Garcia and former winner Henrik Stenson.

Garcia got his 2018 off to the perfect start by winning the Singapore Open last week; while Stenson finished his week in Abu Dhabi in sparkling form – carding a brilliant seven under 65 in the toughest conditions of the week on Sunday to finish in eighth position.

A total of ten Major champions and 17 of the World’s top 60 will tee it up in Dubai, including many of Europe’s most exciting young players such as the Race to Dubai champion Tommy Fleetwood, Tyrrell Hatton, Matt Fitzpatrick, Rafa Cabrera Bello and Thomas Pieters.

Player quotes 

Rory McIlroy: “I’m obviously really happy with how everything went last week. If someone had said to me at the start of the week you’d shoot 18 under par your first week back on, I thought, quite a difficult golf course, I would have thought 18-under par would have a great chance to win.

“I feel like I’ve got a bit of a spring back in in my step because of what happened last week and I’m very confident in myself. Again, it’s a golf course I know how to get around and I know how to shoot good scores on.

“It has a lot of great memories. I’ve won here twice. Dubai is a place that I’ve gotten to know very well. It’s a place I love to come back to.

“I missed it last year and I missed having a chance to win and having a chance to compete. It’s always one of the highlights of the year for me to come and play here with the memories that I have. I’m looking forward to getting back out there on Thursday and trying to give myself another chance to win.”

Sergio Garcia: “It’s obviously great to be back here in Dubai defending our title. Beautiful weather, the course looks great and the greens are rolling very nicely. I think that every week, we come out and we try to do our best, play the best we can every single week, and that’s the same thing I’m going to do this week.

“It’s not like every time that every guy that won here has won the Masters, or for that matter a Major, throughout that year. I guess it’s just a coincidence it happened last year and the year before. But you know, neither Danny (Willett) or I are going to complain about it for sure.

“For me last year winning here against Henrik (Stenson), with Henrik playing well, and myself playing well, and kind of keeping him off my back throughout the whole day, I think that was the most important thing mentally. That helped me a lot. It gave me more confidence as I went on through the year.”

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Fleetwood wins Seve Ballesteros Award

  • Tommy Fleetwood wins Seve Ballesteros Award for the first time
  • Fleetwood triumphed in Abu Dhabi and France in 2017 on his way to winning The Race to Dubai
  • Award, voted by European Tour players, recognises the legacy left to the game by Ballesteros

Tommy Fleetwood has been awarded The Seve Ballesteros Award – formerly the Players’ Player Award – winning the 2017 vote by his fellow professionals at the end of a breakthrough season which saw him claim the Race to Dubai for the first time in his career.

The award is voted for by every European Tour Member at the end of a season and carries the name of the legendary Spaniard, who remains one of golf’s most inspirational icons and will always be considered one of the European Tour’s greatest ever ambassadors.

Fleetwood started the season by clinching his second European Tour title at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship ahead of a star-studded field, and continued his good form in the weeks to follow with runner-up finishes at the WGC-Mexico Championship and Shenzhen International.

It was an impressive one shot victory at the HNA Open de France in July – the second Rolex Series event of the year – which had the 26 year old marching towards his best season yet on the European Tour. Fleetwood was in contention for his first Major win at the U.S Open at Erin Hills, eventually securing a fourth place finish, and then went on to add his name to the history books, carding a course record 63 on the formidable Carnoustie during the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

It would be a year to remember for Fleetwood as he broke inside the top 20 in the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time in his career and produced ten top-ten finishes to see him sit just 256,737 points ahead of his fellow countryman Justin Rose going into the season-end DP World Tour Championship, Dubai.

The Englishman finished tied 21st, and in doing so, became the first Englishman since Luke Donald in 2011 to win the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex and sign off the year as European Number One.

Fleetwood said: “Winning the Seve Ballesteros award has actually made me the most emotional out of all the things I’ve won. It is voted for by the players and for me there’s still so many guys that when I come out, I was looking up to and you watch people on the range and you try to learn from them.

“I’ve made a lot of friends, and I think for people to vote for me as Players’ Player of the Year is just something else. It’s different to anything I’ve achieved before. It’s a very flattering and very humbling.”

Fleetwood was presented with his award by European Tour Chief Executive Keith Pelley and Tournament Committee Chairman David Howell, during his media conference at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA.

Pelley said: “Tommy had a remarkable season on the European Tour and is a truly deserving winner of The Seve Ballesteros Award. He has always been a popular figure among his peers and we have all enjoyed watching his rise through the golfing ranks over the past 18 months.”

Howell added: “Watching the diligent way you’ve gone about being a professional golfer over the years, being so disciplined, dedicated and driven, it’s very fitting that you went on to have the amazing year that you had last year.

“The European Tour’s proud to be a tour that allows people to play and rise to the top of the game. You’ve done that mainly on The European Tour and you’ve become a star of world golf. You’re a great character for the game and it’s with pride that we have you as a European Tour Member. Congratulations, it’s very well deserved.”

Javier Ballesteros, Seve’s eldest son, said: “It is great to see Tommy Fleetwood receiving the Players’ Player of the Year Award, now the Seve Ballesteros Award, in honour to our father. He’s had a sensational year, not just because he has won twice but mainly for his consistency and the way he has played all season. My brothers, Miguel and Carmen, and I are delighted, we think he is a great competitor who has also achieved the recognition of his fellow professionals”.

The Seve Ballesteros Award – an impressive silver and gold circular plate 46cm in diameter – has the names of all the European Tour members who have won Major Championships, starting with Seve’s own Open triumph at Royal Lytham & St Annes in 1979, inscribed around the central image which is of his famous fist-pumping celebrations on the 18th green of the Old Course at St Andrews after his Open win there in 1984.

It also has the names of all the previous winners of the European Tour Players’ Player of the Year award inscribed around the outer circle, those being: Padraig Harrington (2008), Lee Westwood (2009), Martin Kaymer (2010), Rory McIlroy (2011, 2014 and 2015), Luke Donald (2012), and Henrik Stenson (2013, 2016).

Finally, around Seve’s central image is a quote from the European Tour’s founding father, the late John Jacobs OBE, whose words sum up how most people in the game felt about the Spaniard: It simply says: “Seve’s supreme talent, flair and passion for golf inspired millions around the world.”

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Rose and Fleetwood set up thriller in Dubai

Tournament: DP World Tour Championship, Dubai – Rolex Series: Eighth Rolex Series tournament of 2017

Race to Dubai: Tournament 47 of 47 events – Venue: Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Prize fund: US$8,000,000

Hashtag: #DPWTC #RolexSeries

Day Three Report

Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood produced matching seven under 65s during a sensational third day of the DP World Tour Championship to guarantee a thrilling climax to the Race to Dubai.

Rose has continued his electrifying form, which has seen him win his last two events in China and Turkey, into the final week of the season as he looks to complete an incredible late surge and leapfrog current Number One Fleetwood on the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex.

The English duo came into the final event of the European Tour season separated by 256,737 points and now find themselves separated at the top of the DP World Tour Championship leaderboard by just two strokes, with Rose leading the way on 15 under and Fleetwood tied for fourth alongside South Africa’s Dean Burmester and Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat.

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 18:  Tommy Fleetwood of England acknowledges the crowd on the 18th hole during the third round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 18, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – NOVEMBER 18: Tommy Fleetwood of England acknowledges the crowd on the 18th hole during the third round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 18, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

In between the Englishmen sit Spanish sensation Jon Rahm and South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli on 14 under, but the spotlight will burn brightest on Rose and Fleetwood and their epic battle to be crowned the European Tour Number One.

Both men, who have each won twice this season including one Rolex Series victory apiece, have one simple target: win the DP World Tour Championship and you win the Race to Dubai.

The permutations if that doesn’t happen are as follows: Fleetwood needs to equal or better Rose’s finishing position to stay ahead the Olympic Champion; while Rose needs to finish no worse than solo fifth in order to have any chance of winning the season-long title. As long as Fleetwood doesn’t win, a solo second place finish for Rose would be enough to secure the 37 year old’s second Race to Dubai title.

The stage is set for a rollercoaster end to an incredible season.

Player Quotes

Justin Rose: “It’s a great opportunity, isn’t it? I’m certainly not thinking about being the leader because I think it such a condensed pack and someone tomorrow is going to have to play great golf to win. Someone is going to shoot in the mid-60s at some point who is within touch. It’s going to be a day where you’re out there not paying too much attention to the leaderboard early in the round. You just have to put your blinkers on and play good golf.


“I saw Tommy’s name creep up on the board. It’s brilliant. It’s just so much fun and a ton of guys will fancy it tomorrow. It’s really condensed. One-shot lead with a pack like that behind you doesn’t mean much. It’s just going to be whoever comes out tomorrow and really plays well.”

Tommy Fleetwood: “It doesn’t seem to matter what I’m doing at the moment. When you look at the leaderboard, we know who’s there! It’s massive. It really is. But whether I win it or not, or whether Justin wins it, one of us will have deserved it. It’s been an absolute pleasure trying to win a Race to Dubai, coming down these last few events, and especially this week now. The week could have gone not quite as how you wanted it, not being in contention or anything.


“It’s a massive day tomorrow. It’s the biggest thing I’ve ever tried to achieve. I was in contention in the U.S. Open and Mexico at the WGC but they were like one or two rounds. This has been all year and you come down to the final event.

“A year and a half ago, I was absolutely nowhere in the game and I was a bit lost. Fast forward to where I am, for me, it’s been amazing to play and to enjoy my golf this year; and then to get to this stage. It’s been an absolute pleasure and privilege trying to compete for a Race to Dubai.”

Jon Rahm: “For many reasons it would be absolutely amazing to win this tournament. It would mean I had become Rookie of the Year and won twice on the European Tour. Once was already a dream but two wins – both of them being Rolex Series and one being the DP World Tour Championship – would be something really, really special. It would be the cherry on top of the icing of a great, great year.”

Dylan Frittelli: “I started two-under through three the first two days, so I feel like that good start today was par for the course right now. But definitely proud of the way that I knuckled down through the middle of the round and got some more birdies, as opposed to the first two days.

“I definitely set high goals this year and I’ve achieved a lot of them. Obviously it’s been a breakout year. It’s been the best one I’ve had as a professional so far. I just hope to keep the form coming and play well tomorrow again.

“I’ve just got to stay focused and try to stick to the same routine. Maybe I’ll work out this afternoon, hit a few balls and get back, hopefully get some good sleep and just do it again tomorrow. That’s always the plan.

“It’s a round of golf. You’ve got to be happy with the situation and this is what we practice for. I loved playing with Sergio today. He’s a good friend, from Austin, Texas, as well, and had a wonderful time with him today.”

Round three scores:

201 J Rose (Eng) 66 70 65,

202 D Frittelli (RSA) 71 68 63, J Rahm (Esp) 69 68 65,

203 D Burmester (RSA) 70 68 65, T Fleetwood (Eng) 73 65 65, K Aphibarnrat (Tha) 69 67 67,

204 J Suri (USA) 68 68 68, P Uihlein (USA) 71 68 65, P Dunne (Irl) 67 70 67, T Hatton (Eng) 72 63 69,

205 A Björk (Swe) 67 71 67, P Reed (USA) 65 72 68,

206 M Fitzpatrick (Eng) 67 67 72, S Garcia (Esp) 70 69 67, D Lipsky (USA) 70 72 64,

207 S Lowry (Irl) 69 70 68, M Lorenzo-Vera (Fra) 70 72 65, R Fisher (Eng) 71 68 68, M Kaymer (Ger) 68 72 67, C Shinkwin (Eng) 72 69 66, S Kjeldsen (Den) 68 69 70,

208 R Cabrera Bello (Esp) 73 69 66, F Molinari (Ita) 69 71 68, S Hend (Aus) 66 71 71, M Pavon (Fra) 71 70 67, L Haotong (Chn) 72 69 67, R Sterne (RSA) 71 71 66,

209 H Porteous (RSA) 70 70 69, C Schwartzel (RSA) 70 72 67, I Poulter (Eng) 70 69 70,

210 A Otaegui (Esp) 71 69 70, V Dubuisson (Fra) 75 67 68,

211 E Pepperell (Eng) 75 70 66, R Fox (Nzl) 67 71 73, T Olesen (Den) 74 68 69, B Grace (RSA) 72 71 68, J Wang (Kor) 71 70 70,

212 R Ramsay (Sco) 72 72 68, D Horsey (Eng) 68 76 68, F Zanotti (Par) 67 75 70,

213 P Larrazábal (Esp) 69 70 74, J Smith (Eng) 75 67 71, S Jamieson (Sco) 76 71 66, A Levy (Fra) 67 76 70, A Noren (Swe) 74 69 70, A Sullivan (Eng) 68 76 69,

214 D Drysdale (Sco) 73 72 69, P Waring (Eng) 70 74 70, C Wood (Eng) 70 74 70, J Luiten (Ned) 73 70 71,

216 A Dodt (Aus) 70 77 69, G Storm (Eng) 76 74 66, N Colsaerts (Bel) 68 76 72, L Westwood (Eng) 75 73 68, M Warren (Sco) 72 76 68,

217 L Bjerregaard (Den) 75 74 68, H Tanihara (Jpn) 73 77 67,

218 B Wiesberger (Aut) 71 76 71,

220 T Pieters (Bel) 74 74 72,

221 G Coetzee (RSA) 70 76 75,


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Norris claims maiden victory in Fiji

Tournament: Fiji International
Race to Dubai: Tournament 33 of 47 events
Venue: Natadola Bay Golf Club
Prize fund: AS $1,500,000
Hashtag: #FijiIntl

Australian Jason Norris claimed his maiden European Tour title in style as a final-round 67 earned him a four-stroke victory at the Fiji International.

A brilliant birdie burst on the front nine put Norris in control and he carded two birdies and two bogeys after the turn to finish the week on 14 under par.

Thailand’s Jazz Janewattananond came into the day eight shots off the lead, but produced a course-record 64 which featured an eagle and six birdies to finish at ten under par alongside Australian duo David McKenzie and James Marchesani

Peter Wilson, who was on course to take second place before a double bogey at the last saw him slip back to nine under, finished one shot further back alongside fellow Australians Daniel Pearce, Adam Bland and Wade Ormsby.

Norris began the day one shot behind overnight leader and European Tour regular Ormsby after posting a third-round 70 on Saturday. But he soon caught his compatriot at the summit, picking up a shot at the first to move to ten under par.

And Norris took the outright lead when he rolled in his tricky ten-foot birdie putt at the third to get to 11 under before making another gain at the next. Norris dropped his first shot of the day at the fifth but bounced back in style, reeling off three straight birdies from the seventh to reach 14 under and open up a four-shot lead.

After carding a bogey at the tenth, the 44 year old safely parred the next two holes before notching his seventh birdie of the day at the 13th. He made another bogey on the short 15th but responded with a birdie at the long 17th to head to the 18th tee with a commanding lead. He then tapped in his par putt at the last to secure the trophy.
Player quotes

Jason Norris:

“I think it was just our week, everything aligned and putts dropped and some good shots came, it was amazing.

“I said a couple of years ago when I was about to quit, that I didn’t want to give it away until I had won a big tournament because I know I can. I said to Ace, that’s it I am quitting now (laughs) but he told me not to get too ahead of myself.

“I just tried to stay switched on and not think about the future, things come into your head you try to block them out. I was really happy with our process today.

“I played that hole badly all week so to hole a good putt on the first for birdie settled things. I just stuck to one shot at a time but I putted really well on the front nine and that is what gave it to us.”

Jazz Janewattananond:

“I am just really happy to put up a good score. It’s always good to shoot a bogey-free round. I couldn’t make any putts in the first two days but I had been hitting the ball good all week. I managed to sink some putts today and yesterday and I guess that was the key.

“I putted well to make my move up the leaderboard yesterday so I was feeling confident coming to the final round. I holed almost every putt that I had today. I am really pleased with how I played today.

“It’s my first time in Fiji and I really enjoyed myself this week. It’s a great place to be. I made the halfway cut on the number and made a big move on the leaderboard in the last two rounds. I have no complaints.”
Round four scores
274 J Norris (Aus) 69 68 70 67,
278 J Janewattananond (Tha) 74 72 68 64, J Marchesani (Aus) 71 70 67 70, D McKenzie (Aus) 68 71 72 67,
279 A Bland (Aus) 68 71 75 65, D Pearce (Nzl) 66 71 73 69, P Wilson (Aus) 68 71 70 70, W Ormsby (Aus) 69 71 66 73,
280 J Felton (Aus) 71 71 72 66, G Paddison (Nzl) 73 69 71 67, S Vincent (Zim) 73 68 68 71,
281 A Price (Aus) 72 74 68 67, M Brown (Nzl) 75 71 69 66, J McLeod (Aus) 72 70 71 68, P Khongwatmai (Tha) 72 72 68 69,
282 J Geary (Nzl) 72 73 70 67, H Bateman (Nzl) 74 66 71 71, M Sim (Aus) 69 72 70 71, T Pilkadaris (Aus) 70 73 68 71,
283 S Leaney (Aus) 71 69 70 73, S Takeyasu (Jpn) 72 72 68 71, R Gangjee (Ind) 69 72 70 72, M Long (Nzl) 77 69 67 70,
284 S Sharma (Ind) 75 71 69 69, D Bransdon (Aus) 70 73 70 71, J Wang (Kor) 72 74 70 68, S Hend (Aus) 71 66 72 75, D Lawson (Aus) 72 72 72 68, R Fox (Nzl) 73 73 71 67,
285 A Blyth (Aus) 73 69 75 68, D Brandt-Richards (Aus) 69 74 68 74, T Sinnott (Aus) 70 72 72 71, D Papadatos (Aus) 72 71 72 70, D Fox (Aus) 74 70 71 70,
286 A Dodt (Aus) 71 71 73 71, M Stieger (Aus) 71 75 69 71, A Martin (Aus) 74 70 70 72, M Weir (Can) 72 71 69 74, C Gaunt (Aus) 70 70 73 73, D Jordan (Aus) 72 69 73 72,
287 A Hall (Aus) 70 72 72 73, T Macdonald (Aus) 70 73 74 70, N Green (Aus) 72 72 73 70, A Cabrera (Arg) 72 69 72 74, P Saksansin (Tha) 75 70 74 68, V Singh (Fij) 71 72 73 71,
288 J Nitties (Aus) 72 70 73 73, R Lee (Can) 70 74 74 70, M Guyatt (Aus) 72 73 71 72, S Lee (Fij) 78 66 73 71, B Campbell (Nzl) 67 79 74 68, J Scrivener (Aus) 70 71 72 75,
289 A Quayle (Aus) 70 76 72 71, D Valente (Aus) 67 75 77 70,
290 B Rumford (Aus) 73 72 69 76, J Kruger (RSA) 72 73 74 71, J Cabban (Aus) 75 70 72 73, H Chien-Yao (Tpe) 71 74 73 72,
291 M Giles (Aus) 73 71 73 74, T Chuayprakong (Tha) 72 72 74 73, C O’Reilly (Aus) 76 69 74 72, P Cooke (Aus) 71 72 71 77,
292 G Green (Mas) 68 69 73 82, D Nisbet (Aus) 74 71 74 73, C O’Toole (USA) 76 70 78 68,
293 K Muir (Nzl) 72 71 73 77,
294 S Dartnall (Aus) 74 72 69 79,
297 A Townsend (Aus) 75 69 77 76, T Hart (Aus) 75 71 79 72,
300 L Weber (Fra) 75 69 77 79, L Wilson (Aus) 73 73 75 79,

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