Thanks to a magnificent eagle on the 18th of the Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Portugal’s Ricardo Gouveia won the Abu Dhabi Challenge, the first of its kind. At -19 (269), he beat England’s Tom Lewis and Joshua Grenfell Wood, South African Wilco Ninaber and Spaniard Ivan Cantro Gutierrez (-17) on the wire. Ugo Coussod (photo) and Julien Sall are 15th at -10 (278).
Leaders in turn since ThursdayAbu Dhabi challengethe English Tom Lewis And Joshua Grenfell Wood They were finally beaten by the experienced Ricardo Gouveia, 31 years. The Portuguese, who finished third at the end of the moving day four strokes behind Lewis, managed to turn the tide thanks to the equally impressive Eagle on the 15th of the 18th.Abu Dhabi Golf Clubwhich is famous for hosting between 2006 and 2021 one of the most important tournaments of the season on DP World Tour (Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship).
Gouveia, author of the final 66 (-6), achieved its sixth victory over the UAE Challenge Tour. the first since then Made in Esbjerg Challenge in Denmark on August 14, 2021. At -19 (269), Lewis and Grenville leave Wood two lengths behind, but also leave South Africa Wilco Nenaber and spanish Ivan Cantero Gutierrez.
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With this success, the Portuguese golfer finished ninth in the The road to Mallorcastill firmly in control of it Ugo Kosod. PupilOlivier Leges70 (-2) on this last lap, hanging here in the final 15th place at -10 (278) with her Julian Salealso his 70. Best Tricolor Saturday Night (7 in -10), Tom Valiant Meanwhile, it settled at 73 (+1). It fell to 21st at -9 (279).
Further, we find Gary Stahl (40 in -5) and then the amateur Martin Covra (54th place at -2), Felix Morey (65th at +1) and finally Mathieu Decutigny-Lavon (71st place at +4).
The Abu Dhabi Challenge Tour continues for another week but changes course. I’Emirates challenge ($300,000 donation) It will be held between Thursday and Sunday on the high sea course in Saadiyat Beach Golf Club (72 feet by 6,995 meters) drawn by the legendary Gary Player !
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