Armitage wins European Open by two shots


Marcus Armitage shot a 7-under 65 on Monday to win the three-day European Open by two photographs.

The Englishman, who was at par after the opening spherical and 1-under after the second, made six birdies and an eagle to get 8-under 216 for his first European Tour title in his 71st look.

The 33-year-old Armitage bogeyed the sixteenth gap after a misjudged putt from greater than 100 ft and produced a exceptional chip to avoid wasting par on the seventeenth after a very cautious tee shot.

Matthew Southgate seemed most definitely to achieve Armitage’s whole however drove into the water on the ultimate gap for a 71 to complete in a tie for second.

Thomas Detry (69), Edoardo Molinari (70) and Darius Van Driel (70) additionally completed in a tie for second.

Earlier champion Paul Casey, who received in 2019, shot 68 and completed sixth at 4-under.

The event at Inexperienced Eagle Golf Programs was shortened to 54 holes — and its begin postponed by two days to Saturday — to permit gamers and tour workers from Britain additional time to take care of Germany’s journey restrictions.

Armitage’s win is the fourth consecutive victory by an English participant on the occasion after Casey, Richard McEvoy and Jordan Smith.

Declining COVID-19 infections allowed followers to attend a European Tour occasion for the primary time since 2019.


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