Daniel Gavins, first title on the European Tour

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Daniel Gavins, first title on the European Tour
Daniel Gavins, first title on the European Tour

ISPS HANDA World Invitational speaks English. In Northern Ireland, after a great comeback in the final round, Daniel Gavins, 30 years old from Leeds, celebrates his first career title on the European Tour. His success came with a score of 267 (71 65 66 65, -13 ) shots after a partial bogey free (with 5 birdies) closed in 65 (-5) and thanks also to a double bogey of compatriot David Horsey who, on the last hole of the tournament (the 72nd), throws the chances of victory to the wind and finished second with 268 (-12).

Daniel Gavins, results

British domination in County Antrim where Jordan Smith, in the lead after the first and third round, settles in 3rd place with 269 (-11) alongside the Spaniard Alejandro Canizares, the New Zealander Daniel Hillier (leader in the middle of the race) and by the Japanese Masahiro Kawamura.

Thirty-second place with 277 (-3) for Francesco Laporta, the only one of the two Azzurri in the race to have passed the cut. In the women's tournament, with a total of 275 (-16) and a par on the second play-off hole, it is the Thai Pajaree Annanarukarn who overcomes the American Emma Talley in the play-off, second ahead of compatriot Jennifer Kupcho, third with 276 (-15).

Solheim Cup organizers and BMW announced today the creation of the BMW Celebrity Match during the week of the 2021 Solheim Cup, which will take place at Inverness Club from August 31 – September 6 in Toledo, Ohio. The celebrity match will be held on Thursday, September 2 at 2 p.m.

at Inverness Club, with celebrities and players battling for the inaugural crown. “We are excited to be able to bring the BMW Celebrity Match at the Solheim Cup to life during event week,” said Solheim Cup tournament director Becky Newell.

“The match was designed with fans in mind as a way to elevate the experience for those attending the Solheim Cup, and we’re looking forward to watching these players try their hand at Inverness Club as a kickoff to one of women’s golf’s most distinguished team events”.

The celebrity match will have two teams teeing off No. 10 in a scramble format. Three-time U.S. Solheim Cup team captain and 31-time LPGA Tour winner, Juli Inkster, and six-time U.S. Team member and major champion Morgan Pressel are among the participants, as well as Radio Hall of Fame host and former NFL defensive lineman, Mike Golic.

One of the teams will also be captained by none other than multi-Platinum selling and three-time GRAMMY Award-winning country artist, Darius Rucker. “The Solheim Cup is a prestigious event that I always enjoy watching as a fan of great golf,” said Rucker.

“I’m honored to be on the same course as these talented players and can’t wait for some friendly competition in the celebrity match!”

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