Legend Tour, Paul Lawrie champ in Cornwall



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Legend Tour, Paul Lawrie champ in Cornwall

On the course of the Trevose Golf & Country Club (par 72) in Constantine Bay, Cornwall (England), the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship hosted by Ian Woosnam, a Legends Tour tournament, took place. The Scot Paul Lawrie won with a total of 205 (64 71 70, 11) shots in front of compatriot Euan McIntosh, second with 208 (-8).

The event was also attended by Emanuele Canonica, the only blue in the race, who finished in 22nd position with 218 (72 74 72, +2).

Paul Lawrie, results

Paul Lawrie, winner of the Open in 1999, finished second at the Jersey Legends last week after losing in the playoff to Australian Richard Green.

For the 53-year-old from Aberdeen this is the second career success on the Legends Tour after the one achieved in 2019 at the Scottish Senior Open. The Legends Tour, formerly known as the Women's Senior Golf Tour, is a professional golf tour for women over the age of 45.

The tour was founded in 2000 by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). Since its inception, the tour has been organized by the LPGA. It is similar to the Champions Tour, a golf tour for men over the age of 50. All Legends Tour golf tournaments take place in the United States.

In 2000, the tour was founded as the Women's Senior Golf Tour until it was renamed the Legends Tour in 2006. The first golf season started in 2000 and there were two golf tournaments on the calendar. From 2001 to 2006, 16 golf tournaments were organized.

Since 2006, the Legends Tour has been organizing a golf tournament for teams with the Handa Cup. It is a team competition between American golfers and golfers outside the United States. It is comparable to the Solheim Cup, a team competition between American and European golfers.

In 2009, the Legends Tour founded the Legends Tour Open Championship and it was the only "Major" of this golf tour until 2013. Paul Stewart Lawrie (born 1 January 1969 in Aberdeen) is a Scottish golfer. Professional since 1986, he became a member of the European Tour in 1992.

He has totaled 12 career victories, including 8 on the European Tout, and among all the one in the 1999 Open Championship in Carnoustie after a playoff with Jean Van De Velde and Justin Leonard. He participated in two Ryder Cups, in 1999 and 2012.