Adrian Meronk, first career success on DP



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Adrian Meronk, first career success on DP

First career success on the DP World Tour for Adrian Meronk who in Ireland won the Irish Open with a total of 268 (67 67 68 66, -20) strokes. The Pole, who took the lead after the "moving day", overtook New Zealander Ryan Fox, 2 / o with 271 (-17) ahead of South African Thriston Lawrence, 3 / o with 272 (-16).

Adrian Meronk, Irish Open

In Thomastown, a town in County Kilkenny, the best of the Azzurri was once again Edoardo Molinari. The Turin-born, on the Mount Juliet Estate course (par 72), ranked 24 / o with 280 (75 67 67 71, -8) ahead of the Florentine Lorenzo Gagli and the Brescia-born Nino Bertasio, both 46 / i with 283 ( -5).

While the Roman Renato Paratore did not go beyond the 58th position, with 284 (-4). After the one arrived on the Challenge Tour in 2019 and at the Open de Portugal, for Meronk - 29 years old but born in Germany - the first exploit on the major circuit has arrived.

Final in crescendo for the Pole who, in the last round, made five birdies, a bogey and an eagle show on the 17th hole, the penultimate of a day that for Meronk turned into glory. Meronk distinguished himself as the first Pole to win on the DP World Tour.

"It is a dream that becomes reality", this is his joy at the end of the competition. Adrian Meronk (born May 31, 1993 in Hamburg) - Polish professional golfer, winner of the 57º Open De Portugal @ Morgado Golf Resort.

Adrian was born in the German city of Hamburg. His father played golf there. When he was two years old, he moved with his parents to Poznań, and then to Wrocław. Initially, Adrian was into various team sports, but he tried golf once and liked it.

He had no problems adjusting to this discipline. At the age of 16, Welsh coach Matthew Tipper arrived at Toya Golf and made Adrian realize that he could get a golf scholarship at an American college. A group of several players was formed who trained four hours a day.

Most of them gave up on this training and only Adrian remained. Later, he began to achieve youth success, after which he was noticed by scouts from the United States of America. Wanting to develop into golf, he decided to fly to another continent.

He chose East Tennessee State School and graduated in 2016. After graduation, he turned professional, taking part in the Challenge Tour, after which he was promoted to the European Tour. In July 2016, he received an invitation from the organizers, the so-called He was one of the best amateur golfers in the world at the Le Vaudreuil Golf Challenge as one of the best amateur golfers.

He took the 14th place then, being at the same time the highest classified amateur in the ranking [2]. In October of the same year, he turned professional. In September 2017, he took 2nd place in the Wrocław Open tournament of the Pro Golf Tour series, ahead of Mateusz Gradecki, who is right behind him.

For the first time in the history of the Pro Golf Tour, two Poles stood on the podium. A month later, he was again on the podium, taking second place in the Challenger Tour Ras Al Khaimah Golf Challenge. After extra time he lost to the Swede Jens Dantorp.