Romain Langasque, new St. Andrews' record

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Romain Langasque, new St. Andrews' record

After the exploit at the Open de France, Guido Migliozzi started the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the right foot. In Scotland, the Vicenza player closed the first round of the DP World Tour tournament with a score of 66 (-6) and is 11 / o five strokes from Frenchman Romain Langasque, leader with 61 (-11) at the end of a show lap.

at the Old Course in St. Andrews.

Romain Langasque, results

The competition, which is played with the Pro-Am formula and is held on three different routes, has seen the transalpines great protagonists. Following Langasque is Frederic Lacroix, 2 / o with 62 (-10) ahead of Antoine Rozner, 3 / o with 63 (-9) like the Danish Niklas Norgaard Moller.

A bogey and seven birdies (4 of which are consecutive) for Migliozzi, the best among the Azzurri. Behind him Edoardo Molinari, 40 / o with 68 (-4), and Francesco Laporta, 61 / o with 69 (-3). More detached Renato Paratore and Andrea Pavan, 78 / i with 70 (-2).

Difficult test for Filippo Celli, 163 / o with 76 (+4). Among the big names, Rory McIlroy, number 2 in the world, is 40 / o with 68 (-4). Complicated start for English Matt Fitzpatrick, only 108 / o with 71 (-1) ahead of compatriot Danny Willett (defending champion), 134 / o with 72 (par).

Really a start with a bang for Langasque, 27 year old from Grassa who made two eagles and eight birdies, with a bogey, and set the new record of the Old Course, the home of golf. Romain Langasque began his professional career on April 11, 2016, the day after the Augusta16 Masters.

He began his young career with the Red Sea Egyptian Challenge, an event of the Challenge Tour, the 2nd European division17, where he achieved a 5th place18,19. At the end of his first professional season, he won his card for the European PGA Tour by finishing ninth in the Challenge Tour20.

Young Cabriencs teams up with Victor Dubuisson at the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne. The French pair finally finished in second place behind the Danish duo Thorbjorn Olesen and Søren Kjeldsen; signing the best result of France in this competition21.

The ISPS Handa Wales Open is a golf competition taking place in Wales, created in 2000. It is part of the European Tour. The 2020 edition is won by Frenchman Romain Langasque after a prodigious comeback on the last day with a card of 65. His first success on the European tour.