Keith Horne in triumph, Alain Boghossian out



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Keith Horne in triumph, Alain Boghossian out

The South African Keith Horne won with 277 (71 70 66 70, -11) strokes the final of the Qualifying School of the Legends Tour held at the Gloria Golf Resort in Belek (Old Course, par 72) in Turkey where Michele Reale, 23rd with 290 (72 72 74 72), did not obtain the category 7 'card' which allows him to play full-time on the 2023 circuit.

Keith Horne, results

Horne took the lead after the third round and ended his run with a 70 (-2) due to three birdies and a bogey over the first eight holes and then closing the remaining ten in par without taking any risks, also because the target more than success, was to finish in one of the top five places that allowed 'cards'

He was followed on the next tour by Englishman Sean Whiffin, second with 279 (-9), Frenchman Lionel Alexandre and Scotsman Greig Hutcheon, third with 280 (-8), and Argentine Gustavo Acosta, fifth with 281 (- 7). Reale, who had passed Stage 1 with eighth place, remained in the four rounds practically always around the position he then acquired and finished his performance with a 72 (par, three birdies, a bogey, a double bogey).

The former footballer Alain Boghossian, World Champion with France in 1998, took part in the tournament, going out after 54 holes, who wore the shirts of Naples, Sampdoria and Parma in Italy. In 2021, at the Italian Open held at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Guidonia Montecelio (Rome) where the Ryder Cup will take place from 29 September to 1 October, he caddyed his compatriot Alexander Levy.

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