Tom McKibbin, the first career win in Germany

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Tom McKibbin, the first career win in Germany
Tom McKibbin, the first career win in Germany

The golfers of the DP World Tour put the week of hard work behind them by archiving the fourth and final round of the Porsche European Open (prize purse two million dollars). The very tight finale smiled at Tom McKibbin. The young Northern Irishman takes his first success as a professional by closing the German event with an overall score of -9.

Tom McKibbin, results

McKibbin leaves the tournament with a solid -3, returning to the sender the threats posed by the hosts Marcel Siem and Maximilian Kieffer, both in second place two lengths behind the winner, in the company of the Frenchman Julien Guerrier.

Fifth position with a score of -5 for the transalpine Frederic Lacroix, followed at -4 by the Swedish Alexander Bjork, the Danish John Axelsen, the Scottish David Law and the English Jordan Smith. On the par 73 course of the Green Eagle Golf Courses in Hamburg (Germany) the top ten is closed by the Frenchman Romain Langasque, the Englishman Paul Waring, the Portuguese Ricardo Gouveia and the Scotsman Connor Syme with an overall score of -2.

As for the Italian golfers, an excellent finish for Francesco Laporta. The Apulian scores a remarkable -4 going up to 14th place with a final score of -1. 39th with +4 Edoardo Molinari, while after a good start Renato Paratore has to settle for 44th place with +5.

For McKibbin, a twenty-year-old from Belfast (Northern Ireland), today's success is, as mentioned, the first in his young professional career. Next weekend space at Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed, staged in Stockholm (Sweden).

Hamburg is a city-state in Germany, formerly part of the Hanseatic League, located on the Elbe River estuary. With about 1.85 million inhabitants, it is the second most populous city in Germany, after the capital Berlin, and it is also the most populous non-capital city in the European Union.

The Port of Hamburg is one of the most important ports in the world which, together with the international airport, makes Hamburg an important global logistics centre. From an economic point of view, the metropolis is recognized in the fields of aerospace technology, life sciences, information technology, as well as the consumer goods industry and the media. Since 1996 Hamburg has also been the seat of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (TIDM).

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