Challenge Tour, Ruuska dominates in Finland


Challenge Tour, Ruuska dominates in Finland
Challenge Tour, Ruuska dominates in Finland

Finnish Lauri Ruuska got his first title on the Challenge Tour with 257 (59 70 64 64, -27) strokes dominating the Vierumäki Finnish Challenge, where Filippo Bergamaschi, the best among the Italians, finished 17/o with 272 ( 67 67 68 70, -12).

Lauri Ruuska, results

On the course of the Vierumäki Resort (par 71), in the city from which the club takes its name, in Finland, Ruuska, 29 years old, left the Swede Joakim Wikstrom and the Scotsman Jack McDonald within seven strokes, second with 264 (-20) , and at eleven the Portuguese Tomas Gouveia, fourth with 268 (-16).

Of the other blues, Francesco Laporta finished 29/o with 274 (-10), Aron Zemmer 31/o with 275 (-9). Ruuska performed a feat in the first round in which he signed a fantastic 59 (-12, an eagle, ten birdies), third player in the history of the Challenge Tour, after the French Adrien Mork and the blue Nicolò Ravano, also on par 71, to accomplish this feat.

Best of all was the Spaniard Alejandro Del Rey, who scored a 58 (-14, three eagles, eight birdies) in the Swiss Challenge 2021, a score that no one has equaled on both the Challenge Tour and the DP World Tour. The Rules of Golf are a set of standard rules and procedures by which the sport of golf should be played.

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