G4D Tour: third title for Mike Browne in Texas

Englishman Mike Browne secured his third title on the G4D Tour by winning the G4D Tour @ The CJ Cup Byron Nelson, a tournament reserved for differently-abled players.

by Andrea Gussoni
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G4D Tour: third title for Mike Browne in Texas
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Englishman Mike Browne secured his third title on the G4D Tour by winning the G4D Tour @ The CJ Cup Byron Nelson, a tournament reserved for differently-abled players. The event took place at the TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas, on a par 72 course.

Browne finished with a total of 144 (71 73, par) strokes, while Tommaso Perrino from Italy finished eighth with 151 (76 75, +7) strokes.

Mike Browne, results

In the fourth event of the circuit, now in its third season and promoted by the DP World Tour to highlight the inclusivity of golf, Browne, ranked 7th in the World Ranking for Golfers with a Disability (WR4GD), began the final round tied for the lead with compatriot Kipp Popert, who holds an impressive nine titles on the G4D Tour.

However, Browne pulled ahead by one stroke with a crucial birdie on the 14th hole. Previously, Browne had won the G4D Tour @ Horizon Irish Open (2022) and the G4D Tour Season Finale @ DP World Tour Championship (2023). Popert then shared second place with Spanish player Juan Postigo Arce (145, +1), who climbed from fourth place, while Irishman Brendan Lawlor and Australian Lachlan Wood tied for fourth place with 146 (+2) strokes.

Among the numerous innovations introduced this year to provide additional opportunities for golfers with a wider range of disabilities is the inclusion of women in every event. Dutch player Daphne van Houthen, the first woman to enter the top ten of the world rankings in the category in 2019, finished ahead of American Ryanne Jackson in this particular event.

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